Ah, the Windows taskbar, the unchanged phenomenon of Microsoft’s flagship operating system! Things may have come and gone over the years (and in the case of the Start Menu, returning), but the taskbar has stayed steady through it all. Now, however, Redmond is paying some due attention to the taskbar. The screenshots...

After hundreds of articles in various publications, many of them critical, the truth is that there’s still a large number of Windows 8 users that miss the old Task Bar and Start Menu of ‘legacy’ Windows OSs. Many feel – despite Microsoft’s best intentions – that the Start Menu should have been included in Windows 8, even if...

Extended monitors have been a growing trend for the past few years for techies, gamers, movie producers, and anyone else who needs the screen real estate that two monitors provide. Extended monitors can be anything from an external monitor that you hook up to your computer, to an actual TV. But Microsoft hasn’t really...

Microsoft today (in their Windows 8 development blog), described the thinking around changes being made to the Start Menu. It’s a good read and I advise everyone to check it out. I have to say that in the blog post, Steven Sinofsky (I assume it’s him) or Chaitanya Sareen, the stated author makes a very profound...