The Live Tile Experiment

Some fun from the Windows folks in Norway thank to Magnus for the tip Rob Technorati Tags: Windows 8,live tiles,Norway


Windows 8 Compatibility Center. See what Works with Windows 8 and Windows RT

Check out the new and improved Windows Compatibility Center covering over 115K (at time of writing) in 17  markets Worldwide: Australia Canada (Fr) German Japan Russia United Kingdom Brazil China India Korea Spain United States Canada (En) France Italy Netherlands Taiwan   You should see improvements in many areas including: · Improved overall navigation and…


Ever wanted to know what Windows Azure is?

Then download this very cool 1 page poster that “Provides an overview of Windows Azure features, services, and common uses.” “Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global networks of Microsoft managed datacenters” Download the Windows Azure Poster Technorati Tags: Windows…


Online Fraud: A Consumer’s Guide to Prevention, Detection, and Recovery

Very handy guide around online fruad : Online Fraud: A Consumer’s Guide to Prevention, Detection, and Recovery “A 2,000 to 2,500 word educational booklet for consumers on protection from online fraud, including background on the global cybercrime economy; advice for consumers on prevention, detection, and recovery from online fraud; and Microsoft’s efforts to combat online…


Windows 8 Upgrade Paths

Handy table of Windows 8 Upgrade Paths on below, but also you should check out the Windows Upgrade Advisor  before you start that we recommend you run: “Before upgrading to Windows 8, we recommend that you run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It scans your current PC to see if it is ready for…


6 new Panoramic themes available for Windows 8 and Windows RT (Bridges, Cityscapes, Mountains, Waves, Horizons and Forests) all free to download

Way back with the Consumer Preview launch of Windows 8 we also released a new Panoramic theme that works across dual monitors* in Windows 8 and also Windows RT (Nightfall and Starlight panoramic theme for Windows 8) and now with the release of Windows 8 we have another 6 of these super cool panoramic themes…


Download the official Windows 8 and Windows RT Product Guide

Download the Windows 8 and Windows RT Product Guide “The Windows 8 and Windows RT Product Guide describes the many new and improved features in Windows 8 and Windows RT. Whether you’re working or playing, at home, in the office, or on the go, Windows is designed for you. The reimagined Start screen brings together…


Download the free e-book “Windows 8 for Dummies”

Available from Dell is this really handy (and free) e-book Windows 8 for Dummies, Dell Pocket Edition, all you have to do is register on the site and it is yours for free… It has 7 Chapters that cover: 1. The New Start Screen 2. The Traditional Desktop 3. Storage: Internal, External and in the…


Download Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe) for Windows 8

“Windows Help (WinHlp32.exe) is a Help program that has been included with Microsoft Windows versions starting with the Microsoft Windows 3.1 operating system. However, the Windows Help program has not had a major update for many releases and no longer meets Microsoft’s standards. Therefore, starting with the release of Windows Vista and continuing in Windows…


Japanese limited versions of Windows 8 Pro pack

Check out these great limited edition versions of the Windows 8 Pro pack that come with a Wedge touch mouse and in 3  characters themes thanks to Yuki for the tip learn more about the Windows 8 Pro Pack Update:more info on the characters at (thanks to Alex for the tip) Technorati Tags: Windows…