Google Search app for Windows 8 hits the Windows Store

google search_01

Google has released a new search app for Windows 8. It’s available from the Windows Store, and while you might think it’s just a repackaged version of the Google website which you can load in any web browser, the Google Search App for Windows 8 also adds features found in Google’s mobile apps for Android […]

Hulu Plus Windows 8 app hits the Windows Store

Hulu Plus for Windows 8

Netflix isn’t the only subscription video service with a new Windows 8 app to show off. Rival Hulu Plus has released a Windows 8 app that lets subscribers stream movies, TV shows, web series, and other videos using a native Windows app — no web browser required. Like other apps designed to use Microsoft’s new […]

Dell Latitude 10 Windows 8 tablet goes up for order for $649

Dell Latitude 10

Dell is taking pre-orders for its new business-friendly Latitude 10 Windows 8 tablet. Prices start at $649, and the tablet is expected to ship in mid-November. The Dell Latitude 10 features an Intel Atom Z2760 Clover Trail processor, a 10.1 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel IPS display, 2GB of RAM, and Windows 8 software. Dell […]

HP’s Windows 8 laptops are available for order

HP Envy Spectre XT

HP is now taking orders for its first Windows 8 laptops, including a few of the company’s sleekbook and ultrabooks. That includes a $590 HP Pavilion Sleekbook with a 14 inch display and an Intel Core i3 CPU, a larger model with a 15.6 inch screen and an AMD A8 processor for $700, and the […]

Skype gets a Windows 8 makeover

Skype for Windows 8

Skype has unveiled a new app for Windows 8 which is designed to take advantage of the operating system’s new touch-friendly “Modern” user interface. It looks like what you’d get if you combines Skype’s older Windows software with the company’s apps for mobile devices… because that’s pretty much what it is. Skype for Windows 8 […]

LG unveils H160 tablet with pop-out keyboard, Windows 8

LG H160

LG is showing off a few upcoming Windows 8 products, including a convertible tablet with a pop-out keyboard, an 11.6 inch touchscreen display, and an Intel Atom Clover Trail processor. It’s called the LG H160, and it looks a lot like the Samsung Series 7 Sliding PC, Asus Eee Pad Slider, or the upcoming Sony […]

Gigabyte introduces S1082 Windows 8 tablet with 10 inch screen

Gigabyte S1082

Gigabyte is launching a new tablet with a 10 inch display, an Intel Celeron processor, and Windows 8 software. It’s called the Gigabyte S1082, and if it looks familiar, that’s because it bears a more than passing-resemblance to the Gigabyte S1081 Windows 7 tablet. But the new model has a higher resolution display, a faster […]

Gigabyte introduces U2142 convertible Windows 8 tablet

Gigabyte U2142

The Gigabyte U2142 is an ultrabook that transforms into a tablet. It looks like a classic convertible tablet, with a hinge that swivels to let you rotate the screen 180 degrees and then fold it down over the keyboard. Gigabyte plans to bring the U2141 ultrabook to market shortly after Windows 8 hits the streets […]

Asus ME-400 Windows 8 tablet with 10 inch screen in the works?

Asus ME-400 tablet

Asus may be working on a new 10 inch tablet called the Asus ME-400. It has an Intel Atom Z2760 Clover Trail processor, a 10.1 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, and Windows 8 software. French website PC Inpact has published some pictures of the tablet which were snapped a trade show for resellers. The […]