Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
A report released Monday claims that Microsoft will bring back an optional Start menu (not page) within the next major Windows update. Will Windows 8's Start page be banished?
According to figures from Net Applications, Windows 8's uptake stalled in November; Windows 7 continued to gain ground.
Not every Cyber Monday deal is at hot, hot, hot as advertised. But we managed to find some worthy bargains on HDTVs, smartphones, cameras, tablets and more.
Windows RT, Windows Phone, or Windows 8: Not all will survive. But which versions of Microsoft face the axe in the future?
So you've got a game console. Now what?
Microsoft's 3D Builder app will allow users to print 3D objects, either from an included library or elsewhere on the Web. But calling it a "builder" is somewhat of a misnomer.
After being announced at this summer's BUILD conference, Flipboard has finally landed in the Windows Store. Was it worth the wait?
Facebook Login lets people enter their access credentials once for the social networking site and then use the service to log into third-party apps.
After it shipped on Oct. 17, Windows 8.1 in certain scenarios clashed with incompatible software, crashed due to outdated firmware, and stumbled over unrecognized drivers.
In a bid to help soldiers transition from the military to civilian life, Microsoft is offering a free IT training for soldiers in the military, plus a job.
Even those who don't like Windows 8 should consider it for its superior security versus older Microsoft operating systems, if nothing else the company says.
The combined might of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 should break double digits by the end of the year. However, a key issue for Microsoft remains the large number of PCs still running Windows XP.
Tiles. Files. Apps and Snaps. The update's jam-packed with little things that add up to a big improvement over Windows 8.
A Microsoft executive misspoke when she said that Windows would turn on the built-in Windows Defender technology for users who had let their antimalware subscriptions lapse.
New "hero ads" within the Windows Bing app will dominate your entire screen. So far, however, they're confined to Windows 8.1.