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Hands-on: Google's Metro browser preview sneaks Chrome OS into Windows 8

The latest dev build of Chrome transforms into a full-blown Chrome OS installation when you open it in Windows 8 Metro mode.

Windows 8.1 boxed copies now available for preorder

But don't buy one if you want to upgrade from Windows XP or Vista!

Windows 8 users now outnumber Mac addicts

But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.

Microsoft wants to scan your JavaScript libraries

Microsoft has launched a new service that provides free automated unit testing for anyone who loads a JavaScript framework or library into a GitHub.

Why SteamOS will challenge Windows for PC gaming supremacy

Valve's Steam Box endeavor is ostensibly designed for the living room, but make no mistake: SteamOS is a serious threat to Windows.