Hulu Plus will be among the multitude of new apps available when Windows 8 launches Oct. 26.
Microsoft has brought video-calling king Skype to the new Windows 8 OS, which hits stores Friday, and it sure looks pretty.
Microsoft chairman and former CEO Bill Gates has joined the company’s marketing campaign to praise Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and the Surface tablet, and he touts the benefits of all three in a new video.
Change-averse folk have expressed concerns that Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system targeted at consumers, will wreak havoc on their user interace.
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Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system arrives this week. Here are eight important things you need to know about the new OS.
The team behind Star Chart, one of the best Windows 8 apps we’ve seen yet, has updated its incredible application that helps you explore the stars and solar system — just in time for Windows 8′s launch next week.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, always game for a little tech trash talk, said that Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system would be “the end of Windows” and that “Windows is irrelevant.”
Microsoft’s earnings report today shows that its Windows division was hit hard by a 33 percent year-over-year decline. With Windows 8 around the corner, can Microsoft get its Windows numbers back on track?
Intel warned that Q4 is murky, but lots of new machines will debut in the quarter.
SweetLabs’ new Pokki app for Windows 8 offers its own version of the Start menu for users who want to check out the new the things Microsoft’s latest OS offers but still want a handy menu on the desktop.
Microsoft’s Surface RT pricing is directly competitive with Apple’s iPad.
Samsung has been steadily revealing details about its lineup of Windows 8 PCs and tablet hybrids, but tonight we finally have what appears to be the finalized lineup and prices of the new devices.
Apparently, Apple sells more than products preceded by the letter ”I.”
Microsoft is putting Windows 8 in front of as many consumers as possible starting with television commercials that began airing today.
Microsoft has released finalized pricing and packaging details for all versions of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system. Physical copies of Windows 8 Pro cost $70, while downloads costs $40.
The iPad Mini’s potential launch date is no accident.
Sony is aiming its newest Windows 8 hybrid tablet-laptops at creative people.
Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system arrives on virtual and physical shelves on Oct. 26. To get ready for the launch, Microsoft has created instructional videos to help retailers sell and explain Windows 8 to consumers.
With its convertible Ultrabooks, Lenovo is making a compelling case for why the future of mobile is in flexibility.
Those 400 Genuine Microsoft Points cards are here to stay even though Windows 8 has joined the world of real money.
Microsoft is planning at least two notable events related to new product launches at the end of October, according to invitations the company sent to VentureBeat staff.
Neowin.net writer John Callaham struck a nerve last Friday, when he wrote an open letter to Marcus “Notch” Persson and called him a hypocrite.
HP’s latest stab at business tablets isn’t afraid to accessorize.
Now is a horrible time for Intel to delay Windows 8 tablets with the latest processors — but that’s exactly what’s happening, according to Bloomberg.
These tablets all run full PC applications. That’s because they all have Intel processors and Windows 8.
In spite of the fact that Minecraft has more than 42 million registered gamers and at least 7.5 million paying customers, don’t expect it to hit the Windows Store any time soon.
David Hwang of Acer shows off his company’s new convertible tablet-laptop today at Intel’s tablet event.
AMD is making a big bet on Android apps, thanks to technology from BlueStacks.
Intel chief executive Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is being released before it’s done.
At an event in San Francisco next week, Intel will show off the latest crop of Windows 8 devices running on its chips.
Poor Asus. Its upcoming Windows 8 tablets will cost $600 to $1,300, according to a leaked roadmap published by ZDNet (and republished above), which means that almost no one will buy them.
Microsoft will officially launch its upcoming Windows 8 operating system on Oct. 25 at an event in New York.
Smartphones and tablets are soaking up more of the demand for main memory chips, compared to the PC.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed. This week, Nintendo revealed the North American release date and price for the Wii U and Apple unveiled the iPhone 5.
Christmas is certainly coming early for over 90,000 Microsoft employees this year.
Intel’s Kirk Skaugen says there are more innovations coming for the PC in the next 18 months than have come in the next decade
Look for Agawi to provide streamed games to Windows 8 devices in the not-so-distant future.
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Arkadium readies four games for Windows 8.