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January, 2012

January 31, 2012  11:45 PM

Microsoft Backpedals on Ribbon in Windows 8

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Users have a love / hate relationship with Microsoft's ubiquitous ribbon interface. Some users love it, but those who don't tend to be seething with hatred over it. The ribbon haters appear to have won a minor victory with the upcoming Windows 8. Early builds prominently feature the ribbon...

January 31, 2012  11:40 PM

Which Is Best: Laptop, Tablet, or Smartphone?

Tony Bradley Tony Bradley Profile: Tony Bradley

Most mobile business professionals have all three of these devices--or at least two out of three--but if you could only have one, which one would you choose? Each has its unique pros and cons, and deciding which one you need is a function of first figuring out what you need it for. Take a look...

January 31, 2012  11:35 PM

Understanding UEFI

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We are all familiar with the beeps, and the message that flashes past alerting you to press DEL, or F2, or some other key to access the BIOS settings. With the advent of Windows 8, though, the archaic BIOS will be on its way to the grave. UEFI is a newer, more capable platform than the...

January 31, 2012  11:30 PM

Windows 8 Features to Look Forward To

Tony Bradley Tony Bradley Profile: Tony Bradley

Metro UI, Metro UI, and Metro UI. It seems like the flashy Metro interface is all we keep hearing about for the upcoming Windows 8. But, there is much more to the next generation flagship OS than some colored tiles. With a public beta expected sometime in February, now is a good time to...

January 19, 2012  10:55 PM

The Coolest $10,000 Coffee Table Ever

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Ever since the video and details of the Microsoft Surface touchscreen tables first began to leak out a few years ago, the technology has been near the top of my list of "things...

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