If you want to make money off your mobile apps, you can start by focusing on Windows 8, says Game Insight’s Darya Trushkina.
PC shipments fell off the proverbial cliff in the first quarter of 2013, according to IDC, with their biggest drop ever in recorded history.
Microsoft has dropped the resolution requirement for Windows 8 on tablets to 1,024 by 768, opening up the possibility for less expensive 7-inch or 8-inch tablets running the fledgling operating system.
Microsoft has publicly acknowledged Windows Blue and announced dates for its next big Build conference.
While screenshots of Windows Blue — the next version of Windows — leaked yesterday, it appears the flood of new details wasn’t over just yet.
First shown in 2012 as Project Fiona, the PC gaming tablet has morphed into a hybrid machine for the living room and mobile.
Microsoft plans to automatically push out its Service Pack 1 update to all Windows 7 owners starting today.
Aviary and AMD struck a deal; the chip maker chipped in some cash to fund Aviary’s Windows 8 development. Here’s the result.
Windows 8 has had a tough run, and the number of people taking issue with the OS keeps growing. Now Samsung is complaining.
Only 15 percent of developers would go native-only when building an app for multiple platforms.
BlueStacks is launching its Android app player for Windows 8, giving Surface owners access to hundreds of thousands of Android apps.
Microsoft sold a paltry number of Surface tablets in the last quarter — somewhere between 680,000 and 750,000 units — the research firm IHS iSuppli estimates.
Microsoft will offer a discounted version of Windows 8 Pro for students after the price of the OS goes up on Feb. 1, but anyone who wants to get in on Windows 8 can do so at an even lower price during the next two days.
Windows 8 hasn’t done much for Acer, whose PC sales didn’t get a boost from the OS’s launch.
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Editor’s Pick One of the best reasons to do so? The base price of Windows 8 will jump 300 percent on Feb. 1.
Microsoft’s soon-to-be-released Windows 8-running Surface Pro may cost an internal organ plus a year’s servitude, but price relief — and other Windows tablets — sound like they’re coming soon.
Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is about to become a lot more expensive.
Apparently a lot of people miss having the Start menu in Windows 8. SweetLabs’ Pokki app, which adds a Start menu and app launcher to Windows 8, has attracted 1.5 million downloads to date.
Editor’s Pick It’s odd to see Microsoft as the underdog, but that’s the reality in mobile. And, according to Rudolph, that’s what makes it fun.
Microsoft has sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses.
Vizio is making a splash with tablets at this year’s CES.
Lenovo tries to jumpstart a new kind of gaming in the home with a giant tabletop PC.
Vizio’s new Windows 8 tablet looks pretty killer.
The world’s biggest chip maker signals what it will talk about at CES next week
Microsoft will ring in the new year by opening six new retail locations that will help customers get better exposure to products such as its Surface tablet and Windows Phone devices.
Barred from the first round of Windows 8 hardware, HTC is planning to make its grand entrance into the space next year.
Former Windows boss Steven Sinofsky, who recently left Microsoft after an executive shakeup, has accepted a teaching position at Harvard University.
Proving that it has at least a modicum of common sense, Microsoft says it will offer its Surface tablet in more stores starting this week.
A Nokia engineer who has previously pointed out security holes in Microsoft’s Windows 8 has now posted a detailed step-by-step explanation of how to hack Windows 8 games.
Using Kickstarter, the VLC team aims to turn the open source video player from an ugly duckling into a Metro-fied swan.
Not surprisingly, Microsoft is pricing its Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet — the one that will actually be able to run older Windows applications — about the same as Windows 8 Ultrabooks.
Windows 8 is here. Windows Blue, apparently, is next.
Microsoft has sold 40 million copies of its still-fresh Windows 8 operating system in its first month of availability, executive Tami Reller said today.
The tablet has a 20-inch screen that you can carry around the house.
Google’s Android mobile OS is touch from the bottom up. So wouldn’t you expect Google’s ChromeOS to be touchable as well?
Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga shows just how good — and bad –the Windows 8 experience can be.
A free upgrade offer from Microsoft may have an unusual side effect: granting permanent licenses to some pirated copies of Windows 8.
Guest Post Over the last several weeks, reviewers, analysts and reporters seem to have forgotten the very raison d’être for being in the technology industry in the first place – “to go boldly where no man has gone before”. This is especially true when it comes to Windows 8′s user interface.
Guest Post Here are four guidelines to keep in mind when evaluating whether Windows 8 is right for your business and if you are ready to migrate.