Windows 8 Release Candidate – RC Archive

Power DVD Metro App coming to Windows 8

Lenovo showcased their Thinkpad tablet a few days back. The tablet looked awesome but there was one more thing which caught my attention . When I saw the start screen of Windows 8 running on that tablet,

Using VirtualBox To Install Windows 8 Release Preview

When it comes to previews of operating systems, many of us love to see what has changed and what hasn’t. At the same time, not everyone accesses these previews the same way. For people like myself, I

A Look At Just Some Differences Between Windows 8 Release Preview And Consumer Preview

Windows 8 Release Preview is finally here, and so far it seems about the same as what we saw at the Consumer Preview stage. Is that a good or bad thing? That really will depend on what

Windows 8 Final Review Part 6 – My Summary and Conclusions

So, the previous articles have contained a lot of information. Windows 8 is somewhat of an enigma. Some bloggers think that Microsoft is trying to sell this OS directly to consumers and really doesn’t care about businesses.

Windows 8 Final Review Part 5 – What Microsoft got wrong in Windows 8 – The Usual Suspects

What are the Windows 8 problems I call the usual suspects? This is the easy part, it’s all the stuff we all complained about before. – Usability It’s jarring to go back and forth between Metro and

Windows 8 Final Review Part 4 – What Microsoft got wrong in Windows 8 – Metro

I struggled for a long time to figure out what the Metro Tile experience was missing and what that nagging feeling was that I had about it and then it hit me. I had a Eureka! moment

Windows 8 Final Review Part 3 – What Microsoft got right with Windows 8

There are a bunch of things that really work well with this new version of Windows. I’ll go over some of them here. Install and setup As someone who probably installed Windows 2000 and Windows XP over

Windows 8 Final Review Part 2 – The Microsoft Vision

If you’ve been a reader of this blog, you should have a good idea of what I think that vision is (see 24 hours in a Microsoft world) but it does bear repeating. I believe that Windows

Windows 8 Final Review – Introduction and Disclaimers

This is the final Windows 8 review I am going to write. Based on what we know at this point, the Windows 8 Release Preview is close enough to the final product that we can say we

Microsoft update their Windows 8 Development Blog to reflect the Windows 8 Release Preview

Steven Sinofsky has updated the Windows 8 Development Blog. This comes in the wake of three major Windows 8 related releases happening today. Here is the text: Today, Windows 8 Release Preview is available for download in