A few days ago we told you that Microsoft would make a demonstration of its new operating system BUILD 2011 . This event took place yesterday, Tuesday, and allowed us to see up close some of the functions taking place in Windows 8. The platform looks really promising and the most enthusiastic can also try it.
The Redmond released during the night the Windows Developer Center, where you can download progress
what we will see your next OS. While it is true that software does not support (yet), it is still a good opportunity to test the functions that will land in tablets and computers.
Among the most important features of Windows 8 interface is remarkable the Metro, the new Windows Store app store, application compatibility with Windows 7, the support for Intel and ARM and rapidly in the boot (Windows loads in less than 8 seconds ).
If you want to download the advance the new Windows operating system have three options: 32-bit sample weighing 2.8 GB, 64-bit (3.6 GB) and 64-bit developer tools (4.8 GB). It is worth mentioning that all versions are in English only, but that does not mean a big problem if you just want to “walk” by the OS.
Remember that you are downloading an unfinished product
, so you’ll see bugs, constant updates and constant software incompatibilities. Before installing invite you to see the gallery of images from the platform below it you will find the download links.
Download | Previews Windows 8 for developers | Guide to Windows 8 for Developers (PDF).
At this time of year we all know that Apple is playing a very strong letter to send their most important services to the cloud. In the last hours of Cupertino took an important step by presenting Beta Match iTunes developer , one of the most anticipated features for the Apple community.
Service is part of the launch of iTunes 10.5 Beta 6.1
Match scans iTunes music users and for copies of songs in icloud, whether or not they were purchased from the Apple online store. This multimedia content can later be heard via streaming or shared via iTunes.
iTunes Beta Match is currently available in the U.S., and to access the 12-month subscription developers must pay $ 24.99 . Is worth noting that developers participating in this program will also get three months free to enjoy this service.
No doubt this is a crucial stage, both for iTunes to icloud Match . Registered users the program will occupy the coming weeks in search of bugs, flaws and general points to improve. The aim is that the platform is as polished as possible before the official release. Finally it should be noted that since Apple recommends developers to make a backup of your iTunes library, since the signature periodically reset
“catalogs” icloud during the beta.
Via | Mashable | Engadget.