Posts tagged Microsoft
Windows 8 Pro was finally released late October 2012 and I finally took the plunge to click on the order button today. Why? Well, I was curious to see how the final version of Windows 8 performs on Parallels Desktop 8 on my Mac. And furthermore, the recent update to Parallels Desktop 8 included new features which promised to further enhance your Windows 8 experience.
If you’re not familiar with the new features in Parallels Desktop 8 to More >
By now, I’m sure you are already aware that Microsoft has released the consumer preview of Windows 8 recently and the Internet has been a-buzzed with the initial reaction of the new OS from Microsoft, both positive and negative.
If you’re like me, running a Mac, you probably would be wondering how you can test drive Windows 8. Well, if you’re like me, then you probably would try to install it on Parallels to give it a run. Unfortunately, More >
If you’re looking to get a new PC or notebook, chances are, you’ll be asking the question above. So, should you be getting a Mac or Windows machine? Well, in my humble opinion, the answer is pretty simple. If you are willing to fork out a little more (to get more too of course), then go for the Mac option as I had.
Sure, like I mentioned, the Mac option will be a little bit more expensive when compared with the ‘equivalent’ Windows option More >
Recently, (NO) thanks to our wonderful host, we had to recover from a RAID failure which caused severe data corruption on our dedicated server’s RAID array. And upon recovering from the fiasco and spending several hours getting the server back up, we discovered multiple lost files and worst of all, corrupted database files!
And we had both MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express running on the server. We managed to backup the critical More >
I’d say this. The recent announcement of The Windows Phone 7 Series is what I’ve been waiting for a long time. This is how the smartphone’s OS should have been evolved to. It’s nice and sleek and meant to be used, not tweaked like the aged old WinCE-based OS.
If you’re wondering why it’s so exciting? Well, check out the coverage of the Windows Phone event here.
And no, this post is not to proof that I’m not an Apple Fan-boy. LOL! Neither More >
I recently stumbled across a link to enable an easter egg on Windows 7, interestingly called “God Mode”. You can read more about it here but essentially it’s just a special folder that contains ALL the options that is available from the Control Panel, all 279 of them (at least on my machine).
Too lazy to check out the site to get this yourself, well, it’s really simple.
Go create a new folder and name it exactly this: More >