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.
Dell Shows Off $349 Touch-Based Laptop; $379 With Haswell
Sep 18, 2013 - in News
The $349 touch-based Inspiron 11 3000 launches next month.
Dell Intros New Line of Touchscreen Monitors
Aug 31, 2013 - in News
Dell has launched three touch-capable monitors starting at $250 USD.
Dell Teases XPS 11 Hybrid with Haswell, Windows 8.1
Jun 4, 2013 - in News
Dell introduced a hybrid laptop sporting a "Haswell" CPU and Windows 8.1.
IDC: PC Shipments Dropped 13.9% in 1Q13
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
PC sales continue to drop.
Dell XPS One 27: Can An All-In-One Make Us Love Windows 8?
Apr 8, 2013 - in Reviews
Windows 8 is unquestionably intended to create consistency between consoles, tablets, phones, and the PC. But the desktop world is still largely without touch input. Can Dell's XPS One 27 make the Windows 8 experience better with a gorgeous touchscreen?
Dell to Launch New Windows 8 Tablets in Late 2013
Apr 8, 2013 - in News
Dell is exploring numerous tablet sizes, but the first wave will likely be 10 inches and larger.
Report: PC Shipments Will Drop 1.3% in 2013
Mar 6, 2013 - in News
Even growth in emerging markets in slowing down for desktops.
Dell XPS 10 Easiest Tablet to Repair, Surface Pro Hardest
Mar 4, 2013 - in News
Microsoft's device received lowest score of 1 out of 10.
Dell Launches $499 Windows 8 Tablet
Jan 10, 2013 - in News
Powered by a dual-core Intel Atom 1.8GHz Z2760 processor.
Dell Warned Ballmer Not To Use Windows RT Branding
Dec 26, 2012 - in News
Using the Windows branding on the ARM-based OS will only lead to confusion, Dell said.
Dell Says No Smartphones in Near Future
Dec 13, 2012 - in News
Dell will provide smartphone solutions, not smartphone hardware.
Surface Named Most Popular Windows 8 Device by AdDuplex
Nov 15, 2012 - in News
Tablet boasts 11 percent share of the market.
Microsoft, Dell Releases Free Windows 8 for Dummies, More
Nov 5, 2012 - in News
Microsoft has made available a bunch of free e-books, one of which is a Windows 8 for Dummies: Pocket Edition co-authored by Dell.
Dell Shows Off Its Entire Windows 8-Based Fall Line-Up
Oct 31, 2012 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware was recently invited to an event in New York to preview Dell's line-up of Windows 8-based Inspiron and XPS families of notebooks, tablets, and accessories. From all-in-ones to convertibles, and notebooks, the company is all-in with touch.
Michael Dell Was The First To See Surface, Says Ballmer
Oct 26, 2012 - in News
Steve Ballmer and Michael Dell talk all things Windows 8, including Dell's reaction to the Surface tablet.
Dell Showcases 5 New Windows 8 Devices
Oct 25, 2012 - in News
Dell has introduced another batch of Windows 8 devices.
Dell Puts Its Windows 8 Line-up Up for Pre-order
Oct 13, 2012 - in News
Dell is getting in early and opening up pre-orders for its Windows 8 machines.
Dell Shows Off Three New Windows 8 XPS Systems
Aug 31, 2012 - in News
Dell has introduced a new Windows RT tablet, a tablet hybrid, and a 27-inch AIO desktop PC.
Dell 2011/12 Roadmap Reveals Windows 8 Tablet
Feb 17, 2011 - in News