Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft skips the Windows 9 moniker and launches directly into Window 10.
At the Build developer's conference in San Francisco last week, Microsoft said that Windows 8.1 will be having an “old-school” feel.
Why would a company like Microsoft give away $100? Well, that's because the tech giant is “desperate” to get rid of Windows XP.
The Xbox One will not run all Windows 8 apps like some reports suggest according to Microsoft.
Windows 8.1, previously codenamed "Windows Blue" is the much anticipated upgrade to Window 8, the Microsoft Windows operating system for PCs, desktops, and tablets like the Surface Pro. The new operating system is expected to bring a lot of little improvements, and one big one: the "Start" button that people have been waiting for is back. But there's a twist - the button doesn't bring up the old familiar "Start" menu that Windows devotees may want.
Microsoft has now admitted its upcoming “Blue” operating system is really Windows 8.1, and the first large-scale update for its flagship OS will be free.
Last night, during the Grammys, Microsoft ran a very music-friendly ad for the Microsoft Surface Pro, which played up the stylus, touch interface, and peripheral connectivity.
It's been on Android and iOS devices for a long time now, but Windows Phone 8 users finally get to join the party: Spotify is available on the Windows Phone 8 store starting today.
Now that Windows 8 has been out for three months, Microsoft is touting its adoption rate and sales, though the company is reserved in its announcements.
Nokia Lumia 920s have been getting a Nokia Maps update, as the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 across the globe expect to be receiving a new version of the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, called Portico.
It looks like the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 phones are getting a new version of the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system. The update was released in December in the United States and is now slowly being rolled out globally.
Microsoft's new tablet, the Surface Windows 8 Pro, will be released on February 9th at Microsoft stores, Staples, and Best Buys in the United States, with a starting price tag of $899.
The Microsoft Surface Pro comes out in January. Can the ultrabook/tablet hybrid compete with the similarly priced Apple Macbook Air?
Tech update on new Windows OS System
Microsoft's latest operating system has so far given the company "modest" reviews, but is that due to the reviews?