After 6 months of struggling with Win 8 and an inordinate amount of time and effort to make it play nice, Win 8 creamed in again last night, multiple times and then failed to fix itself. There was a simple cure though, welcome back Windows 7…
If you have a PC with Windows 8 but miss Windows 7, there’s no need to downgrade. Following a few simple steps, you can make Microsoft’s current operating system look and feel almost identical to its predecessor. Here’s how to bring back the Start menu and the attractive aero glass theme how to hide other Windows 8 elements like the Charms menu.
Windows 8 runs snappier and starts quicker. That’s about all I can find to say that could be considered positive about my new OS. I have never liked the ribbon bar since it was introduced and Windows Explorer is worse for it (as are all the other applications infected with it tbh). Still, this is one that you can fix simply enough…
Windows 8 is provoking a Marmite-like reaction among users, but that doesn’t mean you’ll fall directly into the love or hate camps. It’s more likely you’ll find certain new features useful and others unnecessary. If you’re pining for features no longer present, this article is for you.
Of course, here is a cheaper and simpler approach you could adopt, stick with Windows 7…
We love Windows 7: That’s the message loud and clear from people this week at the TechMentor Conference held at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Wash. With Windows XP reaching end of life for support in April 2014, the plan for most organizations is to upgrade — to Windows 7.
I’ve had an Android phone for almost 2-years and I have pretty much settled on the software I use on it, I think I have reached the point where it does certain jobs for me and that’s it. In alphabetical order they are:
I have tried quite literally hundred of apps, but these are the ones currently present and worth having, though I would like to find something a little less quirky than ES File Explorer tbh. These are NOT the same as the apps I use on my Android tablet, where there is a considerable divergence due to screen size, chipset (Tegra 3) and ease of use. I’ll cover these another time.
“Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space.”
The arrival of Windows 8 would be likely to drive some PC makers and others out of the business because it put so much pressure on their sales margins, Mr Newell added.