Brien loads up the early test build of Microsoft's upcoming OS on his tablet and hits the road.
Gartner expects that strong user adpotion of Windows 8 and steady sales of "ultrabooks" will boost the PC market next year.
Mozilla and Google say they are building browsers that will work with Windows 8, and Opera Software is looking into the possibility too.
Microsoft on Tuesday described features and concepts behind its Internet Explorer 10 browsers for Windows 8.
Microsoft has released two community technology previews of System Center 2012 solutions specifically for the new Windows Server 8 beta.
Microsoft late last month quietly rolled out an online backup service for use with its Windows Server 8 beta.
Microsoft this week further explained its PowerShell leanings with Windows Server 8.
Microsoft this week announced a community test preview (CTP) release of Windows Embedded Standard 8.
Plus, LulzSec crumbles from the inside, readers respond to proposed changes to Windows 8 password procedure.
Mary Jo Foley on the impact Windows 8 smartphones may give Microsoft in the marketplace.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Microsoft today announced the beta of Windows Server 8, with the bits are already available for download and testing.
Microsoft today released betas of Windows 8 and Windows Server 8, and opened up its Windows Store for downloading applications.
Microsoft is working on a better touch enabling its next-generation productivity suite, code-named "Office 15."
Will facial recognition and photo manipulation replace the traditional password in Microsoft's next OS?
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