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Microsoft Unveils Flash On Notice For Plug – in Free Metro IE 10

Software giant Microsoft is now distancing itself from the technology which itself claims that Internet Explorer Metro Version 10 for Windows 8 will be a plug in free experience for its users. But you need not to be any worried in this case, because in this latest Flash version you will still be able to review Flash as well as other plug – in content in Windows 8, but in order to watch them you will need to switch to the classic Windows desktop option.

Windows 8 launch date got postponed

Microsoft did not proceed with the introduction of the newest operating System.  Microsoft claims that there latest software not yet ready for the market since it is not only going to power desktop and laptop computers, but it is also been used as  OS for iPad.

Windows division president Steven Sinofsky emphasized touchscreen tablets on Tuesday while boasting about the diverse types of hardware, which Windows 8 will run after its certified release.

Sinofsky was part of a Microsoft team responsible for providing an in-depth look at Windows 8 to software developers at a BUILD conference the US technology giant, which is holding this week in southern California.

Windows 8  created so that all kinds of computers can easily be controlled with taps or swipes of screens, motions familiar to owners of smartphones or tablet computers.

It is said that the operating system  also designed to let individual applications to work together and, to allow coordination of files across several Windows 8 devices.

Sinofsky showed the point by letting someone take a picture using a camera-enabled desktop computer pop up on a tablet.

Microsoft hopes to shape Windows 8 to be its answer to criticism that it had given up on the tablet computer space to Google’s Android platform and Apple, which has ruled a market it stirred with the release of the iPad.

Microsoft was so keen on letting independent developers work on applications for Windows 8 that it gave tablet computer models to each of the 5,000 BUILD attendees, so they could begin messing with the software.

The week-long gathering is going to be overcrowded with sessions at which developers is going to be educated in nuances of building applications for Windows 8.

Software savants that can not attend during the event will have the chance to download developer copies of Windows 8 at dev.windows.com starting at 0300 GMT on Wednesday.

Windows 8 will need to hit several more milestones before an enhanced version is going to be released to hardware makers for fixing in devices that are going to the market.

Microsoft hopes that Windows 8 is going to be refined with some help from feedback of developers. Microsoft did not announce a final date for releasing its latest OS.

Windows 8 also fashioned to have harmony with Live computer programs that Microsoft proposes as online services as part of a reinforcing trend toward using applications in the Internet “cloud.”

To date, there are around 542 million people monthly that signs into Windows Live services, the array of which includes Hotmail email, SkyDrive file storage, and Xbox gaming, based on the reports of Microsoft.

Apple Security Updates Addressing DigiNotar Certificates

iPhone giant Apple is now once again in the enter lime light this time by taking issue of an update for 10.6 Snow Leopard systems and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion systems, which at this time is addressing the recent security branch related to the DigiNotar’s fake SSL certificates.

The above certificate patch has removed DigiNotar from the list of thousands root certificates, as a result this list of Extended Validation certificate automatically configures a default trust setting, which are not trusted by the other authorities.

Samsung And Microsoft Tie Up Against Apple Ipad

In a surprise move between the smart phones titans, Samsung and Microsoft have tied up. Samsung will bring out a smart phone that will work on Microsoft operating system. This is being seen as a move that will enable Microsoft to take on Apple iPad. A conference that is to be held in California in the next week will be used as the platform for this announcement. Samsung will incorporate Windows 8 in the new device. The news was reported by Korea Economic Daily.

Windows 8 Will Boot 8 Seconds Earlier

Software giant Microsoft has now once again joined in the lime light taking their brand new operating system Windows 8, where they have stated that their bran new upcoming OS Windows 8 will boot 8 seconds faster– here they have not finished this matter, apart from that to proved that they have additionally posted a video at their blog which is also showing the same thing.