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The Ups and Downs of Microsoft e-Reader

The e-Reader, Microsoft’s version of Amazon’s Kindle has had a rocky life at Microsoft’s own doing. It was created back in 2000, and has been a mainstay product for about…

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Microsoft Act on Fake Sinofsky Twitter Account

Of all the people in Microsoft we’d like to hear more from, Windows chief Steven Sinofsky is by far the quietest and most secretive.  That was until a few days…

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Get The Windows 8 Consumer Preview Wallpapers For Windows 7

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview can’t be too far away now. It’s not out yet, but I’ve got the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Wallpapers for you!We’ve had loads of leaks to do with Windows 8 which you can read all about over at our sister site Windows 8 News.

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New Windows Phone Form-Factors Emerge, with one Huge Surprise!

Last week I wrote about how a leaked Microsoft Windows Phone video, aimed at Nokia and perhaps other partners detailed some of the features we can expect with the next…

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Get The Metro UI On Windows 7 With Metro7

If you’re interested in trying out the new Metro UI and can’t be bothered to go through the hassle of downloading the Windows 8 developer preview, then Metro7 could be just the program you’re looking for.

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Microsoft Moves Windows Phone Head Over to Windows 8

It was revealed yesterday in a memo by CEO Steve Ballmer that Andy Lees will be moving as head of Windows Phone to help with Windows 8.

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How To Get Windows 8 Explorer Ribbon On Windows 7

One of the new features that’s been introduced in the Windows 8 Developer Preview is a new ribbon interface in Windows Explorer , this guide will show you how to get it on windows 7

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MetroIE Lets You Bring Metro Internet Explorer to Windows 7

You can now bring Windows 8′s Metro Internet Explorer browser over to your Windows 7 PC in just a few short steps.

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Windows 8 UX Pack for Windows 7

This Windows 8 UX pack will let Windows 7 users experience the Windows 8 metro UI and other Aero features on their machine without actually installing the Windows 8 Developer Preview

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How To Install Windows 8 On Your Windows 7 Machine

Well at last Microsoft has released a Windows 8 Developer Preview for us all. You can download it for free now here. Over at Windows 8 News I’ve put together a guide on how you can run Windows 8 on your Windows 7 machine in a virtual box.

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Windows 7, the last of the 2nd Generation UI

We’ve know this for a couple of weeks now but today Windows chief Steven Sinofsky confirmed that the standard UI for Windows 8 will be the new Metro tablet interface.  The…

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Watch the Windows 8 Unveiling Tomorrow

Windows 8 is going to be formally unveiled at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in Anaheim, California tomorrow (Tuesday 13th September) at 9am PT | 5pm – London | 12pm – New…

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Windows 7 Accuweather Tablet App

A video of a potential Windows 8 app is making it’s way around the web, but the app is really a Windows 7 app that you can try right now on your PC.

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Could Windows 8 Support Windows Phone 7 Apps?

Could Windows 8 support Windows Phone 7 applications? This would see a huge increase in the size of the market available for Windows Phone 7 developers, but will it happen?

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Windows Chief, Windows 8 Beta Coming Soon

In the inaugural post to the new Building Windows 8 Blog, Windows chief and Microsoft Senior Vice President Steven Sinofsky has begun the discussion about Windows 8 by stating “We’ve been…

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How to write a Windows book

As we approach the official unveiling of Windows 8 next month publishers around the world will already be planning their new Windows 8 titles.  Also though there will be individuals…

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Microsoft Gearing Up For Windows 8 Release

Microsoft seem to be recruiting for the launch of Windows 8. They’ve got two new job listings up on their careers website

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