Category Archives: Windows 8

Microsoft CodePlex Releases "Metro Pandora" for Windows 8 & Windows Phone

Microsoft CodePlex programmer, Don Justin, has released his Metro Pandora proof-of-concept for Windows 8 & Windows Phone based upon the Metro Pandora SDK. Download –> Metro Pandora for Windows Phone Download –> Metro Pandora for Windows 8 Advertisements

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Microsoft Unifies "Language Input Tool"

Microsoft has two existing “specific” Language Input Tools: Indic Language Input Tool helps enter Indian text (Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, & Telugu). Maren type Arabic in Roman characters (Romanized Arabic, Arabizi, Arabish or Franco-Arabic) and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Kinect and the Kinect Effect, Microsoft has released an updated Kinect for Windows SDK. Commercial products will be coming in early 2012. Download –> Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Hands-On Labs for Developers

Microsoft has released twenty (20) Windows 8 Hands-On Labs for Software Developers: A Tour of Building Metro Style Apps Using C# and Visual Basic Part 1 – In this lab, you will build a Metro style app using C# and … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases Windows 8 Explorer for Windows 7

BExplorer (Better Explorer) is a replacement for standard Windows 7 Explorer with the look & feel of the Windows 8 Explorer, with some additional features. Project’s main goals: Adding tab functionality together with use of standard explorer browser control Adding … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases Windows 8 CRM 2011 Metro Contacts Sample App

CRM 2011 Metro Contacts Sample App – This project contains a sample of how to retrieve Contacts from CRM 2011 using HTML 5 and JavaScript in a Windows 8 Metro style app.

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases Windows 8 StartMenu Gadget

Windows8 StartMenu Gadget – Make it easy to use the start menu in Windows 8 with this gadget! Change the Start menu of Windows 7 and Windows 8. With one click change the Start menu style! Shows a  gadget in … Continue reading

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