Tag Archives: Microsoft

Windows 8: Why IE? Why?

I have decided that I wanted to use IE for web browsing from “Metro” mode and Chrome from desktop mode in Windows 8. And I want chrome to be the default browser so if I open any links it will go … Continue reading

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Microsoft, born anew, again.

Wow July and I haven’t posted since December. I’m will post on what happened some time but for now let’s talk Microsoft.  Microsoft has lately introduced a new Windows 8.1 (now available for testing) which fixes a few things people … Continue reading

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Microsoft Build, BlackBerry Jam, Google I/O, Apple WWDC are all conferences where the the device makers and OS platform bring the developers for their products together and they try to get the developers to make stuff for their platform. These are all … Continue reading

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Windows 8: close a ‘metro” app

I got asked this today, Windows 8 metro apps don’t have a close button so how do you quit them. Well there are a number of ways. The most common way is, don’t, let the OS do it when it … Continue reading

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More Windows 8

Has anyone tried Windows 8 on a machine with multiple monitors yet. I was hoping to do that with this laptop but there is no native windows 8 drivers for it yet just the generic one and while with Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 7 going “Metro”

Yeah I know they don’t use the name metro any more, but that’s not the point, reports in a couple of blogs and some blog comments would like us to think that Microsoft will be changing the UI on Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 8, More thoughts

I have been playing with 8 for months now and I have a lot of people asking me more and more about it. From what I see and what people are telling me the Windows 8 comments are, “it’s not … Continue reading

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