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Start8 for those still hankering for the Start Menu

Well the sound of fury about the demise of the Start menu in all versions of Windows 8 so far released certainly has not abated. Microsoft are resolute in their…

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The Verge: Windows 8 RP to Be Available Tomorrow (May 31st)

The Verge has good word, according to their sources, that Microsoft is prepping the Release Preview of Windows 8 for a May 31st release.

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Microsoft Release Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcut List

The Windows key on our keyboards can do many things, at least when paired with another key in a shift-type arrangement.  We’ve long known now that there would be many…

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If the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is ‘Feature Complete’ Where are the Missing Features?

When Microsoft released the Windows 8 Consumer preview recently they described it as “feature complete”, which came as no surprise to anyone.  The Windows 7 beta was also feature complete…

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It’s the Apps, It’s All About the Apps

Windows 8 is going to differentiate itself in many ways, but I believe the strongest way to distance itself from its competitiors is with the apps.

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How Windows 8 won me over

Those of you who know me might know that up until now I’ve been wary about Windows 8.  Until now I’ve been a big supporter of Microsoft’s products.  After the unveiling…

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Windows 8 for Enthusiasts

In my main review of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview I decided to split it into four parts, each one focused on a different type of Windows user to see…

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Admin Tools Quick Access and More Found in Windows 8

Windows 8 has been criticised by some IT Pros and businesses for, seemingly, forgetting all about them.  Now though it is beginning to emerge that Microsoft hasn’t forgotten about them…

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Windows 8 for Consumers

I was considering what was the best way to write a review of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and thought it might be best to split it into four different…

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Navigating in Windows 8: Don’t Worry, It’ll Come

At first, learning new navigation techniques in Windows 8 might seem odd, but don’t worry, it’ll come.

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The Curse of the Even Numbers?

I’m going to reserve my judgement over the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (beta) that was released yesterday and probably write this up in a multi-part review with specific articles targeting…

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Well It’s Here: Windows8 Consumer Preview

Well it’s here. Microsoft is at the Barcelona Spain for the Mobile World Congress, and it is bringing out the Windows 8 big guns. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is…

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Microsoft Release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

At an event at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft have this afternoon released the Consumer Preview (beta) for Windows 8 to the public.  You can download…

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No Live Webcast for Windows 8 Beta Launch

Tomorrow Microsoft are set to formally unveil the Windows 8 (beta) Consumer Preview to the world at the Mobile World Congress and many people around the world will be eagerly…

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Microsoft Video Shows Windows 8 on ARM and new Metro Apps

Microsoft have released an extensive blog post and a video about Windows 8 running on ARM processors.  The video also shows off new apps that have not been seen before…

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Microsoft To Announce Windows 8 Consumer Preview At MWC February 29th

Well it’s finally official, Microsoft have begun sending out press invites to the launch of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The event will be taking place at Mobile World Congress on the 29th of February in Barcelona.

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Will Windows 8 Leave OS X Trailing in its Dust?

Say what you like about Windows 8 (and who isn’t) but it’s embracing new technologies like never before.  This got me looking at Apple’s desktop operating system, OS X, and…

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