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Windows 8 Start menu from Microsoft? Not till 2015

It's looking like Microsoft's new "mini" Start menu for Windows 8.x won't be part of Windows 8.1 Update 2 as rumored.

By June 2, 2014


How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Several third-party utilities can serve as Start menu replacements for Windows 8 users who aren't as keen on the new Start screen.

By May 27, 2014


How to run Windows 8 apps on the desktop with ModernMix

Windows 8 apps are limited to running in full-screen mode, but a new program by StarDock allows you to run apps on the desktop like any other desktop program.

By March 8, 2013


Getting started with Twitter for Windows 8

The new Twitter app for Windows 8 has some familiar features as well as a few new ones that are specific to Windows 8. We'll show you how to get started with the new app.

By March 14, 2013


Microsoft won't wait for 'Blue' to update Windows 8 core apps

Microsoft may have refreshes for its Mail, Calendar, Music and Games apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT in its app store as soon as this month.

By March 7, 2013


How to log in directly to the Windows 8 desktop with Start8

Start8 can help you bypass the Windows 8 start screen and go directly to your desktop.

By July 20, 2012


Miss the start button in Windows 8? This app will bring it back

Microsoft decided to jettison the familiar desktop start button in its upcoming OS, but a utility from Stardock offers a promising alternative.

By March 22, 2012


Steve Jobs and the Apple MacBook: The laptop that changed (almost) everything

See how the MacBook line of laptops has managed to be both contrarian and influential at the same time.

By August 25, 2011


GameFly acquires Direct2Drive PC digital distribution service

GameFly announces acquisition of Direct2Drive PC game digital distribution service from IGN.

By May 25, 2011


GameStop considering a gaming tablet

GameStop President Tony Bartel tells GamaSutra that if the company's partners can't come up with a tablet "that's great for gaming," GameStop would go it alone.

By April 6, 2011