Doomed Asus tablets to cost $600 and up

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.

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Why Windows 8 is terrible for desktops

With Windows 8, Microsoft favors tablets, touchscreens, and laptops with modern touchpads. Traditional desktops with a keyboard and mouse, on the other hand, have been left in the dust.

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Top 10 Windows 8 apps — so far

We’ve picked out 10 stand-out apps that look and work great on Windows 8, and which show off the platform’s potential for gorgeous graphics and tablet-friendly touch controls.