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Windows 8


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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news - SEPTEMBER 11 29

Microsoft may be simplifying branding to ease consumer confusion.

Windows 8 on the Community

Windows 8 experts answer your questions

news - AUGUST 28 10

New Windows and Windows Phone Store policies have forced a large number of apps to be kicked out.

Tutorial - AUGUST 26

I'm upgrading a lot of my PC along with my mobo and CPU so I'm going to have to re-install windows going from an AMD board to an Intel. ...

news - AUGUST 18 16

Microsoft is investigating Blue Screen of Death problems related to four recent updates.

news - AUGUST 11 27

Cortana is showing up in Windows 9.

news - AUGUST 4 14

This will be a rather small update.

news - JULY 23 50

The next version of Windows will merge three platforms into one.

news - JULY 17 62

Microsoft VP Tony Prophet talks about running Modern UI apps in windowed mode.

news - JULY 16 14

Update 3 may pave the way for Windows 9 if the new OS is falling behind schedule.

news - JULY 15 85

A screenshot from a leaked build reveals the Start Button and Menu.

news - JULY 10 80

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

news - JULY 9 5

So much for getting this tablet during the summer.

news - JULY 7 15

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

news - JULY 3 26

Many users currently can't upgrade to Windows 8.1.

news - JUNE 30 17

Microsoft may not sell the Surface Mini.

news - JUNE 25 43

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 24

Darn those pesky leaks!

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