The Windows 8 launch was remarkable in many ways, but perhaps the most astonishing part of the arrival of the new operating system were the hopes the PC industry had pinned on it. So much so that some hardware vendors were solely counting on the new OS to reverse their fortunes, and stop the decline in sales of...

The Acer Iconia W3 has shown up at the FCC’s website. It seems like it might be available for purchase in the US soon. The drawing on the FCC’s site seems to show that the tablet has an Intel processor and runs Windows 8 software. It also seems that the tablet will have a microSD card slot, HDMI output, an 8.1 inch...

Almost everyone and their pet cats initially believed that Windows 8.1 could see an expedited release date, maybe this summer as Microsoft wanted to kickstart the PC industry with its new OS. Now it appears that the software titan has picked a different launch date. And this is a launch date that is very much in line...

The final stable build of Windows 8.1 is set to go live in just a few months, with various sources conjuring up random dates. But according to Tami Reller, the CFO of the Windows division, Microsoft has the important holiday season squarely in mind. She was speaking recently at the JP Morgan Conference. According to...

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a date for the release! Windows 8.1 is scheduled to be released to the public on June the 26th, 2013. The news came in the form of a blog post update from the Windows Blog. Here’s what it said: Today, there are more devices – and choice – allowing you to pick the right Windows 8 device...