Windows 8 Beta to be launched in 2011

Jul 18, 2010

Microsoft is bound to produce a few Milestone releases of Windows 8, before actually taking it to the next level, and producing the first Beta build. As per the news, Windows 8 could hit Beta as early as mid-2011, a year from now. Of course, all reports related to Windows 8 need to be taken with a grain of salt, since no actual details were confirmed by Microsoft.

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“With 150 million sold copies of Windows 7 later, we are now at a little after eight months since the latest major version of Windows was released, and almost a year since it RTM’d. Just the right time for Microsoft to start the actual coding for Windows 8″ says Microsoft.
Well nothing is confirmed yet. For enthusiasts who want to taste the feel of Windows 8 you can see some of the most probable Windows 8 Wallpaper and Windows 8 Transformation packs to get a feel of it, Though all are unofficial.
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XBOX Live Arcade app will be launched next week – Microsoft

Jul 17, 2010

Destination Arcade is the new app which XBOX players will love to have, as it shows a new way of browsing content on XBOX Live Arcade. Destination Arcade will allow you to discover new games and content you enjoy through an easy-to-use visual browser.
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“You’ll have the ability to sort by price, community rating, and more! . This brand new recommendation engine & visual browser app will be available in the US on July 14th from the Games Marketplace section of the dashboard” says Xbox Live programming director Major Nelson.

So its a new way of browsing all available arcade games plus viewing the new release with all information at one place like price, community rating etc. Nice move huh!
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Cool Windows 7 Themes

Jul 16, 2010

Give your Windows 7 desktop a new look and feel by using these cool windows 7 themes, below 3 themes are Glass themes by different authors.

Elegant Glass Theme

Elegant Glass VS7 by Simply The Frankie Cool Windows 7 Themes

Iohanna Edited Windows 7 Theme



ClearScreen Sharp

Clearscreen Sharp for Windows7 by K Johnson Cool Windows 7 Themes

So what are you waiting for Download these coll windows 7 themes for free and give your desktop a fresh new look.
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Download Windows 8 Transformation Pack

Jul 15, 2010

With no clues with how and what much degree windows 8 would be different than its previous counterpart windows 7, Developers and artist are already predicting all possible combinations.

Here is one such Windows 8 transformation pack -


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Pack

It looks very similar to Windows Vista and Windows 7(Great combination) but there are many GUI changes like redesigned taskbar, Explorer, new boot screen and login screen, etc.

Download Windows 8 Transformation pack

You will find nice Windows 8 wallpapers and Windows 8 logon screen background in this pack.
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Now access Google Docs on your mobile

Jul 14, 2010

Search engine giant Google has released a mobile version of its Google Docs viewer.
In addition to standard plain text and RTF formats, the new viewer allows users to view .doc, .docx, .ppt and .pdf files on their smartphone devices, uploaded into users’ document lists at http://docs.google.com/m.
Until now, smartphone users could only use the desktop browser version of Google Docs on their mobile, making it difficult for them to work on their documents. – itproportal.com
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The new mobile-compatible Google Docs will allow users to access their files without the need to download them, and let users to pinch zoom to view their files more clearly.
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Use Winstep Nexus Dock as a FREE professional dock for Windows 7

Jul 13, 2010

Winstep has released Nexus v10.4 (and Nexus Ultimate v10.4). The Winstep Nexus Dock is a FREE professional dock for Windows. With Nexus, your most frequently used applications are only a mouse click away – and Nexus turns working with your computer into a FUN and enjoyable experience once again.

Nexus includes every feature you’d expect from a dock, including widgets, mouse-over effects, skins, drag-and-drop, and even others not available in most other docks, such as live icon reflections, in-dock system tray, Vista Aero Glass effects, and much more. Completely customizable, Nexus has thousands of backgrounds freely available online and is fully compatible with skins for all 3rd party docks.

Nexus Ultimate is an enhanced, multi-dock, multi-level version of the free-to-use Nexus dock which is available stand-alone and as a component of Winstep Xtreme, a single easy-to-install package featuring all our popular desktop enhancement products for Windows.

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Nexus runs on the 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista and Windows 7. It’s available in the following languages: Catalan, Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi (Persian), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brasil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish.

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Windows 7
Watch Nexus in action:

Winstep Website: http://www.winstep.net
Registration: FREE
You can download Nexus from HERE (18 MB).
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Windows 7 Ultimate key giveaway and other stuffs

Jul 12, 2010

To mark the beginning of the new forum, windows8beta.com would be giving away Windows 7 Ultimate Keys to the top contributor of the month and other stuffs to major contributors to the forums.

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This is not a one time giveaway it’s a continuous month per month giveaway, that means you will get  a lot of chance to win a number of Windows 7 keys plus other goodies that may include Microsoft Office 2010, 2007 and Visual Studios Keys.

So if you want to try your luck then head up to Windows8Beat Forum and try your Luck.

What a way to start.. Way to go for Windows 8.. Keep rolling guys.
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Download Microsoft Office Icon pack

Jul 11, 2010

IF you are a fan of Microsoft products than you must have used Microsoft Office, till Microsoft Office 2003 version all MS office icons were boring, but that fact has changed now, Microsoft Office 2010 comes with a good beautiful icon pack.

But akkasone from devianart.net doesen’t feels the same, therefore he has created some good Microsoft Office 2010 Icon-packs that you can use for Private and Non Commercial use only.

MS Office Icon Pack by akkasone Download Microsoft Office Icon 
pack

If you liked it than you can download it from here.
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Microsoft launches free website development tool WebMatrix launched

Jul 10, 2010

Today Microsoft launched the beat version of free and lightweight development tool for the ASP.NET web application framework called WebMatrix.
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WebMatrix is a free Web development tool that installs in minutes and elegantly brings together a Web server, a database, and programming frameworks into a single, integrated experience. WebMatrix lets you code, test, and deploy both ASP.NET and PHP applications side by side.
WebMatrix was built to streamline Web development and make it easy, whether you’re getting started or you just want to get things done. It lets you focus on what’s important — your Web site. Here’s a snapshot of some of the great things about WebMatrix.
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WebMatrix launched
Why Use It?
You will use the same powerful Web server, database engine and web framework that will run your Web site on the Internet, which makes the transition from development to product seamless. Beyond ensuring everything just works, WebMatrix includes new features that make Web development easier.

Download WebMatrix Now
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