Windows 8/RT


Third-Party Retailers To Sell Surface Tablets

Microsoft announced this week that non-Microsoft outlets will be able to start selling Microsoft's Surface tablets soon.

Windows 8 Pro Users Can Get Media Center at No Extra Cost

Microsoft is offering a limited-time deal to its Windows 8 Pro customers in which they can add Media Center at no extra cost.

Re-Imagining the Windows Administrator

There's no longer a firm dividing line between IT and development skills -- especially not with Microsoft System Center 2012. Greg Shields explains why.

Windows 8 Launch Hit by Slow Consumer Device Sales

A consumer marketing firm found that Windows device sales haven't got much of a Windows 8 push so far.

UPDATE: Microsoft Surface Pro Pricing Unveiled

Microsoft today unveiled the prices that it will charge for its Surface tablet-PCs running Windows 8 Pro.

Reller Touts Windows 8 Upgrade Success at Financial Analyst Event

The new head of the Windows business at Microsoft explained Windows 8 to financial analysts today, dropping a few stats along the way.

Survey Analysis: Businesses Not as Keen on Moving to Windows 8

Forrester Research is seeing some signs that businesses might be slower to adopt Windows 8 compared with its predecessor.

First 48: A Weekend with Microsoft's Surface Tablet

After only using the device for a couple of days, Brien shares some of his initial thoughts on the the Windows RT-based hardware.

Windows 8 Patching Right on Schedule

Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.

Sinofsky Denies Leadership Clash as Reason for Leaving Microsoft

The departure of Microsoft Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky this week has generated press rumors, but Sinofsky himself has offered a blanket denial.

Window Azure Getting High-Performance Computing Improvements

Microsoft today announced some coming Windows Azure improvements for organizations engaged in high-performance computing analyses.

MAP Toolkit 8.0 Beta Available

A beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.0 was released this week.

Security Firm Willing To Sell Windows 8 Hole to Highest Bidder

A French security company has claimed that it's found a security issue in Windows 8. Want to find out what it is? You gotta pay first.

Adobe To Piggyback Flash Updates on Microsoft's Patch Tuesdays

This new scheduling is directly associated with Microsoft's decision to embed Flash into Internet Explorer 10.

Microsoft Changes Windows 8 'Metro' Name to 'Windows Store App'

It's official -- well, sort of. Microsoft has formally changed the "Metro" name used to describe a user interface and an app style for Windows 8 to a new name, "Windows Store app."

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