Old PC games rendered unplayable thanks to Windows update

PC game collectors will certainly be unhappy to find out that a new update to some older versions of Windows could leave their disc-based games unplayable, as a result of a change to DRM.

The top 10 keyboards for your PC

If you’re looking for a new keyboard, you have more options than ever before. That’s a good thing, except that it’s hard to nail down the best one for your specific needs. Below you’ll find the best options in a wide…

Want to edit with Office on your iPad Pro? It’s going to cost you

In accordance with existing policies regarding screen size, Microsoft confirmed editing documents in Office on the iPad Pro will require a 365 subscription.

Windows 10 users can grab Office 365 for 50 percent off

Yesterday saw the release of Office 2016, and now Windows 10 users can take advantage of a 50 percent discount on a one-year Office 365 subscription by dipping into a preinstalled app.

Xbox 360 dashboard update expands cloud storage to 2GB

Microsoft has released a system update for Xbox 360 consoles, giving players double the amount of cloud storage space for uploaded save games, among other new features and improvements.

Xbox One hardware bundle includes FIFA 16, EA Access membership

Microsoft has released a new FIFA 16-themed Xbox One hardware bundle. The package includes a year's subscription to Electronic Arts' gaming service EA Access, which offers free downloadable versions of many EA-published games.

$150 is all it costs for a lifetime of Office 2016

Want to buy Microsoft's latest Office product without tying yourself in to a contract that is going to last years? There's a remedy for that with the standalone version of Office 2016, which is now available for $150.

Hello? Hello? Skype users unable to make calls due to technical issue

Microsoft has announced via the Skype Heartbeat blog that the communications service is being affected by a technical issue, and users will currently be unable to make calls.

Skype soon usable in Microsoft Edge without plugins

Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system and its Edge browser now allow for Skype calls without an additional plugin, thanks to a new API which makes VOIP over the browser easier than ever before.

Leaks suggest the Microsoft Band 2 may be less embarrassing to wear than the first one

Microsoft may be working on a sequel to the Microsoft Band fitness wearable, and the new model may be sleeker and more stylish than before, if the first leaked renders are accurate.

Bumper Microsoft event with new Surface and Lumia hardware rumored for October

Microsoft will hold a special event on October 6, where it'll reveal new Windows 10 devices, according to the official teaser page. Flagship Lumia phones, the Surface Pro 4, and even the Microsoft Band 2 are all possible.

Microsoft expresses support for Ahmed Mohamed by gifting him a big bag of goodies

Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old student who was arrested for bringing a digital clock he built to his high school last week, is getting support from Microsoft, which went a step beyond kind words and invitations by sending him a big bag of…