Now the updates are coming fast and furious with the Windows 8 development blog. A new post is out called “Designing for PC’s that boot faster than ever before”. In it, Microsoft talk about the challenges of the new improved boot up times that Windows 8 has on new hardware. Ironically, now the boot up times are so fast,...

In yet another new post on the Windows 8 Development blog, Microsoft talk about some of the new advances coming to the management of multiple monitors in Windows 8. Microsoft is adding a lot of new features for monitor management in Windows 8. Multi-monitor users will be able to select different desktop backgrounds...

In what must be the longest Windows 8 development post ever called “Creating the Windows 8 user experience“, Jensen Harris ( the Microsoft Windows 8 Director of User Experience Program Management ) walks us through the rationale for the Windows 8 look, feel and user experience. I have to confess, so far this is the most...

In a new post on the Windows 8 Development Blog, Microsoft talk about the new NTFS health model for Windows 8 and their redesigned tool for disk corruption detection and fixing, the chkdsk utility The post was authored by Kiran Bangalore, a program manager on their Windows 8 core system team. Basically their key...

Microsoft have updated their development blog with a fresh post today. The title of the post is “Protecting your digital identity“. Dustin Ingalls, the author of this post, is a group program manager on the security and identity team. Microsoft start the article with a detailed, lengthy explanation about the problems...

On their Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft have outlined the new and improved process for upgrading and installing Windows 8 on a PC. It’s an interesting post written by Christa St. Pierre. I found a few things interesting about the post. First: Most customers who buy a Windows upgrade from a retailer just want it...

Microsoft was doing so well and now… this.. I had just blogged about how Windows Update restarts needed to be fixed in Windows 8 and voila – Microsoft responded (to the issue not me, I’m not presumptuous). In a new blog post on their Windows 8 Development blog, Microsoft go to great pains to explain that while they know...