Thursday, August 16, 2012

Windows 8 Release to Manufacturing review

So here it comes - the future as Microsoft sees it. Everything looks good but the learning curve! This is from

"The good: Windows 8 embraces the future wholeheartedly. Log-in and boot times are fast, the apps look gorgeous, and the Sync feature brings seamless transition between devices.

The bad: The learning curve is steep and in-app navigation isn't obvious. There are just too many known unknowns here.

The bottom line: Microsoft makes an aggressive, forward-thinking and bold statement statement for the future of PCs with Windows 8, and vast security and speed improvements more than justify the $40 upgrade price."

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Browser Wars: Chrome vs. IE9 vs. Firefox

I usually look forward to this kind of annual review, but this time I don't see much new. I post this for those of you who may have trouble deciding which to make your default browser. I still do not like IE9 and I still do not like Chrome because they, for whatever crazy reason, will not include a left sidebar for bookmarks.This review is from

Browser Wars: Chrome vs. IE9 vs. Firefox