Yet another blog post from Steven Sinofsky where he talks about new features in Windows 8. He talks extensively about how they planned to achieve faster bootup times for the operating system. He sums up the goals as the following: Effectively zero watt power draw when off A fresh session after boot Very fast times...

This is the first in a series of articles discussing what Microsoft need to have in Windows 8 Tablet OS in order to compete with the Apple Ipad. They’ll be as short and sweet as they need to be. First of all, everyone has heard of the Ipad. ¬†As an Ipad 2 owner, it’s very clear that there are a bunch of Apple features...

This is the first in a series of posts I will be calling Windows 8 user scenarios. The idea is, I will write about a possible scenario and how I see Windows 8 playing in it. You get to say yay or nay in the comments section (this is a blog after all) The first one is PC startup time. Here’s how this should play. A...

Microsoft seems to be putting a premium on improving the start times in Windows 8. A March 2010 Windows Planning Survey polled 545 customers about 21 user activities, and found that starting the computer tops the list when it comes to ‘highest importance/lowest satisfaction in terms of speed and...