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Fixing Windows 8, Part 2: Boot to the Desktop Commented on: 1 year ago (December 22, 2012)

The current UI and desktop may not confuse readers of this blog. But watch your average user attempt to get around Windows 8 for the 1st time and many just blow it off, or walk away in frustration...

Windows 8 Tip: Create Setup Media After Using the Web Installer Commented on: 1 year ago (December 4, 2012)

Thanks Paul, this is exactly what I need. Just after installing the upgrade I started having hard drive issues. While the partition is usable it could go at any time. My data is backed up so I...

Windows Phone 8 Sales Up 4X Over Previous Launch Commented on: 1 year ago (November 30, 2012)

I'm finally seeing them everywhere, unlike the 7 series. Target had the Lumia 822 on Verizon with the HTC phone coming soon. ATT had the 8X and 920 available,these phones really stand out next to...

Windows 8 Tip: Use the Web-Based Installer Commented on: 1 year ago (November 30, 2012)

What would be a good way to back up the ISO. After upgrading I'm beginning to have hard drive issues, and I didn't burn a DVD or save the ISO. Is it possible to download the ISO using the current...

Now Available: Skype 3 for Android Commented on: 1 year ago (November 25, 2012)

Doesn't really work better, especially on the Nexus 7 which use to work fine in portrait mode and now defaults to landscape. Would not be an issue except the Nexus 7 defaults all other apps to...

Windows 8 Feature Focus: Power User Menu Commented on: 1 year ago (November 24, 2012)

It would be cool if this feature could be added too. I'd like some Sysinternals programs stored there for grins. Maybe Mark Russinovich is thinking about adding it? Overall though this is a great...

Windows Phone Team: This is No Way to Treat Early Adopters Commented on: 1 year ago (November 24, 2012)

Been doing this with my Nexus 7 for the last 3 months. Works great when you have a solid connection, but while your phone would work with 1 bar you need at least 3 bars +3G or 4G for Skype to be...

Review: Lenovo IdeaPad YOGA 13 Commented on: 1 year ago (November 21, 2012)

As a chronic upgrader, I wonder about how easy it would be to open these devices up and throw in a spare 512 gig SSD I have. I need space, as connectivity where I tend to be makes streaming...

Windows 8 Architecture Wars, Part 1: Clover Trail vs. ARM Commented on: 1 year ago (November 18, 2012)

Thanks for the informative article, I'd like to add a category however, security. Right now the RT based system should be far less likely to get an infection than Intel based systems which are...

Windows 8 Sales Well Below Projections, Plenty of Blame to Go Around Commented on: 1 year ago (November 17, 2012)

The hardware selection at the traditional electronic stores is abysmal. On launch day I went to local Best Buy, they had 1 touchscreen device, and the salespeople were predictably clueless....

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