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.
Windows 8 is the first Windows with free antivirus. But, what if you want to augment its free antivirus, with more free antivirus? Here’s your game plan.
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 […]
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 […]
For those of you living under a rock, I’ll prime this article with the information that you should already know. One, there’s a Linux-based platform called MeeGo. Two, it was formed by a partnership between Intel and Nokia. Three, Nokia bailed on it after Microsoft gave them a billion in cash and resources. Four, MeeGo […]
I will start this article by saying that we don’t know everything that will be in iCloud just yet. However, I will say that I am disappointed at the pricing that has emerged on other web sites (here’s just one for example). At double the pricing for Amazon’s Cloud Drive, I can’t say I’ll be […]
For some reason, my web site was the first that I ran into which had a problem with Internet Explorer 9. Luckily, I found the problem quickly. The navigation buttons on the right were rendering flatly. With an inspector, I had noticed that the width img tag was defined, but for some reason the height […]