The wait is finally over for all technology enthusiasts. Windows 8 has been launched and we are dying to know what it has to offer. In this article, I’ll share 7 terrific improvements that Windows 8 brings over Windows 7. 1. Touch based User Interface design: Windows 8 consists of a simple and modern design. According...

Windows 8- The App Store Microsoft, through Windows 8 has come up with a very innovative way of introducing the long awaited app store. We are well aware of the ‘app store’ concept from Apple. Microsoft has decided to incorporate this concept with the new Windows 8 OS. The difference between Microsoft and Apple ‘app...

It is certain that Microsoft have arrived in the tablet market following the successful footsteps of their competitors Apple. Microsoft brings their latest operating platform, Windows 8 to life in tablet form. The hardware distributors will probably be Samsung, Sony, Hp and Dell. From a software perspective: The...

Windows 8: The all-new Windows Explorer Windows explorer is one of the most fundamental tools that has undergone several changes since the first version of Windows was released. It is one of the most widely used desktop tools and hence Microsoft has ensured that explorer is revamped fully in Windows 8 with the new...

How often do you feel that you should be able to install Windows 8 from a source other than CD or ISO files? How would you like to install Windows 8 while roaming in a mobile manner? Windows 8 has brought the ability to install it from a USB flash drive thanks to a new effort by Microsoft. In this article, we check...

Before installing Windows 8 on an actual machine, it would be beneficial for testing purposes to install Windows 8 in a virtual environment just to get a first-hand feel of the operating system. In our case, we will use the virtualization software Virtual Box. Virtual Box is open source virtualization software managed...

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...

The image I am about to show you is the image I hate the most in any Windows interface. I’m sure I have made this request on my blog before but I have to once again get on my knees and beg Steven Sinofsky, please make this a priority! It is absolutely insane that I have to update my PC every few days when updates are...

I wrote an article for the InternationalBusiness Times.com on the top 6 features Windows 8 needs to offer businesses. I have been a strong believer in the fact that Microsoft will have to perform a very difficult balancing act in order to keep corporate clients from upgrading simply to Windows 7. In light of the fact...