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Microsoft Pushing Touch Ultrabooks For Windows 8 Microsoft Pushing Touch Ultrabooks For Windows 8

Digitimes is reporting that Microsoft is pushing manufacturers of ultrabooks to alter their designs for better use with Windows 8. The new OS will feature the “Metro” user interface, designed with large button icons to be used with touch screens. …

Leaked Microsoft Document Provides Roadmap For Major Products Leaked Microsoft Document Provides Roadmap For Major Products
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An apparent roadmap showing Microsoft’s plans for future products has been leaked. The images show Microsoft’s release plans for numerous products, including Internet Explorer, Windows Phone, and Office 15. The images were posted to Twitter last week by Maarten Visser, …

WordPress Announces REST API For App Creation WordPress Announces REST API For App Creation

WordPress is one of the more popular, if not most popular, blogging tools out there. Like anything popular, people want to make applications with it which require an API. WordPress is making that bit easier for you with the announcement …

Tablet Sales Projected to Hit 120 Million in 2012 Tablet Sales Projected to Hit 120 Million in 2012

Data from a new study by Gartner shows that worldwide tablet device sales are projected to hit almost 120 million in 2012. To be precise, 119 million tablets are expected to be sold – roughly double that of the 60 …

Deliver Updates Through Pinned Sites For Windows 8 Deliver Updates Through Pinned Sites For Windows 8
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If you’ve been taking part in the Windows 8 consumer preview, you’ve most likely noticed pinned sites on the Metro interface. It’s essentially the bookmark of the Metro interface by allowing users to pin their favorite sites to the Metro …

Adding A Start Button In Windows 8? Adding A Start Button In Windows 8?
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The lack of a Start button on the consumer preview of Windows 8 left some surprised, perhaps even shocked… Maybe confused is a better descriptor. Now, thanks to a desktop app created by Stardock, you can now resurrect your Start …

Internet Explorer 10 Launch Options Expanded For Windows 8 Internet Explorer 10 Launch Options Expanded For Windows 8
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We live in strange times, my friends. The world is said to end on December 21 (spoiler: it’s not), UK is playing UofL in the Final Four and, perhaps strangest of them all, Microsoft is turning Internet Explorer into a …

Windows 8 Tablet Locks Up On Stage During Demo Windows 8 Tablet Locks Up On Stage During Demo
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A big part of the buzz about the Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 software is its ability to run on multiple platforms. The software is designed to work equally well on tablets and desktop/laptop PCs, providing a unified experience across multiple …

Microsoft Targeting October Windows 8 Launch Microsoft Targeting October Windows 8 Launch

Microsoft plans to finish developing Windows 8 this summer, and hopes to release the new OS around October, according to reports by those with knowledge of the company’s schedule. An October release would target Christmas shoppers, and the new OS …

New Microsoft IE9 Ad New Microsoft IE9 Ad
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Microsoft has released a new ad featuring Internet Explorer 9, and it would appear the company knows how to make fun of itself. Microsoft describes its browser as only being good for downloading other browsers: Interestingly, Internet Explorer still holds …

Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro
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Yesterday we brought you news that Mozilla was preparing a version of their Firefox browser that would run on Windows 8′s new Metro user interface. Now it seems that Google is preparing a Metro-compatible version of their own Chrome browser, …

Firefox For Windows 8 Metro Now In Development Firefox For Windows 8 Metro Now In Development
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Mozilla has begun development for a Metro version of their Firefox web browser, the company has announced. Development of the new browser version began on Monday of last week. There is currently no projected timeline for the browser’s release. Developing …

Nokia Launching Windows 8 Tablet Later This Year [RUMOR] Nokia Launching Windows 8 Tablet Later This Year [RUMOR]

With Windows 8 scheduled to launch later this year, the question naturally arises: when will we begin to see Windows 8 tablets? The operating system is, after all, designed to function on a variety of platforms, including tablets and desktop/laptop …

Windows 8 Confuses And Baffles Elderly Dad Windows 8 Confuses And Baffles Elderly Dad
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Windows 8 has been almost universally praised since the launch of the consumer preview. Numerous tech outlets have been praising its ease of use and the attractiveness of the Metro interface. YouTube user lockergnome has proven that Windows 8 isn’t …

Microsoft CeBIT Keynote: Windows 8 Good for Business Microsoft CeBIT Keynote: Windows 8 Good for Business

In his CeBIT keynote speech earlier today, Microsoft Corp. COO Kevin Turner touted Windows 8′s trifecta of personal use functionality, business capability, and robust security. He encouraged IT professionals and others to test the recently released Windows 8 Consumer Preview, …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview For A Million, Alex Windows 8 Consumer Preview For A Million, Alex
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Even though we are living in an Apple world, even if you’re not an Apple girl person, the Windows name still has some cache, even it’s mere curiosity that’s driving the interest. The early reports concerning the amount of Windows …

Windows 8 Preview Presented At Barcelona Windows 8 Preview Presented At Barcelona

Microsoft launched the Windows 8 consumer preview yesterday to cheers (and jeers) from critics and fans alike. Microsoft was in Barcelona yesterday talking up the Windows 8 consumer preview. Here’s a short demonstration of Windows 8 for you to enjoy: …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Gets Reviewed Windows 8 Consumer Preview Gets Reviewed
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As we reported this morning, the Windows 8 consumer preview is here. Now is your chance to try out the new Metro user interface and other features that Microsoft is working on with the new operating system. While the verdict …

Windows 8 Brings A Host Of New Features Windows 8 Brings A Host Of New Features

As we reported this morning, Microsoft has made the consumer preview of Windows 8 available as a free download today. The new OS aims to revolutionize Windows, unifying user experience across multiple platforms – laptop/desktop computers, phones and tablets, and …

Windows 8 Preview Released, Twitter Reacts Windows 8 Preview Released, Twitter Reacts

Today Microsoft released a Consumer Preview of its new Windows 8 operating system at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, to much interest – the preview has already been downloaded over 3 million times, according to USA Today. Steven Sinofsky, …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available
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Windows has announced the release of Windows 8 consumer preview. It’s available to download now for anyone interested in trying out the new operating system. Windows Experience blog is already posting tips on how to better navigate the system. According …