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In an effort to bridge the divide between desktops, notebooks, and tablets, Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is very touch-oriented. Our software news, reviews, and guides help you get the most out of the company’s newest environment so that you never have to feel lost.

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Why should Nintendo's 3DS XL, Sony's PlayStation Vita, and Nvidia's Shield have all the fun? We take Dell's Windows 8.1-based Venue 8 Pro, powered by an Atom processor, and try turning it into a portable PC...

news - JULY 10 58

Is our first taste of Windows 9 just around the corner?

Windows 8 on the Community

Windows 8 experts answer your questions

news - JULY 9 5

So much for getting this tablet during the summer.

Tutorial - JUNE 4

Hi. Today I will tell you how to get the Windows Experience Index (WINSAT) tool with its GUI too, on Windows...

news - JULY 7 12

False alarm, people; the Surface Mini is back in production.

news - JULY 3 25

Many users currently can't upgrade to Windows 8.1.

news - JUNE 30 17

Microsoft may not sell the Surface Mini.

news - JUNE 25 42

There's a third update in the works, sources say.

news - MAY 27 1

Toshiba is adding a couple more PCs to its back-to-school line of computers.

news - MAY 27 9

Microsoft has a discounted version of Windows 8.1.

news - MAY 23 32

Windows 9 will likely arrive in Q2 or Q3 2015.

news - MAY 19 25

A consumer preview of Windows 9 may arrive in February.

news - MAY 14 21

Darn those pesky leaks!

news - MAY 13 0

Microsoft's Windows and Windows Phone stores are becoming more unified.

news - APRIL 16 21

Someone at Microsoft loves us.

news - APRIL 8 47

Want the Update for Windows 8.1 right now? This is how you can manually install it.

news - MARCH 17 22

End of the line before Metro Firefox ever got off the ground.

news - MARCH 7 46

You can grab the update now if you're feeling adventurous.

news - MARCH 4 206

It's time to go people. The Windows XP party will be over soon.

news - FEBRUARY 19 99

A Microsoft UX designer talks about why we need the Start Screen in Windows 8.

news - FEBRUARY 15 43

Could this help or kill the Windows Phone platform?

news - FEBRUARY 8 45

Update 1 seems to cater to the mouse and keyboard user.