IntroductionThe much anticipated Microsoft Windows 8 has been released, with its touch-control interface, and single operating system that works on desktops and mobiles. Microsoft has described parts of Windows 8 as the most important redesign, of its interface, in more than a decade. Find out all the Windows 8 news here, including a Windows 8 Buyers Guide, videos and tips.
Windows 8 News
Microsoft will use Mobile World Congress 2012 to launch the public test version of Windows 8 OS Continue Reading
Windows 8 combines a desktop operating system (OS) with tablet-touch functionality, which will bring benefits to some organisations - but not all Continue Reading
Microsoft has blamed lower-than-expected results on businesses delaying desktop software upgrades until after Windows 8 is launched Continue Reading
Every few years a new Microsoft desktop operating system arrives. The latest version may influence how corporate IT regards desktop computing Continue Reading
Leading PC manufacturers have unveiled hybrid devices based on the Intel Atom Z2760 processor Continue Reading
Windows 8 Tips
Expert advice for VARs looking to explain Windows 8 upgrade options to customers and combat objections to the new Windows OS. Continue Reading
Businesses migrating from Windows XP should upgrade to Windows 7 rather than risk deploying Windows 8, says analyst organisation Gartner Continue Reading
Microsoft Windows 8 security may not be at the top of IT admins' to-do lists, but they should pay attention to the OS's features and flaws. Continue Reading
3A deeper look-
Windows 8 Buyers Guide
Windows 8 Photos
Windows 8 Videos
Video: New memory-based protections in Windows 8 make heap-based buffer overflow attacks much more difficult.
In this video, Gartner’s Neil MacDonald discusses patch management, IE9 security, his Windows 8 security wish list and protecting Apple computers.