Microsoft have released a MAJOR post attempting to clarify their stance on Windows 8 on the ARM platform. The post is from their Windows 8 Development Blog. Some highlights.. Windows on ARM, or WOA, is a new member of the Windows family that builds on the foundation of Windows, has a very high degree of commonality...

In a new blog post on the Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft have confirmed that Windows Media Center will be included in Windows 8 but with a few caveats. Some choice quotes: While not a central topic of feedback, I received about 50 emails about Media Center. I want to reassure customers that Media Center will...

I swear, Microsoft are keeping the good stuff coming. A new Windows 8 article and video have been released showing how Windows 8 will handle ISO and VHD files. Some relevant quotes: So how does this work in Windows 8? It’s quite simple – just “mount” the ISO file (you can select mount from the enhanced Explorer ribbon...

Microsoft have released a new video and this time they are talking about upcoming changes being made to the Windows Explorer functionality… They set out some new goals for this version of Explorer: Optimize Explorer for file management tasks. Return Explorer to its roots as an efficient file manager and expose some...

Microsoft just released a new video where they go over in detail all the new changes to the Windows Explorer. While I’ll get to that later, there was something pretty interesting in the video. The presenter reveals his desktop during a video (see below) and we can see that the build in use is...

At this week’s Tech Ed New Zealand show, Microsoft officials showed off some new devices. One in particular has raised interest levels — an unnamed quad-core Windows slate. unnamed quad-core Windows 8 slate – 2 Could Microsoft be planning to give this away at the upcoming Build conference? Alan Burchill, an IT...

So there has been a lot of speculation about Microsoft giving out a software preview of Windows 8 at or around the BUILD conference. Fair enough. Most of the speculation has been about when will the demo software be released and what version will it be.. Windows 8 Beta Windows 8 Community Technical Preview Windows 8...

It seems like there will be no Windows 8 CTP build offered to developers. The Windows 8 CTP or Community Technical Preview was something that the Windows 8 community was hoping would be offered at WPC 2011. Based on what we saw at the Keynote, it’s not going to happen.

There is a slim chance that Microsoft may release the Windows 8 CTP or Windows 8 Community Technical Preview in a few days. They may do it at the WWPC (World Wide Partner Conference) happening in Los Angeles this coming week. In the event that they do release the Windows 8 CTP here, you will be able to download it on...

There is a slight chance that Microsoft might release an early build of Windows 8 to the technical community next week. Next week, Microsoft is holding its Worldwide Partner Conference from July 11 through July 14. Reliable sources are speculating that Microsoft will release a Community Technical Preview (CTP) at the...