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Although we all knew it would be “soon”, we didn’t really have any idea as to when to expect Microsoft’s new OS. Well, just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on October 26th – right on a par with what Microsoft promised!
Last Friday we saw Microsoft send out press invitations for a mystery event last night. Well, now we know why Microsoft decided for a last-minute press conference — to unveil their new tablet “Surface”.
The new tablet, which definitely resembles a netbook, will feature a 10.6-inch screen, full USB 2.0 support, dual Wi-Fi antennas, HDMI, a completely hidden built-in stand, a scratch resistant backing, Gorilla Glass 2.0 and a widescreen view that provides
Microsoft announced this morning that it has invested $300 million in a new company with Barnes & Noble that will be temporarily called “Newco”. .
The new company involves Barnes & Noble’s Nook division and the …
As explained by Microsoft’s Sam Moreau in a post on the official Windows blog, the logo was created with the help of the design agency Pentagram, which posed a simple question when it began on the project: “your name is Windows”.
Why are you a flag?” That discussion eventually led to the four-paned window you see above, which not only looks more like a window than the previous