Windows 8.1 – Bing Smart Search

A Bing search goes on forever, Kieran Snyder Microsoft, Team Leader Bing Team (Photo Microsoft)

A Bing search goes on forever, Kieran Snyder Microsoft, Team Leader Bing Team (Photo Microsoft)

Bing for Windows 8.1 creates a whole new experience for web searches, unlike any other. The Bing Product Manager gives an insiders look at how Bing will impact Windows 8.1

Blogging Windows – My name is Kieran Snyder, and I’m a Group Program Manager in the Bing User Experience team. I’m excited to tell you a little bit about our work with the Windows team to build what is one of the coolest and most visible improvements to Windows 8, and highlight a few of my favorite things, now that it will be broadly available to everyone tomorrow.  Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Live in New York City 7 AM

One year after Windows 8, a major update arrives to cement Microsoft’s position as the leading operating system developer and fix user concerns

Windows 8.1 logo
Windows 8.1 will improve the Start screen, return the missed Start button, add Internet Explorer 11, integrate a richer Bing Search into the operating system and apps, add multi-tasking and embed SkyDrive for the cloud everywhere.

Terry Myerson, EVP, Operating Systems at Microsoft reflected on the “Windows everywhere” theme on The Windows Blog. Continue reading

3 Editions of Windows 8 announced

The number of SKUs will be simplified at launch this fall – two on Intel computers and one for ARM mobile devices

Windows 8 Metro home (picture NJN Network)

On the Windows Blog Microsoft announced the three versions of Windows 8 that will ship, greatly simplifying the choice for consumers and business.

Windows 8
will be the consumer product. Enthusiasts and organization with networking will likely buy Windows 8 Pro. You won’t be able to buy Windows RT: it’s an OEM version for manufacturers of tablets, smart phones and other devices. Continue reading