Weekend Reading: Oct. 26th Edition – Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface Launch, Windows Phone 8 Press Event is Set for Monday

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface, gearing up for Monday’s big Windows Phone 8 event, plus Forza Horizon arrives and Halo 4 sweetens the pot. Windows 8 arrives. Microsoft yesterday announced the global availability of its popular Windows operating system, Windows 8. Beginning today, consumers…

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The Midweek Download: Oct. 17th Edition – Windows Phone Adds 13 New Developer Registration Markets

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got Windows Phone Developer news and how-to’s, new tools and tips for a secure and stable cloud environment, plus how we’re delivering the most up-to-date Windows 8 on day one. Windows Phone developer registration opens in 13 new markets. In Todd Brix’s last post, he talked about…

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The Midweek Download: April 25th Edition–Introducing a More Muscular SkyDrive, the Latest on Windows 8, plus Windows Intune, Windows Phone and Internet Explorer 10

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got the lowdown on the new and more powerful SkyDrive, memory usage in Windows 8, what’s next for Windows Intune and a few bits and pieces for Windows Phone developers. Available now: A more powerful SkyDrive. Over the last year we’ve been hard at work building SkyDrive…

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The Midweek Download: March 14th Edition–More on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, an Inside Look at Beamatron, plus Microsoft Research, IE10 & Windows Phone

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on the Windows 8 consumer preview, Microsoft Research, Internet Explorer 10, Windows Phone and Windows Azure. Don’t miss any of them! Web browsing in Windows 8 Consumer Preview with IE10. “We have considerably improved the underlying browsing engine with performance, standards, and features as we…

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The Midweek Download: Feb. 29th Edition–Microsoft Unveils the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Craig Mundie Hosts TechForum 2012, plus Microsoft Research, Visual Studio 11 Beta & Windows Phone

We’ve got a heavy duty edition of The Midweek Download for you today, with stories on the Windows 8 consumer preview, TechForum 2012, a Microsoft distinguished scientist being recognized by the Anita Borg Institute and more. Don’t miss any of them! Welcome to Windows 8 – the consumer preview. Today is a big day for…

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The Midweek Download: Feb. 15th Edition–Windows on ARM, a MSFT Engineer is Named to the NAE, plus Windows Server, IE10 & Caradigm

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve stories on Windows on ARM, a distinguished Microsoft engineer named to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, a profile on members of the Windows Server team and much more. Building Windows for the ARM processor architecture. This Feb. 9 post on Building Windows 8 (penned by Steven…

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The Midweek Download: Feb. 8th Edition–Power Efficiency in Windows 8, Visual Studio Achievements for Windows Phone, Marketplace Expands to Five New Markets & More

This edition of The Midweek Download has stories on power consumption in Windows 8, a new version of Visual Studio Achievements for Windows Phone devs, the expansion of the Windows Phone Marketplace to five new markets and much more. Here’s the latest from Building Windows 8. “Minimizing the power consumption of your PC while maximizing…

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The Midweek Download: Jan. 18th Edition–Windows 8’s Next-Gen File System, the New Visual Studio Achievements Program for Devs, plus Windows Phone, Internet Explorer & Windows Azure

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on a next-gen file system in Windows 8, the new Visual Studio Achievements program, cloud computing and highlights from the National Retail Federation’s annual conference, among others. Check ‘em out. Building the next generation file system for Windows: ReFS. In this Monday post on Building…

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The Midweek Download: Dec. 7th Edition–Microsoft Unveils the Windows Store to Developers, plus More on Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10 and Silverlight 5

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories for developers on the new Windows Store, Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10 and Silverlight. Previewing the Windows Store. On Tuesday, Microsoft gave developers their first glimpses of the Windows Store, which will make it easy for Windows customers to find, try and buy useful, high-quality…

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The Midweek Download: Nov. 23rd Edition–Improving the Setup in Windows 8, A Year of NUI on Next plus Windows Phone, Internet Explorer and SkyDrive

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got new stories on Windows 8, Windows Phone, SkyDrive and Internet Explorer. Improving the setup experience in Windows 8. “Installing Windows is a complex operation that provides an incredibly unique capability—the ability to run a new version of Windows on a vast array of hardware configurations and…

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