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taskbar "preview"

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Fall Tech Preview 2014

Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are coming.


Google finalizes Chrome App Launcher for Windows

Moving from developer preview to completed build, the App Launcher lets users open Web-based apps outside of the Chrome browser.

By July 19, 2013


Windows 8.1 leaked update reveals PC-friendly changes

Leaked on various file-sharing sites, the alleged update could provide better support for the mouse and keyboard, The Verge reports.

By February 3, 2014


How to use Windows 8's new interface

As the official launch of Windows 8 looms, and with the Release Preview now out in the wild, here's our guide to using the new Metro UI.

By June 6, 2012


50 Windows 8 tips

Everything you need to know about installing and getting the most out of Microsoft's Windows 8 Release Preview and its Metro interface.

By June 8, 2012


Inside Windows 7's new desktop

It's not in the build handed out at last week's Professional Developers Conference, but CNET News' Ina Fried gets an in-depth look at the taskbar and other new features.

By November 3, 2008


How to customize your Windows 8 desktop

The desktop in the Windows 8 beta offers no Start button and a few shortcuts. How can you easily populate it with your favorite programs?

By March 8, 2012


Microsoft's Chaitanya Sareen gets candid on the evolution of Windows 8

Chaitanya Sareen, who has managed every version of Windows since 7, shares his thoughts with us about the always-evolving state of the desktop operating system.

By April 2, 2014


Windows 8.1 Update 1 coming March 11?

Windows 8.1 Update 1 could include some under-the-hood changes to reduce memory and disk space requirements for cheaper tablets.

By January 24, 2014


Maximize your screen real estate

Get more out of the space available on your display--no matter what size--to increase your view of the Windows desktop, Windows Explorer, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Ribbonized applications.

By June 20, 2011


Putting the start in the new Windows Blue Start button

With Windows Blue, aka Windows 8.1, Microsoft is reintroducing a Start button and adding a boot-straight-to-desktop option. Here's how these may work.

By May 29, 2013