Windows 8 built-in games now called Xbox Windows, Microsoft’s naming synergy continues

Xbox Windows

Xbox Windows

Were you among those who jumped for joy when Windows Explorer got its new moniker? Good news, nomenclature fans, for Redmond has decided to label its new OS’ built-in games and titles obtained from the Windows Store as “Xbox Windows.” Along with the new branding, venerable Windows titles like Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong will also offer Xbox Achievements, so you can bulk up your Gamerscore while wasting time at work. Read the full story at Engadget.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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  1. Simon Beans says:

    Awesome news shared here, So thanks a lot. I am very excited for Solitaire and Mahjong are early offer Xbox achievements, So I can bulk up my gamerscore while wasting time at work.

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