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10 Key Windows 8 Features: Tablets, Touch and More

Windows 8 already contains a barrage of over 300 new features. To help you sift through the mire of Microsoft's Metro UI for the upcoming OS, here's a list of[...]

Asus Transformer Book T100 Review

The Asus TransformerBook T100 offers users an affordable convertible notebook option. Equipped with Windows 8.1 the device is capable of handling basic tasks and programs without the steep price point[...]

Windows 8 Tips: How To Play Back Movies & Music

While Microsoft's new Windows 8 Media Center lets you play back DVDs and Blu-rays, it won't necessarily solve all of your multimedia woes. Here are some tips.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. Apple MacBook Air (2014)

The Apple MacBook Air and the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 are two of the best, both touted as the ideal machine for portabality, power, and productivity. But which is the[...]

Windows 8 Pro Upgrades for Existing PCs Bring DVD Playback

Looking at running Windows 8 on your existing PC? Microsoft is now offering Windows 8 Pro upgrades (that includes Media Center Pro for DVD and Blu-ray disc playback) at special[...]

Acer Aspire S7 (2013) Review

Acer updates the Aspire S7 ultrabook making improvements to battery life and performance. Keep reading to see if the new S7 is worth your holiday cash.

PC Downgrades to Windows 7 Vary Between OEMs

Vendors have always supported "downgrades" to older versions of Windows whenever a new operating system arrives but it seems they are drawing the line with Windows 8.

Nero 12 Platinum Review: Multimedia for Less

Any way you count the apps, Nero 12 Platinum packs video editing and tons of other features into a low cost multimedia suite for Windows PCs. Read the full review.

How to Consolidate and Manage Your Music Library

Chances are your music collection is a scattered mess, with tunes spread across the various cloud services like iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Music. Here's how to easily clean it[...]

Reimage Review: Repairing Windows

Reimage offers free online scanning to find Windows problems like registry errors and stability issues. You pay if you want the problems fixed. Read the full review.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) 12 Review: Turn Talk into Text

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 brings initial Windows 8 support and other enhancements to speech software which was already very good, anyway. Read the full review.

Netflix for Windows 8 Review: Movies Streamed To a PC or RT Tablet

What's it like to use Netflix for Windows 8 to watch movies and TV shows on a PC or RT tablet? The new Netflix app is a standout in some[...]

Windows 8 PCs Available on Friday, But Windows Store Is Still Lightweight

At the Windows 8 launch in New York City, a look at the latest additions to the Windows Store showed most of the new Win8/RT PC/tablet apps to be lightweight[...]

VIPRE Antivirus 2013 Review

At $39.99 per PC or even less, VIPRE Antivirus 2013 is a great deal in comparison to pricier security software from "big boy" competitors. Read the full review.

Asus Transformer Book T100 To Be an Inexpensive Windows 8.1 Hybrid Laptop with a ”Bay Trail” Atom Processor

Asus will soon release a full-size Windows 8.1 tablet with a keyboard. While that's nothing groundbreaking, what is surprising about the Transformer Book T100 is the price: $350.

Lenovo S21e Review: Good Enough Only At the Right Price

This budget laptop might not belong at the head of its class, but the Lenovo S21e Windows notebook is still reliable and affordable. Read on to see if that's enough.

Microsoft: Windows 8.1 Coming on October 17th

Promising to fix some of the most egregious annoyances users had with Windows 8, Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1 will ship in just a few short weeks.

HP Reveals Windows 8 PC Portfolio

HP announced its Window 8 PC portfolio today. Among the portfolio HP introduced 7 notebooks that will offer the Microsoft?s upcoming operating system. A large majority of the portfolio is[...]

Windows 8 is Dead in the Water. Or is it?

One set of analytics says Windows 8 isn't attracting customers, another set of data says Microsoft is doing just fine.

PC Stick Review: Quantum Access Windows 8.1 Mini PC Intel Stick

It looks like a Chromecast prototype with an old-school antenna. It has a full-sized USB port and microSD card slot. This can’t be a PC, can it?