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Tag archive: windows

Microsoft Windows 8 Logo

Microsoft has a new logo for Windows 8. Microsoft unveiled a new logo for the upcoming Windows 8, featuring a clean one-color design that leans heavily on its new Metro user interface. Microsoft hired high-powered design consultancy Pentagram to come up with the new look. According to Moreau, the firm wanted to move away from…

Windows 8 Developer Preview Available for Download

The Windows 8 Developer Preview is a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. These downloads include prerelease software that may change without notice. The software is provided as is, and you bear the risk of using it. It may not be stable, operate correctly or work the way the final version of the software…

New Microsoft Store set to open in on 11/17

New York City isn’t the only place where Microsoft is doing it big. According to a news article on Softpedia, the doors of Microsoft’s newest retail store is set to open at Tyson’s Corner Center on November 17 at 10:00 AM, local time. Like the festivities over here in NYC, there are some things being planned…

Windows 7 overtakes XP worldwide

According to StatCounter, it’s taken roughly two years for Redmond’s latest to surpass XP and become the world’s most popular operating system. October 2011 marks the first time that Windows 7 has overtaken XP globally, with a 40 percent share of the market versus the latter’s 38. As for Vista, it’s been holding steady at around 11. Not that…

Microsoft pushes desktop users to the new Start screen

The most striking, in-your-face, and noticeable part of Windows 8 is its new Metro user interface, and in particular, its Start screen. The Start screen is a replacement for the Start menu that has been a feature of Windows for the last 16 years. The Start screen is touch-friendly, fullscreen, and filled with live, active tiles….

The Best PDF Viewer/Editor for Windows

The PDF viewer you choose is really dependent on what you need to do with the PDFs you download, but when it comes to viewing and editing PDFs, PDF-XChange Viewer is the best program around.   PDF-XChange Viewer is not only very, very fast, but has a lot of annotation and editing features in its…

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