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Windows 10 Desktop Reimagined In Fluid Shell Concept

Microsoft has a good thing going with Fluent Design, the visual overhaul of the Windows 10 operating system. It improves the OS both in terms of looks and usability. But things have progressed at a very slow

Windows 8.1 August Update Bug Keeps The Taskbar Always On Top

Here’s an unexpected surprise! Microsoft started shipping the newest refresh of its latest operating system, in the form of Windows 8.1 August Update, but it appears a bug slipped in. Nothing that nasty, but this bug simply

Oh My! Leaked Screenshot Shows Metro App On Desktop In Windows 8.1 Update 1

As a certain cartoon character likes to say, shiver me timbers, blow me down! Microsoft, it seems, is going all out in order to give the Metro UI another big push for success. This latest screenshot from

More Windows 8.1 Update 1 leaks – right click to pin tiles to the taskbar

OK some very interesting leaks about the next update to Windows 8.1. Apparently, it seems that right clicking on the tiles will have some interesting new functionality. Added to the new update, Microsoft have added the ability

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Comes With Option To Pin Metro Apps To The Taskbar

Ah, the Windows taskbar, the unchanged phenomenon of Microsoft’s flagship operating system! Things may have come and gone over the years (and in the case of the Start Menu, returning), but the taskbar has stayed steady through

Microsoft talk about changes to the Start Menu

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

Windows 8 – Revised Taskbar?

This is interesting: On the right of the clock is a user icon that is associated with the used Windows account. Here’s whats interesting – clicking it reveals a menu that makes frequently used functions accessible.