Topic: windows 8

The Trouble with Gerrold: Let’s fix Windows

If you can find and tackle an unaddressed niche in Windows 8, you could be doing a lot of people a big favor … continue reading

Letters to the Editor: All about Windows 8

David Gerrold’s “Windows Ate” column touched off a storm of responses, almost all of them in agreement with him … continue reading

2012: Microsoft regains ground

A new OS and updates to Visual Studio indicate that Microsoft is preparing to be a leader again … continue reading

The Trouble with Gerrold: Windows Ate

Because Windows 8 is designed mainly for tablets, it may not offer much for desktop or laptop users … continue reading

ComponentOne extends Windows 8 controls into suites

Developers now have tools for creating dynamic applications for touch-enabled devices … continue reading

Free Software Foundation crashes Microsoft’s Windows 8 launch

Organization claims operating system is harmful to users’ freedoms, creates privacy and security risks … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: With Windows 8, one size must fit all

The Windows Phone UI for apps is good for mobile devices, not so good for laptops or desktops … continue reading

Visual Studio 2012: Not your mother’s IDE

Backward compatibility and Windows 8 integration are the highlights of this edition … continue reading

Coming soon: iOS 6, Jelly Bean and Windows 8

Everything you wanted to know about these imminent mobile updates and what they have to offer next … continue reading

The Trouble with Gerrold: Windows H8

Users may not want to flock to Windows 8 when they’re already comfortable with their current version … continue reading

Telerik takes first steps toward Windows 8

Charts, gauges and data-visualization controls are reworked to support Metro styling in Microsoft’s latest operating system … continue reading

Windows 8 and HTML5: A story just unfolding

Microsoft’s embrace of HTML5, and HTML5’s own evolution, are yielding tangible results … continue reading Protection Status