Microsoft and anime girls are not strangers in Japan. In fact, you could say that Microsoft and Japanese anime girls are a thing. And not a new thing at that!
Unless you have been living under a rock, there is a good chance you have caught wind of Microsoft's latest operating system. Those eager to see what the new OS is all about had their first chance to take a peek back in February when Microsoft released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
It's the return of Nanami Madobe! She's the OS character (née OS-tan) for Windows 7. OS-tan is an anime personification of computer operating systems; they're usually created online by fans. Nanami Madobe, however, was the first official OS-tan.
Achtung! A Mannheim court ruled today that Microsoft can no longer sell its Xbox 360 and Windows 7 operating systems in Germany. According to the German judge, this is because Microsoft infringed upon a Motorola patent while using certain video compression software.
Microsoft kicked off their new global campaign this week, showcasing not a one of their products, but all of them and they managed to squeeze in a little Dance Central too!
Microsoft wants U.S. high school, college, and university students to be productive, but not too productive. That's why they're giving away a free 4GB Xbox 360 to students purchasing a Windows 7 PC priced at $699 or higher.
The Microsoft Store is like a Bizarro World version of an Apple Store.
We've seen Kinect do some pretty interesting things these past few weeks, but ironically, the most exciting thing we've seen so far is simply using the camera to control Microsoft's Windows 7.
This man is unarguably the greatest math teacher in the history of math teachers. Or at least the greatest at pulling off large-scale video projector pranks that leave you laughing, stunned, and a little bit awed.
Exactly a year after rolling out Windows 7 with much fanfare, Microsoft seems to be finally remembering the gamers who help make their platform so popular.
Well, here's something we didn't notice last time we checked; it seems Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system has already overtaken Windows Vista as a hardcore PC gamer's operating system of choice.
Ubisoft's upcoming strategy game R.U.S.E. craves your touch, announced as one of the first games to fully support the new multitouch capabilities of Windows 7.
Codemasters trotted out the PC version of Colin McRae: DiRT 2 today at the Windows 7 launch in New York, showing off the snazzy DirectX 11 features the game was delayed for.
In this week's episode of Kotaku Talk Radio we'll be talking about PC gaming, where it came from and where it's headed. Are you a PC gamer? A console gamer? Both?
In 2006, then Microsoft Vice President Peter Moore apologized for what he called a dereliction of duty to the company's number one gaming platform: The PC.
When Vista was released, few developers really wanted to take advantage of it. Most customers preferred XP, so most developers did, too. But could Windows 7 be different?
Do not fear Windows 7. Sure, the tests might show that Windows XP performs better, but Microsoft assures us all that the next version of their operation system will be "great for games".
Windows 7 is out and up for download, provided you're OK with using a beta operating system. It promises a raft of improvements over Windows Vista, but how's it shaping up for games?
Will the upcoming new version of Windows be yet another Vista for PC gamers to worry about, or will Windows 7 be a boon for the mouse and keyboard set? TechRadar takes a look.