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Steven Sinofsky, the executive in charge of Windows 8, is leaving the company -- a decision Microsoft characterized as a mutual one.
App-V 5.0 includes significant improvements to make virtualization a more appealing option for businesses.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has advised consumer customers not to downgrade new PCs equipped with Windows 8 to the earlier Windows 7.
Not all of the new Windows 8 apps are 5-star winners. Allow us to suggest some worthy options.
Windows 8 can be somewhat inscrutable, even for long-time PC users. But with just a little hand-holding, the OS suddenly becomes much less mysterious.
ARM will work with Microsoft to tune the Windows OS to work on processors based on ARM's 64-bit architecture, an ARM official said this week.
Microsoft is all-in on the biggest gamble in its history.
Now available with 12 months of support, this software lets Windows apps run on other platforms.
Windows 8 is the biggest change to Windows since the original Windows 95. Whether you've been playing with the consumer preview, intrigued by the direction Microsoft is taking, or worried that you may have to relearn Windows all over again, PCWorld can help you get started with the Windows 8.
Across the entirety of Windows 8--from desktops to laptops to tablets to smartphones--what did Microsoft get right and wrong?
Where are the sub-$300 Windows RT tablets? It's a question that might not be answered until Friday, when tablet makers finally put them on sale.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Thursday launched Windows 8, its new OS, in a glossy press event in New York City. Company officials discussed Windows 8’s touchable interface on new PCs and mentioned, but didn't go into depth, on Win 8 apps and the Microsoft Store.
On the same day Microsoft loudly proclaims Windows 8 in New York, the aging-but-still-going Windows XP today quietly celebrated its 11th birthday.
Microsoft plans to webcast Thursday's Windows 8 celebration for the whole world to see. Here's what to look for as Ballmer and company attempt to validate Windows 8 and their new Surface tablet.
Microsoft will not sell Windows 8 as a physical boxed product in China and instead will only distribute the OS through downloads and pre-installs on devices, in a move that could help the company drive consumers away from pirated copies of its products.