Windows 8/RT


Spanish Linux Group Takes Windows 8 Secure Boot to the EC

A Linux developer group in Spain has kicked the "secure boot" controversy upward to the European Commission.

Sync Squabble Between Microsoft and Google Confusing Users

Some users updating their Mail, Calendar and People apps on Windows 8 and Windows RT systems seem to be having synchronization problems with various Google Apps.

Microsoft Confirms 'Blue' Project

Microsoft confirmed today that it has an internal plan, code-named "Blue," that will set the pace for the company's products in the near future.

Microsoft Kicks Off New Security Update Process for Its Windows Store Apps

A Mail security update for Windows 8 and Windows RT systems was released today.

'Windows Blue' Screenshots Depict Coming OS Improvements

The rumored "Windows Blue" update wave is getting a bit more solid.

Microsoft To Deliver Windows 8/RT App Updates on Tuesday

Small-bore app improvements will be arriving as early as Tuesday.

IDC: Windows Tablets To Have Single-Digit Market Share in 2017

Tablets running Windows 8 and Windows RT will make some market gains over the next five years but will still badly trail Android- and iOS-based systems, according to research and consulting firm IDC.

Clearing Up Microsoft Office/Surface Rumors

Is it true you don't receive the full version of Office on your Surface tablet? Can you not upgrade to a different version? Brien Posey takes some time to clear the air on these and many other questions.

Microsoft Starting New IE 10 Flash Policy This Month

Microsoft will enable the Adobe Flash Player "to run by default" in Internet Explorer 10.

David Pogue's Top 20 Windows 8 Usability Tips

Personal technology pundit David Pogue explains how you and your end users can navigate, be more productive and have some fun with the new Microsoft client OS.

Microsoft Cuts OEM Costs as Windows 8 Adoption Falls Below Vista

Microsoft is responding to a less than robust uptake of new Windows 8 devices by cutting the licensing costs for its original equipment manufacturing partners.

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.

Microsoft Explains IE 10 and Adobe Flash Nuances

Microsoft this week explained a little more about how the Adobe Flash Player works with Internet Explorer 10 on the Windows 8 operating system.

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.

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