Microsoft Tweaks Windows 8 Before Debut

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has made some eleventh-hour performance tweaks to Windows 8 — only two weeks before the vendor debuts the new operating system for general availability on Oct. 26 — aimed at improving battery life, power management, video playback and application and driver compatibility, according to a blog post on the company’s Building Windows 8 site. “We are pleased to be releasing a set of improvements to Windows 8 in broad areas of performance, power management and battery efficiency, media playback, and compatibility. These improvements are available starting today v (IT news)