Windows 8 The next release of Microsoft's flagship OS will be a radical departure from past versions of the Windows platform. We look at what the company's huge gamble will mean for PCs, tablets and the cloud. Also: Preview of Windows Server 8
Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.
Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.
Handheld devices might be all the rage, but editing documents or spreadsheets on them is still difficult. Mobile OSes are getting better, though, and some applications can provide relief. Here's your guide to the current options.
Your picks for 2011's best Windows IT products in a wide variety of categories.