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Michael / WinBeta:
Windows 8.1 apparently updates Windows Store apps silently via Windows Update   —  It appears that we will be able to update Windows Store apps in the upcoming release of Windows 8.1.  Movie Moments, an app we know exists in build 9385, was recently and silently updated via Windows Update.
May 6, 2013, 10:25 AMIn context
Ron / WinBeta:
Surface Pro already sold out at MicrosoftStore.com, BestBuy, and Staples, hours into its launch   —  The Surface Pro, powered by Windows 8 Pro, was officially launched online at MicrosoftStore.com, as well as BestBuy and Staples, and within a few hours, the 128GB model of the Surface Pro is already sold out at Microsoft's online store.
Feb 9, 2013, 11:05 AMIn context
Ron / WinBeta:
Microsoft to issue critical patch for zero day flaw found in Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8 on Jan 14th   —  A malicious JavaScript was found exploiting a recent found vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8, while Internet Explorer 9 and Internet Explorer 10 are not affected.
Jan 14, 2013, 9:05 AMIn context
Ron / WinBeta:
Microsoft drops importing/exporting support for .xls and .doc in Outlook 2013   —  In a new Outlook blog post, Microsoft mentions a few features and components that are being dropped from Outlook 2013.  Of the features, Microsoft mentions that Outlook 2013 will no longer support importing …
Dec 20, 2012, 9:20 AMIn context
Ron / WinBeta:
Microsoft doubles the language support with Windows Phone 8, doubles speech recognition too   —  In a new blog post, Microsoft is touting Windows Phone 8 as the most fluent mobile operating system ever with 50 different display languages supported.  This is up from 22 languages supported in the last Windows Phone release.
Dec 19, 2012, 12:25 AMIn context
Ron / WinBeta:
Windows Essentials 2012 released, comes with new Movie Maker and Photo Gallery   —  Microsoft has released Windows Essentials 2012, which comes with Movie Maker and Photo Gallery for both Windows 7 and Windows 8.  Movie Maker and Photo Gallery for Windows 8 comes with numerous enhancements tailored to the Windows 8 experience.
Aug 8, 2012, 7:40 AMIn context
Ron / WinBeta:
Report claims Microsoft will reveal Office 2013 to the public on July 16th   —  A new report by USAToday suggests that Microsoft will finally unveil Office 15, the company's next generation office productivity suite, to the public.  Office 15, or Office 2013, was originally rumored to hit a Consumer Preview stage later this month.
Jul 13, 2012, 12:55 AMIn context

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