News tagged with windows phone 8

Developments with Microsoft's new Windows 8 system

The launch of Windows 8 was heralded as the biggest change to the industry's dominant operating system in at least 17 years. It attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing tablets with its touch-enabled ...

Jun 26, 2013
1 / 5 (1) 1

Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers (Update)

The release of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock. Windows, used in one form or another for a generation, is getting a completely different look that will ...

Oct 19, 2012
4.2 / 5 (11) 64

Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet

Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they'll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free ...

Oct 15, 2012
2.3 / 5 (3) 0

Q&A: Microsoft CEO has no fears for Windows 8

This fall, Microsoft is embarking on one of its biggest series of launches ever, with new versions or updates of nearly all its products and services, from Windows to Windows Phone, Office to Windows Server.

Sep 21, 2012
2 / 5 (1) 0

Review: Windows 8 a big misstep for Microsoft

The venerable PC is at a crossroads. Sales growth has slowed to a crawl. And consumers and developers are increasingly turning their time and attention to smartphones and tablets.

Mar 28, 2012
4.2 / 5 (55) 52