Costco Selling Dell Venue 8 Pro 64GB with Folio Case for $299 (In Store) (Update: Deal’s Over, now $329)

Update: According to Allen in the comments, this deal is good through December 9. And he was right: the bundle is still available, but at $329. That’s still a good deal, mind you. The headline says it all, folks. Costco is selling the Dell Venue 8 Pro 64GB for $299 ($30 off the $329 retail […]

Dell Venue 8 Pro Review (Okay, Mini-Preview)

I have a confession to make. While I’ve often taken to Twitter to lambast Windows 8.1 tablets that are less than 10” as too small for desktop mode, and probably mentioned it somewhere on the blog as well, I actually like the Dell Venue 8 Pro I’ve been playing with over the last few weeks. […]

Windows 8 Tip: App Availability Indicator

One of the nice things about Windows 8.1 is that various system settings are synced across machines using SkyDrive. As long as you connect to your Windows Live account when you set up a new machine, those settings can be automatically applied. I noticed the following icon on some of my Start screen tiles, and […]

Get Windows 8.1 Pro Upgrade for $78.89 (Kind Of)

A number of Amazon sellers, such as Tech Direct, are letting the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade go for $78.89 right now, which is normally $129.99. Therefore, you can buy it today, and then take advantage of the free Windows 8.1 update when it releases on October 17. What a deal. Here’s a link: Microsoft Windows […]