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Microsoft Showcases 4th Of July Apps On The Windows Store

Microsoft Showcases 4th Of July Apps On The Windows Store

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The big day is almost here for America, and Microsoft is ready to celebrate the moment. The company has just created a special new section on the Windows Store for the 4th of ...

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Google’s Material Design Language Is Strangely Similar To Metro

Google’s Material Design Language Is Strangely Similar To Metro

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Metro, Modern, Material, what’s in a name, eh? Google is currently holding its I/O developer event, and one of the first things showcased in the keynote was the company’s new ...

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Desktop Skype Users To Get Modern Features Soon

Desktop Skype Users To Get Modern Features Soon

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Skype is one Microsoft service that gets updates on a regular basis, and this new one is rather interesting. Desktop users of Skype are in line to get some Modern features in the ...

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Start Menu Will Return In A Future Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft Confirms

Start Menu Will Return In A Future Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft Confirms

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Well, it’s official people. The Start Menu will return to Windows in a future update. Microsoft shared this exciting news at BUILD 2014, saying that they want to make the ...

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Firefox Developer Thinks Windows 8 Is Not In Trouble, Far From It

Firefox Developer Thinks Windows 8 Is Not In Trouble, Far From It

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Mozilla dropped a bomb recently when it stop development on Firefox for Windows 8, citing the slow adoption of the Modern UI as the deciding factor in this strange decision. ...

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Microsoft Is Aware That Windows 8.1 Is Quite Different For Windows XP Users

Microsoft Is Aware That Windows 8.1 Is Quite Different For Windows XP Users

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The final three weeks. April 8 is so close, one can almost feel the sun rising on that momentous day approaching. It is set to be the day when Windows XP receives its final batch ...

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VLC For Windows 8 Receives First Update, Early Download Statistics Shared

VLC For Windows 8 Receives First Update, Early Download Statistics Shared

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After the somber news that development on Firefox for Windows 8 was stopped, just as the web browser was about to go live, we have some positive reports on another key Metro app. ...

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New Update For The Windows 8.1 Reader App Fixes Data Loss Issues

New Update For The Windows 8.1 Reader App Fixes Data Loss Issues

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If you are a user of the Reader app on Windows 8.1, then you have some good news heading your way. Microsoft has just released an update for the application that brings along some ...

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Microsoft Did Not Really Help All That Much, Says VLC Lead Developer

Microsoft Did Not Really Help All That Much, Says VLC Lead Developer

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The Modern UI port of VLC media player for Windows 8 arrived on the Windows Store late yesterday, after a lengthy, lengthy development period of easily more than a year. And as ...

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Metro Apps In Windows 8.1 Update 1 Get Multi-Window Previews

Metro Apps In Windows 8.1 Update 1 Get Multi-Window Previews

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While we have known for quite some time that the ability to pin Metro apps to the taskbar is one of the more important features of Windows 8.1 Update 1, Microsoft appears to have ...

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Office VP For Marketing Drops Metro Office Hint, Talks About What To Expect

Office VP For Marketing Drops Metro Office Hint, Talks About What To Expect

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While Redmond has, so far, been awfully coy about its operating system strategy, the company is nowhere near as discreet about what is next for the Office suite of productivity ...

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There Is No Compelling Reason To Upgrade To Windows 8, Says Expert

There Is No Compelling Reason To Upgrade To Windows 8, Says Expert

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Windows 9 may be coming within the next year, Windows 8 has seen an expansion pack, which itself is set to receive a refresh in just over a month, but Microsoft’s modern platform ...

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Metro VLC Player Passes Certification, Launches Soon

Metro VLC Player Passes Certification, Launches Soon

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The moment you have all been waiting for (not really) seems to be finally here. VLC for Windows 8.1 is now primed for launch very soon. I know, I know, you’ve heard this before. ...

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Microsoft UX Designer Talks Making Metro Default In Windows 8

Microsoft UX Designer Talks Making Metro Default In Windows 8

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Microsoft took a whole bucketful of risks when it launched its modern operating platform, Windows 8. And one of these risks was making Metro the default choice for PC users. ...

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Jumplists, Multiple Taskbar Thumbnails For Metro Apps In Windows 8.1 Update 1

Jumplists, Multiple Taskbar Thumbnails For Metro Apps In Windows 8.1 Update 1

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Microsoft seems jet set on bringing windowed Metro apps in Windows 9, and the upcoming Windows 8.1 Update 1 is paving the way for this change. In fact, it comes with a couple of ...

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Need A Vine Client For Windows 8.1? The Recently Updated Canopy Is Worth A Look

Need A Vine Client For Windows 8.1? The Recently Updated Canopy Is Worth A Look

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The dearth of official clients on the Windows Store was filled to some extent by the various official apps marked their appearance last year, including Facebook, Twitter, ...

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