Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’

Windows 8.1 Update 1 – A summary of what’s coming

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Paul Thurrott summarizes in this article the most interesting novelties about the upcoming update to Windows 8.1. The list is not complete because Microsoft has not published an official list of changes.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: More Good News for PC Users

In Windows 8 Booting in Safe Mode is Different

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In Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, booting is Safe Mode is no longer done using the F8 key. Here’s why this no longer works and how to effectively boot into Safe Mode now:

5 Ways to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

Looking for good weather apps for Windows 8?

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7 Tutorials has tested many weather apps and share the best they’ve found: The Best Free Weather Apps for Windows 8

 

What’s new in Windows 8.1 Public Preview

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If you are looking for a detailed overview, then this has you covered:

What’s New in Windows 8.1 Public Preview (codename “Blue”)?

Architectural Photography in a Windows Theme

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We found this theme featuring high quality photography work, with European architecture. It is worth a download.

Uncovering Artists Through Windows Themes – Ignacio Romero Naves

 

Toshiba Kirabook – A good high-res notebook with Windows 8

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Finally, Windows 8 gets itself an equivalent of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. To learn more, read this review:

Toshiba Kirabook review: finally, a flagship Windows 8 laptop

 

 

Why did a CIO Ditch his iPad for a Surface Pro ?

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The personal experience of a CIO with a Surface Pro after many years of iPad use.

CIO Road Test: Microsoft Surface Pro Beats Apple iPad

 

Windows 8: The First Six Months

 

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Paul Thurrott wrote an interesting overview of Windows 8′s performance in the first six months since its worldwide launch.

Windows 8: A Six-Month Report Card

 

Learning to Use Windows 8 Through Apps

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Three apps that make it easy for new Windows 8 users to find their way around the OS.

3 Apps That Help You Learn How to Use Windows 8

Set a Sound Alarm to Warn When Your Battery is Low

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You can set Windows 7 and Windows 8 to play an annoying alarm when your battery is critically low, but it does help to have an audio reminder so that you don’t forget to plug your laptop or tablet.

Set Windows to Play Alarm Sounds When Reaching Low or Critical Battery

 

 




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