It's finally here. Microsoft has launched the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 devices, along with new accessories to go along with them. You can head over to your local Microsoft retail store, visit the online Microsoft Store, or select t... keep reading
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Update: Microsoft has responded to this claim. "The suggestion that all Windows 8 apps run on Xbox One is not accurate," a Microsoft spokesperson stated. Microsoft did not go in-depth into the answer and did not clarify if some Windows 8... keep reading
Microsoft announced today that the United States Army will purchase 50,000 seat licenses of Microsoft's Office 365 cloud-based Office productivity suite. Office 365 was approved for purchase by the Department of Defense to be deployed to... keep reading
Back in early September of this year, we learned that Microsoft was offering iPad owners the ability to trade in their iPad for a minimum of $200. This promotion was set to expire on October 27th but has now been extended until December 3... keep reading
In an attempt to woo developers into creating apps for the Windows Phone platform, Microsoft has apparently 'repackaged' popular mobile websites into what the company calls 'webapps' for Windows Phone. In essence, these so-called apps sim... keep reading
Microsoft's brand new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are set for release on October 22nd and we've got a roundup of reviews from all the major news outlets who were lucky enough to get their dirty little hands on Microsoft's latest Surface p... keep reading
Nvidia has rolled out the WHQL Game Ready drivers for Windows 8.1, after the operating system was released to Windows 8 users as a free update. This driver is the recommended driver update for those of you running Windows 8.1.
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According to a new report from Gartner, Microsoft's Windows operating system is projected to decline 4.3% in market share in 2013 due to declining sales of traditional PCs. However, Gartner sees an increase in market share for next year a... keep reading
What's the biggest - or at least the most loudly voiced - complaint that's made about Windows 8? My money is on it being the morphing of the Start menu into the Start screen. When Windows 8 was first released, users were up in arms at the... keep reading
Over the weekend, Microsoft decided to temporarily pull Windows RT 8.1 from the Windows Store after a number of users experienced issues with the upgrade. Although this download remains unavailable, a recovery image has been released that... keep reading
For those who were one of the lucky ones to successfully download and install the Windows 8.1 update while numerous users are experiencing difficulties, you are likely to be enjoying all the new consumer requested features that the update... keep reading
Many users are frustrated that they are stuck downloading the Windows 8.1 update via the Windows Store and the option to download an ISO is unavailable. Microsoft revealed that they would not be providing an ISO for download, but that doe... keep reading
Along with the Windows 8.1 general availability, Microsoft announced on Friday the general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and a new release of Windows Intune. These releases are part of Microsoft's "wave 2" ... keep reading
For those of you wishing to use a third-party headset on your brand new Xbox One entertainment console once it is released on November 22nd, you will be out of luck for a little while. Apparently, the Xbox One headset adapter has been del... keep reading
Microsoft finally rolled out the official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 to launch alongside the release of the Windows 8.1 update on October 17th. Microsoft has already rolled out an update to the app, but unfortunately, the change log has... keep reading
Microsoft has apparently removed the Windows RT 8.1 update from the Windows Store, citing a situation as the culprit for some users. Microsoft is investigating the issue and will provide further details once the update is ready to be rele... keep reading
Microsoft rolled out Windows 8.1 on October 17th as a free update to Windows 8 users. This update was designed to bring numerous new features and improvements based on consumer feedback. Unfortunately for many, this update has been result... keep reading
For those of you who use SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online via your Office 365 subscription, Microsoft has released an update to the SkyDrive Pro app for Windows 8.1. In this update, Microsoft adds the ability to view photos in-app, up... keep reading
Just recently, Microsoft rolled out a Remote Desktop app for both iOS and Android, allowing those users to remote into a Windows machine with ease. This marked the first time Microsoft has brought the Windows desktop to phones and tablets... keep reading
Since the launch of Windows 8.1, the popular search engine Google has been displaying in 'legacy mode' for everyone using IE11. There has been no explanation as to why this is happening, and what's strange about this is that this wasn't h... keep reading
Now that Windows 8.1 has launched, Microsoft and Amazon have begun selling Windows Store gift cards in $15, $25, and $50 (USD) increments. These gift cards can be redeemed to a single Microsoft Account that consumers can use across multip... keep reading
Microsoft rolled out Windows 8.1 on October 17th and the operating system update hit general availability today, for those of you who are just joining in. On top of that, Microsoft has been publishing blog posts for several weeks highligh... keep reading
For those of you who use the official Wikipedia app on Windows 8.1, there is an update available for the app that features a new search input. This search input takes advantage of the new search capabilities in Windows 8.1.
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Acer has unveiled a new 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet that is set to be available later this month. The Iconia W4 features a slim and lightweight design and is powered by Intel's Atom 1.8 GHz processor.
"The Iconia W4 features a slim... keep reading
Just recently, we learned that Microsoft had rolled out the ability to redeem gift cards or promotional codes via the Windows Store. This feature obviously is great as it allows one to enter a gift card code to use towards app or game pur... keep reading
Microsoft released Windows 8.1 as a free update to Windows 8 users several hours ago and the company has also rolled out two new Windows 8.1 videos for your viewing pleasure.
In the first video, embedded below, Microsoft wants you... keep reading
Microsoft's Xbox 360 entertainment console remains the top-selling gaming console in the United States for the entirety of this year, but has finally lost to Sony's PS3 console after 32 consecutive months of dominance.
Microsoft h... keep reading
Along with the release of Windows 8.1 earlier today, Microsoft has also rolled out Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry for embedded OEMs. This operating system offers the "Windows Blue" treatment to Windows Embedded 8.0, the operating system us... keep reading
Earlier today, Microsoft rolled out the Windows 8.1 update for Windows 8 users. On top of that, Microsoft took it to Reddit to allow users to ask them any questions. We've highlighted a few noteworthy tidbits from the Reddit AMA session b... keep reading
The limelight may have been on Windows 8.1 today, but that didn't stop Microsoft from rolling out some app update love for Windows Phone 8. Today, Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Bing Weather app and Bing Sports app for the Wind... keep reading
Microsoft rolled out the Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 update today and for those of you who own a Surface device, now is the time to update.
For those of you on Windows 8 or Windows RT on your Surface Pro or Surface RT, simply... keep reading
Microsoft is scheduled to launch Visual Studio 2013 on November 13th and pricing will remain similar to that of Visual Studio 2012. For those who have a MSDN subscription, you can actually snag the RTM bits of Visual Studio 2013 today, al... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out the Windows 8.1 Enterprise 90-day evaluation for IT professionals who want to try the new operating system for their organization. However, if you simply want to try Windows 8.1 for personal use, you can do that t... keep reading
It's here! The moment we've all been waiting for, the Windows 8.1 update for Windows 8! Microsoft has been hard at work for months on end to deliver their latest spin on the Windows 8 operating system. You can grab the update as a Windows... keep reading
Windows 8.1 is set to launch in a matter of hours, and Microsoft has started to update its core apps which are pre-installed with Windows 8.1. The app updates look to be mostly fixing things, not adding anything new. This is expected, as... keep reading
Microsoft announced back in June this year that Facebook was planning to launch an official app for the Windows 8.1 release. Today is that day, and the official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 is here for everyone who's running Windows 8.1 t... keep reading