Watch this video on CNET TV: Hold on to your hats, Windows fans: there's a new operating system in town. Windows 8 lives way out on the frontier of touch screens and apps, and it hasn't forgotten how to interact with legacy software.
Microsoft's Kinect gaming peripheral will be coming to the Windows operating system in Feburary. The company says is has sold 18 million units of the motion sensor. Read this post by Roger Cheng on CES 2012.
Nokia recently announced their first Windows Phone smartphones, one of which goes on sale in the UK today, the Nokia Lumia 800, and now it would appear that we have some more details on Nokia's plans for Microsoft's Windows 8 tablets.
Twitter user posts a photo claiming it shows the 4.5-inch Nokia Lumia 920 with PureView, along with a photo of a purported Lumia 820 boasting a 4.3-inch screen. Read this blog post by Don Reisinger on Mobile.
Tobii, an eye-tracking technology company, has been working on making its Gaze eye-tracking technology compatible with Windows 8. With this new version, users can just look at App tiles and click on a trackpad or a mouse to launch them.
For the past several versions of Windows you can double-click on the speaker icon in the lower-right corner of your display and click on the Mixer link to assign volume levels for each of your programs that have enabled sound.