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With the arrival of Windows 8.1 later this year, Microsoft will be including the ability to boot directly to the desktop along with many other features that will likely appease critics.
Microsoft has removed an option from Blue that has us a bit perplexed as the ‘system image recovery' was quite useful but now it appears to be gone. We have comparison shots after the jump.
Apple has pushed out an update, 10.8.3 that will finally allow OS X users to dual boot Windows 8 on their machines using the built in application, Boot Camp.
If you have been waiting for Dropbox to launch its Windows 8 app, today is your lucky day as the application is now available in the Microsoft Store for you to download.
We finally have an official app for Fitbit. It's available both for Windows 8 and RT and it gives users a convenient way to check their activity stats and how close they are to their daily goals.
Microsoft has finally patched an exploit that would turn an illegal copy of Windows 8 into a legal copy by downloading the free Windows Media Center add-on from Microsoft.
Microsoft has been on the receiving end of a lot of hate from Valve and it looks like that train is not letting up anytime soon as the company has slammed Windows 8 once again in favor of Linux.
If you couldn't make it to the Windows 8 keynote, worry not, as we have posted the livestream of Ballmer and crew pulling back the covers on Windows 8. Make the jump to watch the event live.
Microsoft is making sure that everyone who wants to be able to watch the launch event is able to view the spectacle by offering up a livestream of the events on its website tomorrow.
If you have Windows 8 installed, it may be worth checking out the Windows Store as reports are coming in that the Skype download is now live for some folks but not everyone seems to have active links.
Microsoft said that when Windows 8 luanched, an exclusive page for WIndows 8 would come with it. It now looks like that page is live and we have the link for the new page after the jump.
If you, or your loved ones, need to be brought up to speed on Windows 8 and you live near a Microsoft store, we have good news for you. Microsoft is holding Windows 8 training session at retail stores
Windows 8 pre-orders opened up a few days ago and the platform has already landed atop Amazon's software "Best Sellers" list which is surely a good sign for the folks in Redmond.
Microsoft has not only announced today that pre-orders for Windows 8 are a go but also it is showing off the 5 different boxes that the retail packaging will be available in for purchase.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 Pre-orders are officially open for those who want a packaged DVD of the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $69.99 USD ERP.
Bill Gates has done something few of us ever will experience; taking a company from nothing to being an industry icon. But Bill has stated again he won't return to Microsoft again.
Microsoft has sent out invitations to its Windows 8 kickoff event October 25th in New York City. The event will kickoff the Winodws 8 launch where Microsoft will unleash its latest OS to consumers.
According to a report from Bloomberg, Intel CEO Paul Otellini stated during an internal company meeting in Taiwan that Microsoft is going to ship Windows 8 before it's fully ready.
Windows 8 will be a lot of things when it hits retails shelves later this year. The one thing it won't be is "the next Vista". There seems to be a trend to compare these two platforms and it's offbase
A new road-map of upcoming ASUS products has leaked and the prices are a bit high for what is believed to be entry level products. Make the jump to see the image and the pricing information.
This may be a stretch, but a render supposedly found on Nokia's internal servers has been discovered, and it shows a Windows 8 tablet hidden behind a WP device. Is an announcement on the way soon?
If you are a DreamSpark user and have been waiting for Windows 8 to arrive, it looks like today is your day as the RTM build of Windows 8 has now been posted to the service.
If you are a Windows 8 developer (or not) and you want Windows 8 now, we have the solution posted for you after the break as Microsoft is offering a trial if you meet their qualifications.
With Windows 8 getting the green light, for those of use with developer access, we are only a few days away from getting our hands on Microsoft's latest OS. Make the jump to see numerous screenshots.
As we get closer to the launch of Windows 8, we expect to see more and more tablets leak out and that is the case today with a Lenovo Windows 8 tablet breaking cover with all of its specs listed.
With the official Windows 8 RTM announcement right around the corner, new images of the RTM UI have hit the web for your viewing pleasure, make the jump to learn more.
Microsoft had been relatively quiet on why it decided to drop the start button in Windows 8 but at TechED Europe, the company provided insight as to why the company made the controversial decision.
On of our favorite Twitter clients has now been ported over to Windows 8 and is available from the Microsoft Store. Make the jump to learn more about MetroTwit for Windows 8.
A new bit of information about Windows 8 RTM has hit the wire and the report suggests that the RTM version of Windows 8 will be 8500 and that the RTM announcement will come in late July.
If you are in a position to drive policy for your company and have been curious about why Windows 8 should be considered for your company, Microsoft has put together a handy guide just for you.
The tablet market is quickly becoming congested as Android attempts to provide an alternative solution to the iPad. But Microsoft is not about to be left out as they recently unveiled their OS that they...
A recent roadmap shown off by Mary Jo Foley over at Zdnet tells us a story about how the progress work for Windows 8 M2 was scheduled. The timeline also tells us that Microsoft is...