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08.15.12
Microsoft bans use of Metro name in Windows Store apps (Update: May not be banned after all)
08.15.12

Microsoft bans use of Metro name in Windows Store apps (Update: May not be banned after all)

If Microsoft can't use the Metro name, no one else can. Not in its company-owned Windows Store, at...

By J. Fingas,   08.15.12
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08.15.12
Windows 8 RTM: what's new in the final build of Windows 8?
08.15.12

Windows 8 RTM: what's new in the final build of Windows 8?

It's been two weeks since Microsoft signed off on Windows 8, and shipped the final code to manufac...

By D. Wollman,   08.15.12
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08.02.12
Windows 8's stock apps get pictured, tease its final build
08.02.12

Windows 8's stock apps get pictured, tease its final build

Microsoft might be wavering on the well established Metro moniker that it ascribes to its flat, li...

By S. Buckley,   08.02.12
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08.01.12
Minecraft creator warns locked down Windows 8 could be 'very bad' for indies, stays wary of Steam too
08.01.12

Minecraft creator warns locked down Windows 8 could be 'very bad' for indies, stays wary of Steam too

Microsoft just isn't getting much Windows 8 love from the game community, full stop. Following Bli...

By J. Fingas,   08.01.12
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06.07.12
Microsoft Office becomes first non-Metro application within Windows Store
06.07.12

Microsoft Office becomes first non-Metro application within Windows Store

You knew it was going to happen, but Microsoft Office 2010 has officially taken roost in the Windo...

By Z. Lutz,   06.07.12
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06.01.12
Microsoft details Windows Store changes, adds desktop apps, better navigation
06.01.12

Microsoft details Windows Store changes, adds desktop apps, better navigation

Microsoft is opening up about the changes its made to the Windows Store as the premiere date for t...

By D. Cooper,   06.01.12
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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...

By S. Dent,   05.18.12
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05.09.12
Microsoft gives Windows 8 developers a head start on Windows Store app submissions
05.09.12

Microsoft gives Windows 8 developers a head start on Windows Store app submissions

If you've been jonesing to get your app into the Windows Store and don't want to compete for atten...

By J. Fingas,   05.09.12
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04.18.12
Windows Store slowly going global, 26 country specific markets launching with next update
04.18.12

Windows Store slowly going global, 26 country specific markets launching with next update

The Windows Store, though still very much in the trial stage, is already growing -- and not just i...

By T. O'Brien,   04.18.12
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