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The most talked-about issue in the lead-up to Microsoft's launch of Windows 8 is the new Start screen, featuring the Modern UI. But Windows 8 has so much more than just a revamped interface.
Particularly on older hardware, this lightweight contender can offer a speedy alternative.
Acer on Monday announced several additions to its Windows 8 device lineup including two new all-in-one PC models and two touch-ready high definition monitors.
Some notebooks and peripherals are Windows 8-challenged. Here's the 411 on what plays nice with the new OS.
Windows 8 PC sales start Friday with major online retailers including Best Buy, Dell, Staples, Tiger Direct, and yes, the Home Shopping Network taking pre-orders for Windows 8 PCs and tablets.
One is an all-in-one desktop that doubles as a gigantic tablet. The other is an 11.6-inch tablet with a nifty slide-out keyboard.
Customers waiting for Windows 8, as well as businesses completing the refresh of their inventories, triggered a dip in PC sales that may recover by year-end.
Acer on Thursday announced more notebook additions to its Windows 8 device lineup.
Despite the looming launch date, a handful of questions remain about Windows 8, mostly related to the software and services that will play a big role in Microsoft's next operating system. Here's what we still don't know as the launch of Windows 8 approaches.
Dell's desktops roots are deep, but Michael Dell is quickly moving his company toward cloud services, hybrids notebooks, and Windows 8 devices. He explains all in a PCWorld Q&A.
Hewlett-Packard adds ultraportables, stylish notebooks, and two desktop PC to its Windows 8 lineup.
The head of HP’s printer and personal systems group talks to PCWorld's Tom Spring about Windows 8, Microsoft’s Surface tablet, small business, the future of printing and life in the "post-PC world."
According to a just-released report by the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, customer satisfaction among PC users has reached a two-year high.
Dell announces a new tablet, Ultrabook and all-in-one PC running on Windows 8.