Windows 8 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Windows 8 Articles for 2012

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.

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[...]

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.

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.

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[...]

SugarSync Unveils App for Windows 8 & RT, Plans One for Windows Phone

As an addition or an alternative to Microsoft SkyDrive, SugarSync has released a free file sharing and storage app specifically designed for Windows 8 and RT.

MSI Refreshes Gaming Laptops with Windows 8

MSI has retuned its gaming notebook arsenal to offer the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. MSI looks to offer the upgraded OS in its upcoming G and GE series along[...]

Bleak Times for Black Friday Deals?

The 'Groupon Effect' may cast clouds on Black Friday discounts and deals.