Another day, another operating system launch from Microsoft. The software titan announced the general availability of Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry in in October. And now the company has debuted Windows Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Systems. Just like the aforementioned industry operating system, the server version of...

What, you thought Windows 8.1 was the only Microsoft product launching today? Along with the first ever refresh of its flagship operating system, Redmond has also unleashed the final version of Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry. This special flavor of Windows designed is designed to be used on special hardware devices —...

The thing about companywide initiatives is that (almost) everything moves in sync. This was actually Microsoft’s plan when it announced the codenamed Windows Blue initiative, early this year. And save for Windows Phone 8.1, most other elements are going according to plan. Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Enterprise, along...

One previous report on the development of Windows 8.1 indicated that Microsoft was on track to reach the RTM development stage of its new operating system on August 23. Redmond, these past few days was said to be making the final adjustments to the OS before it sends out the stable build to its OEM partners. And now a...

If you thought the newly-released Windows Embedded 8 was staying out of the Blue phenomenon, think again. The Blue update also extends to this particular operating system. Soon after word first came out regarding Windows Blue, Microsoft confirmed that ‘Blue’ is actually a codename for a companywide initiative to...

Good catch by Tom Warren at the Verge. He spotted a very interesting  job description on the Microsoft careers website. Some details of the gig: We, the Microsoft Connected Car team, have a strong track record and an extensive customer base in the automotive industry. In the past fourteen years, we delivered various...

Microsoft has laid out its plan to release Windows 8 a for embedded devices such as ATMs, voting booths, small sensors, etc. Microsoft will release a version of Windows 8 within the first three months after the regular versions are released (desktop and server.) They are calling their first embedded release Embedded...

Back in January of this year, Steve Ballmer delivered a keynote speech talking about his concept of “Windows Everywhere”.  According to Ballmer, “Whatever device you use, now or in the future, Windows will be there”. Since then we’ve seen that Windows 8 is introducing ARM support alongside traditional x86 processors....

A lot of attention has been focused on Windows 8 and even the upcoming revision of Windows Phone, but these aren’t the only operating systems that Redmond is cooking up. In early 2012 we are expecting Windows 8 Beta for testing but early adopters will also have the privilege around this same time to give the next...