Poor Bill Gates: three of Microsoft's key investors reckon that Microsoft would be better off without him. Gary Marshall isn't so sure. "You could argue that what Microsoft really needs is more Bill, not less."
One of Microsoft's biggest customers has traditionally been Dell. These days Dell isn't tied to one OS, however, and this week it unveiled a mix of Windows and Android tablets. The Windows tablets are called the Venue Pro 8 and - you're ahead of us here - the Venue Pro 11, and they're really rather nice. Meanwhile, the the Venue 7 and Venue 8 run Android 4.2.2 and will come in both Wi-Fi and 4G flavours, and they're priced to sell.
If you watched the finale of Breaking Bad this week you weren't just benefiting from a whole bunch of technological advances: you were watching the actor we really, really, really want to see playing Half-Life's Gordon Freeman in a film. Check the picture on the linked article and the one on our story about Valve filing a trademark for Half-Life 3 and tell us Heisenberg isn't Freeman. He is! HE IS! But will Half-Life 3 be any good if it does come out? Hugh Langley says to prepare yourself for crushing disappointment: "this could be Valve's Chinese Democracy."
What's small, rectangular and makes a pleasant noise? No, not Kylie Minogue in a box: the LG G2, which came agonisingly close to topping our Best Mobile Phones chart. But whether your smartphone is a few years old or brand new, you'll want to get the most out of your battery - so hurrah for James Rogerson, who not only explains what the problem is but tells you hows to solve it too. Here's a hint: get away from that radiator!
A source familiar with Google has told TechRadar that the Nexus 5 will be announced and shipped in the last week of October. The Nexus 4 upgrade will also be "half the price" of the iPhone 5S and will match the 5S in performance, according to our source. Read more
A MacRumors forum member snapped a picture of the Nexus 5 and shared some thoughts on the handset: apparently it feels good in the hand, its screen is simply ok, the bezel is tiny and it seems smaller than the LG G2. Read more
Valve's week of announcements came to a close with the unveiling of the Steam Controller, a hackable, haptic-laden gamepad featuring an army of input options. Valve calls it "A new way to play your entire Steam library from the sofa." Read more
Bag yourself a smart TV, BT Infinity, YouView box and home hotspot kit! To celebrate BT’s new range of products that make it easier to connect your gadgets to the internet, TechRadar has teamed up with BT to give away a full entertainment package.
If you're planning to buy a PlayStation 4 in the UK on November 29, you'd better get your skates on. From Asda to Zavvi, the PS4 is almost sold out. But you can still preorder, and we've rounded all the best deals so you know just where to get the best deal on a next-gen PlayStation.
Bringing the TV series to life, Gadget Show Live @ Christmas is the place to check out the glorious gifts and gadgets that are setting your Christmas lists alight! See the presenters in a superb hour long performance in the Super Theatre and make the most of the fantastic features available for all the family. Get 15% off all tickets using the promotional code RADAR when purchasing your tickets.