This is cross-posted from the MetroTwit development blog . The anticipated major update to MetroTwit for Windows 8 has just been certified and is now rolling out to Windows 8 users around the world for customer download. You can see the details in the Windows Store here
If you were looking to sell computers in a room with four curved tabletop and walls of seamless video screens, be careful, Microsoft might come after you with their Microsoft Store “trade dress” trademark registration 4036534 as of three days ago.
Microsoft awarded trademark for retail store design
I don’t normally pay too much attention to what applications appear on my Facebook news feed but recently “ Socialite ” caught my eye for no other reason than an interesting icon. Digging deeper, this otherwise generic application placeholder reveals an intriguing connection to Windows 8
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Socialite: Microsoft’s social client for Windows 8?
Microsoft’s Metro-inspired websites are getting better and better. The latest is “ What’s your inbox like “, a marketing promotional website for Windows Live Hotmail and sports one of the best “native” implementations of the Metro tiles I’ve seen in HTML5, JS and CSS yet. The tile shadows are a nice touch reminiscent of the upcoming XBOX 360 dashboard update
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Short: A taste of HTML5 Metro tiles
Even though it’s a couple hours ahead of its official release schedule, the latest Age of Empires game is now available for download and play on Windows. The best part is, it’s a free game with plenty of content without paying a single dime so there’s no reason not to try it.
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Short: Age of Empires Online now available
I knew that one day my two obsessions, Microsoft and Starcraft 2, would finally weave together. With the Starcraft 2 After Hours Gaming League, it has and the Microsoft team is competing surprisingly well against the likes of Facebook and Google
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Microsoft recommends that organizations do not disrupt ongoing deployment projects but continue deploying Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8. Investments made in this effort will carry forward when they deploy Windows 7 SP1 and Internet Explorer 9 at a later date . With Internet Explorer 8 ..
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Geek Valley: Internet Explorer 9 to require Windows 7 SP1
Rumors have described it as similar to the Windows 7 interface or, possibly, more along the lines of Google’s Chrome.
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RESCUECOM Computer Support Blog » NEWS: Microsoft Announces IE 9 Beta
In order to use IE 9 you will need to have Vista or Windows 7 , anything older and you are out of luck. Microsoft has put a lot of time and effort into this latest browser, but they have a way to go to play catch up to Chrome as well as …
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Internet Explorer 9 Beta Release Date: IE plays catch up : Product …