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Goal posts of the imagination: Innovation means shipping

Microsoft makes some cool demos. Call the Macalope when they ship.

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The opposite of Apple: A Mac user's weird experience buying a PC laptop

John Moltz bought a PC for his son. Darn kids and their videogames.

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Microsoft's cross-platform push continues with MSN apps for iOS and Android

The informational apps formerly known as Bing are no longer exclusive to Windows devices.

Idea recycling: some discredited ideas never die

Guess what some people still think Apple should do. Hint: they did it once and it was a disaster.

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Microsoft announce Skype for Web beta, brings voice and video calls to your browser

Pretty soon you'll be able to use Skype in three different places on Windows: the desktop, the modern UI, and your favorite browser.

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Microsoft offers Office 365 refunds to iPad users after launching free version

If you recently forked over $70 or more to edit Office documents on an iPad, you can now switch to the free version and get a partial refund.

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Microsoft says new Office for Mac due in 2015, unveils new Outlook app

At long last, Microsoft is readying the new version of Office for the Mac, which will ship...late next year. But you can get a sneak peek at it with a new version of Outlook.

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Next Office for Mac leaks, shots of UI appear

Microsoft Office for the Mac is long overdue for an update. Are these the first screenshots?

Spot the hubris: A case of the pundit pot calling the Apple kettle black

Has the tablet market matured? Sure. Does that mean iPads are a failure? No.

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The Skype Qik messaging app follows trends from video chat to spontaneous deletion

Messaging apps are multiplying and mutating rapidly. With Skype Qik, Microsoft's joining the trend, featuring self-destructing video messages that can be shared and reacted to.