Windows 8/RT


OEMs Showcase Windows 8 and Windows RT Devices

Key OEM partners Acer, ASUS, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba are among those launching or making available a new class of devices based off of Windows 8.

Windows 8 Management, Security and Licensing Changes: What IT Pros Need To Know

From hardware to device management to security to IE 10 oddities, here's an in-depth look at what you should be aware of when Microsoft rolls out Windows 8 later this week.

Security Resources for Microsoft's Windows 8/RT/Surface/WP8/IE 10 Launches

Starting on Friday, Microsoft's bonanza of software and hardware relases begin.

Beyond the Hype: Why You Should Consider Windows 8

With features like Windows To Go and DirectAccess, Windows 8 can rise above the controversy to be a solid OS for the enterprise.

Can Microsoft Surface RT Beat the iPad in Display Clarity?

A researcher at display technology firm DisplayMate has found that preliminary results are mixed when comparing Surface RT's resolution to its Apple competitor.

Windows 8 Impressions: Some Minor Bugs in a Solid OS

Brien throws caution to the wind and fully installs Windows 8 on a hard drive to see if Microsoft's latest OS can stand up to the day-to-day tasks for a techie.

Report: Microsoft's OS Market Lead Slipping, Even as Windows 8 Arrives

Microsoft will roll out its new Windows 8 operating system on Friday, but a new report from Forrester Research suggests it won't arrive in time to thwart a diminishing market share.

Microsoft Surface Team Dives Deep on Design Questions

The Microsoft Surface team fielded some questions in a Tuesday Reddit session about the company's new tablet device, which is available today for preordering.

IE 10 'Preview' for Windows 7 Arriving Mid-November

Microsoft announced today that it plans to support Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 and will release a "preview" next month.

UPDATE: Microsoft Surface Windows RT Preordering Starts Today

Microsoft today announced it is taking advance orders for its Windows RT-based Surface "tablet PC."

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Cumulative Update Available

Microsoft this week released a cumulative update to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Preorders Available

Upgrade copies of Windows 8 Pro for x86/x64 systems can now be preordered from various retail outlets.

Ballmer: Microsoft Is a 'Devices and Services Company'

Microsoft now sees itself as a "devices and services company," according to CEO Steve Ballmer.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Released to Manufacturers

Microsoft released Windows Server 2012 Essentials to its hardware manufacturing partners today.

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