• News tagged "windows 8"

Monday, 19 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Makes IT Department's Lives Easier

Windows 8 Makes IT Department's Lives Easier

You know what happens when Windows 8 makes lives easier for the IT department? It means we can finally be rid of the ridiculously outdated Windows XP once and for all!

Windows 8 to Have Built-in Phone Calling Function?

Windows 8 to Have Built-in Phone Calling Function?

A slide in a video from one of the BUILD conferences seems to suggest that users would be able to make phone calls directly in Windows 8 without the need of any third-party software.

Friday, 16 Sep 2011

Microsoft Challenges Relevance of Flash on the Web with 'Plug-In Free' Metro IE10

Microsoft Challenges Relevance of Flash on the Web with 'Plug-In Free' Metro IE10

The popularity of portable devices seemed to have begun whittling away at Adobe Flash's dominance on the web and it seems Microsoft is throwing its weight in this direction.

Thursday, 15 Sep 2011

Ballmer Optimistic About Where Microsoft Could Be

Ballmer Optimistic About Where Microsoft Could Be

Microsoft's Chief Executive, Steve Ballmer feels that there is plenty of growth left in Microsoft, when it prepares it's latest onslaught on key emerging markets with Windows 8.

Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011

NVIDIA Helps Transform the PC with Windows 8 Developer Program

NVIDIA Helps Transform the PC with Windows 8 Developer Program

NVIDIA announces its Windows 8 Developer Program to provide developers with tools and resources for building applications for the hundreds of millions of ARM and x86-based devices that will take advantage of Windows 8.

Xbox Live for Windows 8

Xbox Live for Windows 8

Xbox Live functionality will be making its way on to Windows 8 and Microsoft intends to reveal more about the move soon to app developers interested in getting a foot in the door early.

Windows 8 is About Tablets, Yet Still About PCs

Windows 8 is About Tablets, Yet Still About PCs

Microsoft's latest OS is definitely an attempt to penetrate into the tablet market, yet at the same time it has to stay true to its PC roots. Will it succeed?

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Intergral to Intel's Strategy

Windows 8 Intergral to Intel's Strategy

Microsoft's upcoming desktop / mobile OS, Windows 8 will play an integral role in Intel's fortunes moving forward, and it very well may go both ways.

Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011

Windows 8 has Native Mounting Support for ISOs, VHDs

Windows 8 has Native Mounting Support for ISOs, VHDs

Windows 8 will be able to mount ISO and VHD files without installing third party software such as Daemon Tools or PowerISO.

Friday, 19 Aug 2011

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 App Store

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 App Store

Steven Sinofsky, President of the Windows Division at Microsoft, has subtly confirmed the existence of an Windows 8 app store in a blog post.

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