Windows 8/RT


PC Market Continues Market Share Slide for Second Year in a Row

According to market research firm IDC, global PC shipments will continue to drop in 2013 for the second straight year.

What Will It Take for Microsoft's Surface to Sell?

Mary Jo Foley argues that if Microsoft's table is to start flying off the shelves, a serious price cut and the addition of differing models that the public actually wants are needed.

Could a Gesture-Based UI Unlock Windows 8's True Potential?

For an IT community that has so far been hesitant to add touch-based monitors to the enterprise, a solution for unlocking Windows 8's true potential could lie in Microsoft's Kinect hardware.

Microsoft's New PC Windows 8 Upgrade Deal Ends After Feb. 28

Microsoft clarified today that Thursday, February 28 will be the last day to get and use a promotional code for a Windows 8 Pro upgrade.

The Future of Microsoft Surface

To find lasting success for Microsoft's tablet, the company needs to show how the device has lasting staying power compared to the competing iPad.

Wave Outlines Windows 8 Mobile Device Management Alternative

The built-in security capabilities of Windows 8 devices could simplify matters for IT organizations considering BYOD scenarios.

Microsoft Exec Grilled on Windows 8 Strategy

The Windows 8 ecosystem is still evolving, according to Microsoft's chief financial officer.

Windows Blue Said to Be a Wave of Microsoft Updates

The rumored "Windows Blue" may not just be an emerging flagship operating system from Microsoft, according to a report.

Surface Pro Explained by Microsoft's Engineering Team

The Microsoft Surface team fielded questions on Wednesday about the company's forthcoming Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet.

Windows 8: A Container for Applications

The lackluster reception for Microsoft's newest Windows offering may have more to do with how we view modern OSes than it does with actual Windows 8 reaction.Once you start viewing Windows 8 as a portal for app deployment, there's much to like.

Why Enterprises Shouldn't Shy Away from Windows 8

While Microsoft has been vocal on why consumers should upgrade to Windows 8, what about enterprises? Don Jones is here to make that argument.

Microsoft's 2013 Roadmap Shifting to Tablets and Clouds

Microsoft will be pushing tablets and cloud services in 2013, according to expert analysis.

Surface Windows RT Makes 'Muted' Showing in Q4 Tablet Report

Apple led in fourth-quarter tablet shipments, while Microsoft didn't even make the top-five list with its new Surface RT product, according to data compiled by IDC and announced today.

My Server App Released for Managing Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Microsoft this week announced the release of its My Server App for Windows 8 or Windows RT.

Google Grants Reprieve to July 31 on Windows Phone ActiveSync Support

Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync technology is getting a six-month reprieve for Windows Phone users integrating with Google Apps.

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