Windows 8/RT


Microsoft's Roadmap for 2012 Charted by Analyst Firm

Consultancy firm Directions on Microsoft has outlined expectations for Microsoft's product roadmap in 2012 and beyond.

Windows 8 Secure Boot Controversy Refuses To Die

A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy.

Microsoft Outlines Details of New Windows File System

Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.

CES Keynote: Ballmer Sees 'New Magic' in Microsoft Metro UI

It was supposed to be Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's final shining moment at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.

Microsoft Says Windows 8 Will Have Storage Virtualization Benefits

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).

Windows 8 on x86 Tablets Rumored for This Summer

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.

The Future Technology Nobody Is Talking About

Do technology like 3D gaming and motion-controlled devices give us a hint on what Microsoft envisions for the future?

Silverlight 5 Now Available for Download

Microsoft has come through with Silverlight 5, which was released as a final product today.

Microsoft: Windows 8 Beta Coming in 'Late February'

Microsoft will release the beta of Windows 8 in late February, a company official announced yesterday.

Windows 8 Online Store Opening in Late February

Microsoft unveiled details about its forthcoming online store for selling Windows 8 Metro-style applications yesterday.

Report Sees Challenges for Windows 8 in 2012

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 8: Could Windows To Go Change Everything?

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.

Windows 8 Beta Rumored in Late January

Microsoft could release a beta of Windows 8 in "late January" or "late February," according to two media reports.

Exaggerated: Reports of the Windows GUI Death

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.

Making a USB Flash Drive Bootable (Perfect for Running Windows 8)

Brien walks you through the process of creating and running Windows 8 from a bootable USB flash drive.

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