Last week we warned readers that Windows promotional pricing would end of January 31st, but we didn’t go into much detail about Windows Media Center other than a brief mention. With the deadline on promotions ending next week, now is a good time to restate this: Windows Media Center is currently free for Windows 8 Pro...

Getting the Free Product Key Once you access the above website, provide a valid email address in the relevant box. It takes 24 hours for you to receive your free product key. This will be through the email address you provided. Tip! Don’t forget, you can only receive one copy per Microsoft Account. This was my error...

For those who have yet to use Windows 8, you might not be aware but Windows Media Center is no longer included in Windows 8. No, it’s not gone for good either. Microsoft instead has a special “Add Features to Windows” section where Windows Media Center is expected to arrive. For those that absolutely need the Media...

If you have installed Windows 8 Release Preview, you must have noticed that it does not come pre-installed with Media center. Well, don’t worry. Just follow the instructions given in the video to install Media center. Would you like to see Media Center installed by default in Windows 8??

When it comes to Windows 8, one of the largest focuses is clearly around the Metro interface. Metro receives a lot of attention for a few key reasons, first of all because it’s a dramatic change from what we’ve seen since Windows 95 (the traditional start bar), but second of all because it is a large part of the...

A few days ago Microsoft revealed some details about its upcoming Windows 8 app store. It will use the same marketing model as Apple 30% cut for Microsoft, and a 70% cut for developers. A feature that is unlike Apple is that it also allows for open source apps to be distributed in the store. A developer can submit...

There’s a new build of Windows 8 that has been reported on the MDL forums. The Build ID number is 8141.0.winmain.111021 and of course, MDL forums SUPER user Canouna is the culprit behind the spotting. Some of the new features in the new Windows 8 build include changeable metro background color, Start Screen Metro app...

In a new blog post on the Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft have confirmed that Windows Media Center will be included in Windows 8 but with a few caveats. Some choice quotes: While not a central topic of feedback, I received about 50 emails about Media Center. I want to reassure customers that Media Center will...