$15 Windows 8 upgrade - order yours now

Microsoft has begun taking orders for the new version of Windows.

Yes, ARM-powered Windows RT tablets will be cheaper

Lenovo recently confirmed what the mobile industry has long suspected: ARM-powered tablets running Windows RT will be $200-$300 cheaper than their x86 Windows 8 counterparts.

Will Microsoft's Windows 8 Surface tablet have a $199 price tag?

Despite reservations from industry heavyweights such as Acer, HP, and Toshiba, Microsoft is moving ahead with its indigenously designed Windows 8 Surface tablet.

On Windows 8, Surface and tablet wars

Recently, certain execs at Acer made some rather strong comments about Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet.

Lenovo says Surface and ThinkPad Tablet 2 can co-exist

Hewlett Packard (HP) and Acer may be quite wary of Microsoft’s Surface tablet, but Lenovo says its ThinkPad Tablet 2 can easily co-exist with Redmond’s indigenously designed Windows 8 device. 

Windows 8 "excitement" won't stop Apple's iPad

Global PC sales have remained painfully stagnant for several consecutive quarters, prompting industry watchers to pin their hopes on Microsoft Windows 8. 

Will Microsoft’s Xbox 720 run Windows 8?

Specs and details pertaining to Redmond's upcoming Xbox 720 console remain understandably scarce. 

"Metro" name dropped from Windows 8

A lot of people have expressed distaste for Windows 8's Metro design, so Microsoft has gotten rid of Metro...well, just the name.

Concerns linger over Surface as Windows 8 goes RTM

The final Windows 8 preview build went live in June, signaling the latest iteration of Microsoft's flagship operating system was almost ready for the masses.

Minecraft creator concerned over Windows 8

The creator of Minecraft and founder of Mojang recently expressed concern about Microsoft Windows 8.

Microsoft touts Windows 8 hardware

The latest iteration of Microsoft's flagship operating system lands this October for x86 PCs and ARM-powered tablets.

Blizzard isn't happy about Windows 8

Blizzard - of WoW, Starcraft and Diablo III fame - has weighed in on Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system.

Surface will debut day-and-date with Windows 8

Microsoft wants to drive home the point that the future of its software business exists across multiple devices.

Valve's Gabe Newell: Windows 8 is a "catastrophe"

Valve chief Gabe Newell has some tough words for Microsoft's new operating system.

Windows 8 will launch on October 26

Microsoft has announced the official release date of its new Windows operating system.

Microsoft's foray into flatland

Microsoft recently confirmed it would be manufacturing an indigenously designed lineup of Windows 8 Surface tablets that should be hitting shelves sometime this fall. 

Microsoft revamps Office for Windows 8

A customer preview of Microsoft's new Office suite has gone live just a few months before Redmond officially launches its flagship Windows 8 operating system. 

Microsoft Windows 8 launches in October 2012

Microsoft has officially confirmed that its flagship Windows 8 operating system will roll out to manufacturers the first week of August and hit store shelves for the masses in late October 2012.

Windows 8 upgrades to be truly affordable

If you want to get the new version of Windows later this year, you'll be able to do so without spending an arm and a leg.

Acer founder calls Microsoft out on Surface tablet

Microsoft has never really seriously pursued the PC hardware side of things, instead teaming with large manufacturers for computers and smartphones.