Android now has 83 percent of the smartphone market, with Chinese vendors benefiting from market growth and a slump in Samsung's sales. Apple also did well, but Windows Phone lost ground on flat sales.
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HP's new dirt-cheap Windows laptop looks like a Chromebook and is practically the same dimensions as a MacBook Air. Just don't call it a netbook.
The office retailer will also have the original iPad Air for $319, the iPad with Retina Display for $279, and the Toshiba Encore Mini Windows 8.1 tablet for $99.99.
This Windows 8 model from Acer may be the lowest price yet.
The first major tech retailer to see its Black Friday ad leaked will have doorbusters that include a $149.99 8-inch tablet, a $189.99 laptop, and a $199.99 desktop all powered by the latest version of Windows.
Microsoft gets a three week deadline to come up with an explanation for "compatibility issues" in Windows and Office that could violate Chinese competition laws.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
Talk about Chromebooks and the conversation will eventually turn to the threat they are to Microsoft and Windows 8. That is true, but the lowly laptop from Google may be a bigger concern for Intel.
Chinese media believe Microsoft was raided as a result of withdrawing support for Windows XP.
The Chinese state industry and commerce administration is also looking at senior executives over claims it had not fully disclosed information about Windows and Office.
Windows 8 is designed to work well for both tablets and laptops. This extends to the hybrid, those devices that attempt to be both. Based on extended use of both, it's clear most should go old school.
Forget MacBook Airs. Which is the better Windows 8 laptop: The new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 or the Acer Aspire S7? Here's my two cents.
Can the Surface Pro 3 replace your Windows laptop? Probably. Can it replace a MacBook Air for a professional writer whose workflow is built around that device? Probably not. Unfortunately, Microsoft's key messages at last month's launch event encouraged reviewers to try exactly that, with predictable results.
Lenovo has updated the ThinkPad Tablet 2, and the ThinkPad 10 may be the best Windows tablet.
Sony unveiled the smallest laptop with a good keyboard ever produced in 2009. The Vaio P wasn't without its problems due to the small size, and it was saddled with Windows Vista. This little laptop with today's hardware, Windows 8.1, and a touch screen would be rather nice.
The Chinese state media attack on US software and hardware continues, with China’s CCTV state network broadcasting a critical report suggesting that Windows 8 is being used to harvest data about the country’s citizens for use by the US government.
The Pro x2 612 can turn into a 12.5-inch Windows tablet, while the Elite 700 family includes Ultrabooks and all-in-one PCs in addition to traditional desktop and laptop form factors.
The company announces an Android laptop, an updated Chromebook, and a bevy of refreshed Windows convertible notebooks, but what does it all add up to?
Microsoft introduced its third generation Surface Pro as "the tablet that can replace your laptop." Really?
The ban on Windows 8 by China's central government presents great opportunities for Chinese-originated operating systems, and the key issue now is to build up an ecosystem to feed the growth of these Chinese OSes, reports Xinhua the official news agency in China.
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