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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Wallpapers and Lockscreens

Guess what! With the official unveiling of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview less than an hour away, Win8China have leaked all the new wallpapers and lockscreens in the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 to us. I know I covered a story yesterday on this, but we didn’t have as many wallpapers then.

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business

Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business in time before the public release of the new preview version of Windows 8 later today. The pdf…

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Get Help With Windows 8 In Our Forums

We are happy to announce the Windows 8 Forums relaunch just in time for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The forum is a great place to talk to other readers and to draw upon our community for any help you might need.

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New Lockscreen Wallpaper Spotted In Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Win8China have posted new pictures of what they claim is the new Windows 8 Consumer Preview Lockscreen Wallpaper. This red coral image is something that we haven’t seen before in the developer preview of Windows 8.

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Microsoft’s Techforum Shows Off New Technologies

It used to be that Bell Labs, in New Jersey, was one of the  premier scientific research labs in the US. After all, Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the…

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Microsoft Says Goodbye To Live Branding In Windows 8

The Live brand name has been running throughout Windows for quite some time now, but it looks like Microsoft are getting ready to remove the branding from Windows as it attempts to unify it’s software across the board.

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Big Pond Thinks Big!

The Telstra T-BOX is a device allowing you to integrate internet and free-to-air entertainment on your TV, so you can watch what you want, when you’re ready to watch. It is available when you subscribe to a BigPond® Broadband service.

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Microsoft to Nix Zune Branding by Summer 2012?

Microsoft looks to be removing all Zune branding in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Is this the end of the Zune brand?

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Windows 8 Edition Names Revealed by HP

Up until today we did not know how Microsoft would name the editions of the Windows 8 operating system. Heck, we still do not know if Windows 8 will be…

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IE10 Will Automatically Detect If Apps Are Available For a Site

Microsoft in a new blog post at the Windows Store for developers website have revealed additional details about how apps discovery works for users of the operating system. Russell Wolf,…

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Windows 8 Will Add 14 New Languages Including UK English

Microsoft explained that they are adding an additional 14 new languages to Windows 8 which brings the total number to “a market leading” 109. Microsoft are also going to include UK English in Windows 8 as well. With these additional languages, Microsoft hopes to cater for over 4.5 billion people.

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OnLive Pushes Windows 7 to Your iPad

OnLive seeks to bring their cloud computing experience to enable iPad users a decent way to access the Windows 7 desktop and apps on their tablet device.

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HP Readies Windows 8 devices

HP is moving ahead in getting Windows 8 products ready for the 2012 holidays. According to CEO Meg Whitman, “We have a product line lined up in Personal Systems Group…

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Microsoft Hotmail kills Graymail

Earlier this month, Microsoft talked about how Hotmail was revived as an alternative to Google’s Gmail. Privacy issues abound, and there is ad domination. But Microsoft also now has released…

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Microsoft Extends Support For Windows 7

Microsoft have been pretty clear with their support policies when it comes to Windows.But now Microsoft have changed their mind and extended support for both Windows 7 and Windows Vista consumer editions to 10 years as well

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SkyDrive Integration Coming Soon to Windows Vista, 7 and 8

Microsoft has detailed the upcoming integration with SkyDrive into current and future Windows versions, which includes a SkyDrive app for Widnows 7 and Vista.

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Windows 8 To Get SkyDrive Integration

Ever since Windows 8 was announced for the first time, we heard rumors about cloud data synchronization options built-into the operating system. Microsoft later on confirmed that Windows 8 users…

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Microsoft Extends Windows 8 Developer Preview Expiry Date

The Windows 8 Developer Preview build is set to expire on March 11, 2012 and Windows 8 Server preview on April 8, 2012. But now Microsoft have extended the expiry date.

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