Delightful accident! Or maybe even a careful coincidence? Take your pick. The Surface Mini was reportedly cancelled at the eleventh hour, but references about the small slate are abound. Microsoft even built some 20,000 tablets, before pulling the plug. But the company accidently confirmed the existence of the Surface...

Windows 8 arrived on the store shelves last year with some sweeping changes to the user interface. While most of the underlying technology stayed the same, the frontend got a major makeover. And needless to say while almost all experienced users found their way through the new operating system, some novice and...