Windows 8

Looking Forward to 2012: Credible iPad Threats

The iPad is a great tablet, but you know what’s even better? Competition. Unfortunately, there wasn’t much of that in 2011, as Apple’s rivals rushed out clunky, expensive tablets based on Android Honeycomb, which itself was buggy …

Do Windows 8 Tablets Stand a Chance?

Ben Bajarin is the Director of Consumer Technology Analysis and Research at Creative Strategies, Inc, a technology industry analysis and market intelligence firm located in Silicon Valley.

According to Comscore, tablets now represent 2% of all U.S. based internet traffic. The dominant contributor to tablet traffic is, of course, …

Want a Windows 8 Tablet Today? Try eBay.

Want a Windows 8 tablet now? No really, an honest-to-goodness Windows 8 tablet, available today vis-a-vis the miracle of eBay, and here’s the kicker—you don’t even have to be a developer!

Well, maybe you do. I have no idea what Microsoft’s terms and conditions were when it gave a bunch of Windows 8 tablets away to developers at last …

Microsoft Finally Updates ‘Blue Screen of Death’ in Windows 8

An eerie, throbbing shade of blue. How all those times my heart beat a little faster when I saw that screen emerge in the middle of trying to multitask between YouTube, Scrabble, Woot and World of Warcraft. Alas, we will soon say goodbye to our dear friend, the good old Windows “Blue Screen of Death” as we currently know it.

I always …

Windows 8 Nitpicks and Worries

I’ve been optimistic about Windows 8 ever since Microsoft revealed a glimpse of the operating system in June, and that hasn’t changed now that I’ve played around with the developer build on a prototype tablet.

But not everything’s peachy with Windows 8. With the caveat that the software I’ve seen is an early build that’s subject to …

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