Windows 8 Coverage
Three years after Microsoft redeemed for the sins of Vista with the launch of Windows 7, another new Windows is upon us. Quite unlike its conservative predecessor, Windows 8 represents a huge departure from the way things used to work. A touch-based “Modern UI” interface now lies at the heart of the Windows experience, which brings a wave of tablet hardware to go along with it. Here’s everything you need to know about the tectonic shift the Windows universe is undergoing – and where it will take us.
At the Microsoft Build conference, CEO Steve Ballmer announced that an official Facebook app is on the way to Windows 8. It's been a long, hard wait, W8 users - and now it's over.
Is the T440s a modern take on a classic laptop, or has the brand’s formula been ruined?
- Pros: Great keyboard, Decent 1080p touchscreen, Can run up to ...
- Cons: Some materials feel cheap, Poor audio quality, Frustrati...
Windows Threshold, which is slated for a Spring 2015 release, allegedly promises to build a stronger relationship between Microsoft's desktop PC, mobile and Xbox operating systems.
Not only is Windows 8 still strongly unpopular, but its predecessor, Windows 7, not only maintained its overwhelming popularity, but even gained some fans as of last month, according to one firm.
Though this isn't expected to happen anytime soon, a Microsoft executive recently stated that there are simply way too many versions of Windows on the market, and that they will be cut down at some point.
Good news, Windows users! Popular drone maker Parrot has partnered with Microsoft to allow you to control the Parrot AR Drone 2.0 quadrocopter with your Windows machine. Check out more after the jump.
Despite an uptick in October, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 app releases have taken a pretty sharp dive in recent months. What gives? We take a look at what could account for the downturn.
The official, 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' companion app has arrived for mobile devices a mere week after the title's launch…
Though the reception to Windows 8 and 8.1 has been lukewarm, downloads of Windows Store apps to machines running either OS rose sharply last month.