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Windows 8 on ARM Details Emerge

Microsoft on Thursday provided a lot of clarification about what to expect with Windows 8 on ARM, also known as "WOA."

Windows 8 Designed To Limit Power Loss From Apps

Microsoft explained a bit more about the power-saving capabilities of Windows 8 and how that works with applications.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Starts February 29

Microsoft will hold a Windows 8 Consumer Preview event on Feb. 29 in Barcelona, Spain.

Microsoft's Roadmap for 2012 Charted by Analyst Firm

Consultancy firm Directions on Microsoft has outlined expectations for Microsoft's product roadmap in 2012 and beyond.

Windows 8 Secure Boot Controversy Refuses To Die

A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy.

Microsoft Outlines Details of New Windows File System

Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.

CES Keynote: Ballmer Sees 'New Magic' in Microsoft Metro UI

It was supposed to be Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's final shining moment at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.

Microsoft Says Windows 8 Will Have Storage Virtualization Benefits

Microsoft on Thursday revealed that Windows 8 will have a sophisticated "storage spaces" feature that works with the forthcoming operating system's New Technology File System (NTFS).

Windows 8 on x86 Tablets Rumored for This Summer

PC builders Acer and Lenovo are rumored to be planning tablets running Windows 8 on Intel's x86 "Clover Trail" system-on-chip (SoC) silicon for appearance as early as June or July, according to a media report.

The Future Technology Nobody Is Talking About

Do technology like 3D gaming and motion-controlled devices give us a hint on what Microsoft envisions for the future?

Silverlight 5 Now Available for Download

Microsoft has come through with Silverlight 5, which was released as a final product today.

Microsoft: Windows 8 Beta Coming in 'Late February'

Microsoft will release the beta of Windows 8 in late February, a company official announced yesterday.

Windows 8 Online Store Opening in Late February

Microsoft unveiled details about its forthcoming online store for selling Windows 8 Metro-style applications yesterday.

Report Sees Challenges for Windows 8 in 2012

Windows 8 may have a somewhat lackluster showing when it is rolled out as a product next year, according to a "Top 10 Predictions" report published by IDC this month.

Windows 8: Could Windows To Go Change Everything?

Windows To Go, even in its pre-release state, just seems to perfectly fit with that everywhere-for-everyone mentality that's changing everything about how we do IT.

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