So at the BUILD conference this September, Microsoft sponsored an optional dinner with a bunch of bloggers and some CEO’s of companies that were excited about Windows 8 and the new Metro interface. It was a pleasant enough event where we got to ask questions and hear some of the concerns and reactions of these...

Windows 8-developer preview is available for download and close to a million downloads have been recorded already. Customers are facing issues in Windows 8 related to user interface or application responsiveness or other similar problems. In this article, we discuss some frequent problems encountered by people while...

Very cool podcast for you guys today. This one is an edition of MicroBite, where Register software editor Gavin Clarke and All About Microsoft blogger Mary-Jo Foley explain how Microsoft could – and why it should – deliver Windows 8 early. They also talk about Office 365 and whether Steve Ballmer jumped the gun and...

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) interviewed Microsoft Corporate Vice President Dan’l Lewin. He’s the executive in charge of strategic and emerging business development at the software giant. He was on the hot seat Tuesday morning at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley headquarters, where dozens of start-ups from all over the...

New Windows 8 video from CNET.com. A discussion about Windows 8 and the future direction of Microsoft from two experienced Windows watchers: CNET senior writer Jay Greene, who covers Microsoft Ed Bott, author of Ed Bott’s Microsoft Report on ZDNet.

This is the actual demo that was given at the D9 conference yesterday.

Steven Sinofsky gets into some detail about the next version of Windows – Windows 8

We’re obviously hard at work on the next version of Windows. Windows 7 PCs will sell over 350 million units this year. We’ve done a lot in Windows 7 to improve customer satisfaction. We have a brand new user interface. We’ve added touch, and ink, and speech. And yet, as we look forward to the next generation of Windows...

Man that was quick! A few hours ago I posted that an Intel Exec was uncharacteristically forthcoming about Microsoft and Windows 8 and before you can blink, Microsoft have responded. Intel’s statements during yesterday’s Intel Investor Meeting about Microsoft’s plans for the next version of Windows were factually...

I’ll start by saying I am a huge fan of Tom Warren. I love his site and the length and tone of his stories. For those who don’t know, Tom’s site is winrumors.com. From the site: “WinRumors was born in October 2010, a year after Windows 7 general availability. The site provides every piece of interesting Microsoft related...