The Verge are confirming that the Windows 8 Release Preview should be released today. Link Game On.

New screenshots of the Windows 8 Release Preview have revealed some new apps that are expected to show up in the next public release of the operating system. These apps are News, Sports and Travel. It’s not clear if these applications will be in the Windows 8 Release To Manufacturing (RTM). As you can...

So far we’ve seen some interesting demos out of the Windows 8 marketplace that give us at least a small glimpse at what the future holds for Metro apps, but we have yet to truly scratch even the surface on what apps might await us with the full commercial version of Windows 8 and Windows RT. If Microsoft wants...

On the mobile front, particularly in the smart phone arena, Android has been very successful for a few key reasons – choice, customization, and competitive pricing. When it comes to the iPad or iPhone your only real choice comes from if you want an older, used variant or if you want a brand new, current-gen...

Paul Thurrott has come up with some details about the upcoming Windows 8 upgrade offer coming from Microsoft. This will be a program offered as an incentive for users to continue to buy Windows 7 hardware with the assurance of an upgrade to Windows 8 in the future. This time, Microsoft is offering only an...

Microsoft recently announced a new feature coming to Windows 8 on the Windows 8 Development Blog. This one is called Microsoft Family Safety. The new security features will allow parents to restrict their kids activity on Windows 8. Some examples: SafeSearch: When web filtering is active, SafeSearch...

Due to the scale of the changes coming with Windows 8, it seems that Microsoft have realized that a little hand holding might be in order. Our friend Canouna has unearthed some evidence that Windows 8 will include some user tutorials upon release. Canouna has said that the tutorial cover some of the...

More Windows 8 training videos from the BUILD conference regarding building Windows 8 apps that print. This session teaches formatting content and customizing the print experience for consumers. Topics for discussion: Metro, HTML5, XAML and C+ The presentation is by Microsoft employees Darren Davis...

Windows 8 – The Memory Savior People thought Windows 7 was efficient for memory consumption but guess what? Microsoft has unveiled in the latest news that Windows 8 will surpass all its predecessors in terms of memory usage. It would be so optimized that it can run on computers that were not able to operate...