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App brings Windows 8 Metro interface to iPad (video)

Since Microsoft designed Windows 8 Metro interface for tablets, using Windows 8 with a keyboard and a mouse completely sucks on a laptop or desktop and right now there’s no Windows 8 ARM version for tablets. Thanks to developer Splashtop, iPad users can be the first users to experience Windows 8 Metro interface how it meant to be used: on a tablet device. Splashtop’s ...

Windows 8 release data to be October 2012 for ARM tablets, desktops

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It looks like we might see Windows 8 on the store by this year. Windows 8 will be done by this summer, and will be up for sale starting on October, reports Bloomberg. Initial roll out of PCs and tablets with Windows 8 will be running  Intel and ARM processors. Read

How to change and convert file extension in Windows 8

This post shows how to change the extension of a file in Windows 8. For example, if you have a file named photo.PNG and you may want to change it to photo.JPG, or audio.MP3 to audio.WAV. Changing the file extension on Windows 8 is completely different from changing it on Windows 7, Vista, or XP because Microsoft redesigned the file explorer toolbar. First to convert file ...

Remove Watermark in Windows 8 Consumer Preview [how-to]

Like previous Windows betas from Microsoft, Windows 8 Preview for developers and consumers has its watermark saying ‘Windows 8 Consumer Preview Evaluation Copy. Build 8250′ depending on what build and version you’re using. Some users may find that watermark extra annoying. If you’re one of those users who find it annoying and would like to remove it, ...

Microsoft releases first Windows 8 theme for dual-monitor, download it

Microsoft recently released Windows 8 Consumer Preview and they have now released the first official theme for Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Developer Preview users. The Windows 8 theme Microsoft released, called Nightfall and Starlight panoramic, is designed for users with dual monitor with the same resolution.  this dramatic free theme for your Windows 8 Consumer Preview ...

Microsoft releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Today, in a couple of hours from now, you will be able to download Windows 8 Consumer Preview officially and directly from Microsoft. The company will release Windows 8 Consumer Preview during an event that will be held at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona by 3PM and 5PM (CET). You will be able to download the preview from  msdn.microsoft.com and install it on your 32- ...

Windows 8 Developer Preview expires on 2013 with new update Microsoft released

Windows 8 Developer and Server preview are currently set to expire on  March 11 and April 8th 2012. But now Microsoft  released an update (KB2671501) to both previews to extend the expiration date to next year, 2013. The update can be installed by going to Control Panel and clicking Check for Updates. After installing the update, the computer has to reboot in order for the ...

Microsoft Uses MacBook Pro to Design Windows 8 [Image]

The man you see in the picture above whose name is  Bill Flora, is a creative director at Microsoft and a key leader on the team that created Microsoft’s Windows 8 Metro interface. Apparently, Microsoft employees have their Apple evangelism on them too. Most Apple fan and Mac users have already noticed what’s in the picture. If you take a close look at Bill’s ...

Windows 8 App Store Demoed and Detailed By Microsoft [Video]

Microsoft posted a new video demonstrating and describing the design for Windows Store. We can see Microsoft is working hard on bringing an-easy-to-navigate app store for Windows 8 users. Microsoft describes the landing page users will see when opening the Windows Store, which will features new and old applications “editorially chosen based on a variety of factors, including ...

Microsoft Demoed Windows 8 Revamped Faster Boot Experience, Dual Booting [Video]

Microsoft today has release a post/video explaining the new revamped boot experience and how it has changed in Windows 8. One the changes Microsoft explained is that now when booting up Windows 8 for the first time you’re likely to get a “Specialize” phase of setup. Windows 8 now features an advanced touch screen functionality that allows you to change the OS ...
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