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06.24.12
Switched On: Surface tension
06.24.12

Switched On: Surface tension

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. If you hadn't be...

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05.18.12
Microsoft sets sandbox boundaries for Metro developers
05.18.12

Microsoft sets sandbox boundaries for Metro developers

With so many apps running around the Windows playground, Microsoft wants the grown-ups to be in ch...

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05.02.12
Microsoft shows devs the secrets to creating fluid animations in Windows 8 Metro apps
05.02.12

Microsoft shows devs the secrets to creating fluid animations in Windows 8 Metro apps

As Microsoft brings its Metro style from the mobile world back to the desktop in Windows 8, it's a...

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04.03.12
Windows 8 Metro-style Firefox comes out of hiding, still a diamond in the rough
04.03.12

Windows 8 Metro-style Firefox comes out of hiding, still a diamond in the rough

Defaults are king in the realm of tech. So forgive Mozilla for its naked ambition to be users' go-t...

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03.13.12
Metro-styled build of Chrome in the works for Windows 8
03.13.12

Metro-styled build of Chrome in the works for Windows 8

Windows 8's impending metro/desktop split means some programs may be pulling double duty in your ta...

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03.11.12
MSDN Windows Help blog plays on our love of keyboard shortcuts, tells how to navigate Windows 8 like a pro
03.11.12

MSDN Windows Help blog plays on our love of keyboard shortcuts, tells how to navigate Windows 8 like a pro

If you didn't get the gist of our Windows 8 Consumer Preview run-down, it's a bit clumsy on the des...

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03.01.12
Windows 8 Consumer Preview hits one million downloads in a day
03.01.12

Windows 8 Consumer Preview hits one million downloads in a day

How pumped are consumers about the release of a Windows 8 preview that they can call their own? Qui...

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02.29.12
Microsoft Windows 8 on 82-inch touchscreen hands-on (video)
02.29.12

Microsoft Windows 8 on 82-inch touchscreen hands-on (video)

We don't have 100 fingers -- theoretically the supported limit of Windows 8 on the 82-inch capaciti...

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02.29.12
Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview detailed impressions
02.29.12

Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview detailed impressions

The early days of Windows were inauspicious ones. Sitting on top of DOS, it was hardly a revolution...

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