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It's not a complete surprise, but it's still a little bit shocking that it's actually happening -- Windows Phone 8 will be borrowing much of its code base, including the kernel, from Windows 8. At the heart of the latest mobile OS from Microsoft is the full-fledged NT kernel. It's not just a kerne...

June 20th 2012 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 won't be the first major browser to pack a "do not track" component, but it'll be the first to have it switched on by default. Though Microsoft doesn't yet support the feature on its own websites, it plans to help hammer out the protocols by cooperating with indus...

June 1st 2012 at 6:42am 0 Comments
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Microsoft triggered some weeping and gnashing of teeth with its decision to keep Flash out of the Metro environment's Internet Explorer 10 browser in favor of HTML5, and it looks like that outpouring of grief has produced a compromise -- albeit with a catch. Leaks of the upcoming Windows 8 Releas...

May 23rd 2012 at 7:35pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft seems intent to push things forward, judging by its recent Build 2011 conference and the Windows 8 goods on display. Now, in an official blog post from the Redmond-based company, comes word that Internet Explorer 10 will be doing double duty, accommodating the web's old architecture and i...

September 15th 2011 at 12:31pm 0 Comments
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Well, what do we have here? It's IE10 and Windows 32-bit running on a 1GHz ARMv7 chip... live, right here at MIX 11! Update: Wonder what kind of ARM chip that might be? NVIDIA just tweeted that it's actually a Tegra 2 SOC.

April 12th 2011 at 12:54pm 0 Comments