The first Windows 8 Quote of the day has to go to Paul Thurrott of WinSuperSite fame. Here goes: Inside Microsoft, there is a related fixation on whether Windows 8 will succeed and, yes, there is a contingent of people stuck in a paradoxical position: They understand that the success of Microsoft is inexorably linked...

There have been quite a few Windows 8 related interviews on this site but I have to say this is one I have been looking forward to. I met Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera at the BUILD conference last September and was impressed by how technically proficient they both were while somehow staying (relatively) normal and...

Renowned tech reporter asks a really good question on his site and I thought I would throw this out to you guys. In the interest of stirring up trouble to no good end, I present a fairly obvious and uninspiring idea for how the desktop should look in Windows 8. That is, yes, please, give us a full-screen Metro-style...

Paul Thurrott is a bad, bad man (kidding). He gets the quote of the day today. Is Ballmer still the man for the job? Paul: No, and Ballmer was never the right man for the job, which pains me to say because I really like the guy. Microsoft is an engineering driven company, and it needs a voice at the top who...

Back in January of this year, Steve Ballmer delivered a keynote speech talking about his concept of “Windows Everywhere”.  According to Ballmer, “Whatever device you use, now or in the future, Windows will be there”. Since then we’ve seen that Windows 8 is introducing ARM support alongside traditional x86 processors....

Windows 8 is shaping up to revolutionize the idea of Windows and bring beyond the desktop and laptop this time around. There has been a lot of buzz about what platforms this will include. We all know about tablets but rumors circulate about gaming consoles, TVs, and even phones all using Windows 8. Recently several...

I found this video online that you guys might be interested in. Paul Thurrott is a veteran Windows 8 tech journalist and analyst and his analysis is usually very good. In this video, Paul Thurrott demonstrates Windows 8 on the tablet in this edition of Windows IT Pro Insider. Sitting next to Paul are Sean Deuby,...

Check out the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast where Mary Jo Foley, Tom Merritt, and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft’s purchase of Skype and what it means to the various application versions. In addition, they discuss Microsoft and Hadoop, Microsoft’s Windows Phone chief’s tough words for iPhone and Android,...

It’s a slow Sunday but I thought you guys would like this one. It’s Paul Thurrott’s webcast called Windows Weekly where he and a bunch of friends opine about the events of the week. This week, Leo, Mary Jo and Paul discuss HP’s blockbuster decision to kill webOS and sell/spin off its dominant PC business. They also...

Check out the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast. Leo and Paul Thurrott are joined by special guest Mary Jo Foley and discuss the Windows 8 schedule, Microsoft’s pursuit of Android patent licensees, Facebook and Skype, PCs and simplicity, Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, new improvements to Hotmail,...