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  • Windows 8 introduces Picture Password login

    Windows 8 will feature a brand new login screen. Gone is the generic Windows wallpaper for the login screen, replaced by a very personalised user-chosen wallpaper and user tile. We also got our first glimpse at the new, redesigned, metro UI for Control panel. As you’d expect, it’s clean...
  • Windows 7 finally surpasses XP in usage

    It’s now been 3 years since the announcement of Windows 7 and to kick off Microsoft’s Build conference, Steven Sinofsky started by talking about it’s successes. There’s some impressive numbers thrown out, one of the best news for Microsoft is that Windows 7 has finally surpassed Windows XP in...
  • Build keynote live stream

    Can’t make it to Anaheim, California ? No problem, just head to http://www.buildwindows.com/ for the official live stream from Microsoft. Yes you will need Silverlight to get the stream to work. If you’d prefer to follow along with commentary, there’s a couple of live blogs I’d suggest. http://www.istartedsomething.com/ http://live.thisismynext.com/Event/Microsoft_Windows_8_BUILD_keynote...
  • What Microsoft need to blow us away at BUILD

    The countdown is on. Microsoft is set to reveal all the juicy details of Windows 8, when the first Build conference gets underway at 2AM AEST tomorrow morning. Thanks to posts from Steven Sinofsky on the Build Windows blog, together with videos from Microsoft we already know a few...
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