Microsoft have updated their Windows 8 development blog again and this time the topic is Power management in Windows 8. They state 3 goals that they have for Windows 8: Let the hardware shine. We built Windows 8 such that the power efficiency of the hardware platform shines through, regardless of whether the system...

I swear, Microsoft are keeping the good stuff coming. A new Windows 8 article and video have been released showing how Windows 8 will handle ISO and VHD files. Some relevant quotes: So how does this work in Windows 8? It’s quite simple – just “mount” the ISO file (you can select mount from the enhanced Explorer ribbon...

There are a lot of Windows 8 wallpapers out there on the web which can transform your desktop background into something a little more lively. For your viewing pleasure, here are more Windows 8 wallpapers for June of 2011. [nggallery id=1]  

So one of the things that everyone has really been excited about is the potential for Windows 8 to have a Cloud Computing angle. On this blog, I have said several times that you need to be able to access your data and your user profile from anywhere and at anytime with consistency. As you can see, we have discussed...

Now maybe it’s just me but I have been using Windows for over a decade and I have always had problems with this feature. You see, here’s the deal. I’m old fashioned. I believe that there should be a simpler way for 2 computers to connect to each other over a network. Ever since Windows XP, it has been a less than...

So there have been a lot more pictures revealed of the ribbon in Windows 8. This hidden Ribbon Explorer UI, which was first found in Millstone 3 build, can now be enabled in the recently leaked Windows 8 7850 build with a simple registry tweak. To unlock the Ribbon UI, you have to first create a key in registry file-...

Well after 100 years, the Windows Task Manager may be getting a refresh… The new Task Manager is a combination of Microsoft’s Task Manager interface and Microsoft’s Resource Monitor. Processes are now listed in a coloured interface to demonstrate their strain on the system. New changes include a new breadcrumb allowing...

There are more options for file deletion given during Disk Cleanup.

So another tip came in yesterday from an anonymous source. It basically said the following: Microsoft are looking to add Facial Recognition and detection to Windows 8 (no surprise there) They are looking to add it to the login screen as an option that can be enabled in the control panel Discussions are still ongoing...