It’s been pretty amusing to listen to the bloggers and critics over the past few weeks as they have expressed shock and uncertainty about Microsoft’s new UI tiled tablet UI for Windows 8. Yes it is pretty radical but I think that Microsoft have a pretty straightforward option for moving forward with Windows 8...

Will executives and businesses embrace Windows 8 when it is released? There are a series of articles that will be written in the coming months on this topic and I will continue to bring them to you. Great article I found by Ed Scannell at Techtarget.com saying that execs will look at but not touch Windows...

Microsoft staff are now officially allowed to refer to 2012′s impending Windows release as “Windows 8″. There is a caveat with this however. This caveat is that no formal naming has yet taken place for the product and, as a result of this, it is subject to change and the name Windows 8 should in no way be...

Man that was quick! A few hours ago I posted that an Intel Exec was uncharacteristically forthcoming about Microsoft and Windows 8 and before you can blink, Microsoft have responded. Intel’s statements during yesterday’s Intel Investor Meeting about Microsoft’s plans for the next version of Windows...

Intel Senior Vice President of Software and Services Renee James’ seemed to have a lot to say about Windows 8 during Intel’s shareholders meeting this week and a subsequent interview with the Register. Here are some of the interesting highlights: Reportedly, James told attendees of the May 18 meeting that...

Microsoft has allegedly fired two of their own employees due to their role in the recent Windows 8 leaks. This news comes from Canouna of MDL Forums. According to WinRumors, one of the employees were based in Russia, with the other being based in Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters. These firing show the level...

I’ll start by saying I am a huge fan of Tom Warren. I love his site and the length and tone of his stories. For those who don’t know, Tom’s site is winrumors.com. From the site: “WinRumors was born in October 2010, a year after Windows 7 general availability. The site provides every piece of interesting Microsoft...

One of the best sources of Windows news online is Neowin. As part of my never ending curiousity about how professionals feel about Windows 8, I reached out to Brad Sams from that website. Brad is the Senior News Editor for Neowin.net. He is also a Financial Consultant to Fortune 200 companies and an MBA...

The good folks at MDL forums have been poring over Windows * server x64 like vultures on a carcass. Here’s a screenshot from member 3ricky114. It shows the new taskmanager in Windows 8 Build 7959 x64/Server. Also.. some tips to Make Aero Work in Windows 8 Build 7959 x64/Server1. First Download and...

Recently, I reached out to Deb Shinder to get her opinion about the next version of Windows known as Windows 8. DEBRA LITTLEJOHN SHINDER, MCSE, MVP is a technology consultant, trainer and writer who has authored a number of books on computer operating systems, networking, and security. These include Scene of...