Microsoft has unveiled the latest beta version of its desktop OS, Windows 8. This particular version is available for downloading and to be evaluation of by the general public. This version gives you a taste of the new Metro UI. The download is available as an .iso file, which can be converted into DVD installation […]

Microsoft pulled back much of the scaffolding and secrecy surrounding Windows 8 today at Mobile World Congress. I’ve been using the Windows 8 beta (download), officially known as the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, for the past week, and it’s by far the most integrated and most capable operating system Microsoft has ever put out. The […]

Summary: Microsoft officials provided more information on plans for UEFI secure boot support in Windows 8 in response to fears by some users that they may be blocked from dual-booting Linux on Windows 8 machines. Microsoft officials have indirectly attempted to address concerns that surfaced earlier this week that Windows 8’s secure boot implementation might […]