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Windows Phone 8 “Blue” update delayed to 2014 as limp GDR2 detailed

Windows Phone 8 “Blue” update delayed to 2014 as limp GDR2 detailed

Microsoft has revealed details of its next Windows Phone 8 update, GDR2, but fans of the platform shouldn't expect a significant refresh of the OS until early 2014, new leaks suggest. The fast-incoming General Distribution Release 2 has already been detailed, even though the exact timescale of its availability is still a mystery, including tidbits like an FM radio, CardDAV/CalDAV support for Gmail, and greater flexibility for how the camera button is handled, but the bigger Windows Phone "Blue" update now won't arrive until sometime the new year.

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Microsoft hits 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold milestone, says to expect Blue

Microsoft hits 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold milestone, says to expect Blue

Microsoft has published its latest interview with Tami Reller, this one coming at about the 6-month point from Windows 8's launch. Like the last interview, this one covers Windows 8 and what's going on with it, and while the entire conversation is a good read, there are two glaring facts that stand out: Microsoft has hit the 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold milestone, and likewise has confirmed that Windows Blue will be arriving this year.

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Microsoft flirting with boot-to-desktop and Start button in Windows 8.1 Blue

Microsoft flirting with boot-to-desktop and Start button in Windows 8.1 Blue

Microsoft will reportedly backtrack on attempts to push the Windows 8 Start Screen front and center, leaks suggest, with the upcoming Windows 8.1 set to include the option to bypass the controversial touch-friendly UI. The so-called "Blue" refresh of Windows 8 will feature the option to boot straight to the desktop mode, sources tell ZDNet, rather than defaulting to the Metro-style interface, a much-requested feature from those not using tablet or touch-enabled PCs.

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Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 supports Windows, iOS and Android

Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 supports Windows, iOS and Android

Another day, another Logitech peripheral, and today's is the Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810, which as the name suggests shines some light while taking your typing wireless. Promising support for pairing with up to three devices simultaneously via Bluetooth, the K810 keyboard supports not only Windows 8 - with the shortcuts you'd expect - but iOS and Android devices, in case you want to quickly batter out an email on your iPad.

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Microsoft’s next Windows update codenamed “Blue”

Microsoft’s next Windows update codenamed “Blue”

Microsoft will be ready to launch Windows 8 on October 26th, but already details are emerging of the company's next iteration of the OS. ZDNet reports that there are several references to Windows 9 already doing the rounds, but that the next version of the operating system won’t carry that name. Instead, sources indicate that the next version is codenamed “Blue”. The update is due to land sometime next year, but it most likely won't include a major overhaul.

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