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How Much Will You Really Use the New Windows 8 UI on a Desktop/Laptop?

A long while ago I talked about how I planned on switching to using then-called “Metro” exclusively for a while – except for whenever I…

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The Truth: Windows 8 DOES Improve on the Windows 7 Desktop Experience

One of the biggest complaints I’ve heard from the anti-Windows 8 crowd is that the desktop was largely ignored and the only real change in…

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How do YOU feel about Windows 8?

It’s been a while since I’ve actually written about Windows 8 and my opinions so I wanted to opine a little about where I see…

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Sean Ludwig’s father tries out Windows 8

This is a very insightful video. VentureBeat’s Sean Ludwig decided to have his father take a run at Windows 8. It’s an interesting video because…

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How Difficult is Windows 8 for the average user?

Windows 8 is a hybrid operating system from Microsoft which is meant to scale to all the devices that you use regardless of the form…

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The Windows 8 Metro UI challenge

It seems to me that the more I look at the new Windows 8 metro interface, I see that it’s focus is on showing us…

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Windows 8 – A Desktop OS Or A Mobile Device OS?

It’s 2012 and the world of computers has begun to get a bit more confusing as the traditional PC continues to become more and more…

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What I’d like to see in Windows 8 – Robert Kegel

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I want to get your opinion about Windows 8 – Good and Bad

So I want to try something a little different about Windows 8 on the site but I need your help. We’ve been through the Windows 8…

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Is Microsoft Windows Still NEEDED In 2012?

There was a time when Microsoft and Windows were necessary parts of life if you wanted to truly get the most out of computing, and…

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Editorial – 2 weeks using the Windows 8 Consumer Preview – My experience so far

So it’s been 2 weeks since I loaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my PC and my Windows 8 Tablet (ExoPC) and I wanted…

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Is Metro in Windows 8 Really Easier To Learn And Use Than Traditional Windows?

When it comes to the Metro interface in Windows 8, it is clear that Microsoft is primarily targeting the tablet crowd and ‘casual’ users. This…

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Is The Addition Of Metro Really That Bad Of A Change For Power Users?

When it comes to Windows 8 there has certainly been a fair share of mixed emotions. Some seem to love it and find the changes,…

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My experience shopping for a Nokia Lumia 710 at T-Mobile stores

So as part of my informal research regarding the new Nokia Lumia Windows Phone line, I have been checking out T-mobile stores in my area…

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ARM PCs Could Possibly Offer A More Secure Experience

When it comes to Windows 8 there are two key changes that really seem to get the most focus, the new Metro UI and added…

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Xbox’s Metro-Style Dashboard Blocking Some Users From Getting Online?

In order for Microsoft to win the hearts of the masses over to its new Metro-styled “Windows Everywhere” approach, it needs to make sure that…

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Report Says That Traditional PC Users are Unlikely to Adopt Windows 8

Research firm IDC is not expecting there to be many upgrades to Windows 8 in the coming years. They think that not a lot of…

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Is Windows 8 "Metro" Primarily Targeting The Casual Market?

The time for change is coming, and it starts in late 2012. No, I’m not talking about the rumored end of the world, instead I’m talking…

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Does Windows 8 Offer A Memorable Experience?

For those who don’t know, a few years ago I switched to Windows 7 from using Mac OSX as my primary OS. I had originally been…