Windows 8 articles

Acer Iconia W510 Tablet: Making Windows 8's Dichotomy Shine

Microsoft’s answer to the changing computing landscape is Windows 8, an operating system that attempts to balance the demands of traditional productivity-oriented desktops with the mobility of, well, mobile devices.

Hybrids thus appear to be the optimal home for Windows 8 as both aspects of the OS are in use and get to shine as they were designed to. That brings us to the Acer Iconia W510 hybrid tablet, which can be essentially converted into a full-fledged PC with its keyboard dock – no Windows RT here, folks.

Tablets of 2013 Rundown: Nexus vs. Surface vs. iPad

The tablet market doesn’t look very different than it did a year ago from the perspective of who’s doing well and who’s not. Perhaps the most exciting developments came towards the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 from the usual big guys: Google released the Nexus 10 and updated the Nexus 7, Apple launched a smaller and cheaper iPad mini, while Microsoft went all in with the Surface RT and Pro.

As usual, we've compiled a comparative table with what we consider are the best options either currently available or announced so far, complete with metascores from our Product Finder engine and review links.

Tuesday tech deals: Asus Vivotab TF600T 32GB /w keyboard $350

Adorama via eBay offers the Asus VivoTab TF600T in Grey (pictured), model no. TF600T-B1-GR, bundled with the VivoTab TF600T Keyboard Docking Station for $349.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for these items separately elsewhere by $86...

Asus' Windows 8 Transformer Book now available for pre-order

Asus’ Transformer Book is now available for pre-order through MacMall nearly nine months after it was first shown to consumers at Computex 2012. The Windows 8 hybrid will set you back $1,479.99 and should be available by mid-March, according to…