Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
Acer has produced 8-inch tablets before, but this is the first to run the Windows 8.1 operating system.
What you see is what you get with the new Windows 8.1 update—and you'll see a lot.
How do you install Windows 8.1? With PCWorld's help, of course. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process, no matter which OS you upgrade from.
On the eve of Windows 8.1's release, Microsoft pulls back the curtain on the new Movie Maker app as well as improvements to Fresh Paint, Camera, and Photos.
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, but even that won't spur Windows 8 adoption.
Microsoft has enhanced its Yammer enterprise social networking suite's mobile applications, email integration, and document collaboration.
The first Bay Trail tablets that have already been announced run on Windows 8.1 and start at $299. New tablets running Android will be in stores by Thanksgiving weekend, said Intel's CEO.
The Scottish Government plans to roll out Windows 8 tablet PCs from several vendors to key civil servants for use on the job.
Dell's XPS 10 tablet and Lenovo's Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT have been discontinued, but the companies will provide customers free upgrades to the latest Windows RT 8.1 when the OS comes out later this month.
The latest dev build of Chrome transforms into a full-blown Chrome OS installation when you open it in Windows 8 Metro mode.
Security experts identified the Internet Explorer browser update as the one to deploy first.
But don't buy one if you want to upgrade from Windows XP or Vista!
But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.