Windows8

  • FlipToast brings Facebook and Twitter to Consumer Preview

    It was surprising when the Windows Consumer Preview shipped without any Social Networking apps in the store. If you remember back to the Developer Preview, users were able share out content using the Tweet@rama app, but in the CP release that disappeared. Now that situation has been remedied with...
  • Windows 8 versions simplified and just as confusing

    Today Microsoft came clean about the official product name and versions of the next version of Windows. As expected the development name of Windows 8 will in fact be the product name for the x86/64 editions of Windows. What was unexpected in today’s announcement was the ARM-based tablet variant...
  • Windows8 developers can now use their iPads for development

    Thanks to a great new app Win8 Metro Testbed by Splashtop, those developers out there building apps for the touch-first, Windows 8 can now use their iPad for development. Remoting to a Windows desktop is nothing new for the iPad, Citrix and others have been doing it for years....
  • Windows 8 Developer Camp Melbourne

    Yesterday Microsoft held the first of 8 Windows 8 developer camps around the country. First up was Melbourne which I had the chance to attend and join around 160 other developers. The idea of the developer camps is to engage with developers who are currently or considering building apps...
  • Windows 8 file copy will be grouped and have pause/resume

    Microsoft have slowly been releasing videos about Windows 8 in the lead up to their Build conference in September. Today we got video #3 which shows off some changes in how file copying will by improved in Windows 8. Alex Simons, Director of Project Management on the Windows &...
  • Windows 8 UI revealed! Borrows WP7’s metro UI

    Image source: Engadget President of the Windows division at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky has just revealed a new touch interface for Windows 8. At the D9 conference in the US, Sinofsky showcased Windows 8 features for the first time. The interview with Walt Mossberg revealed many interesting new developments for...
  • Windows Explorer getting the ribbon treatment in Windows 8

    Microsoft expert Paul Thurott has published information regarding upcoming changes in Windows 8. While there’s been a number of leaks regarding Windows 8 emerging over the past couple of weeks, they are often leaks that are difficult to verify. While there’s likely to be changes before the release of...
Advertisements