Midori: The Secret Operating System From Microsoft, Still In Development

For several years, Microsoft researchers are working on a new operating system. Known as Midori, this new OS is based on the work initiated by Microsoft Research Singularity in 2003. The goal is to completely rethink the Windows operating system as designed today in order to fill the gaps, whether bugs or errors caused by plugins or drivers. These weaknesses result from a thought architecture in the 60s and 70s, which would not have changed since then. Midori is not based on the NT kernel, but on a new microkernel.

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Buy Windows 8: What version and at what price?

On August 1st Microsoft announced that it has completed Windows 8 (RTM). This version of Windows 8 was only available to professional subscribers to MSDN and TechNet programs, or individuals but as a trial version. But since today (October 26th) all users can have access and buy this new edition of Microsoft Windows. If you want to get one version for yourself here are the possible ways to get it.

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How To Embed a Video Chat Room In Your Website?

When we had old design here at WindowsXLive.net few weeks ago, I wrote an introduction blog about ooVoo messenger which I am using for quite a while now and i must admit it really surprised me with number of great options it offers. Before him I was using Windows Live Messenger but ooVoo beat him almost in any area. One of features I really like is its ability for site owners to embed ooVoo’s video chat room right within their website, blog or social network.

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Office 2013 RTM Available

Code named Office 2013 or a New Office – is now finalized. Microsoft announced that it had reached the milestone of the Release to Manfacturing (RTM). The test phase has ended and the Redmond company will take care of the dissemination of the various distribution channels.

In Mid-November, the Office package will be available for professionals, TechNet and MSDN subscribers. General availability is scheduled for the first quarter of 2013.

From October 19, users who purchase Office 2010 will still receive coupons in order to subsequently switch to Office 2013 for free.

Microsoft points out that buyers of devices under Windows RT (ARM version of Windows 8) will be entitled to a preview integrated suite.

Last month, Microsoft unveiled the pricing of the new Office and the inauguration of a subscription service. Since mid-July, Microsoft offers test of a Customer Preview the new Office.