Articles about Windows 8
It's easy to touch-enable your existing PC without breaking the bank. Here are a few recommendation,along with some pros and cons for you to note.
The Chrome Remote Desktop app is a free web app for Chrome that can be used to run Windows PCs and Macs from Chrome. This video shows a Chromebook Pixel controlling a Windows 8 touch system.
The latest ThinkPad from Lenovo has a large trackpad with unique 5-button configuration and is made to withstand the bumps of the road.
While the original Yoga 11 ran Windows RT and was powered by an ARM chip, the new version offers Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and runs either Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro.
Microsoft shook things up with the interface on Windows 8 designed to work well both with touch and without. It got it half right.
Buyers are unlikely to care about the odd half inch of screen size here or there. These days, only one thing matters: Price.
HP knows hybrids as evidenced by the Envy x2. This summer will see a big Windows hybrid and a high-end Android hybrid from the company.
Windows 'Blue' represents an effort on Microsoft's part to change the way we think of the Windows update cycle, perhaps to get us ready for a subscription service.
Microsoft plans to make its first update to Windows 8, codenamed Blue, free to existing Windows 8 users, company officials have confirmed.
There’s one big move Microsoft could still make to salvage Windows 8. Whether it will have the courage to do it remains a question mark.
The tech media, and unlikely mainstream outlets, have given Microsoft a beating over the past year. But in recognizing the difficulties with Windows 8 (and Windows RT), the software giant is eating humble pie. Here are the next steps Microsoft should take with the Windows Blue update.
Having recently bought and shared first impressions of the Asus VivoTab tablet with laptop dock, it's fitting to explain why it's on its way back to Amazon.
While the Thunderbolt Firmware Update v1.2 appears to be solid, some users report problems.
Call it capitulation. Call it listening to customers. But whatever you call it, making Windows 8 more usable with expected coming Blue tweaks is a positive, not a negative.
There are a lot of gadgets that come through my home office, which range in usefulness from not very to game changing for me. One of the latter is so good that it has changed my routine for the better.