It now looks increasingly likely that Microsoft will have to perform a dramatic u-turn on the Windows 8 interface.
A lot of people have expressed distaste for Windows 8's Metro design, so Microsoft has gotten rid of Metro...well, just the name.
Microsoft has come under heavy fire from Mozilla for allegedly blocking third-party browsers from operating in Windows 8 (RT-ARM) Classic mode.
Microsoft's touch language for Windows 8 PCs requires digitizers that support a minimum of 5 fingers.
Redmond has revamped it flagship Internet Explorer (IE) 10 browser to match the style and feel of Windows 8 Metro - a slick UI targeted at tablets and other mobile devices.
Google is toiling away at a Windows 8 Metro-optimized version of its Web browser.
Microsoft's today - at last - releasing a beta version of Skype for Windows Phone, giving users free audio and video calls over 3G, 4G or Wifi. The full release is due in April.
The Mozilla Foundation is coding a specialized version of its flagship Firefox browser for Microsoft Windows 8 Metro.
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has seen the future of mobile devices - and it is Google's versatile Android operating system.
Divorces are never pretty and the very public WinTel breakup was certainly no exception.
Microsoft exec Steve Sinofsky has taken to the blogosphere in an effort to explain the revamped UI (user interface) powering Redmond's long-awaited Windows 8.
Microsoft's released a preview build of Windows 8 to some of its partners - and several of those partners have helpfully released it to the press, revealing a new ribbon interface.
It's the end of an era in Los Angeles, where the city's Metro system reports that it has retired its last diesel bus.