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  • News: Hands on with Dell's first Windows 8 tablet: Latitude 10

    We get our hands on Dell's first Windows 8 tablet which is aimed at business users.

  • How-Tos: How to change default programs in Windows 8

    Nice as they are, you may not want Windows 8's modern-style apps to be the default programs for opening photos, videos, MP3s and other files. We show you how to choose your favourite programs to open each file in Windows 8.

  • News: Ultrabooks disappoint in 2012, MacBook Air is king

    Intel's 2012 ultrabook prediction fails to materialise (except for Apple's MacBook Air) but 20m expected next year.

  • Opinion: Control Windows Media Center from your Android, iOS, or Windows Phone device

    Regular readers know of my fondness for Microsoft's red-headed stepchild, a.k.a. Windows Media Center.

  • How-Tos: Add a folder to Windows Explorer Favorites list

    We show you how to add your favourite folders to the Favorites pane in Windows 7 and Vista

  • News: Microsoft plans large expansion in China to push cloud services

    To benefit from a growing Chinese market, Microsoft on Thursday said it is increasing its investment in the country, with new hires, more research for local requirements, and an expansion to additional cities and provinces to bring cloud computing services to its enterprise customers.

  • Video: Video: Nokia launches Lumia 920

    Watch as Nokia introduces the Lumia 920 at a New York news conference on September 5, 2012. Here's a video of the Nokia Lumia 920 launch.

  • Feature: In pictures: Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820

    Nokia and Microsoft today announced two new smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 820 and the Nokia Lumia 920. Here we publish pictures of the new Nokia Windows Phone 8 handsets.

  • Nokia and Microsoft announce Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 handset

    In a joint event in New York today Microsoft and Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 smartphone. The Lumia 820 offers wireless charging, has a dual-core chip, and runs the new Windows Phone 8 operating system.

  • Nokia announces 8Mp Windows 8 phone the Lumia 920 PureView

    Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 920 PureView, a high-end Windows Phone 8 with a 4.5in screen and a PureView 8Mp camera. The Nokia Lumia 920 joins the Nokia Lumia 820 as the first Windows Phone 8 devices to become available.

  • Opinion: Using Windows 8 on a PC: 10 things we've learnt

    I've been using the RTM version of Windows 8 on my work desktop PC for a few days now, and thought I'd share my experience as to what it's like to rely on Windows 8. Here's what I've learnt from a few days of using Windows 8 as my primary platform.

  • News: Windows Server 2012 embraces the data center

    Microsoft has taken its server OS a giant step forward with Tuesday's release of Windows Server 2012, making this version the first that can be controlled remotely so it is more suitable for data centers.

  • News: FAQ: Windows Server 2012 GA Today

    Microsoft is having a new release for all of its OS line-ups this year, from phones (Windows Phone 8) and PCs (Windows 8 / RT) to servers (Windows Server 2012).Traditionally the server OS has gone up for sale last, after the corresponding desktop/laptop OS has been available in retail for purchase. However this time, the server component is showing up first, for purchase in stores and as part of pre-built OEM servers. Windows 8, the client OS to complement the server, is still two months away from "GA" or General Availability to public. Enterprise IT might well see this version as an inflection point for servers, as much as Windows 2000 was against Windows NT 4. Among the changes are the addition of the Modern UI (formerly "Metro"), the enhanced PowerShell, the product re-segmentation, simplification of end-user license, and more. We shall only be talking about the release of the OS itself, in this article, and answer some Frequently Asked Questions.

  • News: Update: UK price for Windows 8 upgrade

    Microsoft has revealed the price UK users will pay to upgrade to Windows 8 when the OS launches on October 26. Rather than the $39.99 our US cousins will be charged for Windows 8, UK PC and laptop users will have to shell out £25 - pretty much exactly $39 at today's exchange rate.

  • How-Tos: How to network Vista and Windows 7 PCs

    Our Helproom Editor explains how to network Vista and Windows PCs and laptops via ethernet.

  • Windows 8 Pro upgrade available on Amazon for £49

    Amazon is selling the upgrade version of Windows 8 Pro for £49 via Amazon's UK website. Customers who pre-order now now will receive a DVD-ROM containing the Windows 8 code and an installation key shortly after Windows 8's October 26 release date.

  • Opinion: Revived 'Green Button' Site Helps Answer Your Windows Media Center Questions

    Who says there are no second acts?

  • Buying Advice: Buy a touchscreen display for a Windows 8 PC

    Windows 8 is really all about having a touchscreen interface - so if you are buying a display for your PC, you'd be well served to get one that is equally adept at running Windows 7 and Windows 8. Here's our guide to buying a display for Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: Unsuccessful Windows update stops PC shutting down

    If your PC or laptop tries to update, without success, every time it shuts down, our Helproom Expert has advice.

  • Buying Advice: Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 preview: Windows 8 tablet/notebook

    The Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 combines laptop and tablet functionality, which makes it quite comparable to the ASUS Transformer line of devices. Here's our Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 buying advice.



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