In Windows 8 sifting through all of the apps in the store to find what you want can be very difficult. Here’s Veronica of Tekzilla to show you an easier way. Read More→
Windows 8 is for sale now and I’ve already purchased it because Microsoft has a very good deal. You can download it directly from Microsoft for only $39. If it had cost $99 I may not have bought it at all (Linux is free).
I’ve been using the Windows 8 Beta for quite a while and I have to say I’m liking it. Read More→
Windows 8 will be the latest Windows OS (operating system) when it is released, probably in September or October. For now we have the Consumer Preview to play with. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview seem like a release candidate to me. It is very polished, very fast and not buggy at all.
Windows 8 is an OS for desktops and laptops of course but it is also going to be used on tablets similar to the iPad. I do not have a Windows tablet to try it out on so this review is just about using it on a standard computer. Read More→
Microsoft has released a new tool to help with their never-ending battle to defeat mal-ware on Windows PCs. Called Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper or MSSS it is a bootable live CD that is just a basic Windows environment with MS Security Essentials on it. Read More→
Microsoft’s very good security suite “Security Essentials” will now be offered in Windows Updates. This is a great step forward in making this very good and free antivirus available to everyone not just to the geeks how know where to find it. Read More→
Windows Live Sync is a part of the Windows Live Essentials Beta. The old Live Sync would not sync to Skydrive, the new version will. There is one little problem. With a Skydrive account you get 25 GB of storage yet you can only sync 2GB. This seems silly to me. Is Microsoft afraid Skydrive might become useful! I don’t see the point. I guess it is better then nothing. Maybe by the time it’s no longer in Beta they will change their minds.
There is a lot of talk about Windows maintenance. What services should turn off? Which utilities should I use? To sleep or hibernate? Here’s a article from Lifehacker. It is the best article I have seen on the subject. Read More→