Entries in 'windows 8' (40)

Microsoft establishes new London studio; Will focus on Windows 8 tablets

Microsoft establishes new London studio; Will focus on Windows 8 tablets

A brand new Microsoft-owned development studio has been created in London.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2012 at 9:10AM in News
Microsoft reveals first wave of Windows 8 Xbox titles

Microsoft reveals first wave of Windows 8 Xbox titles

Microsoft has announced the first pool of Xbox titles coming to Windows 8.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2012 at 6:47AM in News
Microsoft utters three long-awaited words: The New Xbox

Microsoft utters three long-awaited words: The New Xbox

The New Xbox. Three tiny words that have been used a million times on the internet over the last two years. But never before by a Microsoft executive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2012 at 10:09AM in News
Microsoft Surface launching simultaneously with Windows 8

Microsoft Surface launching simultaneously with Windows 8

Microsoft’s Surface tablet will arrive alongside Windows 8 in late October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2012 at 7:05AM in News

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Newell: Valve making Linux push due to Windows 8 concerns

Newell: Valve making Linux push due to Windows 8 concerns

Valve boss Gabe Newell has expressed doubt in Windows 8 regarding what he sees as a transition from an open platform to a closed one in Microsoft’s next OS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 26th 2012 at 7:08AM in News
Windows 8 launching October 26

Windows 8 launching October 26

Microsoft has announced an official release date for Windows 8.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 19th 2012 at 6:45AM in News
Windows 8 due out in October

Windows 8 due out in October

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8 will launch in late October.

Lauren Wainwright
by Lauren Wainwright
on Jul 10th 2012 at 5:14PM in News
Microsoft introduces its iPad killer - Surface

Microsoft introduces its iPad killer - Surface

A brand new tablet PC called Surface has finally been announced by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2012 at 8:57AM in News

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Windows 8 logo is a blast from the past

Windows 8 logo is a blast from the past

Microsoft's new Windows 8 logo ditches the Windows 'flag' that has been with the firm since Windows 3.1, choosing a new angled Window graphic similar to that used in the ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 20th 2012 at 12:09PM in News
Windows 8 will integrate Xbox Live

Windows 8 will integrate Xbox Live

You can already access Xbox Live on a Windows Phone 7 handsets, and from next year consumers will also be able to access the network on their PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2011 at 10:46AM in News
App Store planned for Windows 8

App Store planned for Windows 8

Microsoft has announced that the next version of its Windows PC operating system will include an App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 10:46AM in News
Could the PC be the next Xbox?

Could the PC be the next Xbox?

There's nothing to suggest it's true. And as rumours go, MCV would put this in the “hugely unlikely” pile. But nonetheless, reports have emerged overnight concerning a shock new direction ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 9:21AM in News

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Windows 8 embraces Xbox Live

Windows 8 embraces Xbox Live

Microsoft is to include the firm's Xbox Live gaming platform in the upcoming Windows 8 according to a Seattle Times report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2011 at 10:22AM in News
Windows 8 arriving in 2012

Windows 8 arriving in 2012

Microsoft will launch the successor of its Windows PC operating system next year, the company’s chief has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2011 at 1:32PM in News
Windows 8 set for 2012 release?

Windows 8 set for 2012 release?

While Microsoft has remained tight-lipped about when Windows 8 will be unveiled, the software giant’s Netherlands team appears to have let the cat out of the bag by posting a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 1:59PM in News