Windows 8 http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/8194/more en Windows 8 Tip: Match Your Music http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-match-music-144730 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a previous tip, I discussed how you could access Xbox Music’s cloud-based music locker service, Cloud Collection, to stream or download the music you previously purchased from Microsoft. But Cloud Collection also includes a music match component, by which you can make your other music available through the service to all of your PCs and devices. And while it’s a bit hard to use, it is available now.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-match-music-144730" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-match-music-144730#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Sun, 04 Nov 2012 15:50:07 +0000 9611 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 8 Feature Focus: File Explorer http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-feature-focus-file-explorer-144727 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In Windows 8, Windows Explorer has been renamed to File Explorer and updated in significant ways. Most obviously, it drops the Aero Glass effects found in the previous two Windows versions and adopts a flatter new look that is more energy efficient. It also drops the command bar used in previous versions in favor of a new ribbon-based UI.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-feature-focus-file-explorer-144727" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-feature-focus-file-explorer-144727#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Sat, 03 Nov 2012 23:57:39 +0000 10001 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 8 Feature Focus: Charms http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-feature-focus-charms-144724 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While befuddled new Windows 8 users certainly have a lot on their plate when it comes to using this operating system version, I have a few tips about getting up to speed quickly. Key among these is learning the new user interfaces that are available system-wide, in the Start screen, the desktop, and in all Metro-style apps. And the most important of these interfaces, by far, is the Charms.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-feature-focus-charms-144724" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-feature-focus-charms-144724#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 23:33:55 +0000 9661 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Debuts New Personalization Gallery for Windows http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/microsoft-debuts-personalization-gallery-windows-144723 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As part of the broader reimagining of Windows with Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has redesigned its web-based Windows site to look more modern and visually attractive. And as part of that effort, Microsoft has also updated its Personalization Gallery, which offers Windows users free themes, desktop wallpapers, and language packs.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/microsoft-debuts-personalization-gallery-windows-144723" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/microsoft-debuts-personalization-gallery-windows-144723#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 22:58:20 +0000 9511 at http://winsupersite.com Free Windows 8 eBook for IT Pros http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/free-windows-8-ebook-pros-144718 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IT pros who are confused about Windows 8 will want to check out this great free eBook offer. There’s just one catch: In order to get the free download (in PDF format), you need to post a short Tweet to help promote it.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/free-windows-8-ebook-pros-144718" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/free-windows-8-ebook-pros-144718#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 14:58:14 +0000 9461 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Delivers MDOP 2012 with User Experience Virtualization http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/microsoft-delivers-mdop-2012-user-experience-virtualization-144714 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced today that its Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2012 is now available for download. This version of the enterprise-focused toolkit includes one new tool, User Experience Virtualization (UE-V), and major updates to Application Virtualization (App-V) and Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT).</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/microsoft-delivers-mdop-2012-user-experience-virtualization-144714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows8/microsoft-delivers-mdop-2012-user-experience-virtualization-144714#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:37:04 +0000 9601 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 8 Tip: Use Xbox Cloud Collection http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-xbox-cloud-collection-144713 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Like Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and RT integrate with Xbox Cloud Collection, Microsoft’s music storage locker service. This service is available through the Xbox Music apps and works with related online services such as Xbox Music Pass and Xbox Music Store.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-xbox-cloud-collection-144713" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-xbox-cloud-collection-144713#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:13:22 +0000 9321 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 8 Review, Part 8: The Verdict http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-8-verdict-144708 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this final part of my epic 8-part review of Windows 8, I deliver a final verdict on Microsoft’s newly-launched Windows 8. Is this a great OS for new devices only, or is it a viable upgrade for existing traditional PCs?</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-8-verdict-144708" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-8-verdict-144708#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:31:43 +0000 9441 at http://winsupersite.com BUILD 2012 Day 2 Keynote Live Blog http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/build-2012-day-1-keynote-live-blog-144700 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Join me, Long Zheng, Rafael Rivera, Mary Jo Foley, and Kip Kniskern as we live blog today's BUILD 2012 day 2 keynote!</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/build-2012-day-1-keynote-live-blog-144700" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/build-2012-day-1-keynote-live-blog-144700#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:23:52 +0000 9381 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 8 Review, Part 7: Business Features http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-7-business-features-144698 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the conventional wisdom that Windows 8 is a consumer-focused release is true enough, Microsoft has also imbued this release with a number of useful business oriented updates. And some, like Client Hyper-V and Windows To Go, really speak to Microsoft’s longtime enterprise focus.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-7-business-features-144698" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-review-part-7-business-features-144698#comments Windows 8 Windows 8 Tue, 30 Oct 2012 22:56:11 +0000 9701 at http://winsupersite.com