"We want our users to have a magical experience, with easy and natural movements in the air leading to amazing interactions," co-founder David Holz said. "Leap Motion's mission is to break down the barriers between people and technology."
Microsoft corporate VP Tami Reller said today that the next major update to Windows will be called Windows 8.1 and that it will be available for free before the end of the year.
Microsoft still faces criticism for its Windows 8 operating system, but despite that, the software giant has sold more than 100 million licenses in its first six months of availability and important updates are on the way.
This year, we'll buy more tablets than notebooks for the first time ever. But by 2017, we'll buy six times more tablets than laptops.
Microsoft still isn't divulging official Surface numbers, but it looks like it's at least making a dent in the tablet market.
If you needed further evidence that tablets are more than a mere computing fad, just look at the latest numbers from Strategy Analytics.
Microsoft stock, which is down a penny today, jumped from under $30 to over $31 almost immediately overnight, and has climbed almost 11 percent over the last month. That's part of a fairly steady rise over the last three months which has added over $30 billion in value to the company.
Microsoft will likely bring back the Start button in the next version of Windows, but it won't be the Start button users have known for years.
Microsoft reportedly plans to include the option to boot to the desktop instead of to the Start screen in the next version of Windows.
If you want to make money off your mobile apps, you can start by focusing on Windows 8, says Game Insight's Darya Trushkina.
PC shipments fell off the proverbial cliff in the first quarter of 2013, according to IDC, with their biggest drop ever in recorded history.
Microsoft has dropped the resolution requirement for Windows 8 on tablets to 1,024 by 768, opening up the possibility for less expensive 7-inch or 8-inch tablets running the fledgling operating system.
Microsoft has publicly acknowledged Windows Blue and announced dates for its next big Build conference.
While screenshots of Windows Blue — the next version of Windows — leaked yesterday, it appears the flood of new details wasn’t over just yet.
First shown in 2012 as Project Fiona, the PC gaming tablet has morphed into a hybrid machine for the living room and mobile.
Microsoft plans to automatically push out its Service Pack 1 update to all Windows 7 owners starting today.
Aviary and AMD struck a deal; the chip maker chipped in some cash to fund Aviary's Windows 8 development. Here's the result.
Windows 8 has had a tough run, and the number of people taking issue with the OS keeps growing. Now Samsung is complaining.
Only 15 percent of developers would go native-only when building an app for multiple platforms.
BlueStacks is launching its Android app player for Windows 8, giving Surface owners access to hundreds of thousands of Android apps.