News tagged ‘windows 8’

Thursday, 4 Oct 2012

Windows 8 Needs Advancement, Says Microsoft's Co-founder

Windows 8 Needs Advancement, Says Microsoft's Co-founder

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

Minecraft Creator Not Intending to Validate Game for Windows 8

Minecraft Creator Not Intending to Validate Game for Windows 8

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

Quick Guide to Windows 8 Release Preview Gestures

Quick Guide to Windows 8 Release Preview Gestures

Here's a handy guide to Windows 8 Release Preview gestures.

Friday, 7 Sep 2012

IE10 Users on Windows 8 Probably Susceptible to IE's Embedded Flash Security Flaws

IE10 Users on Windows 8 Probably Susceptible to IE's Embedded Flash Security Flaws

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 Unveils Two Touch-Enabled Windows 8 Ultrabooks

HP Unveils Two Touch-Enabled Windows 8 Ultrabooks

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

Windows Phone 8 & Windows 8 to Get Unity Game Engine Support

Windows Phone 8 & Windows 8 to Get Unity Game Engine Support

Unity Technologies CEO David Helgason has announced that the Unity 4 game engine will support Windows Phone 8 as well as Windows 8.

Microsoft's New Corporate Logo Introduced

Microsoft's New Corporate Logo Introduced

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

Next Windows Update is Named

Next Windows Update is Named "Blue" as Microsoft Speeds Up Release Cycle (Rumored)

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

Microsoft to Reinforce OEM Activation Process for Windows 8?

Microsoft to Reinforce OEM Activation Process for Windows 8?

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 Announces Windows 8 has Released to Manufacturing

Microsoft Announces Windows 8 has Released to Manufacturing

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.

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