Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that Microsoft will continue to compete against apple. Speaking at the Partner conference, he said “we are trying to make absolutely clear we are not going to leave any space uncovered to Apple.” Microsoft is currently working on a number of products which are expected to rock the...

This week has been full of speculations. Windows 8 RTM is expected to be complied this month and rumors are prevaling that Windows 8 RTM could be shipped with build number 8600. But rumors are also swirling around that Windows 8 RTM could be shipped with build 8800 or build 8888? The second one i.e. build 8888 seems...

Win8china has reported that Desktop gadgets support has been removed from the latest internal builds of Windows 8. While this feature was present in Consumer Preview and Release Preview, it is not expected to be included in the final release. Desktop gadgets were introduced in Windows Vista. In Windows Vista gadgets...

Windows 8 RTM is getting closer to being final. Winunleaked reports that the current Build is 8506.Windows 8 RTM is expected be released during the last week of July. A few days ago, Microsoft posted on their B8 blog that work on Windows 8 RTM is on and the company will soon finalize it for the release to...

Microsoft just revealed that the cost of Windows 8 Pro upgrade from XP, Vista and Widows 7  will be $39.99. This is in a post on the Windows Team Blog. Microsoft confirmed that  if your PC is running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 you will qualify to download an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $39.99 in...

In Windows 7, there wasn’t an easy way of restarting windows explorer. You were able to kill it and it auto restarted (sometimes) but there was no easy way to just restart it. But with Windows 8, Microsoft introduced a better task manager and a more better way of restarting windows explorer. First of all, launch the...

With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced a whole new start menu experience. The new start menu is just like a dashboard where you can pin alll your favourite apps and folders. In the previous post, I have explained how you can Pin apps to the start screen. In this post, I will give a quick tutorial on how you can pin your...

With Windows 8, Microsoft has introduced a new and more easy way of regulating the brightness of your screen. In Windows 7, users had to go to power options in control panel to change the screen brightness. But now, Microsoft has made this process fairly easy and simple. Now you can change the brightness from anywhere...

Microsoft introduced Ribbon UI in windows explorer in Windows 8. Well, the ribbon was first introduced in Office 2007 despite all the end user hatred of it. Then, Microsoft decided to implent it on it’s other products too. Ribbon UI is supposed to make your work easier. It requires very few clicks for doing any work....

There are some cool Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 8. These keyboard shortcuts make using Windows 8 much easier and efficient than ever before. Here are a few great keyboard shortcuts that will make your life much easier. Win + C – Open Charms Bar Microsoft introduced a new functionality in Windows 8 called the charms...