So I’m reading this article over at Ars Technica that talks about how Windows XP is near its end of life for support from Microsoft (April 8). It has all kinds of graphs and charts that say one thing: Microsoft is still winning the OS and browser war. What else it shows is that with […]
Oh joy, as my old friend Pran would say. Updated Windows to 8.1 this morning. Pretty straightforward. Nothing blew me away as far as changes is concerned. I have been a longtime user of Start8, so I didn’t notice anything new with the fake Windows Start button, sorry.
So, I recently went through an exercise where I archived old mail in my GMail account. My inbox was ENORMOUS, like 80000+ emails. In doing this archiving, it seems that Postbox (an e-mail client based on Thunderbird that costs $29.95. Seems expensive when most e-mail clients are free (come with your OS), or webmail systems […]
So, I wanted to test something at work using IE7 as a standalone app since you can’t have multiple versions of it running in Windows (we’ll get to this later). I had previously been using IE7 Standalone on Windows XP and loved it. I had no idea it would hose some file registrations in Windows […]
I was reading ArsTechnica this morning, before work, and I ran across this fantastic list of Windows utilities. More of them are geared towards programmers and power users. If you aren’t one of them, please, move along! Scott Hanselman’s Ultimate Developer and Power Users List for Windows I use many of these but I am […]