Articles By Gregg Keizer

Microsoft may price Office 365 as low as $2 per month

Microsoft must aggressively price its Office 365 subscription plans, perhaps as low as $2 a month, to convince consumers that it's better to rent software than to buy it, analysts said today.When CEO

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 27th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Demand for ‘iPhone 5′ hits a feverish pitch

Advance demand for Apple's next iPhone is at an all-time high, said a research firm today, predicting huge sales later this year for what most have dubbed the "iPhone 5."A survey of more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple would maintain tablet dominance with ‘iPad mini’: IDC

Apple will continue to dominate the world's tablet market through 2016 if it launches a smaller iPad this year, according to research firm IDC.In a revised five-year forecast, IDC said last week that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple to kill MobileMe on Saturday

Apple has again warned MobileMe subscribers that it will pull the plug on its sync and storage service at the end of this month.In an email to MobileMe subscribers on Saturday, Apple reminded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple challenges ultrabooks with MacBook Air price cut

Apple did something very unusual Monday: It cut prices.As part of its long-awaited notebook refresh, Apple dropped the priceof three of the four models in its signature MacBook Air line by $100,representing cuts

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

iPad pours cold water on Kindle Fire in tablet owner survey

A near-record 81% of owners of Apple's newest iPad said that they were "very satisfied" with the tablet in a survey conducted by a market research firm last month.Noting that "Apple sets the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple to unveil iOS 6, OS X 10.8 at WWDC June 11

Apple today laid out the schedule for its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and confirmed that it will, as usual, kick off the annual meeting with a keynote address, likely hosted by CEO Tim

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Windows 8 to automatically detect boot problems

Microsoft yesterday promised that a feature it's added to Windows 8 will put a stop to endless reboots.Unlike earlier versions, Windows 8 will automatically call up a new menu with repair and recovery

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple hits revenue record on iPhone sales

Apple on Tuesday announced record first-quarter revenue on the back of soaring iPhone sales, with an assist from the iPad.During an earnings call with Wall Street analysts and reporters, Apple said it had

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Windows 8 upgrade path from Vista, XP still unclear

Microsoft today declined to confirm whether users of Windows XP and Vista will be able to upgrade their PCs to Windows 8 when the latter launches later this year.On Monday, Microsoft spelled out

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 18th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Office 2007 support extended by six months

Microsoft has extended the mainstream support period for Office 2007 by six months to align the suite's lifecycle with a little-known provision in the company's support policy.Although it's unclear when Microsoft added the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

New iPad shortchanges users on battery life: expert

Apple is shortchanging new iPad owners on battery power, an analyst said today."If you stop charging the iPad when the battery indicator says 100% youwon't get the maximum running time," said Ray Soneira,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Did Microsoft leak attack code for critical Windows bug?

Hackers who posted a barebones proof-of-concept attack for a critical Windows vulnerability may have obtained some of the code from Microsoft or one of its antivirus partners, the bug's finder said today.Luigi Auriemma,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 16th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple already sold out of new iPads ahead of launch

Apple has sold out of initial supplies of the new iPad in every country where it will launch the tablet on Friday, and is now telling buyers that orders will not ship for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

What Google’s ‘Do Not Track’ move means

As the White House pushed a privacy bill of rights this week and readied new online privacy legislation for Congress to consider, Google decided on Thursday to get behind “Do Not Track” technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2012 Gregg Keizer