Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer promises Windows 8 will 're-imagine the world from the ground up.'
If you bought a Windows 7 computer on June 2 or later, you can snag a Windows 8 upgrade for $14.99. All others will pay a slightly steeper price.
On Monday Microsoft announced that a Windows 8 upgrade would cost just $39.99 for users running Windows 7, Vista, or XP. And new details about the OS suggest that installing Windows 8 should be a pretty painless process.
Don't let your laziness get the better of you. For every hour your computer stays on, doing nothing, you pay. Instead, switch your computer to hibernation mode when not in use. Your work will be saved, and your energy bill trimmed.
Flame virus has infected more than 1,000 Windows-powered computers across the Middle East, according to reports.
The latest version of Google's cloud-centric Chrome OS resembles a "regular" desktop operating system in a lot of ways. The revamp, and new Chromebook and Chromebox hardware from Samsung, show how much Chrome OS has matured in the three years since its inception.
Microsoft says it will introduce three Windows 8 editions, including Windows RT, an version optimized for ARM tablets and PCs.
The Internet is filled with testimonials of people ditching their PC for a hip new Mac. Where once they trudged through stodgy spreadsheets, they now write screenplays and edit flashy videos (if the ads are to be believed). But there's almost no material documenting the opposite experience. Most of the personal switching-to-Windows stories are many years out of date and center around now-obsolete "But you can't play games and none of your software will work!" arguments.So, here are the top five things an Apple fanboy learned from two months using Windows.