Windows 8 Will Let You Make Phone Calls?

Will your new Windows 8 slate be a giant phone come 2012? Screens from last week's BUILD conference seem to indicate that. How it'll be implemented is hazy—VOIP or Windows Live notifications—but it's a good bet Microsoft's recently-bought Skype will be a BIG part of it. » 9/19/11 8:51am 9/19/11 8:51am

Microsoft Teases and Previews a Quad-Core Windows Slate

During Microsoft TechEd 2011 in New Zealand, Microsoft showed off something verrrry interesting: a Quad-Core Windows Slate. Reports are unsure if it runs Windows 7 or Windows 8 but more info is supposed to be revealed soon. » 8/25/11 3:57pm 8/25/11 3:57pm