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10.30.12
Microsoft posts Windows Phone 8 SDK, kicks off a new era for apps
10.30.12

Microsoft posts Windows Phone 8 SDK, kicks off a new era for apps

The word "finally" is often abused (including by us), but here it's deserved: after months of know...

By J. Fingas,   10.30.12
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09.15.12
Microsoft announces new entertainment and game studio focused on Windows 8 tablet development
09.15.12

Microsoft announces new entertainment and game studio focused on Windows 8 tablet development

Windows 8 slates are riding a wave of 40 Xbox titles into an October launch, and now Microsoft has...

By A. Santos,   09.15.12
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09.11.12
Microsoft opens Windows Store app submissions to individuals, welcomes devs from 82 new markets
09.11.12

Microsoft opens Windows Store app submissions to individuals, welcomes devs from 82 new markets

The march to the launch of Windows 8 soldiers on, as Microsoft has now opened the Windows Store fo...

By Z. Lutz,   09.11.12
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08.30.12
Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)
08.30.12

Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)

Atari is big on nostalgia this year, but it hasn't had much in the way of software to reflect the...

By J. Fingas,   08.30.12
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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 now available to developers, IT departments with TechNet subscriptions
08.15.12

Windows 8 RTM now available to developers, IT departments with TechNet subscriptions

At this point, we're expecting very few surprises when it comes to Windows 8: Microsoft just shipp...

By D. Wollman,   08.15.12
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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
Google gives a sneak peek at Chrome for Windows 8's Metro UI, plans a test release soon
06.07.12

Google gives a sneak peek at Chrome for Windows 8's Metro UI, plans a test release soon

Google vowed that it would adapt Chrome to Metro back in March, and it's just now providing its fi...

By J. Fingas,   06.07.12
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05.27.12
Microsoft posts Windows 8 app porting guide roundup, forgets to include BASIC
05.27.12

Microsoft posts Windows 8 app porting guide roundup, forgets to include BASIC

Let's say you're a developer eager to convert your apps for Windows 8 as soon as possible. Where d...

By J. Fingas,   05.27.12
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