Windows Phone 8: Star Features
Microsoft pulled out all the stops to introduce its new mobile OS -- but will it be enough to tempt iOS and Android users?
8 Cool Windows 8 Tablets
As Microsoft and its hardware partners produce Windows 8 devices in droves, here's a look at some of the more noteworthy launches.
Windows 8 Review: All About Touch
Microsoft's new OS offers the option of using a mouse and keyboard. But for most applications, it will have you touching, tapping and swiping.
Windows 8: 4 Upsides For SMBs
What can Microsoft's new OS deliver to small and midsize businesses? Consider the mobile device angles, for starters.
The Apple-ization Of Microsoft
As Microsoft prepares to launch Windows 8, the hardware world faces a big question. Is going it alone exactly what Microsoft wants?
Windows 8: 4 Hurdles For SMBs
Windows 8 has a lot to like, but the road to adoption--especially early adoption--could be rocky for some small and midsize businesses.
MapR Promises A Better HBase
MapR M7 release offers alternative architecture for Hadoop's NoSQL database to deliver better reliability, performance, and manageability.
XP To Windows 8? Why It's Best To Wait
As Microsoft launches its highly-anticipated new OS this week, experts say IT pros should focus on Windows 7 upgrades--and watch for Windows 8 tablets to walk through the enterprise front door.
Apple Vs. The Swiss Railways Patent
Apple's not been convicted of anything by a jury, even if a clever Swiss attorney could make up a color graphic that makes the two clock faces look exactly the same.
Windows 8 Gets Last-Minute Touch Up
Battery life, video playback, and app performance improve in new update, the first to arrive through Microsoft's streamlined patch process.
Windows 8 PCs On Sale, With A Catch
Popular online retailer offers Gateway and Acer systems running Microsoft's new OS, but buyers may be better off waiting for official launch.
Oracle Appeals Android Lawsuit
If at first you don't succeed, ask a higher court to intervene. Oracle continues its legal crusade to get Google to pay for Android.