Windows 8 catches a lot of flak, but it's great for full-screen entertainment. Here are the best music and video apps the Windows Store has to offer.
A British broadcaster has successfully convinced a judge to require Microsoft to change the name of its SkyDrive cloud-storage service because of trademark issues.
Without key apps for productivity, image editing, social, and music, Microsoft's store is more than a few titles short of a Happy Meal.
Tablet sales continue to increase as sales of laptops and other PCs decline.
The latest version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser—IE 11—has a number of features that make it right for business.
In a closed door Microsoft meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly admits to disappointing Windows hardware sales. But while the company's smart to rejigger its retail efforts, Windows devices won't shine until the software is up to par.
Microsoft updates its nifty Fresh Paint app on Thursday, adding watercolors to its palette. There's a catch, though; it's only for Windows 8.1 for now.
Windows 8 Start tiles aren't always the prettiest. Free progam OblyTile generates better-looking tiles and automatically installs them on your Start page.
The debut of the legendary Halo series on Microsoft's next-gen platforms looks fun, but be sure to read the fine print.
Windows 8's modern interface translates surprisingly well to the TV screen, but some key software omissions could hurt HTPC buffs.