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Windows 8.1 Now Available for Download

Well, Microsoft heard your cries and your old friend, the Start button, is back with Windows 8.1. And this newest version of Windows is now available for download.

Daily Deal: Save $200 on Lenovo IdeaPad K3 Lynx 11.6-Inch 64GB...

Are you in the market for a real tablet that runs real Windows 8 and not that half-baked Windows RT? It looks like Lenovo has a good deal for you, because its IdeaPad K3 Lynx is on sale for $200 off.

Microsoft Windows Smartwatch Features Translucent Tech?

Not to be outdone, it looks like Microsoft is working on a smartwatch of its own and it just so happens to come with some extra tricks up its sleeve.

Windows 8.1 Screenshots Leaked (Video)

A new leak has brought out screenshots of redesigned Windows 8.1 applications.

Acer Officially Unveils its 8.1-inch Windows Tablet, Reveals Plans for More...

The Acer Iconia W3 is now finally official, making for the world's first smaller-screened Windows 8 powered tablet.

Acer Liquid S1 Android phone and Iconia W3 Windows 8 Tablet...

Acer has shown off their Liquid S1 Android Jelly Bean smartphone and Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet at this year's Computex event.

With Microsoft Tablets Slowly on the Rise, What’s Next For the...

Windows 8 might not be selling like hot-cakes but Windows tablets have seen 700% growth compared to last year. What's next for Microsoft and the Surface?

Windows 8.1 Bringing Back Start Button

New info suggests that Microsoft has plans to bring back the Start button with Windows 8.1, largely due to the strong amount feedback asking for its return.

Microsoft Confirms They Are Working on Small-Screen Tablets

We've heard rumors more than once about the idea of Microsoft moving beyond the 10+-inch tablet form factor, but now Microsoft has confirmed it.

Rumor: Intel and Partners Working on Android Convertible Push

Intel is allegedly preparing to help push new convertible notebooks running on upcoming Haswell processors with the power of Android.

Cheap Windows 8 Tablets To Take On Android

Intel is promising that the future Windows 8 tablets running the Bay Trail chip will cost as low as $200.

Save $200 on ViewSonic TD2420 24-Inch Multitouch LED Monitor

So, you've decided to upgrade your computer to Windows 8 and now you're finding that you really want to have a touchscreen to take advantage of all those gestures. There are plenty of laptops and tablets out there with touchscreens, but what about your desktop? Thankfully, there are touchscreen monitors too and they can be quite reasonably priced.

Stardock ModernMix App Allows all Windows Apps to Run in Desktop...

For those of you running Microsoft’s newest version of Windows OS, Windows 8, listen up because this will surely interest you.

HP Shifting Resources from PC to Tablets, Can They Finally Find...

When you think of major success in the tablet world, you certainly don't think of HP in the same breathe. Can HP change this perception going forward?

ZTE V98 Window’s 8 Tablet is Pretty Impressive

ZTE have unveiled their first Windows 8 slate. Named the ZTE V98, it packs an Intel Atom CPU, 10.1-inch display and looks rather good!

Youtube Player Deluxe Listed as $999.99 at Windows Store

Looking for a third-party YouTube player for Windows 8? YouTube Player Deluxe could fit the bill, if you happen to have $999.99 to spare.

Staples Offering $75 Off On Any Windows 8 or RT Product

Thinking about getting a Surface RT, Pro or any Windows 8 or RT device? Staples has just the deal for you, offering $75 off Windows 8/RT products.

Could Windows Store and Windows Phone Store Be Merging Soon?

Currently there is a Windows Store for Windows 8/RT apps and the Windows Phone Store for WP8, but the two stores may soon be coming together it seems.

Microsoft Surface Pro Now on Retail in US and Canada

Despite the snowstorm, Microsoft managed to successfully launch their new tablet yesterday, which starts at $899 for the base 64GB model.

Microsoft Surface Pro Reviews Hit the Net, Opinions Seem Mixed So...

Considering the Microsoft Surface Pro? The first reviews are in from a variety of tech sites. What's the verdict? Things certainly look pretty mixed.

Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives on February 9th, Starts at $899

Although the Microsoft Surface RT hasn't been a runaway success, it certainly managed to make a pretty big media splashdown when it first arrived. Although some consumers like the idea of the Surface, others need something that can do even more.

Dell Latitude 10 Essentials Windows 8 Tablet Announced, Starts at $499

The good news is $500 (or lower) Windows 8 tablets are starting to emerge, giving consumers both a unique Windows Store experience and the ability to run some of their legacy desktop apps. One such device was announced by Dell at CES today, the Latitude 10 Essentials.

Panasonic Unveils 20-inch 4K Windows 8 Tablet at CES

Panasonic is pulling out all the stops to show off something truly stunning, a 20-inch Windows 8 tablet with an impressive 4K display

Asus Transformer AiO is both a Windows 8 All-in-One and Android...

What happens when Windows 8 and Android have a baby? Apparently we get the Asus Transformer AiO

Samsung Ativ Odyssey Arriving to Verizon within “the Coming Weeks”

Back in October, Samsung and Verizon formally announced the the Ativ Odyssey. Now we finally have new word suggesting that the phone will arrive in “the coming weeks”.

Vizio Announces Windows 8 AMD Tablet

While CES doesn't officially begin until Tuesday, many press announcements and unveils related to the show have already begun. One of this announcements comes from Vizio, who has now announced plans for their first Windows 8 tablet.

Windows 8 Store Surpasses 35,000 Apps in Time for New Years

MetroStore scanner claims that the Windows 8 Store now contains 35,971 apps. This is clearly nowhere near what Google Play and the App Store have. However, the Windows 8 Store started with only 10,000 apps on October 30.

Microsoft To Open More Retail Stores in 2013

In an official blog post early on Wednesday morning, Microsoft announced that they would be celebrating the new year with the introduction of more Microsoft retail stores.

Microsoft Switching to Yearly Updates? Windows Blue Said to Be in...

A new leak/rumor claims that the Metro/Start UI will now be more customizable and the interface will have a more flat design.

Nokia Windows RT Tablet Said to Feature Special Dock Cover with...

We previously reported that a Nokia Windows RT tablet is on its way, with an unveiling expected at MWC in 2013. Now it seems that we have a bit more information about what the Nokia tablet will have for features.

Windows 8 phone arrives in China with the Nokia Lumia 920T

Despite the huge popularity of domestic Android phones and the iPhone, Nokia is still doing well in China and is looking to grab a larger market share with the launch of the new Lumia 920T.

VLC Turns to Kickstarter to Gather Funds for Windows 8 App

The team behind the VideoLAN VLC media player has officially announced plans to develop a native app for Windows 8. Of course building an app for a new ecosystem isn't free, there is staffing and other expenses to consider. While VLC has traditionally turned to user donations to help fund its endeavors, they are attempting to take this release to the next level by asking for help through a Kickstarter campaign.

Windows Store continues solid growth, Windows 8 and RT now have...

While Windows RT and Windows 8 introduce a major push forward for Windows tablets, they still have some hurdles to overcome Microsoft wants to win over more consumers. One of these hurdles is apps. The good news is that Microsoft seems to be growing their Windows Store app library very quickly.

Interested in Microsoft Surface? Should you get Surface RT or Surface...

There has probably never been a better time to get a tablet than now, thanks to the shear amount of great choices on the market today. From the iPad to the Nexus 10, there is plenty of options out there, that much is clear. What if you are considering the Microsoft Surface? Should you get the Surface RT or wait for the Surface PRO?

LG Touch 10 Monitor Uses Ten Fingers for Windows 8

If you recently upgraded to Windows 8 and find your lack of touchscreen capabilities frustrating, you might be interested in the LG Touch 10. It's a 23-inch montior with full touchscreen tech. In fact, it is able to support up to ten contact points at the same time.

Official Twitter App Coming to Windows 8 in “the coming months”

The good news is that a Twitter app seems to be on its way.

Lenovo Brings on the Windows 8 Convertibles

Windows 8 is almost here, and with it comes a flood of new devices. One of the biggest changes with Windows 8 is that it could finally bring hybrid devices to the forefront. Up until now, most Windows hybrids have been decent as traditional desktop devices but have been limited when it comes to their touch abilities and the lack of Window 7 applications that work well with touch.

