Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
Microsoft's Windows Blue update coming this summer may allow users to access the desktop version of Windows.
A pair of reports have Microsoft considering a boot-to-desktop option in Windows Blue, an update to Windows 8 that's expected to arrive this summer.
Microsoft has updated more members of its Windows 8 apps, notably enhancing Bing News with an RSS feeder to take advantage of Google's abandonment of its Reader.
The Windows Store is bulking up with time, but Microsoft's app market still has some painfully conspicuous omissions.
Rumors of a 7-inch Surface tablet abound, but simply shrinking the screen size won't be enough woo would-be Nexus 7 and iPad mini buyers over to a Windows tablet.
Microsoft has released the latest version of its Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) suite of IT management tools, an upgrade that deepens its ability to manage Windows 8 PC deployments.
Microsoft just pushed the third Surface RT update in as many months aiming to correct a limited Wi-Fi connectivity problem. Fingers crossed!
Microsoft kicked off a new promotion aimed at Windows XP customers, who have just one year to ditch the 12-year-old OS before it's retired from support.
Whether its due to the operating system or the sluggish overall state of PC sales, Ivy Bridge-equipped Windows 8 laptops are selling for dirt cheap these days.
In the absence of an official Pandora app in the Windows Store, Nokia Music shows up with a simple, yet strong Windows 8 app.
Microsoft will ship nine security updates next week, two rated "critical," to patch Internet Explorer, Windows, SharePoint Server, Office Web Apps, and the company's anti-malware software in Windows 8 and RT.
MLB.tv has finally made its way to the Windows Store, but it should have spent a bit more time in spring training.
The Microsoft Store's reduced prices apply to standalone tablets, hybrid PCs with detachable keyboards, and convertibles with built-in keyboards.
Microsoft's recent adoption of a continuous development cycle may not sound impressive on the surface, but it heralds a new, more responsive era of mainstream computing.
Barely five months after its release, Windows 8 has captured 3.17 percent of the desktop operating systems market share, though it’s still lagging behind Vista, according to the March market statistics from Net Applications.