I guess it is safe to say that Dell has been in on a bit of a surprise spree as of late. Earlier this year, the company initiated plans to go private again, a move that it recently completed. And last month, it surprised the technology world by reviving its old Venue brand. A few new tablet devices were...

Redmond promised more details on Windows 8.1 before this month was out, and true to its promise, the company has officially unveiled all the details of the upcoming operating system. An elaborate new post on the Windows Blog emphasizes that the new version will be specifically designed to respond to all the...