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This Windows 9 Concept Brings Gloss To The Modern UI

Even with a steady amount of leaks concerning the next version of Windows, the UI of the operating system is still a mystery. This Windows 9 concept tries to nudge us towards a dreamy looking design. Several

Microsoft To Only Talk About Windows 9 SKU Plans At BUILD

The always reliable Mary Jo Foley has jumped in to save the day! Anticipation has been building up (pun intended) on what Microsoft will reveal about Windows 9 when the BUILD 2014 developer conference kicks off on

Tip: Use The Original Modern Options Bar In Windows 8.1 Update 1

Modern times, modern options. If you have installed the upcoming Update 1 (also known as the Spring 2014 Update) for Windows 8.1, then you are already aware of the new options that Microsoft has built for the

Top 5 New Features In Windows 8.1 Update 1, Up Until Now

Great expectations. That is exactly what many people have with the first ever refresh of Windows 8.1, which itself is the first ever upgrade to the brand new Windows 8. And there have been rumors aplenty about

All Metro Apps Will Get Access To The New Options In Windows 8.1 Update 1

The past few days have been all about Windows 8.1 Update 1, the upcoming refresh of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Everything from screenshots to speculation, rumors and release dates have been talked about by the community. And

Windows 8.1 Update 1 will move a shutdown button to the start screen FINALLY

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

3 Features Microsoft Got Absolutely Spot On In Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 has now been out in the wild for a couple of months now, and save for the few unlucky souls that are still experiencing installation problems, a lot of users have made the jump to

Microsoft Highlights The Start Screen Customization Options In Windows 8.1

Say what you may about how it is implemented, but the Start Screen remains one of the most innovative features to come out of the House of Windows. And understandably Microsoft absolutely adores this option in its

Windows 8.1 Redefines The Desktop Too, Claims Microsoft

The ever changing world of technology is as interesting as it is unpredictable. Back in the good old days Microsoft’s decision to include the Start Menu in Windows 95 was seen as a stroke of genius. Desktop

Windows 8.1 Final To Show Featured Apps Right On The Start Screen

October will be here tomorrow, meaning only nineteen or so days remain between the official launch of Windows 8.1. Microsoft plans to push the new OS to users on October 18. But alongside the new operating system,