Windows 8/RT


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.

Microsoft Offering Upgrade to Windows 8 for $40

Customers running Windows 7, XP or Vista will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99, according to a Microsoft blog post.

Can Microsoft Speed the Pace of Windows?

Mary Jo Foley on whether Microsoft can/will turn up the speed in which it delivers new updates.

Quick Guide: What's New in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory

Greg Shields lays out the new and improved features to look for in Windows Server 2012's Active Directory.

Gartner: Windows 8 Signals End of Win32 Era

Microsoft's upcoming OS will mark the end of the traditional Windows platform, thanks to WinRT being poised as the dominating platform for Windows OS, according to a report by Gartner.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8 With 'Shared Windows Core'

Microsoft executives on Wednesday previewed Windows Phone 8, the company's next-generation smartphone operating system.

Stretching Surface Speculation to Security

Will Microsoft's Surface help to bring in good security practices into the tablet world?

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8 Surface Tablet

CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled Microsoft Surface, a fully-functional Windows 8 tablet, during a presentation yesterday in Los Angeles, Calif.

Microsoft Updates System Center 2012 SP1 With Windows Server 2012 Support

Microsoft on Friday released the second community test preview System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, which works with Microsoft's latest state-of-the-art products.

Mobile Management with Intune Misses the Mark

Windows 8 on mobile devices will be managed with Microsoft's cloud-based management tool. Here's why that's a bad thing.

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