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    Microsoft's future hinges on attracting developers to build Windows 8 apps. But by offering financial incentives, supporting a range of programming languages and allowing developers to write code once for multiple devices, those developers may soon follow.

  • Feature: Tested: Surface RT as a tablet, as a workstation

    The Microsoft Surface is a Windows 8 tablet with integrated stand and keyboard running on both ARM and Intel systems. Our editors tested the £399 inc VAT 32GB Arm version - the Surface RT - over the course of a week. Here's our Microsoft Surface RT review.

  • Opinion: Inside Windows Live Essentials

    Windows Live Essentials applications are a suite of tools from Microsoft designed to make Windows even more useful. Best of all every single one of them is totally free.

  • Opinion: Parental controls in Windows 8

    Windows 8 has plenty of major changes from its predecessor and some minor upgrades. One area that’s been changed lightly but brought with it some enhanced features is the Parental Control settings.

  • News: Windows 8 presses developers to update their skills

    Microsoft likes to talk about Windows 8 as being Windows "reimagined," and in many ways it is quite a departure from its predecessors. To allow the operating system's use across a range of touchscreen devices, Microsoft radically redesigned the look and feel of the OS.

  • How-Tos: Customise the Windows 7 logon screen

    In Windows 7, it's relatively easy to change the default background to have your own photo on the logon screen. With a quick registry tweak, your custom image will be shown each time you log on or off your PC.

  • News: Windows 8 'more interesting than new iPads'

    It was a close run thing, but Windows 8 came out on top in a PC Advisor poll hosted to find out which new product launch interested people the most.

  • Buying Advice: Windows 8 laptops and PCs buying advice

    Windows 8 is here, and if you are buying a new computer you will be welcoming into your life Microsoft’s ground-breaking operating system. We put through their paces the first Windows 8 desktop PCs and laptops.

  • Feature: Overview: which Windows 8 tablets, laptops and all-in-ones are on the horizon?

    Last week Windows 8 was released, and in no-time dozens of hip new Windows 8 devices with touchscreens will hit the market. Tablets, laptops, so-called convertibles and all-in-one PCs with touchscreen have been announced by various manufacturers.

  • Test Centre: Group test: What's the best Windows 8 PC?

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  • Test Centre: Group test: What's the best Windows 8 laptop?

    PC Advisor reviews the Top 5 best Windows 8 laptops you can buy in the UK right now.

  • Opinion: Add colour to your laptop

    Want to make your laptop stand out from the crowd? With removable lids you can change your laptop design to suit your mood

  • News: Microsoft sells 4 million Windows 8 upgrades

    A total of 4 million Windows users have upgraded to Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8 during its opening launch weekend.

  • Opinion: Ding, dong, Wintel witch is dead!

    Could it be that the Wintel duopoly of Microsoft’s Windows plus Intel’s processors, a partnership that had the personal-computer industry in a stranglehold through most of the past two decades, is dead?

  • Buying Advice: Should I upgrade to Windows Phone 8?

    Is it worth upgrading to Windows Phone 8? Windows Phone 8 has been extended, further developed and improved compared to version 7.5. We've taken a look at the new features and changes so you can decide.

  • News: When can I get Windows Phone 8?

    Last night Microsoft finally took the wraps off its much anticipated Windows Phone 8 smartphone operating system. With the promise of new and better apps, the ability to surf the same web pages and use less data, and a shared core with the company's brand-new Windows 8 desktop and tablet OS, we know you want a Windows phone. So, when can you buy a Windows Phone 8 smartphone in the UK?

  • Feature: Best education software for Windows

    One of the major advantages of having a Windows PC is the number and variety of applications available. There’s something for everyone, including your children.

  • Feature: What's new in Windows Phone 8? 5 new features in Windows Phone 8

    Tonight at an event in San Francisco Microsoft's Joe Belfiore and Steve Ballmer revealed the Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. Here we focus on five new features Microsoft promoted at this evening's event.

  • News: Windows Phone 8 launch: as it happened

    Microsoft launched Windows Phone 8 at 5pm this evening, UK time, at an event in San Francisco, and we had reporters there to cover the event live. Below is our live coverage of the Windows Phone 8 launch.

  • News: Microsoft launches Windows Phone 8: details

    Microsoft has introduced its smartphone OS Windows Phone 8 to accompany Windows 8.

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