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VLC for Windows 8 Beta now available from the Windows Store

By Brandon LeBlanc

After running a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the work needed to develop a version of their popular video player called VLC for Windows 8 – VideoLAN’s hotly anticipated app is finally here in beta You can now download VLC… Read more

Build and share your own games with Project Spark

By Brandon LeBlanc

At E3 last year, we announced Project Spark – a game that lets you build and share your own games across Windows 8, Xbox One and Xbox Project Spark uses a visual programming language originally created by Microsoft Research called… Read more

Join the Facebook for Windows Phone Beta app program

By Michael Stroh

Calling all If you love Facebook and enjoy playing around with pre-release software, read Today we’re launching a new program designed to help speed up delivery of new features in the official Facebook app for Windows Phone and need sharp-eyed,… Read more

Windows at CES 2011

By Brandon LeBlanc

It’s been an exciting day for Windows with lots of news I did however want to take a few minutes to share with you a bit more about the rest of the Windows story and the things we will be… Read more

15 Years Later: Remembering Windows 95

By Brandon LeBlanc

15 years ago today, Microsoft launched Windows In 1995 I was 11 years old and in the 5th At that time, I never thought that today I’d be working at Microsoft – let alone helping to tell the story of… Read more

BlogHer ’10: Fabulous women, fun times and inspiring moments

By Lisa Worthington

I had an incredible three days at BlogHer ’10 hearing interesting session content and meeting fabulous and highly influential women in the I was amazed at the level of expertise of my fellow BlogHer attendees, particularly regarding inspirational and technical… Read more