Microsoft announced that it's timing its Windows 8 Consumer Preview release with the availability of Visual Studio 11 beta and NET Framework 4.5 beta. set for release Feb. 29.
- By Kathleen Richards
Microsoft will be providing users with more options for preferred languages in Windows 8.
Microsoft unveiled and explained how it devised its new logo for Windows 8 today.
Microsoft thinks about the operating system market in terms of "devices and services," according to the company's chief financial officer.
While the tablet won't be replacing the laptop anytime soon, tablets continue to improve their usability.
Microsoft on Thursday provided a lot of clarification about what to expect with Windows 8 on ARM, also known as "WOA."
Microsoft explained a bit more about the power-saving capabilities of Windows 8 and how that works with applications.
Microsoft will hold a Windows 8 Consumer Preview event on Feb. 29 in Barcelona, Spain.
Consultancy firm Directions on Microsoft has outlined expectations for Microsoft's product roadmap in 2012 and beyond.
A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy.
Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
It was supposed to be Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's final shining moment at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.
Microsoft on Thursday revealed that Windows 8 will have a sophisticated "storage spaces" feature that works with the forthcoming operating system's New Technology File System (NTFS).
PC builders Acer and Lenovo are rumored to be planning tablets running Windows 8 on Intel's x86 "Clover Trail" system-on-chip (SoC) silicon for appearance as early as June or July, according to a media report.
Do technology like 3D gaming and motion-controlled devices give us a hint on what Microsoft envisions for the future?