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Skype on Xbox team official, Metro development techniques coming to Xbox?

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It's no news to most Microsoft watchers; if Microsoft is going to make good on those promises of bringing Skype to it's entire consumer product portfolio, Skye on Xbox LIVE has to happen at some point. What may be news is the relationship between Windows 8 and the world's...
Skype on Xbox team official, Metro development techniques coming to Xbox?
Details on Windows 8 for ARM, plus a peek at Office 15
Microsoft reportedly pushing Windows 8 ultrabook vendors for touch-enabled hardware
New Bing now available in the US, includes deeper Facebook and Twitter integration

Microsoft shows off Windows 8 business app 'concepts'

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What would a Microsoft Dynamics app look like if it was a Metro-style Windows 8 deliverable? Like this....
Microsoft shows off Windows 8 business app 'concepts'
Windows 8 Release Preview leaks online (screenshots)
Exclusive: Microsoft's Windows 8 packaging revealed
Microsoft To Host Free App Labs For Windows 8 Developers In 30 Cities Around The World
The Windows logo is evolving backwards
Well, at Least Skype App Will Be Ready for Windows 8 Launch

Here's A Crazy Stat: Most Windows 8 Users Rarely Use Any Windows 8 Apps (MSFT)

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For all the grief the tech industry has given Microsoft about its lack of Windows 8 apps (yours truly included), here's a funny thing: Most Windows 8 users aren't even using so-called "Metro-style" Windows 8 apps. That means they are mostly using Windows 7 apps via the Windows 7 "desktop"...
Here's A Crazy Stat: Most Windows 8 Users Rarely Use Any Windows 8 Apps (MSFT)

Microsoft's stagnating industrial mobile market

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While Microsoft pushes its Windows Phone platform to try and regain ground in the consumer market, a New York Times article points out an area where Windows Mobile is losing ground: ruggedized industrial units. Used throughout the retail sector, by couriers, in healthcare, and a variety of other places,...
Microsoft's stagnating industrial mobile market

IE10 in Windows 8: Metro style vs desktop style

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Windows 8 packages Internet Explorer 10 in two different flavors--Metro and desktop, each with their own pros and cons. Which one is better, and how can you manage both? [Read more]...
IE10 in Windows 8: Metro style vs desktop style

Tips have Acer, ASUS and Toshiba showing Windows 8 tablets at Computex, color us unsurprised

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We know Computex will involve nothing less than a deluge of new laptops, but if we believe Bloomberg, it's going to be a Windows 8 tablet-topia as well. Hot on the heels of the Windows 8 Release Preview, it's claimed by the ever-present "people with knowledge of the matter"...
Tips have Acer, ASUS and Toshiba showing Windows 8 tablets at Computex, color us unsurprised
Metro not all games: Microsoft shows off Dynamics ERP and CRM concepts for Windows 8

Microsoft May Have Solved A Big Problem With Its Tablet Strategy Today (MSFT, BN)

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This morning, Microsoft dropped $300 million to invest in a new joint venture that will be spun out of Barnes & Noble's digital business. That means Microsoft now owns 17% of a new company that makes a popular product — the Nook e-reader — based on a rival platform, Google's...
Microsoft May Have Solved A Big Problem With Its Tablet Strategy Today (MSFT, BN)

HTC Is Working On An Affordable 7-Inch Windows RT Tablet, Sources Say (MSFT)

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HTC has apparently bowed out of its plans to build a 10-inch tablet using the version of Windows 8 known as Windows RT. But it still plans to produce a 7-inch RT tablet, reports Bloomberg's Dina Bass. RT tablets use ARM processors for long battery life but they can't run...
HTC Is Working On An Affordable 7-Inch Windows RT Tablet, Sources Say (MSFT)

ModernMix is a $5 program that lets you run Metro-style apps in desktop-style windows

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Sometimes you just wanna close a window. Or resize it, or drag it so that it overlaps with something else. That's how Windows works, and it's more or less how you'd expect to interact with Windows 8 in particular. The problem is, those old-world rules don't necessarily apply to...
ModernMix is a $5 program that lets you run Metro-style apps in desktop-style windows

Game on: Google releases Metro-style Windows 8 browser

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Google officially shipped the first non-Microsoft browser for Windows 8 today. It’s a test release, and it’s noteworthy precisely because it doesn’t follow any of the Metro design conventions, as IE does. But will Chrome fans really care?...
Game on: Google releases Metro-style Windows 8 browser
Google Chrome Metro style Windows 8 browser released (hands-on)

Back in a Flash: With Flip-Flop, Microsoft Now Supports Adobe in Windows 8, Windows RT Browser

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Jairo [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia CommonsMicrosoft has changed its mind, yet again, on when and how to support Flash within the latest versions of Windows. Starting with an update due out today, Flash will be much more broadly accessible from Internet Explorer in both Windows 8 and Windows RT — the...
Back in a Flash: With Flip-Flop, Microsoft Now Supports Adobe in Windows 8, Windows RT Browser

Should you upgrade to Windows 8 while it's still $40?

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Thursday marks the last day of January, and this particular flip of the calendar brings about the end of more than just another month. Jan. 31 is the last day you'll be able to pick up an upgrade license to Windows 8 Pro for the dirt-cheap price of $39.99...
Should you upgrade to Windows 8 while it's still $40?

Qualcomm CEO: ARM-Based Chips Make for Visibly Better Windows PCs

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs says that while compatibility with older apps may initially be a concern with Windows RT machines, those worries are outweighed by the battery life and other advantages that chips like his company can deliver. “You see physically the difference,” CEO Paul Jacobs said Wednesday during a...
Qualcomm CEO: ARM-Based Chips Make for Visibly Better Windows PCs

Microsoft hints that Windows 8 will run Windows Phone 7 apps

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In an interesting but not unexpected twist, it looks like Microsoft might allow Windows 8 to run all 70,000 Windows Phone 7 apps, and possibly all Windows Phone 8 apps as well.The rumor stems from I’m A WP7, an app that helpfully reports the version numbers of operating systems that...
Microsoft hints that Windows 8 will run Windows Phone 7 apps

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: first look on a tablet

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Microsoft's radical new version of its well-known operating system tries to bridge the gap between desktop, laptop and tablet. How does it fare?Microsoft has released Windows 8 Consumer Preview, a milestone on the way to the launch of its touch-friendly transformation of Windows. Referring to the user interface, Windows president...
Windows 8 Consumer Preview: first look on a tablet
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?