WINDOWS 8 Posts on XDA

Unlimited Multitasking Mod for Galaxy Note 2, Nexus 4 Android 4.2 System Dump – XDA Developer TV

Recently, we at XDA have been releasing more Android and Windows Phone news updates than you could possibly keep up with. Luckily, Jordan is here to help you get caught up on any news you may have missed. Jordan mentions the PACman Rom's release for the Samsung GT-I9100 and GT-I9100G. Jordan talks about the exciting Windows 8...

Enable Flash in Metro Browser on Windows 8 and RT

The release of Windows 8 has come and gone, and people have mixed feelings about it. Some like it; some hate it---pretty much the consensus on everything ever released. Now that it's released, though, it's time to have some fun with it. That means hacking it, making it more usable, and more fun. To start,...

Create Your Own Tiles in Windows 8 with OblyTile

Theming has been as popular on XDA as ROM cooking and development in general. The ability to customize the appearance of our devices is always an appealing concept for many of our members. One thing that we learned out of Windows Phone 7 is that Microsoft does not want us to do any of this,...

App Review: Don’t Get Directed into a Lake with Nokia Drive – XDA Developer TV

A lot has been said about Apple’s new maps app. From suggesting people drive off an overpass onto a busy freeway and directing you to an entire underwater town, Apple’s Maps has missed the mark, literally. While Google Maps is the standard, perhaps there are other options as well.In this video XDA Developer TV Producer...

A Tour Through Current XDA Development on Windows 8

So far, users have been through two releases of Windows 8: the Consumer Preview and the Release Preview. Neither of them will stack up to the official release, but they give users a pretty good idea of what the final release will be like. Developers, on the other hand, actually have access to the RTM...

Install Windows 8 via USB on Various Devices

With Microsoft's Windows 8 right around the corner, it's only natural that  interest is kicked into high gear. Two members of the XDA community, Recognized Developer Nullstring and Senior Member lseidman, have posted guides to help users install the latest version of Windows 8 onto their devices via a USB drive.Nullstring posted a video guide...

Forum Added for the Microsoft Surface

By now, we are all surely familiar with MetroUI, the critically acclaimed interface powering Windows Phone 7 and the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. While the Windows 8 test builds have proven that the interface is indeed usable under the traditional computing model, many assumed that Microsoft had an ace up its sleeves. This is exactly...

This Week in Development Quick Take: Android and Windows 8 – XDA TV

In today's Quick Take of This Week in Development, Jordan covers four stories of interest from the XDA Portal. Jordan covers the article discussing C# possibly becoming the code of choice for Android. Jordan then talks about the HTC EVO 3D getting ICS and the Blue Angel receiving an Android port. Finally, Jordan mentions some...

Qualcomm and Microsoft to Provide Devs With Snapdragon Windows PCs

Recently we reported that Microsoft would be requiring that the manufacturers lock down the bootloader on all ARM devices that would ship with Windows 8, and an interesting turn of events has happened. Qualcomm and Microsoft have teamed up to provide developers with Windows 8 PCs and tablets in order to create applications that will...

Microsoft Confirms Lockdown of ARM Devices Running Windows 8

Microsoft is at it again. First, they forced many mobile device OEMs to pay a fee for every Android device shipped. Now they want to put the stranglehold on manufacturers wishing to use ARM with Windows 8. In their infinite wisdom, Microsoft has decided that customers who purchase a Windows 8 devices with ARM architecture...

Interesting Windows 7/8 Watch Concept Design

We always enjoy the concept designs that pop up from time to time made by regular users showing what they would like to be produced, although we know this will never happen is nice to have different and amazing options of futuristic devices.This design made by Mithun Darji from Ahmedabad, India demonstrates an interesting concept...

BlueStacks Will Bring Android Apps To Windows 8

BlueStacks is planning to bring all Android apps available to Windows 8, integrating them just like regular Metro-style apps as tiles on the homescreen. The recently released alpha version of its "App Player" software that allows you to run Android apps on Windows has been updated for Windows 8 and will launch alongside the Windows...