Windows 8 is Microsoft's most critical launch since 1995 as it unifies mobile and PC computing.
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Here are all of the major vendors' x86 tablets and hybrids of various kinds (convertibles and sliders) that will be available with Windows 8.
Sony's newest hybrid is a tablet when flat and a laptop when propped up on a crutch. ZDNet went hands-on to get a quick look at the chameleonic Windows 8-based device.
Fujitsu's 'split personality' Q702 Windows 8-based tablet will be aimed directly at business users. But has it got the chops to go up against the raft of other Windows 8 devices?
Lenovo has announced a lineup of Windows 8 hybrids designed to work as both laptops and tablets. Rather than choosing one convertible design, the company will offer several models including two versions of the flexible Yoga.
Mozilla's Windows 8-optimised Firefox Metro browser is now available to download in preview form ahead of its release later in the year.
Windows and Linux are operating systems with many similarities and differences. Learn some tips to help cross the bridge between the two in the first of a multi-part series.
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As Apple apparently prepares to go small with the iPad Mini, every other tablet maker is going large, bringing out tablets that dwarf the 9.7-inch iPad. Here are 17 interesting, oversized tablets available today or coming soon.
Microsoft and Google are archrivals on the business front, but they share a lot of customers. It's a classic example of co-opetition. Surprisingly, Google services and Windows 8 apps work well together. Here's what you can expect when you connect Chrome, Gmail, and other Google products and services to Windows 8.
Dell's OptiPlex 9010, Latitude 6430u and Latitude 10 aim to keep IT managers happy while providing users with productive platforms for Windows 8.
Windows RT tablets are due to appear next month and will enjoy the exclusive inclusion of Office. That's not enough to make these tablets attract to buyers. These 13 apps on the iPad will fill the needs of many prospective buyers if properly ported to Windows RT.
Microsoft's new Windows 8 interface, formerly known as Metro, is a clear break from the ageing desktop metaphor. Is it the industry's way forward, or just confusing brand differentiation? Either way, it's got design-history cred.
Server Manager, the admin console for Microsoft's latest server OS, has a modern-style GUI, and is a one-stop shop for managing devices, tools and services.
HP has just unveiled four new 'All-in-one' systems - HP Spectre One, HP Envy 23, HP Envy 20 TouchSmart and the HP Pavilion 20 - in a range of prices that should suit all budgets.
IFA provided an opportunity to get a closer look at some of Acer's upcoming Windows 8 devices.
The U920T, shown off at IFA in Berlin, is Toshiba's 12.5-inch stab at the Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrid concept.