Windows 8 and 81
- January 18, 2012
Building Windows 8 strikes again, this time with a 1/16/2012 blog from Surendra Verma, development manager for the Windows 8 Storage and File system team. It's entitled "Building the next ...
- January 13, 2012
A week ago, the latest post to the Windows 8 blog was entitled "Virtualizing storage for scale, resiliency, and efficiency." And while the whole thing is definitely worth perusing, I want to zoom ...
- December 12, 2011
In my last blog -- entitled "Heck No, We Won't Go! (from Windows 7 to Windows 8, that is)" -- I argued that given how happy most folks are with Windows 7, and how little non-touch machines gain ...
- December 07, 2011
OK, I cheerfully confess that I glossed over the November 21 Building Windows 8 blog posting by Christa St. Pierre of the Windows 8 Setup and Deployment team, thinking that because I've gone ...
- December 05, 2011
The word on the street is apparently out, and it's claiming that we'll see a large-scale beta release of Windows 8 sometime in January or February 2012.This is not too ridiculous to believe, by any ...
- December 02, 2011
Microsoft may ship the first beta of Windows 8 in February, with general availability in Q3 of 2012. But new technologies could delay adoption.
- December 02, 2011
In checking out the latest hub-bub on the Building Windows 8 blog this morning, I encountered a new post entitled "Enabling large disks and large sectors in Windows 8." It's the work of Bryan ...
- November 11, 2011
As is most of the rest of the Windows-aware world, I've been following the various posts on the Building Windows 8 blog with great interest and regular attention. In fact, checking in on this blog ...
- October 25, 2011
There's an interesting story from last Thursday morning (10/20/2011) on the IT ProPortal site entitled "How to Use Windows 7 Everydays Apps in Windows 8?" Therein, author Alex Serban demonstrates ...
- October 17, 2011
The Building Windows 8 blog is rapidly turning into one of my favorite resources and references on what's up with Windows 8, and this Monday morning I'm particularly taken with last Friday's post ...
- October 10, 2011
There's a fascinating new post up on the Building Windows 8 Blog from Steven Sinofsky, dated October 7, 2011. It's entitled "Reducing runtime memory in Windows 8", and it digs into lots of ...
- October 07, 2011
Dang! I just stumbled across another pending change coming with Windows 8, and I'm sorry to say I'm not too thrilled about it, either. It seems that the Metro UI doesn't make room for Windows ...
- October 05, 2011
I had a fascinating phone conversation with Executive Editor Ed Scannell at TechTarget yesterday, who clued me into one very interesting facet of his recent trip to Redmond for a sneak preview of ...
- October 03, 2011
Die-hard MS pre-release technology consumers already know that CTP is shorthand for "Community Technology Preview," a pre-beta technology release stage that usually seeks to help developers become ...
- September 28, 2011
Wow! There's a fascinating new post on the Building Windows 8 blog from Monday (9/26/2011). It's entitled "Signing in to Windows 88 with a Windows Live ID," and it explains how Windows 8 users can ...