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.
In the wake of horrific Surface RT sales and manufacturers fleeing like rats, the best thing for Windows RT's long-term viability would be to pull Windows RT hardware from the shelves.
Microsoft's message seems to be: yes, while our low-end Surface RT tablet stinks, it doesn't stink as much as it used to. Meanwhile, as many as 6 million Surface RTs sit idle.
Analysts say the move is a sign that PC makers are backing away from their commitment to the struggling OS.
Windows RT may not be setting the world on fire—yet—but its underlying principles are shaking the Windows ecosystem to its core.
In the world of apps, there is indeed such a thing as a free lunch, making this roundup of 12 superb—and free!—Windows 8 apps a virtual smorgasbord.
Microsoft's Windows Store crosses a major milestone as it gains post-BUILD momentum.
Ready to try Windows 8.1? Here's what you need to know.
A Snapdragon 800 processor could give the Surface RT slate LTE capabilities and a big performance shot in the ARM (get it?), but Windows RT won't shine until some software woes are addressed.
Microsoft has released a video overview of some of the new features of Windows 8.1, taking pains to show off how personalized the Start screen can be.