Monthly Archives: February 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 1 Comment

My initial thoughts: It’s different. There is a button called ‘desktop, but it isn’t a Windows desktop. It is a screen view called desktop. Some of the ‘apps’ are interesting. I actually like the look of them.: The weather app opens up full screen and gives lots of information. That’s the good part. The weather… Continue reading Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Wireless.. A dream come true or a nightmare in the making?

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Wireless.. we used to dream about having wireless things. With wireless, the promise was that we could float like a butterfly, unfettered by annoying cables. The reality is that wireless can sting like a bee. Wireless keyboards and mice are a blessing. To get crumbs and bits out of a wireless keyboard is easy. Just… Continue reading Wireless.. A dream come true or a nightmare in the making?

Gone wireless.. or do I mean wireless gone?

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Well. both actually..  My desktop machine has officially gone wireless via a D-Link G132 which is apparently not even compatible with Windows 7 64-bit.  I can assure D-Link that it is, no thanks to the complete lack of drivers on the D-Link website. Officially it is a 108mbps device, but in Vista and Windows 7… Continue reading Gone wireless.. or do I mean wireless gone?