The deal won't close officially until 2014, but Nokia's shareholders have greenlit the $7.17 billion sale of the company's smartphone business to Microsoft.
Fans of the Twitch.tv game streaming service will get to watch PlayStation 4 owners getting their game on -- but Xbox One owners will have to wait until next year.
Microsoft's Skype app may end up filtering out the annoying tap-tap-tap of typing fingers in future revisions.
Microsoft's 3D Builder app will allow users to print 3D objects, either from an included library or elsewhere on the Web. But calling it a "builder" is somewhat of a misnomer.
The promised Surface 2 update lists a half-dozen changes for the Windows RT-based tablet, including improved battery life.
Not surprisingly, Microsoft is planning to let your Xbox One replicate many of the functions of your PC, including SkyDrive's photo and videos. But content will live in a grid of "apps channels," just like any other channel on the TV dial.
But nobody cares about 3D movies anyway.
What Microsoft puts in its upcoming touch-based Office suite will be a huge test for the company, analysts said.
Microsoft has released a firmware update to boost the Surface Pro 2's endurance, but the improvements vary greatly depending on what you're doing.
Before you work yourself into a lather, please understand that Microsoft has been saying since June that the update would be required.