Windows 8/RT


Gartner: Microsoft Tablet Market Share To Claim 4 Percent in 2012

Research firm Gartner is projecting that tablets running any version of Windows OS will make up 4.1 percent of all media tablets sold this year.

Splashtop Releases Window 8 Developer Test Solution for iPads

The world of cross-device computing inched closer with the release today of a new "Win8 Metro Testbed" connection solution from Splashtop Inc.

Microsoft Rolls Out 'User Experience' and App-V 5.0 Virtualization Betas

Microsoft today released "user experience virtualization" and application virtualization beta tools that will be part of its Desktop Optimization suite for IT pros.

Windows 8: Show Us the Hardware!

Mary Jo Foley points out that while Microsoft can talk Windows 8 all it wants, there's currently no hardware that can truly show off what Window 8 will do.

Windows 8 Release Dates Rumored, Start Button Dead

Specific Windows 8 release-cycle dates were reported today on a financial news Web site.

DaRT 8 Beta Recovery Tool for Windows Released

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the availability of a beta test version of its PC recovery solution for IT pros.

IE 10 Security Feature Offers Bumpy Ride for 'Desktop' Users

Internet Explorer 10 contains a new security feature called "enhanced protected mode" that Windows 8 beta testers may soon encounter.

Windows 8 Beta Can Be Tested With Windows Home Server

Microsoft this week offered some tips about connecting the Windows 8 "customer preview" beta with Windows Home Server.

Windows 8 Adding a New Look to Tablet Screens

Microsoft on Wednesday talked about its screen-design considerations in Windows 8.

Rumor: Windows 8 Devices To Hit Markets in October

Windows 8 devices will be released for sale in October, according to a press report.

Initial Reaction to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Brien loads up the early test build of Microsoft's upcoming OS on his tablet and hits the road.

Report: PC Sales To Improve in 2013 Thanks to Windows 8

Gartner expects that strong user adpotion of Windows 8 and steady sales of "ultrabooks" will boost the PC market next year.

Mozilla and Google Browsers Going "Metro" With Windows 8

Mozilla and Google say they are building browsers that will work with Windows 8, and Opera Software is looking into the possibility too.

IE 10's Metro Experience Draws Skeptics

Microsoft on Tuesday described features and concepts behind its Internet Explorer 10 browsers for Windows 8.

Microsoft Releases System Center 2012 CTPs for Windows Server 8

Microsoft has released two community technology previews of System Center 2012 solutions specifically for the new Windows Server 8 beta.

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