Windows 8.1

  • The launch of Windows 8 has spawned a wealth of hybrid machines that blur the line between tablet and notebook, with the goal of providing the best of both experiences. Read on for a detailed comparison of Windows 2-in-1s.
  • Logitech launched its Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard which is aimed at those who have a PC connected to the big screen and need a companion for presentations or enjoying a movie on the couch. It illuminates in the dark and also allows you to control Windows from the built-in touchpad.
  • Once you've had your new Windows computer for a while, like with previous versions, Windows becomes unstable or slows down, and you want that clean machine back. Here's how to use the PC Refresh feature to reclaim the speed and stability the computer once had, and not lose your personal files.
  • Microsoft's Surface brand has been on quite the roller coaster ride. At first, reactions were intrigued, but that buzz fizzled quickly, as the first two models launched with some huge compromises. Can the third time be a charm? Read on, as Gizmag reviews the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.
  • New Mexico's Ideum has managed to shave over an inch and a half off the thickness of its Platform 55 display in time for the infoComm 14 trade show being held in Las Vegas this week. The dual boot prototype is being shown off at the booth of development partner 3M Touch Systems.
  • Microsoft has made three revisions to Windows 8, and each update makes it easier to use on touch and non-touch devices. Here's some tips for using new Taskbar options that make it easier to use the Modern UI on a traditional computer with mouse and keyboard.
  • Microsoft recently launched the Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1. It's free and allows you to connect your phone to a remote PC over a local network or from the internet. Here's a look at how to set up your computer to receive remote connections, and how to use it on your phone.
  • Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a device without an arch rival. It has more tablet DNA than most laptops do, and more laptop DNA than most tablets. So why not see how it sizes up next to the Retina MacBook Pro? Join us, as we compare the two PCs' features and specs.
  • It's often said that that you shouldn't mix business with pleasure. If that's the case, someone needs to tell the folks at Dell, because the high-end business-focused Venue 11 Pro tablet is a joy to use.
  • Microsoft may be pitching its Surface Pro 3 as a "tablet that can replace your laptop," but is it really an upgrade from the setup you already have? Let's take a look, as we compare the features and specs of the Surface Pro 3 and 11-in MacBook Air.
  • Here we are just eight months after the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 hit store shelves, and, what do you know, we're looking at yet another new model. Let's see how the features and specs of the Surface Pro 3 compare to those of the Surface Pro 2.
  • It seems like just yesterday that Microsoft was telling us about the Surface Pro 2 – and it turns out it was only eight months ago. But with the company still trying to get a strong foothold in the mobile space, it. didn't waste any time churning out a new version. Meet the Surface Pro 3.