CHIP DESIGNER Nvidia has said its upcoming R302 drivers have attained Microsoft Windows hardware quality labs (WHQL) certification for the Windows 8 operating system.
Nvidia's R302 graphics drivers are set to be launched next week but the firm is keen to point out that they have already passed WHQL testing and are certified for Windows 8. The firm has had Windows 8 drivers for some time, however the R302 release will be supported on the Windows 8 preview release.
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Mozilla complained Wednesday that Microsoft prohibits running any browser except Internet Explorer (IE) on Windows RT, hampering choices for users. Google said on Thursday it shares the concerns.
Windows RT, the version of Windows 8 that runs on devices using an ARM processor, restricts user choice, reduces competition and chills innovation said Harvey Anderson, Mozilla General Counsel in a blog post. By only allowing Internet Explorer to fully access advanced OS functions, "third-party browsers are effectively excluded from the platform," he said.
This year’s Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam promises a lot of great challenges, but also a number of interesting topics that will be presented by the speakers. Two of the subjects detailed at HITB will be the “Ghost in the Windows 7 allocator” and the new Windows 8 RunTime feature.
As you probably know, Windows 8 connects with all sorts of networks, social and otherwise. The Metro Mail app has built-in hooks for Hotmail, Gmail, and Exchange; Metro Photos links to Facebook and Flickr; the Metro People app (which stores contacts) can pull data from Hotmail, Gmail, Exchange, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. All you have to do is log on to Windows 8 with a Microsoft account, then go out and connect the online dots.