Like several other apps, Win8 StartButton restores the traditional Start menu in Windows 8, which Microsoft eliminated in the latest version of its operating system.
A crisp display, quad-core processor and full Windows 8.1: the ThinkPad 8 is a slim little Windows tablet, and one of the best for its size.
A former Microsoft employee has been charged with passing on Microsoft trade secrets involving Windows 8.
As budget-friendly laptops go, the Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 is a good value with sufficient power for basic tasks, and it doesn't look bad, either.
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The company is making available this month an ergonomical Windows 8-friendly keyboard and mouse.
The smaller 8-inch Windows 8 tablet is a form worth exploring, and the Acer Iconia W3 can be fun to use, but it's also buggy and held back by shortcuts and lackluster features.
The uptake of Windows 8 is hampered by a completely saturated U.S. PC market and corporate upgrades to Windows 7, says author of IDC study.
Some big Dell customers are just beginning to migrate to Windows 7 -- an operating system that came out in 2009.
Emmanuel Fromont, Acer president for the Pan America region, tells CNET that such devices will have screens smaller than 10 inches and will cost less than $400.
The early 2013 of Microsoft's Windows Intune, plus System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1, are keys to the ARM-based device management kingdom.