Windows 8/RT


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.

Confusion Continues on Windows 8 ARM Support for 'Desktop Apps'

Microsoft's ostensible plan to support both "Metro-style" and legacy "Desktop" applications on ARM-based Windows 8 tablets may be getting a rethink.

IE 10 Platform Preview 4 Released

Microsoft today released the fourth version of its Internet Explorer 10 platform preview Web browser prototype.

Windows Tablets: Interest Is Starting To Fade Among Consumers

A report released on Tuesday by Forrester Research found that consumer interest in Windows-based tablets has been declining.

Windows To Go: Microsoft's OS Becomes Portable

Brien discusses the security issues tangled with remote user access and highlights how Microsoft may be simplifying the process with its upcoming Windows To Go bootable device.

Windows 8 Will Decrease Patch Restarts

Windows 8 will arrive with a promise to minimize the amount of mandatory restarts needed after the installation of monthly and out-of-band Windows updates.

Microsoft Shareholder Meeting Ends With Ballmer's Windows 8 Quip

Microsoft announced voting results from shareholders today at its annual meeting.

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