Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
Microsoft needs to make up its mind whether it wants to stay a software company or if it's really serious about being a hardware power as well.
The Surface Pro has been advertised as a business machine, but that doesn't mean it can't play games. We take a look at just how well it handle itself when put through a few days of the average gaming machine.
There won't be a lot of huge phone and tablet announcements in Barcelona, and Microsoft's own presence will be dialed back. But there are still interesting developments on the horizon.
Microsoft's new Surface tablets haven't taken the world by storm, but CEO Steve Ballmer says that pushing innovation is just as important as pushing sheer sales.
Thursday's release of Ubuntu 12.04.2 brings the capability to users of Canonical's latest Long Term Support edition.
Microsoft CFO Peter Klein said the company has no backup plans if its multi-device vision for Windows fails, but experts beg to differ.
Bluestacks' software is an emulator that allows you to run Android apps on a Windows PC.
If you're looking to pick up Microsoft's Surface Pro with 128GB of storage, you might have luck at a Microsoft Store or Best Buy toward the end of the week.
Even just cracking open the device was a challenge for iFixit
Microsoft's highly anticipated Surface Pro with Windows 8 will be on sale Saturday starting at $899 and will test the company's viability in the tablet market after the failure of the Surface RT.
Quality trumps quantity when it comes to apps, but the rate of new submissions for Microsoft's Windows Store has slowed to a snails pace.
Samsung, Acer, Asus and Lenovo are selling Windows 8 alternatives to Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro tablet.
Reports say that the Blue project will release Microsoft's flagship operating system from its stale two-year to three-year upgrade cycle.
Microsoft will issue 12 security updates next week, including two for Internet Explorer, that will patch a near-record 57 vulnerabilities in the browser, Windows, Office and the enterprise-critical Exchange Server email software.
Although it's too early to call Windows 8 a success or a failure, it's never too soon to consider how the Windows platform will change and evolve.