Windows 8/RT


Rumor: Office 2013 for Windows RT Will Lack Some Features

Microsoft reportedly will include a "preview" version of Office 2013 for Windows RT when those devices get shipped, but it's rumored that some features will get cut.

Is Microsoft Saying Goodbye to the Windows 8 'Metro' Name?

The "Metro" name, which is associated with the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, may be dropped by Microsoft.

Windows 8 Won't Be a Hacker's Paradise

Attackers will have to learn a new trick if they want to hack Windows 8.

Windows Server 2012 Released to Manufacturing

Windows Server 2012 was released today to hardware manufacturers, along with the Windows 8 client.

Windows 8 Hitting Metal, Available as RTM Release Today

Microsoft announced today that Windows 8 is available at the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) stage.

Microsoft Acknowledges Possible Partner Strain Over Surface Tablet

The upcoming Windows 8 Surface tablet could strain relationships with its hardware partners, said Microsoft on Thursday.

Black Hat: Will Windows 8 Be a Hacking Killjoy?

During a presentation at this week's Black Hat security conference, security pros presented an argument on why Windows 8 may be the most secure OS Microsoft has ever released.

Microsoft Build 2012 Dev Event Slated for October

Microsoft's next Build developer event is scheduled to take place the week after Windows 8 ships.

Microsoft Looks To Be On the Right Track With Surface

Brien lays out why he is optimistic about Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet, and why you may be ditching the iPad for the Surface.

New Office 365: Where Are the Metro Apps?

Microsoft showed off its next-generation Office last week, but viewers most likely did not see the Metro user interface at work.

Windows 8 Official Release Date: October 26

According to a Windows Team blog post made Wednesday, the official release date for Windows 8 will be October 26, 2012.

Backup Gets Personal in Windows 8 With 'File History'

Microsoft described a new "File History" backup-and-restore feature for use with personal files in Windows 8.

Windows 8's General Availability Set for October, Windows Server 2012 To Reach RTM in August

Windows 8 will be generally available in October and will release to manufacturing (RTM) in the first week of August, according to a Microsoft announcement.

Windows Server 2012 Editions Revealed

Microsoft announced today that Windows Server 2012 will have only four editions: Datacenter, Standard, Essentials and Foundation.

Review: Inside Windows Server 2012

With a new file system, Features on Demand, and major improvements to storage, networking and clustering, the forthcoming server OS is a substantial move forward for Microsoft.

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