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Microsoft to retire the Skype Metro app

Microsoft is taking another step back from the ‘Metro’ UI vision it had with Windows 8 and 8.1 by announcing that it will soon retire the tiled interface version of Skype, moving back to the regular desktop iteration of the messenger program. Users of the Skype metro app will be …

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Microsoft gets a new logo

Microsoft made a monumental announcement this morning. No, it’s not a revamped Windows 8, no the next Xbox isn’t just around the corner. Microsoft has a new logo and it’s inspiration is clearly Metro. The design language, not a shortening of another word. This is the first time Microsoft has …

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Microsoft ‘Office 15’ reaches Technical Preview stage

Alongside Windows 8 development, the next version of Microsoft Office (codenamed Office 15) is also right on track with a Technical Preview having just been distributed to a select group of customers under non-disclosure agreements for testing. PJ Hough whom is CVP of Development for Microsoft’s Office Division said, “At …

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Windows 8 Final Beta to surface in days

Things look to be moving well for Microsoft’s Windows 8 developer team with indication on a Windows developer build tracking site that the next Microsoft OS has just reached final pre-beta build (8189.0.winmain.120120-1830) status; another big milestone met in timely order. The next step in the works requires Microsoft’s own …

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