Redmond, pretty unceremoniously it must be said, dumped the popular Aero glass UI when it launched Windows 8. Instead, the company went with a much simpler and laid back interface design for its new operating system. And this is one trend that has continued with Windows 8.1, as the leaked RTM builds...

In order to smoothly share data  between apps in Windows 8, Microsoft has created a new mechanism called Windows Share. Using this technology, applications will be able to share text, bitmaps, HTML, files, and other types of data. Along with common data formats like text, RTF, bitmaps, files, URI, and HTML,...

Leaker website Winreview.ru has some interesting observations and new screenshots from the Windows 8 m3 beta (or whatever it is). They are claiming the existence of a secret interface built into the OS that would be designed for tablets.. They believe that the registry system clearly indicates the...