It's official: The Windows Blue update will be dubbed Windows 8.1, it'll be available for Windows 8 and Windows RT devices alike, and it will cost you the low, low price of zip, nada, zilch. Interestingly, the free Windows 8.1 update will be available through the Windows Store, not the usual Windows Update method. "Windows 8.1 ... continues the journey we first began with...
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Microsoft is resurrecting the Start button with Windows 8.1, a.k.a. Windows Blue, according to a report Monday by the Verge. This might be great news, as the missing button is one of the biggest complaints about Windows 8, along with the perception that an upgrade requires a steep learning curve. Windows 8 is so different from its predecessors that PC makers have blamed...
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“I firmly believe that these infrastructure upgrades are critical to the safety of the residents ...
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A 40-year-old skywalk that will connect a parking garage to the new county administration building needs upgrades, but Cuyahoga County Council will have to determine if it wants to pay for improvements that may cost cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 powered smartphones will be in line for the future OS upgrades and the users of the WP 8 will not be left high and dry unlike the Windows Phone 7.x owners, who weren't able to update to Windows Phone 8. The good news for all the folks with WP8 is that the platform might be upgraded to the next major OS release in the coming future, according to...
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QUESTION: I recently bought a Windows 8 laptop, and the only thing I don't like about the PC is Windows 8. I want to replace Windows 8 with the more familiar Windows 7. How can I do this?
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Question: I recently bought a Windows 8 laptop, and the only thing I don’t like about the PC is Windows 8. I want to replace Windows 8 with the more familiar Windows 7. How can I do this? — Robert And
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Details like premium granite countertops and wrought-iron fixtures don't come standard—luxury home builders' upgrades can add $250,000 or more. Which options are worth paying for?
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Windows 8 has landed with more of a thud than a bang, to hear many retailers and manufacturers tell it. The root of the problem is up for debate, but a new report suggests that Microsoft is taking one of the possible culprits—the lack of low-cost, touchscreen Windows 8 devices—head-on, offering manufacturers steep discounts on Windows 8 and Microsoft Office licenses destined...
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Windows RT has always been something of an oddball in the new Microsoft operating system family. It’s not a pure mobile OS like Windows Phone 8 but at the same time it doesn’t have the full capabilities of Windows 8 and isn’t able to run desktop apps from older Windows platforms. The question has become, then, what exactly is Windows RT good for? The answer that many...
(8 days ago)
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