Microsoft Surface Hits FCC, Launches On Oct. 26th

Microsoft's Surface is preparing for a special release event on Oct. 25th, with a midnight launch at select Microsoft Stores on the 26th. With that in mind, it has hit the FCC. We now know everything there is to know about the Surface-- except for the price tag.

Microsoft Sends Out Invites for its Windows 8 and Phone 8...

Microsoft's mobile invasion is almost here. The Redmond company has officially released invitations to their Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 media events.

HP ElitePad 900 Windows 8 Tablet is Geared Towards Enterprise Users

While many Windows 8/RT tablets are focusing on the average consumer, HP is releasing the ElitePad 900 for businesses that aren't afraid of the change that is coming with Windows 8 and its new Modern UI (previously called Metro).

AMD partnering with BlueStacks to bring 500,000 Android apps to Windows...

While anyone can download the standard app for an Intel tablet, AMD is partnering with BlueStacks to create the preloaded AMD AppZone Player.

Lenovo ThinkPad 2 Windows 8 Tablet with Keyboard Priced at $799

What you see here is the Lenovo ThinkPad 2. It's a Windows 8 tablet that will ship with a full QWERTY keyboard, giving you a laptop-like experience when you need it. And it's going to sell for $799.

Dell Latitude 10 Tablet Gives You A Tablet and PC All...

Windows 8 is almost here, and that inevitably means plenty of new Windows 8 tablets, laptops and desktops in the near future. One of these devices is the Dell Latitude 10 tablet. This 10.1-inch touchscreen tablet has a 1366x768 pixel resolution, is protected by Gorilla Glass and has a massive 128GB SSD, 2GB of RAM and a SD card slot.

Verizon Wireless Rumored To Carry Windows Phone 8 Devices

Verizon hasn't been very receptive of Microsoft ever since the huge failure that was the Microsoft Kin, not to mention that even Verizon's WP efforts have proven to be less than profitable. Good news for those that like Windows, Verizon Wireless might be giving the boys at Redmond another chance with Windows Phone 8.

Microsoft is Gearing Up for Huge Surface Launch, 3 Million Units...

The Microsoft Surface is on its way soon, with an expected date of October the 26th. We've heard a lot of interesting rumors about the Surface recently, including a $200 price point and a battery life that easily extends up to near 13 hours. While the $200 price point is only likely to happen if MS has some kind of contract deal in works, it seems that MS believes that its new tablet is going to sell like hotcakes.

To Good to be True? Microsoft Surface RT may be priced...

Microsoft Surface is getting a fair amount of attention this week. First we had rumors of 8-13 hour battery life and lighter-than-iPad designs. Now we have a rumor that suggests the base RT model will launch at just $199, in stark contrast to the earlier suggestions that the cheapest Surface RT tablet might be as expensive as $1000.

Windows Phone Marketplace Becoming Windows Phone Store?

And in much the same way, Microsoft avoiding the use of "App Store" for its mobile devices, calling it the Windows Phone Marketplace. That appears to be changing.

Finalized Version of Windows 8 Shipped Off to Manufacturers

With the official launch of Windows 8 scheduled for October 26, Microsoft is giving its OEMs and manufacturers nearly three months to prepare its product releases in time.

Microsoft Acknowledges That Surface Tablets Represent A Potentially Risky Move

When the Microsoft Surface was first unveiled there were many in the tech world that felt it was an attractive looking tablet design, but it also raised up questions including whether or not it could potentially affect Microsoft's Windows OEM partner relationships. Microsoft of course was quick to shrug this all off when talking directly to the public, but according to new government filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission it seems that the boys and girls at Redmond understand a true risk does exist with their new tablet initiative.

Rumors Claim Microsoft Surface Tablet Could Sell for $1000+

Microsoft did tell us that the RT version (ARM) of Surface would be price competitive with similar ARM-based tablets and the Pro line should fall in with Ultrabook pricing, so at least we have a vague price tag in mind. Despite all of this, a Swedish website has posted the Surface and all four of its variants at prices that translate roughly to $1,001 and up.