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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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