Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1, A Year In Making Microsoft released its long-awaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes people have had with Windows 8, the dramatically different operating system that attempts to bridge the divide between tablets and PCs.
Cyber Crooks Now Targeting Search EnginesMost of us have the common sense these days to be cautious opening emails from someone we don’t know, or not open suspicious attachments. But now computer crooks have found a way to target us on search engines.
Death Of The Desktop Not Far Off, Says IntelThe end of the desktop is near, according to reports trickling out over the last few days.
Windows 8: The Complete New PC Launch ListIf you've been holding out on buying a new ultrabook or just upgrading your desktop, here's a list of all the Windows 8 PCs that will be available at launch. Don't miss the hands-on previews!
Windows 8: Ready For PreorderFor those who still haven't gotten their hands on the Windows 8 release-to-manufacturing bits via MSDN, TechNet, BizSpark, volume licensing or some other channel, Microsoft is making available via preorder the Windows 8 upgrade media as of October 12.
iPad Surpasses Traditional PCs In School-Related SalesAs back to school kicks off in the U.S., new data claims that Apple's iPad is outpacing traditional PCs in sales to students and schools for the first time ever.
Spam On Web Cut By 20 PercentComputer-security experts took down the world's third-largest botnet, which they say was responsible for 18 percent of the world's spam.