Not so long ago we reported that the Consumer Preview was available, a few months, and many hours of debugging, later – Microsoft have published this latest pre-release version for us to try out. It’s obviously much more of a finished product than the Developer and Consumer Previews were – which is immediatly obvious from [...]
Microsoft has today announced the Consumer Preview of its latest Operating System, Windows 8 – although if I have to tell you what it’s called, I’m not altogether that sure how you found this site… Regardless, the download is now available for public beta in both 32-bit and 64-bit ISO files. At minimum, it requires [...]
Microsoft have confirmed earlier reports of a logo shake-up with the latest iteration of Windows, Win8. The new logo ditches the wavey windows in favour of more tiley; straighter, cleaner windows of solid colour – more reminiscent of he new Metro styling.
Microsoft have announced some new features to be found in Windows 8, ahead of the Operating Systems release. The video (after the break) explains all, but the crux of it is a nifty file transfer window, which allows you to pause, resume stop several different file movements. Most importantly – they’re all here in one [...]
At E3, Microsoft announced another new dashboard update for the Xbox 360, as well as support for streaming live TV. The new look is the same Metro UI style as incorporated on Zune, WP7, and now Windows 8. Unfortunately, Media Center still only runs in its own UI and environment, which feels incredibly disjointed at [...]
Microsoft have announced more details on the next instalment in their desktop (or what was) OS, Windows 8. Win 8 places heavy emphasis on being a single OS for all devices – except phones of course, for which Windows Phone 7 fits in. However, that’s not as contradictory as it first seems. Above, and after [...]
There has been a recent spate of Windows 8 screenshots and information leaking out from Redmond, so how much and what do we know so far? Well, for starters, it looks a lot like 7 – but that doesn’t necessarily mean much, because early builds of 7 looked a lot like Vista, and a lot [...]