I first realized that I was in love with Windows 7 back during the beta. While I enjoyed the improvements to the Vista interface and the overall speed-ups, I think I was most impressed by just how finished and refined it felt for a product that wasn’t even out the door. I remember thinking, “If this is how it is,...

Dear God, it’s all over. Tons of leaked screenshots have surfaced on the web of Windows 8 Build 8220. These are from Winunleaked. He says it’s stable and even runs faster than Windows 7 Sp1. Click on the images to expand…    

Here are some new Screenshots from the Windows 8 build 6.2.8220. Click to enlarge Windows 8 Build 6.2.8220 refresh and recovery screenshot Windows 8 Build 6.2.8220 pc settings screenshot Windows 8 Build 6.2.8220 language screenshot   Windows 8 Build 6.2.8220 applications screenshot

Windows 8 Build 628220 part 2 A recent screenshot on the PC Beta forum suggests that Microsoft may be changing the desktop interface significantly. According to Neowin, the start menu button appears only when users move the mouse (or their finger) to the left lower corner of the screen. The basic idea behind the move,...

Building upon something noticed by Paul Thurrott a while ago, Mary Jo Foley has a really interesting post out today. In it, she speculates that Windows 8 Beta might end up being called the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. She quotes Windows Direct of Consumer PR, Janelle Poole who said the following: “We haven’t talked...

So the leaks from the legend that is Canouna continue. For those who don’t know, Canouna is the mystery man (or woman) who continues to leak eeriely accurate information about Microsoft’s Windows 8 development schedule. Canouna is reporting that Windows 8 is currently at build...

Microsoft was on the floor of CES 2012 yesterday with a copy of Windows 8 pre-beta 8175. Microsoft are hard at work developing Windows 8 to make the Windows 8 Beta release date in late February. As a result, not that much was shared during CES. A few tweaks here and there, a few charms. Basically we will have to wait...

CES is finally here, and with it hopefully tons of new information about Windows 8, new slates, new Intel technologies, and other new goodies that will effect computing and technology going into 2012 and beyond. At Windows8update we are very excited for this event, although we do know that we still will have to wait...

The mysterious shadow figure called Canouna continues to leak and speculate about the status of Windows 8 development. He has posted the following on his website: Here some date from the roadmap: From today to Jan 21th = Pre-BETA 23rd, Windows 8 enter in Beta Escrow. From 23rd to 28th, testers will vote for the Beta...

Some new Windows 8 screenshots have emerged from Win8China. These screenshots allegedly show changes to the installation process of Windows 8 that have been made in the Windows 8 beta builds. Microsoft also appear to have streamlined the installation choices: you now have the option of either Keep Windows settings… or...