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Microsoft commits to 'many more' Windows RT tablets

Expect to hear lots more about Windows RT from Microsoft, based on ARM's success in smartphones.

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner

Microsoft to analysts: consumers are the gateway to cloud, enterprise usage

At Microsoft's financial analyst meeting, executives outline exactly where Microsoft's successes originate.

Four needling questions for Microsoft as it hosts Wall Street analysts

Here are four uncomfortable issues CEO Steve Ballmer and his lieutenants should address when they face Wall Street analysts Thursday in Bellevue, Washington.

Microsoft makes Windows 8.1 more DIY-friendly with full versions

Microsoft forced Windows 8 users to upgrade from a previous edition. But Windows 8.1 will ship in standalone versions, making it much easier for new users to dive in.

StartIsGone tool removes the Windows 8.1 Start button -- again

A new tool called “StartIsGone” will allow users to make the Windows 8 Start button go away again. Seriously.

Asus' Transformer Book T100

Asus' $349 Transformer Book T100 tablet has Bay Trail, Windows 8.1

Asustek unveiled a new $349 Windows 8.1 tablet called the Transformer Book T100, which runs on Intel's Atom chip code-named Bay Trail.

Dell to revive Venue mobile brand with new Windows 8.1 tablet

Dell showed on Wednesday a new Windows 8.1 tablet called Venue, a brand name for mobile devices the PC maker abandoned when it discontinued shipment of smartphones early last year.

What we need to see in a Surface 2 tablet

Deep discounts are helping push the first Surface generation off the shelves, but the next generation's going to have to do better than that. Here's our wish list for the second time around.

Microsoft relents, gives devs early access to Windows 8.1

Reversing course, Microsoft said Monday that it will make Windows 8.1 available to developers via MSDN and TechNet.

Best Windows RT apps for business

10 essential Windows RT apps for business

Take an RT tablet on your next business trip for easy access to travel, videoconferencing, note-taking, and other useful apps, plus easy media-streaming during downtimes.

Panasonic launches its first 4K TV, teases arrival of 20-inch 4K tablet

Panasonic's first 4K HDTV try is the Smart Viera TX-L65WT600, which has a 65-inch screen and can display up to 60 frames per second.

on techhive.com

VMware releases Fusion 6 to support OS X Mavericks, Windows 8.1

VMware has released the latest version of Fusion, its app for running Windows and other OSes on your Mac. Its chief focus: support the latest versions of OS X and Windows

on macworld.com

Why Surface won't be submerged by Microsoft's Nokia acquisition

No, Surface isn't going away, and the Nokia acquisition may actually be a good thing for the fledgling hardware brand.