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While Microsoft was busy showing off Windows 8.1 to a crowd of journalists at an invite-only event Tuesday, it snuck in an all-too-brief preview of modern-style Office apps.
Windows 8.1 isn't just an update—it's an apology to customers. But if you didn't like Windows 8, don't expect the new release to change your mind.
A new Windows Server 2012 preview unveils some of the goodies we can expect to see in the Windows 8.1 desktop updates.
The number of Windows 8 apps increased at about the same time that the first Windows 8.1 details leaked. Coincidence? Who cares? Not Microsoft, certainly.
What does Microsoft need to accomplish at its BUILD developer's conference this week? Establish that it can listen to customers, analysts say.
Gartner is giving the thumbs up to Windows 8.1, crediting the operating system refresh with overcoming the major downsides of Windows 8.
Vizio finally is shipping its first Windows 8 tablet, six long months after it debuted at CES. The Vizio 11.6” Windows 8 Tablet PC is now available for $600 but, if you're seriously considering a Windows 8 tablet right now, the best thing to do is wait.
Samsung is the hero that Windows 8 tablets need but don't deserve.
Join the tablet revolution. Windows 8 tablets are light and thin enough to take anywhere, and powerful enough to use for work.
Samsung expands its Ativ line with new tablets, thin-and-light laptops, and just a touch of Android.
Microsoft said Thursday that it plans to bring collaborative features to Office Web Apps, a feature that Google Apps has banked on for some time.
As Microsoft rolls out new apps like Vevo for Windows 8, when should we expect a dedicated Windows 8 app for Facebook? The unofficial answer: try pinning a shortcut instead.
Microsoft will pay security researchers for finding and reporting vulnerabilities in the preview version of its Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) browser, for finding novel techniques to bypass exploit mitigations present in Windows 8.1 or later versions, and for coming up with new ideas to defend against exploits.
A Snapdragon 800 processor could give the Surface RT slate LTE capabilities and a big performance shot in the ARM (get it?), but Windows RT won't shine until some software woes are addressed.
Over 500 Best Buys will integrate Windows Store-within-a-store boutiques, a partnership arriving as Microsoft shows off the depth of its ecosystem.