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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 …

Windows Phone: Globalizing And Localizing Apps Windows Phone: Globalizing And Localizing Apps
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On the heels of Google’s announcement of Google Translate helping with the localization of Android apps, Microsoft is now talking up how Windows Phone developers can globalize and localize their apps. There is a difference between the two, I can …

Kinect Accelerator Participants Announced Kinect Accelerator Participants Announced

It’s pretty obvious now that Kinect is not just for games that have you flail your arms wildly about in hopes of beating your opponent senseless in Kinect Sports Boxing. The hardware has inspired countless innovations in how we interact …

Nearly 1 Billion ‘Smart’ Devices Shipped Last Year Nearly 1 Billion ‘Smart’ Devices Shipped Last Year

The International Data Corporation (IDC) added up the numbers from its Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, Mobile Phone Tracker, and Media Tablet Tracker this week and came up with the number of PC’s, tablets, and smartphones that shipped worldwide in 2011: …

“Angry Birds Space” Is Confirmed For Windows Phone 7 “Angry Birds Space” Is Confirmed For Windows Phone 7

After an erroneous report on Bloomberg news that had Peter Vesterbacka, chief marketing officer of the game’s maker, Rovio Entertainment Oy saying that the irrationally popular Angry Birds Space wasn’t coming to the Windows phone 7, the truth comes out! …

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 …

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 …

Internet Explorer 9 Ad Goes Artistic Internet Explorer 9 Ad Goes Artistic

I think that Microsoft is onto something with this latest ad for Internet Explorer 9. While some people will still gawk and laugh at Microsoft’s web browser, their latest ad sells it in a way that’s artistic and unique without …

Windows Azure Brought Down Leap Year Bug Windows Azure Brought Down Leap Year Bug

Windows Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform for building and hosting web applications, suffered an outage yesterday that brought down several websites that rely on the service. The outage began sometime Tuesday, and ran until just before 3 am (Pacific time) yesterday. …

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 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 …

Orbit: New Budget Windows Phone From ZTE Orbit: New Budget Windows Phone From ZTE

ZTE has added a new Windows Phone called Orbit to its growing phone portfolio. The new budget smartphone is based on the latest version of Windows Phone and comes with 4GB of memory. It also has HD voice and a …

Windows Phone in 23 New Countries Windows Phone in 23 New Countries

Microsoft plans to bring it’s Windows Phone 7 OS to 23 new countries, as well as make the operating system available for use on more low-end devices, in an attempt to reclaim lost business from Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. …

New Windows Handsets To Accompany Apollo New Windows Handsets To Accompany Apollo

Later this year, when Microsoft announces the availability of the Windows Apollo operating system, HTC is planning to be there with new Windows Phone devices as well. “You will see a new range of Windows Phones from us when Microsoft …

Does Windows Have One Foot In The Grave? Does Windows Have One Foot In The Grave?
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Fifteen years ago Microsoft’s Windows operating system reigned supreme in the computer world. Windows enjoyed near ubiquity in both the business and consumer computing markets. Challengers to Microsoft’s hegemony were few and paltry. Apple, Microsoft’s perennial rival, was in dire …

Microsoft Updates SkyDrive Microsoft Updates SkyDrive

On Monday, Microsoft announced it’s updated version of SkyDrive, to correlate with the upcoming release of Windows 8. This could coincide with the launch of Google Drive, which has been rumored to be ready within the next few weeks, and …

Web Browsing Via Windows Drops Web Browsing Via Windows Drops

Web browsing while using Windows OS is down by almost 7%, according to a report by ad network Chitika, regarding browsing trends, taken from August 2011 to February 2012. This number has been mainly affected by the increasing popularity of …

New Windows 8 Logo Sparks Debate New Windows 8 Logo Sparks Debate
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We reported Friday on the aesthetic changes that Microsoft is making to the Windows 8 logo. Does anybody actually like it? PC Mag published a report that had technology journalists weighing in on the new design. The results are somewhat …

New Windows Logo Strikes Minimalistic Chord New Windows Logo Strikes Minimalistic Chord
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For most of my life, the word “Windows” has only called up one mental image: the Windows 98 loading screen, chugging away on my basement computer, a Packard Bell. Interesting home computing choices aside, the image of Microsoft’s Windows, that …