First Looks: Acer Iconia W3

First Looks: Acer Iconia W3

Powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 dual-core 1.8GHz processor and 2GB of RAM, the Acer Iconia W3 is the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet. The display has a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels.
HardwareZone PlayTest Event with Microsoft Windows 8 - Video Highlights!

HardwareZone PlayTest Event with Microsoft Windows 8 - Video Highlights!

Our recent PlayTest, a collaboration between Microsoft and HardwareZone, was a hit with our readers. Participants experienced Windows 8 first hand using some of the latest hardware out in the market and gained a number of useful insights from both the editorial team and Microsoft representatives. Check out the video event highlights to see what took place during our event.
Navigating Windows 8 - Charms

Navigating Windows 8 - Charms

In the last Windows 8 video, we touched on the basics of navigating the new OS. In this video, we take it a step further and show you how to use Charms, which are powerful contextual controls that give you access to almost every part of the system - including shutting down your system!
Navigating Windows 8 - The Basics

Navigating Windows 8 - The Basics

Windows 8 changes the rules of using the traditional Windows OS to a large degree that even veterans could use some guidance on getting the best out of it. In this video, we show you the important basics of navigation, live tiles usage and setting up your lock screen with picture passwords.
VivoTab RT and More ASUS Win 8 Designed Notebooks, Tablets and AIOs Demoed!

VivoTab RT and More ASUS Win 8 Designed Notebooks, Tablets and AIOs Demoed!

We check out first-hand of the barrage of ASUS products designed for Windows 8 such as their Vivobook notebooks, VivoTab RT tablet and 10-point touch enabled AIO PCs.
Windows 8 'Convertible' Ultrabooks Showcase

Windows 8 'Convertible' Ultrabooks Showcase

With Microsoft's Windows 8 OS just two weeks away from launch, today we take a look at three of the earliest 'convertible' form-factor touchscreen Ultrabooks from HP, Dell and Sony. All of these Ultrabooks feature the ability to convert between notebook and tablet form factors, but each does it in a unique way.
Samsung Demos Windows 8 Ready Devices

Samsung Demos Windows 8 Ready Devices

It's just weeks before Windows 8 is officially available and Samsung has showcased its first salvo of products designed for Win 8. We take a quick peek at the Samsung ATIV Smart PC series and their Series 5 Ultra Touch notebook running on the full fledged OS.
Windows To Go - A Full Demo

Windows To Go - A Full Demo

Boot and run a full Windows 8 environment from a USB thumb drive that is completely separate from your main machine. And the best part is if you accidentally dislodge the drive while the system is in use, you can immediately resume normal operation if you plug it back in within 60 seconds. Check out the full demo!
CES 2012 Roundup

CES 2012 Roundup

What will CES 2012 and its treasure trove of technology announcements bring to the world? We give you a glimpse of what's to come in the CES 2012 roundup.
Sneak Peek - NVIDIA Tegra 3 Tablet Running Windows 8

Sneak Peek - NVIDIA Tegra 3 Tablet Running Windows 8

During an NVIDIA press conference in CES 2012, a senior director for Microsoft Windows showed us a sneak peek of a tablet using NVIDIA's Tegra 3 ARM-based processor, but running Windows 8. Check it out!