Article | 26/12/2012
17 best apps to download for your new Windows 8 tablet
The first time you boot up your shiny new Windows 8 tablet and witness Microsoft's live tiles in all their constantly shifting, multi-hued glory, it's...
Article | 6/12/2012
How to buy the best laptop in the age of Windows 8
Laptops used to be simple. Almost all of them had a clamshell design, with a display that folded onto the keyboard. You picked the laptop you needed b...
Article | 5/12/2012
How Windows 8 rewrites the rules of PC gaming
PC gaming is primed for a renaissance—or at least a reinvention—like we haven’t seen since the advent of 3D acceleration in the late 1990s. For this, ...
Article | 4/12/2012
Six awesome built-in Windows utilities no one knows about
Windows 8 may not be the easiest operating system to use, but no one can accuse it of being stingy. If you poke deep inside the new OS, you'll find a ...
Article | 3/12/2012
10 must-have features for Windows 9
Desktop users deserve a significant rethink of the Windows 8 gaffes and omissions for the next version of Windows
Article | 20/11/2012
Downgrading from Windows 8 to 7: What you need to know
For all the talk about the advantages of Windows 8 over Windows 7—for example, account sync, better multiple monitor support, and faster startup times...
Article | 12/11/2012
Windows 8 deep-dive: Get to know the People app
Social media is now embedded in our business workflows, our shopping habits, and our news sources. So it's no wonder that Microsoft infused social med...
Article | 7/11/2012
How to choose just the right all-in-one computer for you
Windows-based all-in-one PCs once earned little respect. While most of today's AIOs still lack the graphics horsepower for hard-core gaming (we'll sho...
Article | 6/11/2012
11 winning alternatives to Windows 8's built-in apps
Windows 8 comes preloaded with plenty of apps for basic productivity and entertainment, but they're not necessarily the best you can do. We've already...
Article | 5/11/2012
Windows 8 faces a slow road to the enterprise
Having finally launched its next-generation operating system, Windows 8, Microsoft now faces what may be its most daunting marketing challenge ever.
Article | 2/11/2012
20 must-know Windows 8 tips and tricks
Windows 8 is rife with features and behaviors that conspire to perplex even the most experienced PC users. Not all of them are bad, per se, but few of...
Article | 26/10/2012
In pictures: Microsoft's Australian Windows 8 launch
Microsoft today launched Windows 8 in Australia, showcasing the new operating system's interface, apps and social features to a room full of journalis...
Article | 22/10/2012
10 things you can get from Windows 8 that Windows 7 just doesn't have
Microsoft's radical shift to touch-centric computing in Windows 8 is far from the only difference between the new operating system and its predecessor...
Article | 19/10/2012
Opinion: The one thing Windows 8 desktops really need
With the official launch of Windows 8 on the imminent horizon, PC manufacturers have announced a diverse array of new hardware. The problem with all o...
Article | 18/10/2012
5 Ways Windows 8 beats iOS
Consider first that I’ve been a daily iPad user since the day the tablet launched. I’ve never had much affinity for MacOS and Apple desktops, but I ha...
Article | 18/10/2012
Opinion: Windows 8 has a great story. Can Microsoft tell it?
Its two OSs in one, and a bridge between two worlds.
Article | 16/10/2012
Fingerprints everywhere! Are we ready for 4 million dirty Windows 8 touchscreens?
When multitudes of Windows 8 users start playing with newly purchased hardware in the coming weeks and months, they'll encounter an indignity that onc...
Article | 31/08/2012
New Windows 8 laptops and hybrid tablet devices
When Windows 8 finally comes out in October, there will be many new types of notebooks on the market that will be able to take advantage of the new op...