If you have been with Windows 8 since the day you could download the developer preview, you probably have been using the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10. If you’re like me, then you find it difficult to use and have switched to a different web browser that runs in the desktop user interface. I am currently typing...

So we all know that Windows 8 is more intuitive when used on a touch screen device like a tablet, (or phone?) but what about touch screen desktop PCs? I mean they are touch screen and they can run Windows 8. So what should be the problem? I have actually thought about this a lot before I read this article written by...

So an obvious change to computing, that you have most likely noticed in the past 2 years, is cloud computing. If you don’t know what cloud computing is (which you should if you’re using Windows 8 ) here is a brief overview. It basically is the concept of storing all of your data, instead of on a local hard drive, on a...

Before Windows 8, a lot of people would reinstall windows using a disk just to fix an annoying problem or to speed up the system. This was a complicated process that involved a lot of time and put your data at risk. Not to mention you might have rendered your system unbootable if you installed it wrong. Well now with...

As we all very well know, the biggest (and most noticeable) change to Windows in Windows 8, is the addition of the Metro user interface. Other than that, the only thing that consumers will notice is the absence of a Start Menu, and possibly the addition of the Ribbon user interface to Windows Explorer. The new Metro...

As many of you have probably already heard, the iPad 3 or “new iPad” (for lack of a given name as of yet) has been released. This announcement couldn’t have come at a more suspicious time for Apple considering Windows 8 was just released to the public a week ago. Whatever your opinion is on the new iPad, you can’t...

Now that Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows 8 Server have been released to the public, Microsoft has decided that it is time to give a preview of Windows 8 for embedded systems (officially called Windows Embedded Standard 8) to the general public. All three releases of these operating systems have general elements...

Parallels Desktop 7 is a popular Mac virtualization tool made by Parallels that can run operating system in a virtual environment much like VMWare Fusion (which announced support for Windows 8 Consumer  VMWare Player/Workstation for Windows. Today they updated their software to allow it to run the newly released (and...

So what happened this year for Microsoft? Well let’s see… More rumors about Windows 8 were swirling around and they were really just rumors until they released a preview video previewing the Metro user interface for Windows 8. Many people were shocked that they were changing Windows so radically. Many questions also...

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 people will want to upgrade to Windows 8 because it isn’t traditional as a computer operating system. As a matter of fact, IDC isn’t expecting traditional users to show much interest in Windows 8...