Consultancy firm Directions on Microsoft has outlined expectations for Microsoft's product roadmap in 2012 and beyond.
A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy.
Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
It was supposed to be Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's final shining moment at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.
Microsoft on Thursday revealed that Windows 8 will have a sophisticated "storage spaces" feature that works with the forthcoming operating system's New Technology File System (NTFS).
PC builders Acer and Lenovo are rumored to be planning tablets running Windows 8 on Intel's x86 "Clover Trail" system-on-chip (SoC) silicon for appearance as early as June or July, according to a media report.
Do technology like 3D gaming and motion-controlled devices give us a hint on what Microsoft envisions for the future?
Microsoft has come through with Silverlight 5, which was released as a final product today.
- By Kathleen Richards
Microsoft will release the beta of Windows 8 in late February, a company official announced yesterday.
Microsoft unveiled details about its forthcoming online store for selling Windows 8 Metro-style applications yesterday.
Windows 8 may have a somewhat lackluster showing when it is rolled out as a product next year, according to a "Top 10 Predictions" report published by IDC this month.
Windows To Go, even in its pre-release state, just seems to perfectly fit with that everywhere-for-everyone mentality that's changing everything about how we do IT.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft could release a beta of Windows 8 in "late January" or "late February," according to two media reports.
Don Jones clarifies his earlier statements regarding the pending doom of the GUI in Windows Server OSes -- and yes, death is still in the picture.
Brien walks you through the process of creating and running Windows 8 from a bootable USB flash drive.