Monthly Archives: June 2013

My homepage..

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.. has been METROED.. This is my news page.. No, it wasn’t me. Protopage have updated to flat, dull colours and two dimensional buttons. How nice, As usual, nobody asked what I thought before the change was made, so I will let it be known now. I actually like the new Windows 8 flat look.… Continue reading

Watch Out..

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There’s a data miner about.. Where are they mining? Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple, PalTalk, the video chat room community . Dropbox maybe.. was slated to be the next one added to the list. That list covers most exits, wouldn’t you say. So where are these miners? China? North Korea Cuba? Russia?… Continue reading

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

Tiled Windows?

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In response to criticism of full screen apps and the difficulties of multi-tasking between screens, Microsoft is going to introduce the facility to tile Windows. Let’s see what tiled Windows look like.. Could I multi-task between these Windows?. Word would only show the first few words in maybe the first five lines. Not good. My… Continue reading