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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.
A series of new hardware specs and software alterations indicate that pint-sized Windows tablets are barreling down the pipeline.
Days after an early leak of Windows Blue hit the Web, new features are still being unearthed.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday awarded Microsoft 13 design patents for its Surface line of tablets, including the innovative Touch keyboards/covers, according to published documents.
Microsoft Tuesday announced that its BUILD 2013 developers conference will be held June 26-28 on Apple's home turf, San Francisco's Moscone Center.
Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8 users who upgrade the Calendar app will no longer be able to synchronize that schedule with the calendar included with Google Apps for Business, Academic or Government.
The technology implemented in Windows 8 hardware is an 'obstruction mechanism,' the Spanish group charges.
After an early build of Windows Blue leaked to the Internet this weekend, Microsoft has officially acknowledged that the company is working to advance their devices and services under a program internally known as "Blue."
Microsoft's premium tablet, the Surface Pro, showed some usage gains during the month, but it's still deep in one ad agency's rankings compared to other Windows 8 devices and its RT slate sibling.
Disappointed by the usability of Windows 8's preinstalled People, Calendar, and Mail apps? A new series of updates aims to curb concerns and make those apps much more streamlined than before.
An early build of Microsoft's big Windows 8 update has hit the web, full of nifty new tricks and hints of awesome incoming features.
After a sluggish 2013 start, Microsoft's Window 8 App Store appears to be attracting new titles again, hitting the 50,000 app milestone and recruiting developers for the next wave.
Microsoft has had a busy week, judging from the breadth of the buzz about the company’s next ventures. Here's a roundup on what's in store for Windows 8, including technology for next-generation ultrabooks, OS updates, and new new apps and development partners.
Ultrabook sales may be poised for a boost as more people give up larger tablets like the iPad in favor of 7-inch slates--but also want a larger screen to use for work.
Microsoft yesterday kicked off a promotion that rewards Windows 8 and Windows Phone developers $100 for each app that they publish in the company's app stores.