While many a forecasts claimed that touchscreen laptops will come into their own this year, and chart up a reasonable market share worldwide, it seems PC makers are adopting a notably less aggressive strategy for 2014. The need to go touch, it appears, still comes with too high a cost. As a result of this, some...

If there is one thing that defines the latest version of Windows, it is touch. Redmond designed its latest operating system from the grounds up for touchscreens and touch input. For reasons mysterious, the slow uptake of touch enabled devices affected the sales and acceptance of Microsoft’s newest operating...

Who would have thought the lack of touchscreen enabled units will be cited as one of the major reasons for the slow uptake of Windows 8. Surely not Microsoft, it seems. Several high-profile Microsoft executives, including CEO Steve Ballmer, have decried the lack of touch-capable Windows 8 devices in the market,...

If there is one thing this new-look Microsoft is keen on, it’s innovation. While the software titan has always traditionally invested a fair amount on research and development, but the stakes are higher this time around. I say time around, because according to the newest murmurings, the technology titan is...

Talk what you may about the operating system that powers it, the fact remains that Surface tablets feature some absolutely amazing and sleek hardware on the outside. The build quality is one of the finest available, and the display in particular has garnered some amazing praise from various quarters. The screen...

While one may argue that strange is the fact that a decision like this is still up in the air, it seems that ultrabook makers could soon touchscreen support into a standard feature before the year is out. Microsoft and Intel, the two 800-pound guerrillas of the computing industry have long decried the lack of...

Windows 8 is designed for touchscreen devices, no two words about it. Microsoft has clearly envisioned a touch future as far as its operating systems are concerned, and the company has confirmed this on more than a few occasions. Most of the touch optimized features of Windows 8 also transition over to Windows...

If there is one thing Redmond is enamored with these days (besides hardware) is the future. Or should I say, future technologies, to be more specific. So much so that the company is bringing forward all kinds of predictions for what is coming next. With it breaking into hardware recently, the company is investing...

While the world is still waiting for updated official Windows 8 sales figures from Microsoft, the company itself has maintained that thing are going well and according to plan. The thing about well and according to plan is that it can be overly subjective. Leaving numbers and market share statistics aside, this...

Microsoft may not be all that quick to respond to the newest of trends, but touchscreens are one thing that Redmond has wholeheartedly embraced and is looking to take to the next level. We already live in a world where technology is at the very center of everything we do, and if you are wondering what the future...