Tag Archive: Windows Blue

Windows 8.1Despite the fact that Windows 8 has already received a lot of poking at the back of the critics, bloggers and journalists, the ability of the OS and its followers Windows 8.1 or Windows Blue, are largely underestimated.

Such a conclusion was Justin Angel, a former programmer and Nokia is one of the founders of the platform Silverlight. Angel says that now he has no relation with Nokia, nor Microsoft, so it can take an objective look on Windows. Continue reading

Windows BlueThe main OS update will be support for devices with 7-inch screens.

Marketing Director and Chief Financial Microsoft Tami Reller has officially confirmed the release of the next operating system called Windows Blue this year.

According to the representative of the corporation, a major update Windows line will support new form factors, in particular, small 7-8-inch screens. In addition to devices with small screens, Windows Blue will support the new Intel Core processors on the architecture Haswell and Intel Atom Bay Trail, and new ARM-chips from Qualcomm (Snapdragon 800) and Nvidia (Tegra 4). Continue reading

Windows BlueIn Windows 8.1 – the upcoming update to Windows 8 – may be a new mode of loading, writes a blog WinBeta, referring to the Russian-language resource Microsoft Portal.

In this mode, immediately after logging in will open the desktop, as it was in previous versions of the OS. Now Windows 8 is first opened the screen “Start” with “live tiles” (aka – the mode or the new Metro interface of Windows), and from there the user by clicking the appropriate “tile” can go to the desktop. The boot order can be uncomfortable for those who do not use applications Metro. Continue reading

Windows BlueStudy leaked to the Internet assembly Windows Blue Build 9364 yielded some interesting results.

Thanks to in-depth analysis of the system folder Windows, service applications folder and hidden user folders found something to work Microsoft programmers after the official release of Windows 8.

It is stipulated that the current assembly Windows Blue is a rather crude product, which still remains to be finalized. Thus, there is no guarantee that all found new items will appear in the final product. Continue reading

Windows BlueIn open sources there was a set of pictures of the screen and the videos telling about allegedly first fact-finding assembly of new Windows Blue OS for partners.

It is assumed that due to leakage wide range of browsers and enthusiasts can now see what should be the successor to the Windows platform-8. In particular, we can already talk about the small but significant changes in the GUI Windows Blue compared to Windows 8.

If caught in the open access assembly present, then, the new platform Windows Blue get some features (including variable size tiles), familiar to users of smart phones based on Windows Phone 8. In addition, further improvements are expected for tablets, including the ability to customize the home screen without having to access the “Control Panel.”

Judging from the available pictures and movies in the system Windows Blue should see the so-called “tied presentation”  (Snap View), which allows you to assign just two windows side by side on the desktop. Every window in this is exactly half of the screen. In addition, you can display on your desktop just four application windows. In fact, in Windows 8 is quite lacking this here windowed mode. Continue reading

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