Seen the latest Windows 8 draft? The Start button, a fixture in Windows since 1995, got the axe as Microsoft attempts major OS overhaul.
Back in August, HP announced it was looking to spin off its faltering PC hardware business. Now the company has made a commitment to keep that division after all. How will HP compete with other manufacturers?
Analysts say iPad cannot be dethroned, but at a conference in Anaheim, Microsoft showers enthusiastic software developers with Windows 8 beta-tablets. Let the app-writing begin.
Warning: Windows 8 looks very different than Microsoft's past operating systems. At an unveiling Wednesday, the company explained that Windows 8 is designed to run on all sorts of desktop and mobile hardware. That adaptability might give Microsoft a leg up in the tablet arena.
Microsoft fourth-quarter earnings handily beat expectations. But Microsoft Windows division sees revenues dip for third straight quarter.
Windows 8 is set to ship in iterations for traditional desktops and for mobile devices.