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Windows 8 Is Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls Windows 8 Is Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls
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Every new technology brings with it the risk of patent litigation. It’s an unfortunate reality that we must face. Windows 8 may have a broken a record, however, as its already on the receiving end of patent litigation after being …

Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App

Over the past week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 is built around the individual. The sentiment was even stronger during its Windows Phone 8 event. Part of appealing to the individual is a strong connection with social …

Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google? Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google?
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October has been a huge month for Microsoft, and it’s going to be interesting to see how the company’s new products and implementations inspire Bing use. Is Bing poised to make a bigger dent in Google’s share of the search …

Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 8 Developer Platform Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 8 Developer Platform

Since early September, Microsoft has opened the Windows Phone 8 SDK to a small number of developers. Some indie developers, who had already signed up for MSDN, felt they were being snubbed when the SDK wasn’t made available to them. …

Four Million People Upgraded To Windows 8 Over The Weekend Four Million People Upgraded To Windows 8 Over The Weekend

Windows 8 launched last Friday, and there was some concern that it wouldn’t immediately sell. Some were content with Windows 7 while others didn’t even know Windows 8 existed. It seems that those fears may have been unfounded as Microsoft …

Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey
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If you watched any sort of TV this weekend, especially if it was online, then it’s almost certain you saw an advertisement for Windows 8. Microsoft has bet big with its new operating system, redesigning it to better integrate with …

Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists
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What’s the biggest threat facing Windows 8 in today’s marketplace? Is it the rise of Apple? Is it perhaps the move away from desktop computing? All of these things may be contributing, but the biggest threat may just be that …

Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade? Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade?
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Windows 8 has been at the forefront of discussion for the weeks leading up to its launch on Friday. The company says that Windows 8 is the future – a world where traditional desktop computing and touch computing can live …

Microsoft Thinks Internet Explorer 10 Is Perfect For Windows 8 Microsoft Thinks Internet Explorer 10 Is Perfect For Windows 8
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Windows 8 launched at midnight and is now making its way into the hands of early adopters everywhere. Those early adopters, if they’re using Windows RT, are also being exposed to Internet Explorer 10. They don’t have a choice as …

Kindle Is The Latest App To Join The Windows 8 Parade Kindle Is The Latest App To Join The Windows 8 Parade
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Microsoft is still partying like its 1995 up in New York City and for good reason – Windows 8 is launching at midnight. All the major software developers are joining in the fun by letting everybody know that their respective …

StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App

StumbleUpon revealed a new app today for Windows 8 tablets and PCs. Users can jump into the app from the Windows 8 Start screen from the live tile or app tile. Users can also pick from a grid of thumbnails, …

Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs
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Windows 8 has been controversial to say the least. It seems there are more naysayers everyday as we move closer to its launch this Friday. The operating system does have its fans, however, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen wrote a …

Xbox Entertainment Launching On Windows 8 PCs This Friday Xbox Entertainment Launching On Windows 8 PCs This Friday

Xbox is no longer associated with just gaming. Microsoft is uniting all of its entertainment choices under the same brand. Those entertainment choices are launching in earnest later this week as Windows 8 is made available to the general public …

Windows 8 Gets A Hulu Plus App At Launch Windows 8 Gets A Hulu Plus App At Launch

The Windows 8 announcements are starting to slowly trickle out as we approach the official launch of the operating system on Friday. Earlier this afternoon, Skype gave us an inside look at what the service will look like on Windows …

Windows 8 Still Baffling to Non-Geeks Windows 8 Still Baffling to Non-Geeks
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Way back in March of this year, when the Windows 8 consumer preview was released, Chris Pirillo, aka LockerGnome, had his father sit down with the new Windows. What followed was an instructive four minutes in which the man struggled …

Microsoft Surface Price Leaked: $499 For Basic Model Microsoft Surface Price Leaked: $499 For Basic Model
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We got our first look at the ad campaign for the Microsoft Surface this morning. It was a fine ad, but it still didn’t answer the most pressing question that’s been around since the Surface was first announced – the …

Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features
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As previously reported, Xbox Music is available as of October 16. Many consumers want to know more about the offering, and kinds of features it has. For one, every Windows 8 and windows RT tablet and PC will allow users …

Microsoft’s Surface Is Defined By Synchronized Dance Routines Microsoft’s Surface Is Defined By Synchronized Dance Routines

Much of Microsoft’s tablet is still a mystery. We still don’t have a price even though the tablet is set to debut in just a few weeks on October 26. At least Microsoft was nice enough to reveal the first …

What Does Windows 8 Have To Do With Piñatas? What Does Windows 8 Have To Do With Piñatas?

If you recall, a leak from last week showed the world the first Windows 8 commercials, or so we thought. Turns out that those ads are not going to be the first as Microsoft has finally unveiled the real first …

Microsoft Is Betting $1.5 Billion That You’ll Love Windows 8 Microsoft Is Betting $1.5 Billion That You’ll Love Windows 8

Microsoft has already made it known that they have extremely high hopes for Windows 8. The company has compared the launch of its newest operating system to the launch of Windows 95. It’s going to change everything, or so they …

Analysts Predict PC Shipments To Fall For First Time Since 2001 Analysts Predict PC Shipments To Fall For First Time Since 2001
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How long ago did you buy a PC? Are you planning on picking one up anytime soon? If not, you’re probably joining the growing number of people who are moving to mobile devices instead of upgrading that old Windows XP …