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Windows 8: Microsoft details its Twitter and Facebook integration in the People App

Microsoft to charge $15 for Windows 8 upgrade deal

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Microsoft plans to charge users who buy a new Windows 7 PC $14.99 for an upgrade to Windows 8. The upgrade program is expected to kick off alongside the delivery of Windows 8 Release Preview in June....
Microsoft to charge $15 for Windows 8 upgrade deal
Start button and Start Menu hacks still work in Windows 8 Release Preview

Windows 8 Release Preview – in-depth review

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Windows 8 benefits from three years of engineering improvements since Windows 7 in 2009, resulting in a faster, smoother experienceMicrosoft's reimagining of Windows is nearly done. The Windows 8 Release Preview, now available for download, is the last test version before the final build which will go to Microsoft's hardware...
Windows 8 Release Preview – in-depth review

What to do if Windows 8 Release Preview won't install

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Some users have bumped into installation errors with the latest flavor of Windows 8. Microsoft says you may need to tweak or update your BIOS to solve the issue. [Read more]...
What to do if Windows 8 Release Preview won't install

Microsoft’s newly redesigned, more social search engine Bing now publicly available in the US

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Less than twelve hours after it pushed life the Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft has today followed up with another launch, this time the out of its overhauled Bing search engine in the US, with its new three-column design and added social features. The public release comes two weeks after Microsoft...
Microsoft’s newly redesigned, more social search engine Bing now publicly available in the US

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
Internet Explorer 10 first browser to have Do Not Track as default

NVIDIA GeForce R302 drivers get Windows 8 certification, available for download soon

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With the Windows 8 Release Preview unveiled and available for all to download as of yesterday, you can bet that other companies are hustling to make their products compatible -- and that doesn't just go for hardware. NVIDIA announced that its new R302 graphics drivers have received Windows 8...
NVIDIA GeForce R302 drivers get Windows 8 certification, available for download soon

As Windows Phone 8 fulfilled the Windows Phone promise, so will Blue complete Windows 8

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This weekend brought a number of Windows Blue leaks that confirmed much of what we already knew: Windows Blue is not Windows 9, it is instead a bundle of feature improvements and general corrections to the operating system that has suffered from quirkiness its entire, short life. Windows Blue will...
As Windows Phone 8 fulfilled the Windows Phone promise, so will Blue complete Windows 8
Hands-on: Windows 8's SkyDrive
Windows 8 Release Preview debuts, Microsoft confirms $15 upgrade promotion

Ditching Zune for Xbox: a new look at Windows 8 media apps

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Windows 8 Release Preview Hands-on: Windows 8's SkyDrive Windows 8's built-in antivirus will put third-party products first Hands-on: News, Sports, and Travel go Metro in Windows 8 Release Preview Sync it up: Hands on with the preview of Windows 8's cloud sync service Internet Explorer 10: embedded Flash, Do...
Ditching Zune for Xbox: a new look at Windows 8 media apps
First look at Chrome in the Windows 8 Metro environment

FAQ: Get going with Windows 8 Release Preview

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Now that Microsoft has shipped the Release Preview for Windows 8, you may wondering whether to try it out. Here's what you need to know to do so....
FAQ: Get going with Windows 8 Release Preview

Will Windows 8 appeal to app developers? Here's two perspectives from the community.

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So the Windows 8 launch came and went, we saw some pretty quirky shenanigans going on around the big Microsoft P-A-R-T-Y in Times Square, and now we’ll really see what the public makes of its new operating system. It has been a slow road to launch for the computing giant, with...
Will Windows 8 appeal to app developers? Here's two perspectives from the community.

Windows 8 PCs, tablets to go on sale late October, Microsoft confirms

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Windows 8 will be released to manufacturing the first week of August, and the first PCs running the operating system will go on sale in late October, Microsoft confirmed today. The timing is not a surprise. It's within the range of what we expected given the availability of a Release...
Windows 8 PCs, tablets to go on sale late October, Microsoft confirms
Windows 8 Release Preview users can upgrade to final edition for $39.99 with prior valid license

Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

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One thing is obvious from the immediate reaction to Windows 8 Release Preview. Most of those who try it do not like it. It is a contrast to the pre-release days of Windows 7, when there was near-consensus that, whatever you think of Windows overall, the new edition was better...
Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

Microsoft confirms upgrade path and pricing for Windows 8: $14.99 for those buying new PCs

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We've just gotten a thorough look at the Windows 8 Release Preview, and Microsoft has now also finally confirmed what the upgrade path will look like for those buying PCs before the OS is officially released later this year. Microsoft will be rolling out a Windows Upgrade Offer in...
Microsoft confirms upgrade path and pricing for Windows 8: $14.99 for those buying new PCs
Windows 8 Release Preview includes weekly activity reports for parents

Microsoft Tunes up Windows 8 Multi-screen

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Better task-bar control and window mobility will be coming to the Windows 8 Release Preview next month....
Microsoft Tunes up Windows 8 Multi-screen

Microsoft confirms ‘millions’ using the Windows 8 release preview, details coming RTM updates

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Today Microsoft confirmed what many assumed, that there are millions of users of the Windows 8 release preview. Previously, the company had made it public that ‘hundreds of thousands’ were using its Mail app on a daily basis. TNW posited that the statistic implied a userbase in the millions. We were...
Microsoft confirms ‘millions’ using the Windows 8 release preview, details coming RTM updates

Microsoft reveals Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013 road map

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You, the consumer, probably don't care too much about Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013. But businesses and OEMs, they're pretty psyched. The next generation of Microsoft's light-weight OS offerings will bring the improved touch and gesture support of Windows 8 to low power platforms like car...
Microsoft reveals Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013 road map
Sources confirm Windows 8 Release Preview coming May 31st, includes Flash in Metro browser

How to Download and Install the Microsoft Windows 8 Final Release Preview

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The latest fine-tuned beta version of Window 8 is now available for your testing pleasure. It's free....
How to Download and Install the Microsoft Windows 8 Final Release Preview

Kiss Aero goodbye: Latest Windows 8 build reveals minimalistic desktop UI

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It's safe to say that anticipation is high for the upcoming Windows 8 Release Preview, which will become available in the first week of June. While we're still curious to see if Microsoft can better integrate the desktop and Metro environments of its latest operating system, the company has...
Kiss Aero goodbye: Latest Windows 8 build reveals minimalistic desktop UI

Windows 8 to have 'Do Not Track' turned on by default

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Following the debut of the Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft announced in a blog post that Internet Explorer 10 would have the "Do Not Track" browser privacy feature enabled by default. The feature has been a part of other popular browsers for some time now, but the announcement means that...
Windows 8 to have 'Do Not Track' turned on by default

Microsoft: Windows 7 shifted 670m licences, Skydrive has 200m people sharing 11bn photos

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It’s D-Day for Microsoft today, as Windows 8 is finally launched by the Redmond-based computing giant. And it has been a long time coming, as Microsoft’s omnipresent operating system is getting a major lick of paint and rolling out to the masses tomorrow. However, Windows 8 has already been available...
Microsoft: Windows 7 shifted 670m licences, Skydrive has 200m people sharing 11bn photos
Windows 8 Release Preview to include Metro style News, Sports, and Travel apps
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