Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
Windows 8 catches a lot of flak, but it's great for full-screen entertainment. Here are the best music and video apps the Windows Store has to offer.
A British broadcaster has successfully convinced a judge to require Microsoft to change the name of its SkyDrive cloud-storage service because of trademark issues.
One of Windows RT's earliest manufacturing supporters is turning its back on the Metro-only operating system.
Without key apps for productivity, image editing, social, and music, Microsoft's store is more than a few titles short of a Happy Meal.
Whether it’s streamlining simple tasks or simplifying the chore of finding new customers, technology makes it easier and less expensive.
In a closed door Microsoft meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly admits to disappointing Windows hardware sales. But while the company's smart to rejigger its retail efforts, Windows devices won't shine until the software is up to par.
Microsoft updates its nifty Fresh Paint app on Thursday, adding watercolors to its palette. There's a catch, though; it's only for Windows 8.1 for now.
The new Redbox app in the Windows Store eliminates most of the minor irritations associated with frequenting the cardinal-colored kiosks.
Apple, Google, and Microsoft probably wouldn’t mind consolidating everything onto a single platform. But the market has clearly rejected the all-in-one approach.
Windows 8's modern interface translates surprisingly well to the TV screen, but some key software omissions could hurt HTPC buffs.
Microsoft reported its earnings for the June quarter on Thursday, and they were downright awful by Wall St. standards. The blame falls on Windows RT.
Microsoft outspent all other tech companies during the first quarter as it promoted Windows 8, Nielsen said Tuesday.
The 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 may have just been released in June, but a new report claims a refresh is slated for September.
Windows 8.1 Preview promises a safer experience, from antivirus and malware protections baked into IE 11, to VPN and remote-wiping enhancements for business users.
New notebook features a custom quad-core CPU from AMD.