Latest articles on Windows 8

Microsoft struggles on a slippery Surface

The failure of Microsoft's Surface tablet might not spell doom for the computer giant but it is teetering on the edge, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Windows makeover stays in familiar territory

That Windows 8 will be a huge hit in terms of sales is a given. What will be fascinating to watch is how it is received, writes Charles Arthur.

Is the age of the personal computer over?

The first decline in personal computer sales in a decade has prompted analysts to ask whether tablets will kill the PC, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Smartphones: The good, the bad and the ugly

A technophile looks at the smartphone platforms of today and predicts what the future looks like.

Tech Factor: Microsoft readies the lifeboats

Software giant plans to morph into a services company, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Nokia aims to upset Apple’s cart with Microsoft tablet

After trailing behind in the smartphone race, Nokia plans to take on Apple's iPad next year with its own tablet, running Microsoft's Windows software.

A quaint marriage of the old and new

With Windows 8, Microsoft has a chance to lead in innovation again.

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