Finally Microsoft is unveiling Windows 8 OS at Build Conference in Anaheim. Redmond is releasing Windows 8 Developer Preview at the conference and answering a lot of questions. Apart from Windows 8 OS, Samsung tablet running on Windows 8 was also given to attendees for testing the new OS.
For the past few weeks, Microsoft has been aiming to rock the web through its two new projects. Though it has not quite managed it, but still the news of Windows 8 and the Windows Phone by Microsoft has spread around the globe at a considerable pace. The two projects by Microsoft, Windows 8 and the Windows Phone 7 “Mango” are much awaited all around the world (though not as much as the long-rumored iPhone 5).
Earlier this week HP announced officially that it is discontinuing all WebOS devices including TouchPad, the Veer, Pixi and the Pre. This news stirred the whole mobile-tech industry, including the developers of the WebOS operating system.
It has been learnt that the upcoming version of Microsoft’s signature operating system, Windows 8 will enter the RTM phase in April 2012. RTM is short for release to manufacturing, and if it really is going to begin in April 2012, a summer release of Windows 8 could be possible.
Microsoft has released Service Pack 1 of the latest version of its signature productivity suite, Microsoft Office 2010. Do bear in mind that it is just a service pack release, meaning that no major changes are to be seen however signification improvements can be noticed following the tweaks that have been made in Office 2010 Service Pack 1.
A while ago Microsoft released first major update called “NoDo” for Windows Phone 7 users but many users were not getting it due to slow roll-out. At that time users used Windows Phone 7 updater created by Chris Walsh to get an early update on their devices.
The infamous Blue Screen of Death, or BSoD may be living its last few months. Microsoft may switch to the color black for its system error messages, in Windows 8.
The old days have gone when one had to wait for months to get a tool in order to remove or bypass the security and other restrictions present in software or gadgets. It has not been a week since the first copy of Windows 8 leaked in the wild and we have got a working solution to activate it and extend its limit in the form of KMS Activator and TimeBomb Remover.
The Metro user interface from Windows Phone received many positive reactions from the press and consumers. Inspired by the look and feel of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 8 with the Metro UI.