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Microsoft Q2 earnings: The tablet hasn't won yet, Windows 8 fights back

Microsoft Q2 earnings: The tablet hasn't won yet, Windows 8 fights back

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Microsoft has reported its Q2 earnings with record revenue of $21.46 billion and net income of $6.38 billion. The quarter was strong, fuelled by shoppers in the Christmas season looking to purchase Windows 8, Surface tablets, and Windows Phone 8. But... >>

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro: Feb availability, but no snip with $899 start price

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro: Feb availability, but no snip with $899 start price

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We were starting to wonder what had happened to Microsoft's Surface with Windows 8 Pro. Originally slated - excuse the pun - for a January release, the weeks have rolled by without an official release date penned in. The Surface Pro, as it's so often... >>

Microsoft hikes Windows 8 prices, now starting at $119

Microsoft hikes Windows 8 prices, now starting at $119

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Microsoft has announced new pricing for Windows 8 beginning 1 February, doing away with its cheap $39.99 upgrade from Windows 7.  Boasting "good momentum with Windows 8", the upgrade edition will now be available for $119 and the Pro upgrade edition... >>

Asus finally ready to build a Windows Phone, but with Windows 8 not WP8

Asus finally ready to build a Windows Phone, but with Windows 8 not WP8

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Asus is reportedly in talks to enter the Windows Phone market, almost a year after first saying it would. However, instead of bringing out an Asus-branded Windows Phone 8 device, it seems the manufacturer would favour a smartphone loaded with Windows... >>

LG Windows 8 touch-enabled monitor pictures and hands-on

LG Windows 8 touch-enabled monitor pictures and hands-on

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Many people have complained about Windows 8 when it comes to using the OS on desktop, or even laptop computers. The touch input on these machines is slightly pointless, they argue, because they’re usually not touch-enabled. So a new LGs display is... >>

LG ultrabook, slider PC and desktop all-in-one pictures and hands-on

LG ultrabook, slider PC and desktop all-in-one pictures and hands-on

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LG has launched a range of new computers at CES 2013, among them, a slender all-in-one PC, an Ultrabook and a sliding laptop which can become a Windows 8 tablet. All seem to have gone for a white case - a pleasant change from all those silver and black... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S pictures and hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S pictures and hands-on

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S is the Yoga that we've been waiting for. When we reviewed the original Yoga 11, we were fond of its quirky design but didn't think that the Windows RT operating system offered enough for the money. READ: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Touch pictures and hands-on

Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Touch pictures and hands-on

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Lenovo has updated its X1 Carbon by adding the power of touch to its latest Windows 8 Ultrabook. The logically named X1 Carbon Touch adds the hands-on functionality to the screen, but this does bloat the asking price and means the screen is a slither... >>

Microsoft: 60 million licenses sold, up 20m over Christmas

Microsoft: 60 million licenses sold, up 20m over Christmas

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Microsoft has announced that 60 million licences of Windows 8 have been sold since its launch in late October. The total comes from both sales to customers and OEMs, who have packaged Windows and Windows RT on more than 1,700 devices worldwide. Microsoft... >>

Razer Edge Windows 8 gaming tablet becomes a reality

Razer Edge Windows 8 gaming tablet becomes a reality

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Razer, the high-performance gaming specialist, has announced the Razer Edge at CES 2013, a fully-featured Windows 8 gaming tablet. We first saw the concept at CES 2012 under the name of Project Fiona. Razer now says that the Fiona concept is ready to... >>