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Microsoft offers details on upcoming low-power, ultralight Windows RT computers

Look out, kids: Windows 8 comes with a report card

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Here’s a Windows 8 feature that’s sure to spark lots of conversations around the dinner table. Gearing up for the “Release Preview” of the new operating system next month, Microsoft this week detailed its plans for Windows 8′s family safety settings. One of the features lets parents receive a weekly...
Look out, kids: Windows 8 comes with a report card
The Microsoft Surface, A 10.6-inch Windows 8 Tablet From Microsoft

Skype 6 with improved social integration now available

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New versions of Skype for Windows and OS X were released Wednesday by Microsoft. These latest versions add support for signing in through Facebook and Microsoft accounts. For subscribers to Microsoft's services like Hotmail, Outlook.com, and Windows Live Messenger, the new Skype 6 will allow you to communicate with...
Skype 6 with improved social integration now available

The one thing Microsoft really needs to restore in Windows 8.1

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Forget the Start button. There's another feature Microsoft yanked from Windows that I want back even more. [Read more]...
The one thing Microsoft really needs to restore in Windows 8.1

Giving in to Facebook: A Weekend on the New "Instantly Personalized" Web (Op-Ed)

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At last week's F8 developers' conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled plans to offer "instant personalization" all over the web, a way for websites to become instantly more social. Without even signing in, sites gain access to publicly available Facebook information like your name, profile picture, friend list and more,...
Giving in to Facebook: A Weekend on the New "Instantly Personalized" Web (Op-Ed)

Secret Windows 8 Weapon: Kinect Built Into Your Laptop

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The Windows release of Kinect is coming up in a couple days, but for most people that won’t be a major event: the Kinect they have is sitting on their TV or in a drawer, waiting to be taken out for an impromptu Dance Central 2 party. Of the 10...
Secret Windows 8 Weapon: Kinect Built Into Your Laptop
Microsoft Updates SkyDrive With A Recycle Bin, Google Forms-Like Survey Tool Coming Soon

Microsoft Slashes Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing - Because It Can’t Afford Not To

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Once again demonstrating the importance of Windows 8 to its future, Microsoft has cut the upgrade price by some 90% compared to previous versions of Windows. Rather than charge Windows 7 upgrade prices of up to $220, Microsoft plans to sell the upgrade for Windows 8 Pro for less than...
Microsoft Slashes Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing - Because It Can’t Afford Not To

Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions

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More Info Microsoft begins Office 15 technical preview, fills up before you knew it existed Microsoft Office 15 leaks suggest Office 2013 name, show off Metro logo and Web Apps UI Office Next blog is here to answer all your burning questions about the future of spreadsheets It's been...
Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions

Microsoft's IllumiRoom peripheral projector is the Xbox 720′s killer feature

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Microsoft has strongly hinted that the IllumiRoom augmented reality peripheral projector is linked to the next-generation Xbox 720, in much the same way that Project Natal (Kinect) was eventually linked to the Xbox 360. To celebrate, Microsoft has released a new video that showcases the awesome potential of IllumiRoom, and...
Microsoft's IllumiRoom peripheral projector is the Xbox 720′s killer feature

Leaked: Here's What It's Really Like To Using The New, Unreleased Version Of Microsoft Office 15 (MSFT)

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Microsoft recently made the Office 15 Technical Preview available to a privileged few.  Microsoft lover Paul Thurrott got his hands on a copy and ran it through its paces. Office 15 will be the new version of Office designed for Windows 8. Thurrott was looking at an early copy,...
Leaked: Here's What It's Really Like To Using The New, Unreleased Version Of Microsoft Office 15 (MSFT)
Bing News for Windows 8 updated with custom RSS feeds, Bing Maps gets local search feature

Microsoft Windows 8 includes default Do Not Track privacy feature

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Microsoft on Thursday announced another test version of its Windows 8 operating system with an Internet browser that has “do not track” technology as the default. That means that when browsing on PCs and mobile devices featuring Windows 8, a user automatically won’t be tracked on the Web. Read full...
Microsoft Windows 8 includes default Do Not Track privacy feature

Microsoft wins injunction against Motorola in German court, aims to strike patent license deal

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Motorola and Microsoft are no strangers to the patent war tango, and today marks the third injunction against the Droid maker in the German court. Judge Dr. Guntz of the Munich I regional court ruled that Motorola infringes on a Microsoft patent for "soft input panel system and method,"...
Microsoft wins injunction against Motorola in German court, aims to strike patent license deal
Updated My Xbox Live App Brings Android Into The Mix, Adds iPhone-Only Remote Control Feature

Microsoft Office and Facebook partner to ward off Google Docs

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One of the more mysterious parts of the new version of Microsoft Office that the software giant plans to launch next month is the online version — the responses I’ve seen to early sneak peeks of the web-based version of Office has been pretty mixed. Beyond the Office brand name...
Microsoft Office and Facebook partner to ward off Google Docs

The 15 Most Important Changes Coming To Windows 8 Starting Today (MSFT)

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Microsoft has been talking about its next version of Windows 8 for months, and has already shown off bits and pieces of it. The new version, Windows 8.1, debuts today. It's not the final version, although anyone with a Windows 8 device can download it from Windows Update or the...
The 15 Most Important Changes Coming To Windows 8 Starting Today (MSFT)

Microsoft Bing deepens Facebook integration with ‘Linked Pages’ feature

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine today launched a new feature called “Linked Pages” that gives people more control over which websites are connected to them, leveraging Microsoft’s partnership with Facebook. The feature lets users authenticate themselves using their Facebook credentials, and then determine which pages and sites their profiles are linked...
Microsoft Bing deepens Facebook integration with ‘Linked Pages’ feature

Metro Internet Explorer 10′s Share Charm Could Be A Critical Feature

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Microsoft has just posted an overview of the Windows 8 version of Internet Explorer 10, which shows off the features you’d expect from a modern touch-based browser: navigation gestures, full-screen content, and the expected Metro-style multitasking. The one feature that caught my eye, however, was the “share charm.” Charms are,...
Metro Internet Explorer 10′s Share Charm Could Be A Critical Feature
Windows 8 vs. iPad: feature by feature
Apple’s Power Nap Is Basically Microsoft’s Windows SideShow/Connected Standby
Windows Phone 8 to include screenshot feature with Windows and Camera button combo

IllumiRoom peripheral projection: Is this the Xbox 720′s killer feature?

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Microsoft Research has taken the wraps off IllumiRoom, an augmented reality, living room technology that could be one of the key features of the Xbox 720 or Kinect 2.0....
IllumiRoom peripheral projection: Is this the Xbox 720′s killer feature?
Skype preparing to launch video messaging and 'Metro' design
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