Posts Tagged Windows 8

Microsoft Leaks Download for Windows 8.1 Update 1

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Microsoft hasn’t exactly had the best of luck with people adopting Windows 8, partly because it’s such a dramatic departure from Windows 7 and the many iterations before it. They’re working on making things better, particularly for those using a keyboard and mouse, with Windows 8.1 Update 1. This was schedule for release next month, but it looks like …

Windows 8.1 Available Now – Will You Be Updating?

Futurelooks Checks Out the NCIX Windows 8 Launch Party

I’m willing to bet that most of you are still on Windows 7. In fact, Futureooks is still testing on Windows 7. While there are many good reasons staying on the tried and true number  7, the biggest reason is to stick with it is to avoid the radically redesigned touch interface that, frankly, doesn’t work too well for the …

Dell Brings Reasonably Priced Windows 8 Touch-Screen Monitors to Market

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One of the major features Microsoft highlighted when they released Windows 8 was the touch integration. And it would have been great if touch-screen monitors at the time were not in the $500+ range for even smaller 20″ monitors. While the pricing has improved, quality Windows 8 touch-screen monitors are still well out of reach of most reasonable budgets. However, …

GIGABYTE Let’s Windows 8 Boot to Desktop With New App

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Did you buy a Windows 8 machine? Or did you upgrade an existing machine or install it new on your latest DIY build? I’m sure a lot of you were thought about two things when you first booted up: How do I boot into the desktop, skipping this “Metro” apps stuff and where the heck did my Start Button go? …

Futurelooks Checks Out the NCIX Windows 8 Launch Party (Video)

Futurelooks Checks Out the NCIX Windows 8 Launch Party

For the launch of Windows 8, our friends over at NCIX created two events to allow the public to touch and feel Microsoft’s latest operating system. The new operating system is radically different than previous versions due to its unique hybridization of both touch screen mobile OS and the conventional mouse and keyboard desktop. That’s why it’s so very important …