Articles about Windows 8
Microsoft will begin shipping its battery-life-extending Power Covers for its Surface devices starting March 19 for $199.99.
Or, more accurately, it'll have to do until Windows 9 makes an appearance next year. Then, who knows? All bets are off.
Microsoft has addressed the 'ring after pickup' bug in the Metro-Style version of Skype for Windows 8.1, a week after remedying the issue in Skype for the Windows desktop.
With its second major update to Windows 8 in less than 18 months, Microsoft is trying to ease the pain for Windows users who are befuddled by the Windows 8 interface on conventional PCs. Here's what you can expect. Will it be enough to calm the troubled waters?
A major update to Windows 8.1 is scheduled to arrive next month. It's aimed at making the desktop experience easier for keyboard and mouse users. Here's a close-up of the changes you can expect.
A longtime Mac user picks up a Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and discovers good and not-so-good things about Redmond's new mobile platform and Windows 8. Oh, and then there are the observations of what makes Windows users tick.
The much-anticipated Windows 8.1 spring update, released to manufacturing days ago and due for public distribution in early April, leaked to the web early. The source isn't a shady Eastern European download site but Microsoft's own Windows Update servers.
Microsoft looks to be ready to trade OEMs a cheaper version of Windows 8.1 in exchange for shipping new devices with Bing preloaded as the default search engine.
Microsoft is offering business users some useful Windows 8.1 tips, tricks and how-to content via a new blog-post series.
Toshiba's 8-inch Encore can run legacy desktop Windows apps, although you may find them difficult to work with on such a small screen. Performance could be better, but the price is attractive and battery life impressive.
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Update 1 is done and heading towards general availability in April, according to various sources.
Microsoft's Dynamics team is continuing to lead the Windows 8 app charge. The ERP team has built a 'modern' app for shop-floor operators.
Microsoft's new CEO will be announcing changes to the company's Senior Leadership team as soon as this week, according to reports.
Microsoft is introducing a Windows Enterprise Edition SKU available for the first time to those without Software Assurance.
If and when Microsoft makes Windows 8 free, how will it monetize it if so many of its core services and key apps are built-in for no extra charge? Let the experiments commence.