Tag Archives | Windows 8 News

The Virtuous Product Cycle

When you think of Apple several things come to mind like engaging products, state of the art, cutting edge, surprise and wonder. When you think of Microsoft you think of big, steady, and rock solid. One evokes product loyalty because they want to be loyal, the other evokes product loyalty because you have to be.

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Windows 8 News: Focus On Speed And Empowering Users?

Some Microsoft Windows 8 documents have been leaked online that seem to hint that some of the areas of focus for Windows 8 will be further improvements in speed, and…

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Is There Kinect in Windows Future?

Remember that movie Minority Report with Tom Cruise? This movie has become the loosely-based benchmark for what people think computing might be in the future. Every time you see someone trying…

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Windows Summit 2010 May 25 – 27

The summit will focus on Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8, and not on their successors, Windows 8 and IE9. Still, while Window8 is still off in the distance, the same is not the case for the IE9. The Platform Preview is already here and attendees will be able to gain additional insight on the next major release of IE.

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The Problem With Microsoft’s Windows 8 Timetable

News of Windows 8 is scarce and uncertain, but most of what we know about it points to a release in 2012, some three years after the release of Windows 7. While this three-year release cycle worked well with Windows 7, making it the norm might not be the best plan for Microsoft, its business and home users, and its software developers.

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Windows 7, Where Do We Go From Here?

You know the old adage, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, that’s kind of how I feel about Windows 7. Sure, there are things I want added and…

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What could a Windows 8 / Windows 7 Phone derivative interface look like?

Yesterday I wrote about how Microsoft now have an opportunity to bring all of their platforms and services together to form a seamless interconnectedness that would not only make life…

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It’s time for Microsoft to pull it all together

Yesterday Microsoft unveiled a quite remarkable product, and one that’s certainly taken the tech-world by surprise, a fully-featured new smart phone OS that appears to have every angle covered. This…

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Windows.Next?

Apparently a recent (and recently withdrawn) blog post from the product manager of the Windows Update team might have inadvertently let slip an interesting piece of news about the next…

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What does the iPad mean for the Windows 8 interface?

The reinvention of the tablet PC by Apple this week could have significant ramifications for Microsoft during the development of Windows 8, and impact the look and feel of their…

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Windows8News.com: Windows 8 ‘Confirmed’ for 2012 Launch

More ‘proof’ has emerged via some Microsoft roadmap slides that Windows 8 will be launched in 2012: Read more over on Windows 8 News where we will keep you to…

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Windows8News.com: Windows 8 Wishlist

I’m very happy with Windows 7, but I could be happier…read on Windows 8 News ‘Ten Items On My Windows 8 Wishlist‘. Number 1 on my list is  user account…

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The Future: Windows 7 and Beyond

Happy Windows 7 Launch Day! This is very exciting and has been long coming. I haven’t received my copy yet, so my test copy will have to do until it…

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Congratulations Spiros Giokaris – First Man To Legally Buy Windows 7!

Windows 7 is  finally here! We’ve been tracking the development of Windows 7 for exactly 32 months since 22nd February 2007 and Windows 7 will be finally be available to…

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Steve Ballmer Wants All New PCs To Ship With Windows 7

On Monday I attended a small Windows 7 Launch event in London attended by around 100 people, which featured a 45 minute or so session with Steve Ballmer. It was a…

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Windows 8 News: Windows 8 To Be 128Bit?

Evidence is emerging that not only will Windows 8 not ship with a 32bit version like Windows 7 (32 & 64bit), but that Microsoft is also working on a 128…

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Windows 8 Theme For Windows 7

There’s been scant news on Windows 8 so far, but as soon as there is we will be covering it on our sister site Windows 8 News.  This hasn’t stopped…

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