News tagged ‘windows 8’
Thursday, 4 Oct 2012
Microsoft's co-founder, Paul Allen, described various elements of Windows 8 as "puzzling" as the company readies itself for the launch of the new operating system in late October.
Monday, 1 Oct 2012
Too cool for Windows 8? Minecraft game creator Markus "Notch" Persson has tweeted that he is not interested in certifying the game for Windows 8. He declined Microsoft's request for Windows 8 certification and he even hit out at the Redmond company by saying he would forgo Windows 8 than to play along.
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012
Here's a handy guide to Windows 8 Release Preview gestures.
Friday, 7 Sep 2012
IE10 users in Windows 8 may be at risk due security vulnerabilities in the browser's embedded Flash player. Microsoft has not released software patches for these security flaws as the company has yet to officially launch its Windows 8 operating system.
Thursday, 30 Aug 2012
HP has revealed two new Ultrabooks with touchscreens to improve the Windows 8 experience. The HP Envy Touchsmart 4 has the form factor of a regular Ultrabook, while the Envy x2 is a convertible tablet with a detachable keyboard dock.
Friday, 24 Aug 2012
Unity Technologies CEO David Helgason has announced that the Unity 4 game engine will support Windows Phone 8 as well as Windows 8.
With the impending launch of Windows 8 which will be ushering in a whole new design philosophy for the tech giants, Microsoft has also announced a new corporate logo.
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012
Microsoft is rumored to be working on a Windows 8 update codenamed "Blue" that may be released as early as next year. This development is in line with the Redmond software giant's alleged plans to speed up the release cycle of the Windows OS.
Monday, 6 Aug 2012
According to leaked slides on the Internet, Microsoft will be updating its OEM Activation mechanism to version 3.0 for the upcoming Windows 8. OA 3.0 will allow OEMs to digitally order and receive keys from Microsoft. Also, an exclusive product key is required to be written into each PC.
Thursday, 2 Aug 2012
Microsoft today announced that Windows 8 has reached the released to manufacturing (RTM) stage. This means that Microsoft has wrapped up the final testing phase, and is delivering the operating system to its hardware partners in preparation of the previously announced October 26 public launch.