BIOS player Phoenix Technologies has recently announced its latest Phoenix SCT 2.2 solution to assist its PC partners to develop systems based on Windows 8, according to the company. Currently, American Megatrends (AMI) is dominating in the desktop BIOS market, with Insyde Software and Phoenix accounting for 55% and...

Microsoft today (in their Windows 8 development blog), described the thinking around changes being made to the Start Menu. It’s a good read and I advise everyone to check it out. I have to say that in the blog post, Steven Sinofsky (I assume it’s him) or Chaitanya Sareen, the stated author makes a very profound...

This is pretty cool. A Windows 8 date and time logon display for Windows 7. This was created by AskVG’s DA group member “dejco” to provide the Windows 8 Metro logon look for Windows 7. Here are instructions on how to get the look. Download the rar file Extract it using WinRAR or some other similar utility Copy...

More unlocked features in Windows 8 build 7955. Apparently by making a little tweak to the user theme file, you can  configure Windows 8 to use your wallpaper as the startup home screen. The tweak is the following: edit the theme file at C:WindowsResourcesEase of Access Themesbasic.theme Change the line that says...