Windows 8.1 has been out there for awhile, and there are going to be people looking to clean install. If you got Windows Media Center upgrades for your Windows 8 Pro license, stop here and read this.
I’ve always said that if OS X implemented a walled garden, that would be my last day as a Mac user. Long ago, I kicked iOS to the curb, only keeping enough devices to do software development and consulting for the platform. Now that Windows 8 RTM has implemented a walled garden on Windows Metro […]
I’ve tried valiantly, since the day OS X Lion was released, to get used to Versions. And, I can’t take it anymore. I finally penned Apple a passionate request to offer an off switch. I do totally understand why Apple does not want to offer an off switch. Apple wants Mac users to get used […]
Have an old Mac? Like many, I asked Apple to follow Microsoft (for once) and offer a legacy OS for PowerPC systems, so they could continue to serve some use. Microsoft actually offers this to corporate customers, in the form of Windows Fundamentals. If you haven’t heard of Windows Fundamentals, it’s basically a scaled down […]
While testing out Windows 8 Media Center, I dusted off this Kworld ATSC-340U tuner that I got for free after mail-in rebate (or something like that). Luckily, I had the retail box, CD, and everything still inside… including an ultra-compact, albeit worthless TV antenna. Anyways, Windows 8 to my surprise failed to find a driver […]
Microsoft’s latest Internet Explorer 9 ad is actually pretty good. Unfortunately, whoever did the post-production in it for airing on TV, screwed it up completely. I’m referring to this ad, which you can watch on YouTube. Looks great, right? Now, watch it on TV. The television release of the same exact ad, which has been […]
One major change in OS X Lion is the addition of downloading Windows 7 Boot Camp drivers over the web. It’s something I’ve called for, for a really… really… really… long time. One nice thing about this feature (for Apple) is that it now allows Apple to get something it did not have before: usage […]