Tag Archives: metro

Windows 8 Will Not Have a Start Button (Orb)

 Source: PC Beta Forums & neowin It appears that the Start Orb and Start menu are gone according to some leaked screenshots of Windows 8 Build 8220. The screenshots at the end of the post show some of what’s new in the upcoming consumer preview and offer a little insight into what we can expect. […]

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Windows 8 Public Beta will be released in February 2012

According to TNW, the public Windows 8 beta will be released in late February of 2012.   It was expected that Windows 8 would be released in 2012, but the exact date for the completion and shipping of the forthcoming operating system still remains undisclosed. There were rumors that the operating system was going to be […]

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Windows 8 on Mobile Devices?

In the 2011 Microsoft Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer has announced that Windows 8 will be on phones, or did he?.   Ballmer said “We’ve got broad Windows initiatives, driving Windows down to the phone. With Windows 8 you’ll see new form factors powered by Windows“. He didn’t exactly say Windows 8 […]

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