Windows 8.1

Microsoft Extends Windows 7, 8.1 Support Deadlines

But Redmond insists enterprise customers are moving to Windows 10 faster than any version of Windows

6 years ago

Windows 10 Starts Forcibly Installing Itself On Older PCs

Resistance is futile, it seems, as “recommended update” begins self-installing

6 years ago

Microsoft Calls Time On Windows 7 Sales

All Windows PCs will have to ship with Windows 10 from 2016, Microsoft says

7 years ago

Microsoft Fixes Windows 8.1 Flaw Exposed By Google In Patch Tuesday Update

Microsoft accuses Google of harming customers following first Patch Tuesday of 2015

7 years ago

Google Exposes Windows 8.1 Security Flaw

Google is criticised for publishing a flaw in in Windows 8.1 that could allow an attacker to give themselves admin…

7 years ago

Microsoft: There Will Be No Windows 8.1 Update 2

Microsoft says there will be no major Windows 8.1 Update 2 and future upgrades will be incrementally delivered alongside security…

8 years ago

Microsoft Launches Raspberry Pi-Like Windows Board – For £200

Shark's Cove aims to take a bite out of Raspberry Pi's market, but at £200, and with Windows included, it's…

8 years ago

Microsoft Shrinks Windows 8.1 For Tablets

A new installation option for Windows 8.1 devices gives users more storage space, but at a price

8 years ago

Build 2014: Microsoft Delivers Universal Windows Apps

Developers now have the ability to build universal Windows apps that run across PCs, tablets and phones

8 years ago

Microsoft Offers $100 Discount To Customers Upgrading From Windows XP

Discount will apply to any new Surface or Windows 8 computer costing more than $599 as Microsoft looks to migrate…

8 years ago

Microsoft Preps Windows 8.1 Update For April – Report

The update for Windows 8.1 will arrive next month, just as Microsoft retires the venerable Windows XP OS

8 years ago

Microsoft May Release ‘Free’ Windows 8.1 Upgrade

Microsoft is reportedly considering offering free upgrades to Windows 8.1, with a version of the OS bundling key Microsoft services

8 years ago

Report: Microsoft To Cut Windows 8.1 Price For Low-Cost Devices

Microsoft is reportedly cutting 70 percent off the licence price for Windows 8.1, aiming at manufacturers who produce inexpensive devices…

8 years ago

Windows 8 And 8.1 Market Share Passes 10 Percent

Windows 7 continues to lead the way, but Windows XP is still worryingly widespread

8 years ago

Microsoft Lync App Updated For Windows 8.1

Microsoft boosts enterprise communications after releasing the updated Lync app for Windows 8.1

9 years ago

Microsoft OneNote Update Enhances Content Capture

Microsoft updates its OneNote application with powerful new features for content capture on portable devices

9 years ago

Microsoft 3D Printing Software Arrives On Windows 8.1

Microsoft has advanced its 3D printing campaign with a Windows 8.1 application

9 years ago

MakerBot Streamlines Windows 8.1 3D Printing

MakerBot has released software that simplifies 3D printing under Windows

9 years ago

‘Marmite’ Windows 8.1 Divides TechWeek Readers Who Prefer Other Platforms

TechWeek readers enjoy a love-hate relationship with Windows 8.1, but Windows 7 remains more popular and XP lives on

9 years ago

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Is the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 as productive a tablet as it claims to be?

9 years ago

Poll: What Do You Think Of Windows 8.1?

Have you downloaded Windows 8.1? Let us know your thoughts

9 years ago

Microsoft Pulls Windows RT 8.1 Update Over Bricking Fears

Users complain of Windows RT 8.1 boot issues while others are frustrated about being left in the dark

9 years ago

Windows 8.1 Doesn’t Fix Everything

Windows 8.1 brings some much needed improvements, but doesn't fix everything, says Wayne Rash

9 years ago

Windows 8.1 Now Available As Free Update

The first major update to Windows 8 is unleashed onto the Windows Store

9 years ago

Microsoft Adds ‘Fresh Paint’ To Windows 8.1

As the Windows 8.1 launch approaches, Microsoft has revealed more of the OS' new features

9 years ago

Microsoft Tempts Developers With Revamped App Store

Microsoft believes its new discovery features and gift cards will lure developers to its redesigned app store

9 years ago

Microsoft Adds Outlook.com-Inspired Email App To Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is to include a mobile-friendly, touch-enabled email application with closer Outlook.com integration

9 years ago

New Generation Of Microsoft Surface Tablets Arrives On 22 October

Microsoft Surface 2 and Microsoft Surface 2 Pro promise to increase productivity

9 years ago

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8.1 Price And Upgrade Path

Microsoft has provided details about the retail pricing of its forthcoming Windows 8.1 operating system

9 years ago

Microsoft Targets Financial Sector With Windows 8.1 Mobility

Ahead of Windows 8.1's launch next month, Microsoft is targeting financial firms with a focus on mobility

9 years ago