Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
No matter whether the cost reductions come as compensation for lackluster sales or to clear the way for a new generation of tablets, Microsoft's Surface slates just received a permanent price reduction.
The Windows 8 OS and high prices of PCs are reasons why people are looking at attractively priced tablets instead says one analyst.
Microsoft's CEO couldn't have picked a more sensitive time to pack up his boxes.
Foursquare has delivered on its promise to develop for Windows 8. But you probably shouldn't expect to be checking in from your notebook PC.
Microsoft has started sending Windows 8.1 to its hardware manufacturers, hitting the so-called RTM milestone for the much-awaited update to Windows 8.
Just 10 scant months after the release of Windows 8, the expansive Windows 8.1 update is officially done.
Advertising firm AdDuplex claims its servers have been pinged by a new Surface RT slate, a new Surface Pro, and a new Windows tablet by Nokia.
According to multiple reports, Microsoft has released Windows 8.1 to manufacturing, known as RTM. That will give hardware makers time to test the new OS before its release on Oct. 18.
The Surface RT may not be selling as well as Microsoft hoped, but recent price cuts have created a BIG spike in usage, AdDuplex says.
Editor in chief Jon Phillips thinks the time is right for Steve Ballmer to step down as CEO at Microsoft.
With less than 12 months to decide on a replacement for Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, members of the company's executive committee will have their work cut out for them. Here are five possibilities to fill the CEO post.
Steve Ballmer plans to retire within the next 12 months, bringing his 13-year run as Microsoft CEO to an end.
Skype is now baked into Windows 8.1, Xbox One, and Outlook.com. But until Windows Phone gains momentum and the wireless carriers chill out, it will never become a mobile standby.
A teaser video from Sony suggests the company is planning a Vaio laptop that folds into a tablet, not unlike Lenovo's well-regarded IdeaPad Yoga.
All the desktop operating systems are integrating mobile features, but they're using very different methods.