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Windows 8 was revealed during CES 2011 and formally launched on October 26 2012. This new version of Microsoft operating system (OS) aims at bridging the gap between desktop OS and mobile OS. To ensure API compatibility between Windows 8, Windows 8 RT (for ARM-based processor) and Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has unified the code base of all those operating systems. This should make it very easy for developers develop once and deploy on all platforms with a minimal amount of tweaks. The most visible change is the Metro design language, which is very much suited for mobile applications.

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Lenovo Brings Missing Start Menu To Windows 8 PCs

08/26/2013, What is the most common perceived complaint from users when it comes to the Windows 8 operating system from Microsoft? Chances are pretty high that the missing Start button with its menu that users have been so used to all these years would be top on the...

Windows 8.1 Release Date Confirmed For October 17

08/14/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on a rumor concerning the possible release of Windows 8.1. The rumor pegged the update to be released in mid-October, and today we received official word from Microsoft the long-awaited update will be making its way...

Acer To Increase Focus On Google-centric Products

08/08/2013, For the most part when it comes to Acer’s hardware offerings, the Taiwanese company has put out Windows-based products, although they have expressed their general dissatisfaction with Microsoft when the company announced their own brand of Windows...

Acer Iconia W3 Review

07/18/2013, Acer unveiled the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet just few months ago when they announced its Iconia W3. The Acer Iconia W3 features an 8.1-inch WXGA 1280 x 800 display, a 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 2MP front-facing and rear-facing...

High-Res Windows 8 Tablets Possibly Hinted By Microsoft

06/28/2013, If you’re not satisfied with the display resolution of Windows 8 tablets at the moment, it seems that Microsoft could be interested in upping the resolution in future tablets, such as the next-gen Surface Pro and other Windows 8 tablets of the 7”...

Unity 4 Coming To XBox One, Free Windows Support

06/27/2013, Earlier today, Microsoft and Unity have made a joint announcement about the fact that Unity is coming to Xbox One, and that Microsoft Developers who already have a Unity Pro 4 license will get the Windows support (re-compiling the game on Windows/Xbox 1)...