Tablets running Windows 8 and Windows RT will make some market gains over the next five years but will still badly trail Android- and iOS-based systems, according to research and consulting firm IDC.
Is it true you don't receive the full version of Office on your Surface tablet? Can you not upgrade to a different version? Brien Posey takes some time to clear the air on these and many other questions.
Microsoft will enable the Adobe Flash Player "to run by default" in Internet Explorer 10.
Personal technology pundit David Pogue explains how you and your end users can navigate, be more productive and have some fun with the new Microsoft client OS.
Microsoft is responding to a less than robust uptake of new Windows 8 devices by cutting the licensing costs for its original equipment manufacturing partners.
Microsoft this week explained a little more about how the Adobe Flash Player works with Internet Explorer 10 on the Windows 8 operating system.
According to market research firm IDC, global PC shipments will continue to drop in 2013 for the second straight year.
For an IT community that has so far been hesitant to add touch-based monitors to the enterprise, a solution for unlocking Windows 8's true potential could lie in Microsoft's Kinect hardware.
- By Greg Shields
Mary Jo Foley argues that if Microsoft's table is to start flying off the shelves, a serious price cut and the addition of differing models that the public actually wants are needed.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Microsoft clarified today that Thursday, February 28 will be the last day to get and use a promotional code for a Windows 8 Pro upgrade.
To find lasting success for Microsoft's tablet, the company needs to show how the device has lasting staying power compared to the competing iPad.
The built-in security capabilities of Windows 8 devices could simplify matters for IT organizations considering BYOD scenarios.
The Windows 8 ecosystem is still evolving, according to Microsoft's chief financial officer.
The rumored "Windows Blue" may not just be an emerging flagship operating system from Microsoft, according to a report.
The Microsoft Surface team fielded questions on Wednesday about the company's forthcoming Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet.