Although it's too early to call Windows 8 a success or a failure, it's never too soon to consider how the Windows platform will change and evolve.
Five reviews say the device falls short in both usage scenarios, but it has its high points and may be a good choice for some people
Surface Pro is a marked improvement over Surface RT, but the Windows 8 hybrid market is rapidly changing, so Microsoft's latest tablet may not be the device for you.
Dell is going private with the help of $2 billion from Microsoft. What does this mean for them, and the future of the PC industry?
Microsoft will open five new retail stores by summer, including one it's transmuting from a "pop-up" outlet created last year to drive holiday sales.
Microsoft's Surface RT isn't exactly selling like hotcakes, analysts claim, but it's the reports of high return rates that could spell trouble for the entire Windows RT platform.
Tablets usually have less advertised storage space available because of preinstalled software.
Sales of Windows 8 helped Microsoft report nearly $6.4 billion in profit on $21.5 billion in revenue, but it remains to be seen whether the new OS is a success.
Microsoft announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter, the first to include numbers generated by the Windows 8 launch. Though profit declined, company revenue increased, helped by Microsoft's Windows division, where sales shot up more than 20 percent year on year.
Windows 8 is just what Microsoft needs to take advantage of the ongoing irreversible shift from PCs to handheld devices including iPads, iPhones, and other form factors yet to be designed, according to the company's former OEM chief.