Windows 8 is Microsoft's most critical launch since 1995 as it unifies mobile and PC computing.
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After the first 20 are sold at each brick-and-mortar outlet, the price goes up to $199 while supplies last. The first 100 tablets sold through the Microsoft online store will also be available for $99, or $199 thereafter.
Don't worry, though, Windows 7 fans: There's still another year until PC makers won't be allowed to sell new machines with Windows 7 preloaded.
It looks like a fairly busy Patch Tuesday in December. There are two open zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows. It's likely there will be a patch for one, but not the other.
Amazon brings its Windows 7 virtual desktop to Apple's iPad.
A new long-term study by malware research group AV-Test shows that Adobe's Reader and Flash and all versions of Java are together responsible for a total of 66 percent of the vulnerabilities in Windows systems exploited by malware.
FileMaker Version 13 will let pros and novices alike build sophisticated browser-side apps for desktop browsers today and Android in the future.
Buy a Windows 8 or 8.1 PC or tablet at a participating retailer and you will get a $25 gift card to the Windows Store for apps or games.
Microsoft launches a beefed up Office 365 product for students that offers free locally installed desktop software.
Microsoft says that if you haven't migrated from Windows XP, you're running very late. ZDNet has the expert tips you need to make the migration as quick and smooth as possible.
Issues with OS X Mavericks and email continue, whether it's Apple Mail's IMAP syncing or Microsoft Outlook. However, sites report workarounds for Outlook messages.
With Windows 8.1 just out the door, Windows 9 is slated for a late 2014 release. With little to go on except sheer creativity and a bevy of ideas, designers and enthusiasts have published what they think the next-generation desktop, notebook, and tablet software should look like.
Microsoft issued a security alert and is investigating a report issued by FireEye Labs warning of an MS Windows/Adobe Reader local privilege escalation zero-day in the wild.
Windows XP will soon be out of official support, and if you've taken the plunge and finally upgraded to a piece of modern hardware, one question remains: What to do with that old beige box? Here's a handful of options to help you decide which path to take.
Windows RT is the operating system that many people want but don't know that it exists. But it's just not Windows, and it shouldn't be marketed as Windows.
A Microsoft official confirms the company is planning to trim the number of different versions of Windows in its portfolio.