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Dell Execs Asked Microsoft not to Give the “Windows” Moniker to RT

At the Dell World conference in Austin last week, Dell’s vice-chairman and President of its PC business, Jeffrey Clarke, said that he strongly advised Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer not to include the name “Windows” with the new

Dell Execs Asked Microsoft not to Give the "Windows" Moniker to RT

At the Dell World conference in Austin last week, Dell’s vice-chairman and President of its PC business, Jeffrey Clarke, said that he strongly advised Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer not to include the name “Windows” with the new

Microsoft means business – Metro named apps being banned from the Windows Store

In a very forceful show of strength, Microsoft have started to turn away apps that have the term “Metro” in their naming. Their application naming guide has been updated to reflect the following: “Make sure your app

Dear Microsoft – No offense but I am going to continue to call new Windows 8 Metro

So as you all know by now, Microsoft has sent out a directive internally saying all employees should cease and desist from calling Metro – Metro. Well, here’s the deal – I’m not a Microsoft employee so

What the… Now the phrase Metro is going away?

I’m so tired. Anyway, here’s the latest on Microsoft and Metro. For the uninitiated, Metro has been the descriptive name used to characterize the new tiled based layout and design that is in Windows 8. Well now The Verge

Microsoft respond to user feedback and are calling the software Windows 8 Beta again

Now that’s funny. Ilana Smith, a lead program manager on the Engineering System team, authored a new post on the Microsoft development blog. Microsoft are responding to user feedback to both their blog posts and the Windows

Microsoft internally have acknowledged the name "Windows 8"

Microsoft staff are now officially allowed to refer to 2012′s impending Windows release as “Windows 8″. There is a caveat with this however. This caveat is that no formal naming has yet taken place for the product

Rumors for Windows 8: Windows 8 really might not be the final name

Another tip from my source “Ryan”. According to him, the moniker Windows 8 is not at all certain at this point. He says there are several camps in Microsoft who are for and against the number moniker.

Why next version of windows MAY NOT be called Windows 8

Windows8beta.com have an article out about how a Microsoft employee referred to the next version of Windows as Windows 8. They have taken that to bank as the reason why this software will be named Windows 8.