Microsoft today released "user experience virtualization" and application virtualization beta tools that will be part of its Desktop Optimization suite for IT pros.
Mary Jo Foley points out that while Microsoft can talk Windows 8 all it wants, there's currently no hardware that can truly show off what Window 8 will do.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Specific Windows 8 release-cycle dates were reported today on a financial news Web site.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the availability of a beta test version of its PC recovery solution for IT pros.
Internet Explorer 10 contains a new security feature called "enhanced protected mode" that Windows 8 beta testers may soon encounter.
Microsoft this week offered some tips about connecting the Windows 8 "customer preview" beta with Windows Home Server.
Microsoft on Wednesday talked about its screen-design considerations in Windows 8.
Windows 8 devices will be released for sale in October, according to a press report.
Brien loads up the early test build of Microsoft's upcoming OS on his tablet and hits the road.
Gartner expects that strong user adpotion of Windows 8 and steady sales of "ultrabooks" will boost the PC market next year.
Mozilla and Google say they are building browsers that will work with Windows 8, and Opera Software is looking into the possibility too.
Microsoft on Tuesday described features and concepts behind its Internet Explorer 10 browsers for Windows 8.
Microsoft has released two community technology previews of System Center 2012 solutions specifically for the new Windows Server 8 beta.
Microsoft late last month quietly rolled out an online backup service for use with its Windows Server 8 beta.
Microsoft this week further explained its PowerShell leanings with Windows Server 8.