Tag: Windows 8 Developer Preview

So its seems that a new report from Chitka (an ad company) has revealed that traffic coming in that is using Windows Developer Preview is considerably lower than it was back in September. According to what Chitka observes, with the announcement of a developer app contest going on, the new Marketplace announcements,...

For those who argue about whether or not Windows 8 will be relevant or sought after, I think we should look at the evidence so far. All we’ve seen up to this point is Windows Developer Preview, and from there we’ve seen plenty of judgment calls in a variety of different directions. Some argue that Windows’ new...

Windows 8 has been available to early adopters like me since September, allowing us to grow with the Windows 8 experience and learn its ins and outs. Personally, I have had WDP on my machine for about a month and have ran it as my primary OS for only a week. Despite only recently switching to Windows 8 is my main OS I...

In the last decade it’s become rather common practice that every time a version of Windows or Mac OS debuts they are put head-to-toe in a war of comparison. Putting Lion (Which is fully released) against the pre-Beta Windows 8 might seem a little unfair. It’s still early in Window’s 8 development cycle and things are...

Earlier this week, Microsoft officials announced that they plan to release a Kinect  SDK for Windows for commercial usage in early 2012. Today, Microsoft has updated the other SDK that’s used for non commercial usage. This new Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2 adds support for the Microsoft Windows 8 Developer. At this...

For a developer preview, I think Windows 8 doesn’t have that many bugs. I mean, it could be a lot worse; the operating system could crash every time I try to run a certain app, or WiFi could drop unexpectedly, but no. There haven’t been any major issues with Windows 8 that I have noticed. There are a few things, though,...

Microsoft released Windows 8 Developer Preview with the sole intention of introducing developers with the tools and techniques needed to develop applications for Metro UI. So far, Microsoft has only discussed about using Visual Studio Express to build applications for Windows 8 but you can expect a large number of...

I know how excited you are to try the new Windows 8 released by Microsoft. Microsoft released the Windows 8 Developer Preview for all its enthusiasts and it is free to try. The final release of Windows 8 will be out by 2012. Until then, you are free to test the new operating system yourself by installing Windows 8 on...

Hundreds of thousands of people were amazed to find out that Microsoft released the Windows 8 developer preview completely free to everyone who wanted a copy. People who weren’t Microsoft developers wouldn’t have to use shadier methods such as BitTorrent sites to get their hands on the next version of Windows. But why...

After Microsoft’s BUILD conference last week, Microsoft 8 seems to be all the rave. Developers have stated that it is as good as Windows 7 in many ways, but that in comparison Windows 8 is highly ambitious. From the boot, it is readily apparent that Windows 8 is inspired by Windows Mobile 7, using the same UI style...