Monthly Archives: June 2013

Microsoft, it is not funny anymore..

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Reviews of the 8.1 preview are still showing no proper Start menu. Why is this? Somebody said that you wouldn’t bring it back because too many would switch to it and forget about Windows 8 apps. Isn’t that telling you something? Apple are not putting touch screens on their desktops and laptops because it makes… Continue reading Microsoft, it is not funny anymore..

Windows 8.1 – installing the preview and RTM

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Sourced from here.. http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-goes-public-with-windows-8-1-upgrade-policies-7000016419/?s_cid=e589&ttag=e589 If you apply the preview to an existing Windows 8 installation, when it comes time to apply the RTM, assuming that you still want 8.1, you will have to re-install all apps and desktop programs after the RTM is applied.. .. EVEN IF you roll back to Windows 8 before applying… Continue reading Windows 8.1 – installing the preview and RTM

Touch devices – the hidden costs..

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Except for the U-Scan store checkouts, the vitamin information panel at a local pharmacy and ATMs, I generally don’t like touch devices. It is difficult to get into a mess with the three types mentioned, although some still manage it  These devices work well, having appropriately sized screens, large buttons, and reasonably clear labelling.. I… Continue reading Touch devices – the hidden costs..