Stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

WTF, Microsoft?

For months Microsoft hid the fact that its Registry back-up feature no longer worked, while Windows 10 kept reporting that it was completing successfully.

Goodbye, tablets

Remember when tablets were hotter than hot and were going to replace PCs? Er, yeah, about that: I don’t think so.

The end of the desktop?

Microsoft is introducing the Windows Virtual Desktop, and ushering in the end of the traditional PC desktop operating system.

5G or faux G?

Forget all those stories of 20 Gbps speeds and 1 millisecond latency. 5G will never deliver performance like that — and anyway its time is still years away for most of us most of the time.