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Windows 8 Will Have An App Store


Windows 8 screenshot showing the Store

Microsoft is all set to introduce a new app store for Windows 8. The Windows 8 app store, which is simply called Store, will be the exclusive channel for the distribution of Metro Apps. Metro Apps are those fullscreen touch-screen friendly apps that is being introduced in Windows 8. Unlike the classic Windows applications, they…

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By Ricky on September 14th
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Windows 8 Will Have Xbox LIVE Integration


Windows 8 Will Have Xbox LIVE Integration

There has been a lot of rumor that Windows 8 might feature Xbox LIVE integration. Well, today the rumor has been confirmed as true. Larry Hryd, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft Xbox LIVE, has confirmed on his blog that Xbox LIVE is indeed coming to PCs in Windows 8. What this means is…

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By Ricky on September 14th
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Is Windows 8 Resource Hungry? A Look At System Requirements


Windows 8 era has begun. Microsoft recently made available the Developer Preview disk images of their latest Windows 8 Operating system. Although, we have been showing you many leaked previews and images of Windows 8 prior to this. But there is nothing more Awesome than experiencing the real thing! We have already shared the download…

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By Debjit on September 14th
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Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Developer Preview


Windows 8 Start Screen

Yesterday, Microsoft showed a glimpse of what Windows 8 has to offer at the Build Conference. They demoed Windows 8 running on a Samsung Tablet. Windows 8 is inspired by Windows Phone 7 and it has also adopted the Metro UI. While the UI looks like it has been developed with touch interfaces in mind,…

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By Ricky on September 14th
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Report: Bing Accounts For 29% Of Searches In US In August


Report: Bing Accounts For 29% Of Searches In US In August

According to the latest statistics released by Experian Hitwise, Bing’s market share in on the raise in the US. According to the statistics for August, Bing accounts for 29% of the searches in the US while Google is still holding a commanding lead at 65%, Bing’s market share of 29% represents a 3% increase from…

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By Ricky on September 13th
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Windows 8 To Support Direct Mounting Of ISO And VHD Files


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In the upcoming successor to Windows 7 – Windows 8 – users will no longer need to install third party applications to access ISO and VHD files. In a blog post, Rajeev Nagar, group program manager on Microsoft’s Storage & File Systems team announced that Windows 8 will natively support mounting of ISO and VHD files. Steven…

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By Ricky on September 1st
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Skype Now Supports The Open Source VP8 Video Codec


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In a blog post, John Luther, the Project Manager of Google’s WebM Project, has announced that Skype now supports the VP8 codec. The VP8 support is already available for Windows users who are using Skype 5.5. VP8 will be used to encode and decode the Skype video call if both the caller and receiver have…

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By Ricky on August 4th
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Microsoft Launches Windows Azure Toolkit For Developing Social Games


Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Gaming

In order to make the Azure Platform more attractive for developers, Microsoft has announced the launch of it’s Windows Azure Toolkit for developing Social Games. The social gaming scenario is hot right now with games such as Angry Birds and the Heist selling like hot cakes in various app stores, Microsoft is taking advantage of this fact for good.

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By Debjit on July 21st
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Microsoft Makes A Video For Linux’s 20th Birthday


Microsoft Makes A Video For Linux’s 20th Birthday

This is a very unexpected but Microsoft has submitted a video to the Linux Foundation in celebration of the 20th birthday of Linux.

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By Ricky on July 20th
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