There is an interesting spectrum when it comes to technology. On one end you have the purposely cautious, slow upgrading, IT types. They are the ones that are still to this day using Windows XP or are just now upgrading to Windows 7. They need to be cautious so they can work as efficiently as possible with...

Even though Windows 8 hasn’t been released yet, (it’s not even in beta, remember?) a way to exploit the User Account Control (UAC) has already been found. UAC is the annoying little pop-up box that comes up whenever you decide to launch a program. In Windows 8, UAC will only take effect on the classic desktop...

Yes you did read that right. The same rumor mill that brought you the whole Amazon phone story has now chocked up a new rumor, about amazon using Windows 8 on their phones. Some people may be surprised because Amazon just doesn’t seem like one to use someone else’s operating system, and I agree with that for...

According to a trusted company watcher, Windows 8 may become available to the general public in early 2013 instead of late 2012 as it is expected now. This gives other companies, such as Apple and Amazon, more time to work on improving their tablets while Microsoft hasn’t even come out with its operating...

Microsoft has laid out its plan to release Windows 8 a for embedded devices such as ATMs, voting booths, small sensors, etc. Microsoft will release a version of Windows 8 within the first three months after the regular versions are released (desktop and server.) They are calling their first embedded...

Now that Samsung has set a time period for the launch of its Windows 8 tablet, everyone else wants in. At the Intel Capital Global Summit today, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that touch screen “Ultrabooks” will be the main focus in the next year. If you don’t know what an Ultrabook is, think MacBook Air. After...

Remember back in the days of Windows Classic (95, 98, ME, 2000) when the simple idea of installing updates to your computer foreshadowed hours spent using a slow computer while the software installed, shutting down, restarting, over and over again? And do you remember how the whole update process gradually...

Well it’s about time. In a leaked screenshot of a new release of Windows 8, it seems like there will be the option to customize your Windows 8 device’s Start Screen background. This has been a feature that many of us have been wanting since the first day that we installed the Windows 8 developer preview onto...

What would be the perfect hardware to run Windows 8 on? That’s not an easy question. The “perfect” hardware would have to run Windows 8 seamlessly with the least possible flaws, the processor would be able to run all the Windows 8 graphics completely smoothly as well as other videos from the web and on you hard...

Windows 8 is already making the traditional desktop environment seem more like a mobile environment by basically taking the user interface from Windows Phone 7, making it bigger, and calling it Metro. Using Metro made Windows more mobile by adding better support for touchscreen devices. Live Tiles will be...