Microsoft have released the first public preview of the next version of Office. It’s called Office 2013 and it has a ton of new features and Windows 8 compaitibility/hooks. Office 2013 can be downloaded now here! It requires either Windows 7 or Windows 8 so if you have XP or Vista, tough luck. 🙂

Here’s the keynote video for the Microsoft Office 2013. It’s Steve Ballmer and Co..

Microsoft has delivered several security updates to patch 11 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Office and several other products, including one bug that attackers are already exploiting. The company also issued the first patch for Windows 8 Consumer Preview, the beta-like build Microsoft released at...

I came across this video on YouTube today that you should check out. It’s a detailed review of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview by the Video Blogger called SoldierKnowsBest. A YouTube celebrity with over 40 million views on his weekly webcast, Mark Watson, better known as Soldier Knows Best reviews the latest and...

I have constantly talked about how Windows Beta products tend to be of the highest quality and often represent a very close image of what the finished product will look like. When it came to Windows 7 Beta that meant that my system barely ever crashed and had no real fatal issues at all, the biggest problems amounted...

Parallels Desktop 7 is a popular Mac virtualization tool made by Parallels that can run operating system in a virtual environment much like VMWare Fusion (which announced support for Windows 8 Consumer  VMWare Player/Workstation for Windows. Today they updated their software to allow it to run the newly released (and...

When it comes to Windows 8 there has certainly been a fair share of mixed emotions. Some seem to love it and find the changes, namely Metro, refreshing and innovative. On the other side of the fence are the folks that seem to nearly cringe at the very mention of Microsoft’s new start menu replacement. The big picture...

For those that have ever read any of my posts here at Windows 8, you’ve probably heard me say more than once how I feel that Zune’s services should be re-tooled into a Windows Metro app. While the Zune hardware element is long dead, Zune for Windows has a strong system of music, movies, and television for rental,...

Great hands on review from Tom Warren at the Verge. I’ll have a more detailed review coming soon. Check it out here. Videos from the verge below…

As soon as you install Windows 8 Consumer Preview – DOWNLOAD WINDOWS UPDATES This is important. I was almost driven mad when I installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my Exopc Tablet today. I am writing this really long review about my installation experience today and for some reason, the keyboard just would NOT...