But don't buy one if you want to upgrade from Windows XP or Vista!
But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.
If you love eye candy, you'll find Sharp's Mebius slate absolutely delicious.
The 'One Microsoft' lines are beginning to blur, starting with the unification of the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store.
Overall PC sales may be shrinking, but NPD Group says that sales of Chromebooks and touch-based Windows laptops both picked up during back-to-school season.
A poll hints at how the enterprise arena is slipping away from Microsoft, while acceptance for Android is growing and iOS is the number one priority.
Microsoft is pursuing the ideal of OS platforms: a unified code base that runs from smartphones to servers, giving users a consistent experience across devices at home and at work, and developers a common tool set for building applications.
At Microsoft's financial analyst meeting, executives outline exactly where Microsoft's successes originate.
Here are four uncomfortable issues CEO Steve Ballmer and his lieutenants should address when they face Wall Street analysts Thursday in Bellevue, Washington.
Microsoft forced Windows 8 users to upgrade from a previous edition. But Windows 8.1 will ship in standalone versions, making it much easier for new users to dive in.