Xbox Games With Gold serves up Ground Zeroes, How to Survive, and more in August

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and both entries in 4A's Metro series will be released as free downloads for Xbox Live Gold subscribers next month.

New supposed leaked image of Windows 9 shows Metro app running in windowed mode

A site claims to have acquired images of Windows 9. One image shows a Metro app running in windowed mode in the classic desktop UI. The other shows the new Start menu.

5 reasons why the Windows 8 Store is a complete mess

Want to buy an app for your Windows 8 PC? You may change your mind after you see the Windows Store, an epic blunder that Microsoft seems unwilling or unable to fix, even months after its operating system launched to the public.

Move over Chrome, preview of Firefox for Windows 8 expected in September

Mozilla will release a preview of Firefox for Windows 8 in September, complete with Modern UI styling and windowless Flash.

Will Windows 8 be the next Vista?

Microsoft only seems to get a solid hit with every other Windows release. After Windows 7's success, is Windows 8 destined for ignobility?

Verizon says it will push Windows Phone as heavily as Droid

Verizon says that it plans to give Windows Phone a real push later this year, with new devices and a presumed advertising campaign.

Google adds a desktop to Chrome OS: Is it innovation or backpedaling?

Google's Chrome OS has always prioritized simplicity, but now Google has added the ability to use multiple resizable windows, just like a normal desktop OS. Does it offer more power, or is it just a blast from the past?

Microsoft rolls out a dramatically different logo for Windows 8

While Microsoft developers continue to work endlessly on the upcoming revision of the Windows operating system, Microsoft has unveiled a new logo for the future release of Windows 8

Microsoft says it will fix Xbox color and streaming resolution issues – but not when

Microsoft is rumored to have pushed an unfinished update too early, and now the fix doesn't have a timeline.

Microsoft launches a Beacon-infused revision of

With the Holiday 2011 dashboard update bringing a massive revision to the look and feel of the Xbox 360 dashboard, Microsoft has launched a similar design to complete with social features.

Xbox Live running in Windows 8 captured on video

A video from Microsoft's Build 2011 developer's conference shows the upcoming Metro-inspired dashboard update for Xbox 360 running in Windows 8.

Windows 8 leaked ‘Immersive’ mode shows Windows Phone influence

Microsoft is keeping a tight lid on Windows 8, but not tight enough. Today a screenshot showing a Windows Phone-like UI has leaked.