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Microsoft Confirms The Return Of The Start Button In Windows 8.1

Microsoft Confirms The Return Of The Start Button In Windows 8.1

By Zach Walton May 30, 2013

A leaked screen from yesterday indicated that Microsoft would be bringing back the Start button in Windows 8.1. Now the company has gone ahead and confirmed its return alongside a number of other additions to the updated operating systems. In …

Microsoft Is Working On Smaller Windows 8 Devices Microsoft Is Working On Smaller Windows 8 Devices
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Earlier this month, it was rumored that Microsoft was working on a 7-inch Windows 8 tablet. The news came after Microsoft changed up its rules reducing the minimum resolution for a Windows 8 device to 1024×768. Now the company has …

Windows Blue Will Feature A Boot To Desktop Option Windows Blue Will Feature A Boot To Desktop Option

One of the more controversial decisions in Windows 8 was how the OS forced users to boot into the new Start menu metro interface. You could get into the desktop from that, but then you would be without the iconic …

Internet Explorer 11 Might Add Native WebGL Support Internet Explorer 11 Might Add Native WebGL Support
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For all of its talk of supporting open Web standards, Internet Explorer 10 still lacked one important part of the open Web ecosystem – WebGL. Sure, you could add it with a plugin, but Microsoft refused to add native support …

Don't Expect The Next Windows To Be Called Blue Don't Expect The Next Windows To Be Called Blue

For the past few months, it’s been rumored that the next operating system from Microsoft would be called WIndows Blue. It sounds like a code name, and Microsoft suggests that will remain the case. In an update on the Official …

Windows Blue Leak Hits The Internet Windows Blue Leak Hits The Internet
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After numerous leaks, it’s pretty much a given that Microsoft’s next OS will be Windows Blue. What we don’t know is when it will be released. A leak of an early build over the weekend suggests that we may be …

Windows Blue Name-Dropped In Leaked Microsoft Video Windows Blue Name-Dropped In Leaked Microsoft Video
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Windows Blue is all but confirmed to be the next version of Microsoft’s operating system after showing up in multiple job listings. If you’re still unconvinced, a leaked video may just convince you that Windows Blue is indeed real. MSFTKitchen …

Next Windows Phone May Launch This Holiday Season Next Windows Phone May Launch This Holiday Season
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Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s latest attempt to snag a chunk of the smartphone market, launched across the U.S. in November. That gave Windows Phone a boost during the holiday season that saw the Lumia 920 selling through a few million …

Microsoft Confirms Windows Blue Via Job Posting Microsoft Confirms Windows Blue Via Job Posting
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Soon after Windows 8 came out, it was rumored that Microsoft would move the operating system to an annual release cycle called Windows Blue. It was to be a cheap, inexpensive option that would see Windows becoming more like Apple’s …

Windows Blue Is Microsoft's Next OS Windows Blue Is Microsoft's Next OS
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Windows has always been on its own extended release cycle. Microsoft releases a new version of the OS, and then develops the next version over the next couple of years. For instance, Windows 7 released three years ago in 2009, …