For better or for worse (usually the latter), Microsoft has made a bit of a habit of releasing botched or faulty updates on its regular Patch Tuesday update cycle. Now whether this is because of the increasing complexity of modern software, or the fact that the technology titan has a fast and furious window of around...

They won’t budge. They know it’s unpopular but they are going to do it anyway. Rafael Rivera has said that he verified that users cannot boot straight to the Desktop in Windows 8. With Windows 8 previews and previous beta builds, users could create shortcuts that went directly to the Windows 8 Desktop. Those shortcuts...