Tonight Microsoft and announced a series of improvements in basic file...
This year Microsoft re-branded their Professional Developers Conference (PDC), BUILD. The BUILD conference has turned out to be a jam packed with announcements on Windows 8. To learn more make sure to check out the keynote at http://www.buildwindows.com/ On Tuesday, Steven Sinofsky demoed many of the new features in Windows 8. On Wednesday Azure and [...]
Incase you missed it, at the beginning of June Microsoft released a quick promotional video demonstrating some of the new Windows 8 Start Screen. This is a big departure from the traditional start screen which was just a picture and a location to login. Details surrounding the start screen are still fuzzy, but here [...]
Tonight Microsoft and announced a series of improvements in basic file management for Windows 8. This isn’t necessarily earth shaking news about Windows 8, but it does show a commitment to usability and not just flashy new bells and whistles. That being said there are some nice new features: Copying is consolidated into a single window. [...]
My first reaction to yesterday’s post to the official Windows 8 blog about USB 3.0 being fully supported in Windows 8 was “Why?” Why was Microsoft going to hang their head on a technology that is only half as fast as Thunderbolt? Why would they let Apple 1-up them with transfer speed? Why wouldn’t they [...]
Everything seems a little more “open” this time around in regards to the way Microsoft is handling announcements and info about their upcoming Windows 8 operating system. In a Tweet this Friday from Microsoft Windows 8 Dev Team’s Twitter account @buildwindows8 came this comforting statement: This is good news for anyone not attending the already [...]
In a post on Microsoft’s new Windows 8 Development blog Steven Sinofsky, President of Microsoft’s Windows Division, has announced there will be a Windows 8 App Store. In the post which can be found here, Steve announces that members from the listed teams would be posting on the blog. That list includes the “App Store” team. [...]
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