Company could provide a peek at a preview build of Windows 8 at its Worldwide Partner Conference next week, according to several reports.
The HP Mini 311 is one of our favorite current Netbooks, thanks to its hi-def screen, reasonable price, and Nvidia Ion graphics. Our main knock has been that the accelerated video, while great for basic gaming and HD video file playback, didn't work with
Thousands of enthusiasts around the world are downloading the version from BitTorrent sites like The Pirate Bay and Mininova. And they're not shy about offering their opinions.
In a blog post, Microsoft confirms that it will have an early version of Windows 7 ready for developers by next month's conference.
As Firefox 16 enters Mozilla's pre-beta Aurora channel, selected developers have been allowed to access the Mozilla app marketplace.
Photos taken from pre-beta builds of Windows 8 sent to various Microsoft partners show greater use of the ribbon interface, a new welcome screen, and a few other surprises.
Responding to a Kaufman Bros. report asserting that the PlayBook tablet has a short-lived battery, RIM says any outsiders would have seen pre-beta units without power management enabled.
A number of testers have talked about the zippy feel of the pre-beta version of Windows 7, but InfoWorld says its benchmarks show the new operating system is just on par with Vista.
Security update fixes critical hole in pre-beta version of Windows 7 operating system, due to be distributed to attendees of PDC 2008 on Tuesday.
As it pushes into graphics market, Microsoft releases a pre-beta version of Sparkle, now called Expression Interactive Designer.