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Next version of Windows shown off in alleged screenshots

Apparently leaked screenshots of the next Windows reveal the upcoming new Start menu and a resizable Windows 8 app running on a desktop.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air 13" 2014

Microsoft made a direct comparison between the Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air 13", so we're throwing them into the Prizefight Ring to settle the score once and for all. Let's get it on!

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Windows 8.1 update 2 reportedly will land August 12

The next update to Windows 8.1 will arrive during August's Patch Tuesday, claims a Russian website.

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Why Windows needs a Start menu

Commentary: The Windows 8 Start screen does offers certain benefits, but the good, old-fashioned Start menu is still the best way to access all your programs and settings.

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Microsoft talks up 'next version of Windows'

The company opens up more about its plans to build bridges between the Windows 8.1 Modern UI and the desktop.

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Windows 8 gets Apportals tool for app management

Microsoft tries to reduce hurdles for its business users with a new app-management tool called Windows Apportals.

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How Microsoft can improve the Start menu

The Start menu is set to reappear in a future version of Windows. What can Microsoft do to make it more efficient and easier to organize?

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Windows XP still alive and kicking

Though no longer supported by Microsoft, XP commanded a quarter of all desktop OS traffic seen by Net Applications last month.

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Intel's next-gen processor, Broadwell, is (mostly) a 2015 thing

If you're waiting for a redesigned Mac or Windows 8.1 device with Intel's latest and greatest silicon, chances are you will have to wait until 2015 to got to a store and pick one up.

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Will Microsoft bring Cortana to iOS and Android?

Microsoft contemplates whether to bring its Cortana personal digital-assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?

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Tweetz is a tiny Twitter client for Windows

If you're looking for a simple desktop app for reading and sharing things on Twitter, Tweetz is the right app for you.

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Windows 8.1 patches won't install without April update

To snag Microsoft's June patches and later ones, Windows 8.1 users better make sure they've installed the April update.

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