Make your start screen your personalised home with news, weather, social networks and your favourite apps. Customisable colours and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your device as unique as you are.
Download thousands of popular apps from the Windows store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype and Angry Birds. Apps for email and photo and video editing are included.
From the Start screen, you are just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop you know and love so you can do the stuff you've always got done**
Stay connected to your photos and important files and across them on your phone, tablet or PC with SkyDrive.
It's easy to do more at once. Snap multiple apps side by side in a single view for easy multitasking*.
Find Windows 8 on a huge selection of stylish and portable devices with impressive battery life more security and faster startup. Choose from tablets, PCs, convertibles and more.
Get all the features above with the latest Windows, or upgrade your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8.1 for free through the Windows store
*Some features require Windows 8.1. Update available through Windows store. Internet access required, fees may apply.
**Don't forget. Office is not included with your Windows PC.
There are new ways to get around Windows. Many devices now have touch capabilities, but you can also use the mouse and keyboard you've been used to. We'll teach you the basics to help you get started.
There's a Windows device for everyone. From lightweight tablets with extended battery life to stylish and powerful all-in-one desktops, you're next device will be amazing. Only Windows tablets run Office, allow you to multi-task, and connect your printer, camera, or Xbox, with USB ports.
Tablets are thin and ultra-portable and designed for touch. They're blazing fast with longer battery life, and touch-enabled HD screens and powerful graphics that make movies and games come to life as never before
Detachable tablets are designed for snap-on external keyboards for enhanced productivity. They can also stand alone as pure, touch-driven devices.
Convertibles are portable laptops that can twist. fold and into a tablet mode, giving you the ease of touch and the option for the speed and precision of a mouse and keyboard.
Portable and battery operated, laptops range in screen sizes from 8 to 18 inches.
It's a desktop that houses everything inside the same piece of hardware as the monitor. Mobiles all-in-ones have a battery, can detach from a base/stand for mobile use and can rotate to lie flat.
The familiar classic, a traditional desktop computer is designed for use in one, fixed location, with a monitor that's separate from the rest of the device.
In the mid 1970s two childhood friends Paul Allen and Bill Gates decided to form a company built around their shared love of computers. Originally located next to a vacuum cleaner company, their company became Microsoft, now part of the fixtures and fittings in almost every home and office, and among the planets most recognisable brands. Microsoft is the worlds leading supplier of computer software, the programs needed the make the hardware function effectively, and your life to function smoothly. Our selection of Microsoft products includes their essential Office suite for work and, once the clock hits 5pm, their incredibly popular Xbox 360 games console for play.