When it comes to using pre-release versions of Windows 8, there is one major disadvantage: no full upgrade path. While performing a clean install is usually the most effective path, it is also the most tedious. Overriding your current version with the commercial version of Windows 8 means that you will need to...

In what can be described as a pretty stunning move, Microsoft are allowing beta testers (millions of them) to upgrade to the final version of Windows 8 for $40. Computerworld has confirmed the upgrade offer with Microsoft officials who said testers would be able to get the $40 price through Windows.com once...

Have you installed Windows 8 Release Preview and are tired of it’s freezing every now and then? Then you are at the right place. A few days ago, Winsupersite reported the Windows 8 Release Preview freezing bug and a lot of users responded to it that they were also facing the same problem. In Windows 8, the system...

Lenovo showcased their Thinkpad tablet a few days back. The tablet looked awesome but there was one more thing which caught my attention . When I saw the start screen of Windows 8 running on that tablet, there was a tile for Power DVD app, which means a Power DVD metro app is coming to Windows 8. This is a great...

Sending and recieving mail is something almost every PC user does. So, with Windows 8, Microsoft shipped a mail app which could make managing your emails easier. The Mail app has been designed to be fast, fluid and immersive. It shows live tiles on your start screen so that you can know which mails you...

When it comes to previews of operating systems, many of us love to see what has changed and what hasn’t. At the same time, not everyone accesses these previews the same way. For people like myself, I like to really dive into the full experience and ditch the current OS as my primary OS, instead using the test...

When I first started up Windows 8 Release Preview for the first time it seemed to install right, but within 24-hours it locked up to a point I had to re-install. I have researched this problem and it doesn’t seem to be something that has happened to many people, though I know I’m not completely alone with this...

Windows 8 Release Preview is finally here, and so far it seems about the same as what we saw at the Consumer Preview stage. Is that a good or bad thing? That really will depend on what you thought of Windows 8 Consumer Preview. As for me, it’s a mixed thing. Windows 8 Release Preview still doesn’t feel quite...

So, the previous articles have contained a lot of information. Windows 8 is somewhat of an enigma. Some bloggers think that Microsoft is trying to sell this OS directly to consumers and really doesn’t care about businesses. I on the other hand see tons of business value in this OS if some of the aforementioned...

What are the Windows 8 problems I call the usual suspects? This is the easy part, it’s all the stuff we all complained about before. – Usability It’s jarring to go back and forth between Metro and the desktop app. It’s also not immediately intuitive. You can slide menus from literally every side of the screen. Menus...