Build 2011

09.14.11
Steve Ballmer touts 500,000 Windows 8 downloads in less than 12 hours
09.14.11

Steve Ballmer touts 500,000 Windows 8 downloads in less than 12 hours

We've already heard that quite a few of you have downloaded Windows 8 since the developer preview...

By D. Melanson,   09.14.11
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09.14.11
Windows Server 8 and Azure platform introduced, Metro-style app building starts today
09.14.11

Windows Server 8 and Azure platform introduced, Metro-style app building starts today

Server and Tools Business President Satya Nadella, amongst others, took the stage at Build today...

By D. Murph,   09.14.11
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09.13.11
Windows 8 developer preview: when and where to download (update: right now, here!)
09.13.11

Windows 8 developer preview: when and where to download (update: right now, here!)

Got a brain full of Windows 8? Can't stop obsessing about it? Fret not -- as of 8PM PT this eveni...

By D. Murph,   09.13.11
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09.13.11
Windows 8 details: new features, UI enhancements and everything in between
09.13.11

Windows 8 details: new features, UI enhancements and everything in between

Today, Windows Division prexy Steven Sinofsky treated Build 2011 attendees to a walkthrough of th...

By J. Volpe,   09.13.11
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09.13.11
NVIDIA opens Windows 8 developer program with support for Kal-El tablets
09.13.11

NVIDIA opens Windows 8 developer program with support for Kal-El tablets

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know Microsoft's Build developer conference is going on...

By D. Wollman,   09.13.11
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09.13.11
Microsoft gives Samsung Windows 8 developer PCs to Build attendees, AT&T throws in 3G service
09.13.11

Microsoft gives Samsung Windows 8 developer PCs to Build attendees, AT&T throws in 3G service

It's just not a developer conference these days without a big giveaway, and Microsoft's now come...

By D. Melanson,   09.13.11
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09.13.11
Microsoft shows Windows 8 on existing Ultrabooks, acts like it's never seen a thin laptop before
09.13.11

Microsoft shows Windows 8 on existing Ultrabooks, acts like it's never seen a thin laptop before

The majority of first-gen Ultrabooks aren't on sale yet -- not even with Windows 7 -- but Microso...

By D. Murph,   09.13.11
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09.13.11
Microsoft demos NFC-based tap-to-share for Windows 8 devices (updated)
09.13.11

Microsoft demos NFC-based tap-to-share for Windows 8 devices (updated)

There's not a ton of details on this just yet, but Microsoft confirmed during its Build keynote...

By D. Melanson,   09.13.11
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09.13.11
Windows 8 Store to sell both Metro-style apps and conventional Win32 programs
09.13.11

Windows 8 Store to sell both Metro-style apps and conventional Win32 programs

Oh, sure -- you've already started digging into the upcoming Windows Store (or, at least what it'...

By D. Murph,   09.13.11
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