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Top 5: Best alternatives to a MacBook Pro laptop (Hint: they run Microsoft Windows)

If you're in the market to upgrade your laptop these are the most interesting of times. Apple is doubling down on its premium approach. New MacBook Pros start at $1,499 (USD) and go up rapidly from there, with the entry 15-inch Pro model starting at a not insignificant $2,499. Gulp. Meanwhile,...
Which to Buy: Microsoft Surface Book or Apple MacBook Pro

Laptop Dilemma: Surface Book or MacBook Pro?

Microsoft is on a fierce comeback. Who ever thought a Windows laptop would be a viable alternative to the vaunted MacBook? That day is here.
MacBook Pro Touch ID - Magic Toolbar

Apple prefers we touch a Touch Bar instead of a screen

Microsoft says: touch the screen anywhere. Apple says: only touch this narrow strip. Will Apple's Magic Toolbar and non-touch screen philosophy result in an exodus of buyers?
HTC Google T1 Phone - 2008

Homegrown phone – Is Google aiming to be more like Apple?

Being open is both a blessing and a curse. One the plus side, others can run hog wild. In the case of Google's Android operating system that means manufacturers can build handsets to their heart's content. Large. Small. Cheap. Premium. They can run near stock Android (Moto X Pure) or come...
Sundar Pichai - Google I/O

Google I/O developer conference set for May 18-20 – What can we expect?

Google CEO Sundar Pichai this morning told all, via Twitter, that the company's annual I/O developer conference would take place May 18-20. This time, however, the show, which provides insight into Google's future product plans in addition to hands-on access to early betas and developer tools, will take place in...
Microsoft Arrow - Home Launcher for Android

Art of Simplicity: Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android (Hands-on)

"Your relationship with your phone doesn’t have to be complicated," says Microsoft. Case in point: the company's new Arrow home launcher for Android.
Microsoft Surface Bookvideo

Surface Book: Microsoft reinvents the laptop (Video)

Did Microsoft just out-Apple Apple?

Try as it might, Microsoft once again goes head-to-head against Apple (Surface Video)

Microsoft Surface 3 vs. MacBook Air. The problem I have with this kind of advertising is primarily that it resorts to negativity. You can't do that. I can! You can't do this. I can!

Microsoft continues to simplify, pares down Windows to one unified version

Windows to become one platform. New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has wasted little time in making sweeping changes; all the while, it is clear that this is his company.

Culture shake-up in the cards for Microsoft

Given that Microsoft and Apple are arch rivals, it's only natural that each take their turn basking in the sun. For Apple, that time is now. For Microsoft, that time might be.