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  • Build wraps up, sessions now available

    Microsoft big developer conference for Windows 8 and now Windows Phone 8 has now wrapped up for another year. Those attendees lucky enough to fork over hundreds of dollars for a ticket to attend the event scored a few goodies including a new Surface tablet, Windows Phone 8 and...
  • The kids at Google let you Build with 3D LEGO in Chrome

    This afternoon Google took the wraps off a new fun little project called Build. This allows you to build object in 3D using LEGO bricks. Before you start thinking, hang on a minute, that’s a copyrighted brand, the project is in association with LEGO. Google say “The collaborative 3D...
  • Build // Day 2 – Server, Azure, Visual Studio, Ballmer.

    It’s day 2 of Microsoft’s Build Conference and today the focus turns onto Server, Azure and Visual Studio. The first demo of the day showed how a game ‘Tankster’ could write data back to an Azure backend, so PC and Mobile gamers can play against each other cross platform....
  • How to download Windows 8 Developer Preview ?

    Microsoft are making the Windows 8 developer preview available to everyone, today. After being teased with demo’s during the Build Conference keynote, you probably want to try out the preview release. The good news is, there’s no keys or activation to deal with, effectively its open slather. Expect activations...
  • Windows 8 Refresh you PC feature

    We all know Windows machines, well computers in general, slow down after a while with all the crap we install. Microsoft have a great new solution coming in Windows 8 to solve this issue. Refresh your PC will return your computer to it’s out of box experience, however your...
  • Windows 8 to improve multi-monitor support !

    Multiple monitors is a must-have setup for a lot of people these days. While Windows 7 made improvements to supporting multiple screens with shortcuts like Windows key + P, Windows 8 will go even further. Above you can see a desktop stretching across both dual displays. Even better is...
  • 5000 Build attendees // developers get Samsung Slate

    Met with a huge round of applause, Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky just announced 5000 build developers will get a Samsung tablet running Windows 8. There’s an abundance of sensors for developers to take advantage of, check out the graphic below for the full list. The Build conference sold...
  • Windows 8 store, selling apps just got real easy

    The Windows 8 Store was just demo’d during the Build Keynote with some very interesting details. If your a developer, pay attention, you’ll like this. The Windows 8 Store is similar on the back-end to the Windows Phone application developer portal. Sign in with your account, submit your app,...
  • IE10 on Windows 8 shown off at Build

    Microsoft have continued their theme of getting the browser out of the way and letting web content shine. During the Build conference, we seen a demo of the new Internet Explorer for Windows 8. While it wasn’t ever referred to as IE10, we know IE10 is currently in developer...
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