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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Just as Windows Phone 7's \"touch-only\" interface threw away the past to create a streamlined, more approachable experience, Microsoft is creating a \"touch-first\" experience for Windows 8 that has more in common wit

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The latest blog from Windows president Steven Sinofsky, ably assisted by Grant George and Jeff Piira, talks about Redmond's testing of Windows 8 touch on current hardware and how touch has changed the way it develops software. Using kit like the Thinkpad X201, HP Elitebook 2740 and ASUS EP121, Mic

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Just last week, we got our paws on Samsung's Series 7 Slate, and it's already making its second debut. This time around, however, it's sporting a much more mouthwatering setup. No, it's not donning Lady Gaga's edible leftovers; this new look comes courtesy of Microsoft's much teased and hotly antic

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Windows Media Center fans can finally breathe again. After seemingly endless will they / won't they speculation Steven Sinofsky, the President of the Windows Division has confirmed in a blog post that Media Center will return for yet another go 'round in Windows 8. There's no word on any possible

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Last week's Switched On discussed how Lion's feature set could be perceived differently by new users or those coming from an iPad versus those who have used Macs for some time, while a previous Switched On discusse

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