Welcome to Episode 54 of the Observed Tech PODCAST.
This is our special Windows 8 Release Preview show where we talk about the Windows 8 Release Preview version of Microsoft’s next operating system which just became publicly available yesterday. This will be the final public release of the OS prior to it being Released to Manufacturing (RTM) sometime this fall and then ultimately being available to everyone on retail shelves and on new computers.
We wrap up with a look at the past week on WindowsObserver.com.
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- Windows 8′s set of native apps, and the future of the Windows Store (The Next Web)
- Internet Explorer 10 first browser to have Do Not Track as default (The Verge)
- Are you excited about Windows 8? (Liveside)
- Web browsing in Windows 8 Release Preview with IE10 (Building Windows 8 Blog on MSDN)
- Windows 8 Release Preview- Download link, information, resources, and more (Microsoft Partner Community Blog on MSDN)
- Asus, Acer, and Toshiba to unveil Windows 8 tablets next week, says Bloomberg (The Verge)
- What’s changed for app developers since the Consumer Preview (Windows 8 App Developer Blog on MSDN)
- The Windows 8 Release Preview & Windows Upgrade Offer – #windows8 (Windows Experience Blog)
- What businesses will want to know about the Windows 8 Release Preview – #windows8 (Windows For Your Business Blog)
- Bing Announces News, Sports and Travel apps for the Windows 8 Release Preview (Bing Search Blog)
- Install Windows 8 Release Preview from a USB Drive [How To] (Windows Guides)
- Windows Release Preview: The Sixth IE10 Platform Preview (IEBlog on MSDN)
- Creating a Windows 8 Release Preview Master VHD (Cesar de la Torre Blog on MSDN)
- Leaked Adobe memo reveals reasons behind Windows 8 Flash, upgrades delivered through (The Verge)
- Microsoft reportedly working to block apps that re-enable the Windows 8 Start button (The Verge)
- Microsoft accidentally announces Windows 8 Release Preview for May 31st — a day early — then pulls blog post (The Next Web)
- Updates to the SkyDrive apps for Windows and Mac (Inside SkyDrive, Hotmail, and Messenger Blog)
- See Windows 8 at the Microsoft Store! (Systems, Architecture and Engineering Solutions! Blog on MSDN)
- Steve Ballmer has an 80-inch Windows 8 tablet in his office — will you have one, too? (Geek Wire)
- Creating the Windows 8 user experience (Microsoft UK Education Team Blog on MSDN)
WindowsObserver.com Week in Review:
- Windows 8 Release Preview Resources and Information
- Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Available for Download
- Windows 8 Release Preview Expected Early
- Force Upgrade of SkyDrive App for Latest Updates
- Flora Dynamic Windows Theme Update for 30 May 2012
- Aqua, Fauna, Insects and Terra Dynamic Themes Updates for 30 May 2012
- Windows Live Blog Renamed and Shares Info About Upcoming SkyDrive App Updates
- Dirtiest Computer I Have Ever Seen (Video)
- Xbox Live Gold Free Weekend 01–03 June 2012
- Amazon Releases Their Instant Video App for the Xbox 360
- A Facebook Phone Would Be Redundant
- Windows Phone App Flow: Just Do It!
- Twitter Must Deal With Trending Topic Spammers
- Looking Back at Old Tech Items
- SpaceX Ushers in a New Space Age with Dragon Capture by International Space Station (Pictures)
- Insects, Terra and Bing Desktop Dynamic Themes Updates for 25 May 2012
Date Produced: 01 June 2012
Format: MP3, 128KBPS
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