Category Archives: Windows 8

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Microsoft has released their Windows 8 Consumer Preview – It’s Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It’s an all-new touch interface. It’s a new Windows for new devices. Available in: Chinese (Simplified) … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Kinect SDK for Windows 7 & Windows 8

Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0 Beta 2 includes APIs, sample code, and drivers. Developers can create rich experiences by using Kinect sensor technology on computers running Windows 7 or Windows 8 Developer Preview. Additional Resources: Kinect for Windows Coding4Fun’s Kinect Projects … Continue reading

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Facebook Releases Messenger for Windows 7

Facebook has released their Messenger for Windows 7 – a new, trial application that lets you use Facebook without being on http://www.facebook.com. While you surf the web or use other applications on your computer, you can: Chat and message with … Continue reading

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Microsoft CodePlex Releases a Windows 7 Metro Application "Instant Beautiful Browsing"

Instant Beautiful Browsing “is a work-space that includes applications like notepad, multi-view browser, links to other applications, using the incredibly beautiful metro interface.”

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Microsoft Releases Windows Defender Offline Beta (Boots from CD, DVD or USB)

What is Windows Defender Offline Beta?  “Sometimes, malicious and other potentially unwanted software, including rootkits, try to install themselves on your PC. This can happen when you connect to the Internet or install some programs from a CD, DVD, or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview for Windows 8

Microsoft has released an updated Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview for Windows 8. With this fourth Platform Preview, developers can start working with more site-ready HTML5 technologies. MSIE 10 Highlights: Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) for safe use of XMLHttpRequest across … Continue reading

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Microsoft Opens Security Essentials Beta Program

Microsoft has opened their Security Essentials Beta program. The Public Beta program is a fully functional antimalware app with ongoing updates to help protect your PC from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.  In addition to ongoing virus and spyware … Continue reading

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