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Microsoft Takes Another Swing with Windows 8.1

But all the new features in the world can’t solve some of Microsoft’s core challenges. continue…

How to Build a Windows 8 App – Part I

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By Jeff Cogswell Over the past couple of years, Microsoft has been building up its own app store, just as Apple and Google have done. It supports both Windows Phone as well as the desktop operating system, Windows 8. As a programmer, you can create apps for Windows 8, upload them to the Windows store and (hopefully!) start making money. If you’re willing to create apps that make use of the new Windows 8 interface, you can make the apps… continue…

Enterprise Update for Windows 8 Pumps Up BYOD, Remote Work

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VDI, remote disk-wipe, contextual application control, and automatic VPN launch are among key features. continue…

Windows 8 Finally Passes Vista: Net Applications

Windows 8 faces multiple competitors, including old versions of Windows. continue…

At BUILD, Microsoft Unveils More of Windows 8.1

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But can the upgraded Windows make inroads into the burgeoning “mini tablet” market? continue…

Microsoft Giving Start Button Back to Windows 8: Reports

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The reported changes will also include a boot-to-desktop option. continue…

Windows 8 Won’t Become Business Standard: Forrester

The firm hints that the decline of the PC market, coupled with the popularity of iOS and Android, is also harming Windows 8’s corporate adoption. continue…

Windows 8 Sells 100 Million Licenses, But Faces Long Road Ahead

Windows 8 has sold 100 million licenses. That’s a solid number, but Microsoft needs it to climb much higher in months and years ahead. continue…

Microsoft Plans a Hollow Start Button for Windows 8

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Microsoft will restore the Start button to Windows 8, though it won’t lead to a Start menu as previous versions did. Instead, the button, which will look like Windows 7’s version, will take users to the Windows 8 Start screen, according to the Verge. At ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley says the button supposedly wasn’t originally part of the Windows build, but is indeed looking more likely. Here’s the thing: A Start button that doesn’t include a menu is disingenuous. It… continue…

Windows 8 Partially Responsible for PC Implosion: IDC

Windows 8 has failed to revitalize a moribund PC market, according to the research firm. continue…