Asus has debuted a new Windows 8 notebook priced at $300. Dubbed the 1015E, the device features a 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron 847 dual core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive and a 10.1 inc, 1366 x 768 pixel display.
Microsoft's CFO Peter Klein is the latest top executive to flee Redmond's Vole Hill in what some analysts think is a by-product of Steve Ballmer sticking to power.
Despite Windows XP and Office 2003 support ending in April 8 2014, more than 15 percent of midsize and large businesses are still, and will continue using the OS Gartner has said.
Touchscreen notebooks and tablets running Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system are still considered somewhat expensive by mainstream users.
It is starting to look like Microsoft might have realised that the reason people are not moving to Windows 8 is because of its idiotic interface.
Sales of Microsoft's Surface tablets - both Windows RT and 8 - have been considerably less-than-stellar. Nevertheless, Redmond is said to be designing a new lineup of devices, including a 7-inch tablet which could kick off mass production in late 2013.
The first quarter of 2013 was the worst for PC sales since 1994, IDC said.
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), plummeting -13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012.
There are a number of tablets on the market today running Windows 8, including Microsoft's very own Surface Pro.
Faster performance for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is always a plus - assuming battery life doesn't suffer as a result.
Opinion News that Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows XP in a year from now is bound to cause some dismay for quite a few people.
AMD has surprised the tech press by saying that it did not believe that there would ever be a DirectX 12.
Microsoft is kindly asking users of Windows XP to upgrade to something a bit less ancient, again. XP has been around for a decade and it is still used on 15 to 20 percent of PCs, depending on who you ask.
This coming Monday will mark just one year until Microsoft ends extended support for Windows XP. Vista was a joke - but Windows 7 is quite good, and companies are being urged to upgrade their OS before exposing themselves to unnecessary risk.
A report from analyst company Gartner said that the traditional PC market will slip in 2013 by 7.6 percent as people open their wallets to spend on tablets and smartphones instead.
Redmond has been offering its own tablets under a Microsoft Surface brand for several months now.
Software giant Microsoft is under attack again – this time by a Spanish group of open source users who have bitterly complained about the Redmond company to the European Commission.
Samsung’s ATIV Smart PC Pro can best be described as an Intel Core i5-powered Windows 8 tablet.
Windows 8 has only been on the market officially for about six months after launching to much fanfare in late October.
The typical PC-on-a-stick packaged in a flash drive form factor may not have the power you need, especially if you are in the market for a versatile media center.