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See how the Surface Movement advert was made with this fun behind the scenes video

See how the Surface Movement advert was made with this fun behind the scenes video

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To kick off the Surface advertising, Microsoft did an impressive advert which aired during a TV program called Dancing with the stars. Featuring young folk jumping, twisting and larking about with their Surface tablets, not an easy feat to pull off as the following video goes on to show.. As we can see, it looks like an epic bit of organisation went into the making of this with lots of...

Microsoft announces new Xbox SmartGlass experiences and commences free streaming Xbox Music

Microsoft announces new Xbox SmartGlass experiences and commences free streaming Xbox Music

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We wrote yesterday about the things to watch out for with the launch of Windows 8. One of those things was SmartGlass and Microsoft have now revealed more ahead of the launch. They have updated the Windows 8 apps and free streaming is now available for Xbox Music. As part of a broader roll out of better entertainment services, SmartGlass aims to improve the ability to use tablets and...

Skype App for Windows 8 announced and shown off in video and it’s looking great

Skype App for Windows 8 announced and shown off in video and it’s looking great

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This week is going to be big news for Windows 8, today Skype have released a post about the coming metro style Windows 8 app. Set to release at the same time as Windows 8 on the 26th the app looks set to seamlessly integrate with the OS in the People hub and provide “always on” connectivity. On top of that, this looks like one of the prettiest Windows 8 apps we have seen, showing that...