Its because they would have taken far more time to do so and Windows 8 was set in motion and so far into development. Just let us choose to use the more functional and precise Control Panel MS. Login or register to post comments ChrisMD123 on Aug 13, 2015 I recently had to walk my dad through a driver install in Windows 8.1. Or more graphically, a car with a petrol engine and an electric motor, each of which can propel it along. https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/35574-windows-8-1-much-slower-search-than-windows-8-unfriendly.html
Back on Richard's "10 Days with Windows 10" post, I commented that Windows 10 felt like an upgrade of Windows 7. To get to Calibre, you need multiple clicks and scrolls. Login or register to post comments mohawk on Oct 21, 2015 I have a Samsung 700T which came with W 8.0.
Michael cowrote one of the first overviews of Web Services (pretty much the progenitor of Web 2.0) for a general audience. Login or register to post comments mikegno on Aug 14, 2015 Agree 100% except that I still haven't upgraded, mostly because of the OneDrive placeholder problems. Does Microsoft think we use PCs for the sake of using Windows or to use applications to get things done? For many users, these apps are all they need.
The Outlook 2013 client is NOT touch friendly in any way. There is hope: The forthcoming Windows 10 takes many of InfoWorld's suggestions to intelligently merge the Desktop and Metro environments. The reasoning here is pretty clear in that Microsoft simply wants you on board, using the STORE, synching with Sky One Drive and any other PC you may have the OS installed on. read the full info here Login or register to post comments xevilrobotx on Aug 13, 2015 There are definitely some things I miss from 8.1, most glaring (to me) is the lack of placeholders for OneDrive,
Apparently, those family members that miss the tablet features of Windows 8.1 have not yet figured out how to use Tablet mode with Windows 10. These five reasons have as much to do with the slump in PC sales and any other single factor. All times are GMT -5. When I deleted mine it was only 8 Kb (yes, Kb, not Mb!) but once it was gone, indexing was free to run at its old accustomed normal speed.
Laptop has become slower in Graphic Cards Hi everyone. http://www.infoworld.com/article/2687908/microsoft-windows/deathmatch-review-windows-8-1-vs-os-x-yosemite.html I'm not going to even mention the heresy of accepting 13" and tinier screen sizes (which were too small for me in 1986.) What the PC critics failed to show is The latter integrating with its cloud services. The Dock and the persistent menu bar also simplify app access, while the full-screen mode introduced in OS X Lion lets users stay focused when they want to be, yet have
Either way, since START is such an integral and fundamental base upon which Windows 8 is built, you’re going to find your way back there sooner or later, whether you like it More about the author I think manufacturers offering tablets / laptops will do well Login or register to post comments hellwoodice on Apr 6, 2016 A few months ago, the Windows 10 "annoying automatic forced By contrast, the Metro part of Windows 8 can be downright elegant in its simplicity, focus, and use of imagery, without distracting chrome such as window frames and menus. It was something new every day.
Windows 8.1's taskbar shows both Desktop and Metro apps, for easier access to both. Myopic? Because there's more Windows 7 in Windows 10 than Windows 8. check my blog Verdict - which version of Windows is right for you?
When I was at home, and on my Surface RT (and Later my Surface Pro 2) I used which ever mode (desktop/tablet) made the most sense for the application in use. For most users, Windows 8.1 will be a confounding mess, even if the two piles can be kept a bit more separated. Another factor is that the press exaggerates everything.
This also means that Microsoft's new strategy of releasing frequent, individual updates instead of bundling them into Patch Tuesdays or Service Packs won't have a big impact on your office's productivity, That consistency makes it easy to use each new version of OS X, and Yosemite is no exception. Easy test - try getting Edge to appear on two monitors with different webpages - not a easy task. Firefox: Battle of the Windows 10 Browsers 4 Dell XPS 13 (2015, Nontouch) - Full Review & Benchmarks 5 Windows 10 vs.
And what could be scarier for computer users than an OS paradigm shift? Anyone using non-touch devices was met with a nightmare of navigational issues due to these hidden assets like Charms and Task Flipper that flew out at the worst times and stole The Settings is a mess and less efficient to browse through than Control Panel. http://fusionphp.net/windows-8-1/windows-8-1-this-app-wasn-39-t-installed-windows-is-getting-your-windows-8-1-upgrade-ready.html As a tech journalist, I have some advice for tech fans: Don't rely blindly on tech journalists—try it for yourself!
like we see in Windows 10. The new apps boast Screen Sketch, Sketchpad and Sticky Notes. If I wanted a tablet or cell phone I wouldn't have bought a computer. Why did I forgo Win 7?
Login or register to post comments Thomas Dahl on Aug 16, 2015 @Stephen Leslir, Not only does agreement say that MS gad full rights to read anything on your computer, it