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Surprise: The Windows Start Menu is Coming Back

Miss the Start Menu? Well it is coming back. Yes it still has live tiles, but it is back in a way you can recognise, and it roll out to users as an update. Oh and those universal apps
Microsoft is going to start peddling? They'll be available in windows. Read More >>

Microsoft's Thinking About Giving You a Traditional Desktop With Start Button Back

Windows 8 is like Marmite. Some people love it, many, many people hate it. And while I personally quite like it, it certainly has its quirks, especially when you're using it without a touchscreen. It seems Microsoft might be backtracking a bit. Windows 8.1, aka 'Blue', might come with a Start button and could boot straight into the desktop, skirting the Start screen. Read More >>

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Windows 8 Has a Secret, Hidden Start Menu

Lots of people have bemoaned Windows 8 for ditching the traditional start menu for the big, tile-based 'start screen'. Hell, Samsung's even bundling an app that gives you a classic start menu with new machines. But there is a start menu, of sorts, hidden within Windows 8. You just need to know where to look. Read More >>

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Samsung Sticking a Classic Windows Start Menu on its Windows 8 Hardware

Samsung might not be particularly confident that we're all ready to adopt the Windows 8 tiles way of doing things, with the tech giant creating a cloned Windows Start Menu tool to give its next-gen Windows hardware the option of a familiar feel. Read More >>

Windows 8 Finally Does Search Right

Searching within Windows, much like tackling the Task Manager, has always one of the most nightmarish components. It was ugly, disorganized, and slow. Not anymore. Part of Microsoft's "now Windows is actually pretty great" initiative means making search un-horrible. Finally. Read More >>


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