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October, 2012


October 8, 2012  5:12 PM

What Are a Few Zeroes, Between Friends? Windows Store Apps A’Comin Soon!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Windows 8, Windows App Store

Over on her ZDnet blog, Mary Jo Foley reports this morning that an MS VP (Keith Lorizio, US...

October 5, 2012  4:25 PM

The Politics of Windows 8 Upgrades



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Windows 8

Until the end of January, 2013, anybody who owns a valid license to Windows XP, Vista, or 7 can pay $40 for a download upgrade to Windows 8, or $70 for an upgrade package with DVD. That certainly removes most financial barriers to jumping into the Windows 8 soup. And at least for Windows 7 users,...


October 3, 2012  8:25 PM

Yes, There Is a Flash Update for IE 10, But …



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Adobe Flash, Internet Explorer 10

Despite MS having promised to provide an update for the insecure version of Adobe Flash integrated into IE 10 in Windows 8 "soon" (see my

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October 1, 2012  2:04 PM

Closing Store Apps in Win8 Manually



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Windows 8, Windows App Store

Although Windows 8 does a pretty good job of managing memory, and will close open Store Apps (using TIFKAM, or "The Interface Formerly Known As Metro") when memory starts to get in short supply, there may be time you'll want to close apps yourself directly. Though Windows 8 apps lack a close...


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