Windows 8 desktop Archive

Microsoft’s Future Is Bright…If It Plays Its Cards Right

Did Microsoft stumble with Windows 8? Was the dramatic overhaul of the Windows operating system just too much all at once? Well, consider the fact that Microsoft could have left the desktop mode off and just switched

How I would change Desktop Mode in Windows 8

Microsoft Guru Paul Thurrott wrote a series of articles on how he would change Windows 8 (they can be found on his site ).  I thought I’d write one on how I would change the Desktop environment.

High-end Gaming PC Maker Origin fully embraces Windows 8 Technology

It seem that high-end PC gaming company Origin PC is now making the move to Windows 8 in a pretty big way. Instead of just throwing Windows 8 on top of standard PC hardware, they are releasing

Acer Aspire 5600U and 7600U all-in-ones announced

I previously said that the PC desktop world is going to start shifting away from towers in favor of touch-based all-in-ones. With that in mind, we have another announcement for all-in-ones, this time for Acer. Before jumping

Attack of the All-In-Ones, Is the Desktop Tower Going Extinct?

Windows 8 hardware announcements have started to unveil a pretty clear picture, at least in my mind. We’ve seen laptop/tablet hybrids, touch laptops, touch all-in-ones and even massive tablets that 20-inches in size and can also turn

Vizio is Serious About Pushing Into the PC World, Releases Several Windows 8 Devices

Previously known more for its TV and monitor line, Vizio seems to be pushing hard into the PC world. Whether or not there is room for Vizio or not remains unseen. That being said, they certainly have

Windows 8 has less pre-release users than Windows 7 did- Does it matter?

Yesterday I spoke a little about the survey that allegedly claims most users prefer Windows 7 over Windows 8- even though most of these users haven’t even used Microsoft’s upcoming operating system. Today new drama is being

Dell release details of new Windows 8 Tablet, Ultrabook and All In One

Dell recently gave a sneak peek into their new line of tablets, ultrabooks and all in ones. First up is the Dell Latitude 10 tablet. The tablet sports encryption, media policy tools, an easily swappable battery, a fingerprint scanner

Lenovo introduce the IdeaCentre A520 All In One

Lenovo is revealing yet another multi-touch all in one unit. This one is called the IdeaCentre A520. This 23-inch IPS display is 0.8 inches thick, offers a 1920 x 1080 resolution and supports ten-finger multitouch running Windows 8.

Dell introduce the Windows 8 enabled XPS Duo 12

At IFA this week, Dell showed a new device called the Dell XPS Duo 12. The new Dell XPS Duo 12 is both a laptop and a tablet — a combination usually referred to as a hybrid