Microsoft are making a move that has been requested since the first beta of Windows 8 ever came out. They are finally moving the power/sleep/shutdown button to the Start Screen. As those of you who are using Windows 8 know, this functionality was tucked away for some reason in previous versions of Windows 8/8.1. You...

The Start Menu and Live Tiles are two of the most talked about features of Windows 8. A new application aims to bring back the Start Menu, but with a Modern twist. Start Menu Reviver is the latest addition to the category of third-party Start menus, and promises to deliver a fresh new take on the experience, offering...

While Windows 8 brought with it a number of sweeping new changes, the most radical of them was the absence of the Start Menu. Six months into release, some users have moved beyond it, but for others this still remains a controversial exclusion. Microsoft is said to be pondering bringing the Start button back in...

Months into release, the radical changes introduced with Windows 8 still remain a talking point. More specifically, the lack of a Start Menu in particular is an argument of rising controversy. At the time of release, Microsoft would have hoped that everyone would have gotten used to the Start Screen introduced with...

Over four months into the release of Windows 8, this is perhaps the worst kept secret that a lot of users have still not gotten used to the new Start Screen that replaces the classic Start Menu. This, undoubtedly, is the biggest change in the user interface of the new OS, and one that a fair fraction of users have...

*sigh* Just when you think that Microsoft understand their users, you hear this. It seems that Microsoft is determined to get rid of the start menu but you knew that already. What I didn’t know is how determined they are to make it history forever. This from Paul Thurrott: Related to this second point is information...