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Stardock yesterday started selling the $5 Start8, a tool that restores a Start button to the desktop of Windows 8.
Intel CEO tells employees Windows 8 will ship with bugs, but the OS can be fixed after it ships.
Microsoft is reportedly giving all employees new Windows 8 PCs, Windows Phone 8 smartphones, and Microsoft Surface RT tablets.
The deal will give free or discounted upgrades to Office 2013 or Office 365 to customers who have recently purchased Office 2010, a report says.
But if lots of consumers downgrade to Windows 7, that's not a good sign for Windows 8 and Microsoft.
The Windows Store, a new online marketplace for applications for Windows 8 and Windows RT computers, is now open to developers in 120 geographic markets.
Despite previously saying Windows 8 would not be updated until the end of October, Microsoft is working on a patch for critical flaws in the Flash Player in IE10.
The success of Windows RT, and to a lesser extent Windows 8, will hinge on the quality and quantity of apps in the Windows Store next month.
Microsoft plans to open 32 new retail locations in time for the holiday season.
Instead of a touchscreen, users will navigate the user interface of Microsoft's operating system with a wireless trackpad.
Intel will make a major mobile push at the upcoming Intel Developer Forum as the company tries to remain relevant in a tablet/smartphone world.
Nokia and Microsoft fostered an inept image with the introduction of the flagship Windows 8 phone, fumbling what should have been a tech triumph.
Microsoft -- whose job it is to patch the hole -- won't issue the fix until Windows 8 ships October 26.
Even if you're happy with Windows XP or Windows 7, here's why you'll think twice about keeping them.