Windows 8 is the next operating system which will be released by the wolrd’s largest Software Maker: Microsoft. The new operating system will come different interesting features like Metro UI and default ISO image support. Windows 8 will has been designed to run on touch-screen devices, too (tablets and smartphones, for example). In January, 2012 we are expecting a beta version for this new operating system. the new windows 8 should be released in the summer of 2012 (August). In this section of our site you will find the latest news regarding the latest OS coming from Microsoft.
Microsoft hopes and wants Windows 8 to have the same success as the previous Windows 7 but it is still early for anyone to tell if this is going to happen. Windows 8 Consumer Preview comes with a lot of new features, the most important being the new Metro user interface. Unfortunately there were a lot of users who complained about this feature because Microsoft decided to remove the old start menu and replace it with the Start Screen, which acts as a host whenever you open a Metro app or Windows 8 feature.
Windows 8 has been released for almost a couple of weeks now and a lot of user impressions are starting to come at surface. One of the most important and at the same time, the most talked about feature from Windows 8 is the new Start Screen. This replaces the old Start menu from Windows 7 and previous versions of Windows, by completely removing the Start button. To access the all new Start Screen you will have to press the Windows logo key.
Last week we wrote a guide about how to disable the explorer ribbon in Windows 8 manually, by modifying some data in the Windows Registry. If you did not get the chance to apply the tweak to your Windows, you can download and use a tool called Ribbon Disabler that does just that automatically.
I don’t know if you had the chance to check out the latest post on Building Windows 8 blog or not, so I would like to offer you a summary on how Microsoft tried to enhance the browsing experience in Windows 8. All of this with the help of the Metro interface from Internet Explorer, which integrates each of its features quite nicely.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview has become available for download a couple of weeks ago. Since then, the most complaints are referring to the lack of Windows 8 Start button. Today we will show you another method of getting this button back in this new operating system.
Even though Microsoft’s main business refers to the Windows operating system and Office suites, they are also hardware manufacturers as well. Among the most popular devices manufactured by Microsoft we find the keyboard and mouse.
With the upcoming Windows 8, the company based in Redmond wants to bring new features to the table, considering the fact that the new operating system supports mouse gestures and also offers numerous shortcuts for your keyboard.
Windows 8 brings lots of new features and improvements in terms of performance, like the new Metro user interface or the new file management system. A feature that was not present in previous versions of Windows is the use of emoticons and smiley shortcuts when typing.
The next generation of the operating system, called Windows 8 has been designed by Microsoft to be used on desktop PC’s, tablets and later on with a slimmed down version, on Windows Phone devices. This means that the user will likely use smiley and emoticons in Windows 8 quite often, given the high… Continue to Use Smiley & Emoticons In Windows 8 [How To]
Windows Update is Microsoft’s own system to push updates to every computer running a version of the Windows operating system, whenever bugs are found and fixes for them are released. The user can choose whether to receive Windows Updates and install them automatically or just to be informed of their availability, for a manual download later on.
There are approximately two weeks since Microsoft decided to release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and we are already receiving requests from users who would like to know how to remove the Windows 8 watermark for Consumer Preview. If you do not what a Windows 8 Watermark is, I should point out the fact that it is the Windows 8 information that appears automatically in the lower right corner of the desktop, right above the clock. The information displayed here indicates the build of Windows 8 that you are currently using and which release version of Windows 8 as well… Continue to WCP Watermark Editor Lets you Remove Windows 8 Watermark For Consumer Preview [How To]
If you did not get the chance to install and test Windows 8 on your computer, you should know that it comes with a completely redesigned user interface called Metro. Among the new features that the Metro UI brings is the Explorer ribbon similar to the one found in Microsoft Office 2010.
If you do not like the new Windows Explorer ribbon from Windows 8, this article will show you a simple tweak that you can do to disable the ribbon. Microsoft has provided a way to close the Windows Explorer ribbon by adding a small arrow shaped button… Continue to Disable Explorer Ribbon In Windows 8 [How To]