MonoGame with Windows 8 Multipart Series - http://www.billreiss.com/monogame-for-windows-8-step-0/

Creating Windows 8 Games with JavaScript - http://www.sitepoint.com/series/create-a-windows-8-game-with-javascript

Getting Started with Direct3d - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/chuckw/archive/2011/07/11/getting-started-with-direct3d-11.aspx

SQLLite and WinRt - - http://www.myvbprof.com/myVBProf2012/Tutorials/WinRT_SQLite.aspx

Windows 8 Design Heritage - traces design evolution from Xerox Parc to Windows 8 -

http://www.zdnet.com/windows-8-interfaces-design-heritage-7000004196/

VS2012 Update 1 - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/somasegar/archive/2012/11/26/visual-studio-2012-update-1-now-available.aspx

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/3a96a4dc-ba9c-4589-92c5-640e07332afd

Windows 8 Steam Usage Already Outpacing OSX - http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Windows-8-Steam-Usage-Mac,19555.html

Developer Fellowship - Windows 8 Relevance for Indie Developers - "Windows 8 is going to be big, very big…" TGS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP7psRVJm3E

Jessica Alba toting Windows Phone in the wild -

http://wmpoweruser.com/jessica-alba-continuing-to-use-her-red-nokia-lumia-920/

Windows 8 - A Small Demonstration - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ODFvy1mjoY&feature=share

The Best Apps for Your New Windows PC - http://www.theverge.com/2012/12/25/3791922/best-apps-new-windows-pc

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TAMPA - Jay Kimble's Audible FlashCards for Windows Phone 8 - http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/audible-flash-cards-addition/f435208e-5bfe-4360-b5e3-4c188daafc5a

TAMPA - First Row for Windows 8 by Neuralnet - http://apps.microsoft.com/webpdp/en-US/app/first-row/0e14c7d2-9805-4298-acc3-4ac0d5d8b30d

TAMPA - Bill Reiss's Reading Glasses App for Windows Phone 8 -

http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=27feb5eb-1aaa-4298-8781-8bdbde8ec87d

ORLANDO - Shayne Boyer's Ambert Alerts for Windows Phone 8 - http://blog.tattoocoder.com/2012/09/amber-alerts-for-windows-phone-find.html

MISC

Another good "list" blog - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/robcaron/ - Top 10 Developer Links for a Particular Day