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Windows 8 Series: Desktop mode and Office 2013 Buggy on Windows RT

Windows 8, out of all its objectives, was expected to be Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s iOS. While the tiled Modern UI appears to be built-for Tablets and other touch-based devices, apparently Windows RT – the ARM version – isn’t very user-friendly. Specifically, Office 2013 apps and the desktop mode leave a lot to be desired. …

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Windows 8 Series: Metro Apps To Decide Windows 8 Popularity

Over the past few months, I have been posting articles about the merits, demerits and rumors surrounding Microsoft’s latest OS – Windows 8. While its failure to gain instant traction in the OS market will not eliminate or even seriously threaten Microsoft’s hold on it, Windows 8 marks a drastic departure from the traditional Windows …

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Windows 8 Series: Metro UI and 8 Windows 8 Tablets in Focus

Are you still calling the Windows 8 UI the Metro UI? After a lot of name juggling for the revolutionary Windows 8 user interface, rumor has it that Microsoft has finally come up with an un-original and un-inspired winner – the Windows 8 Interface. Following much hue and cry over trademark issues with Metro Group, …

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Windows 8 Series: Windows 8 Changes Revolutionary or Scary?

Microsoft Windows 8, the latest installment of the most popular OS worldwide, brings about highly revolutionary changes in personal computing. Some changes, like securing low-level processes and cloud integration, have been lauded while others, like offering identical interfaces for tablets and desktop/notebook PCs and highly controlled app marketing through Windows Store have been vehemently denounced. …

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Windows 8 Series: Windows 8 Editions, Requirements and Upgrade Compatibility

Microsoft has announced four different editions of Windows 8, targeting new and basic PC users, professionals and advanced PC users, mobile and tablet PC users and IT business-specific users at the same time. These 4 versions of Windows 8 are based on differences in OS features. In addition, Microsoft has announced the availability of region-specific …

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Top OS and Web Browser Stats – Dragonblogger Visitor Favorites

Have you wondered about what browsers and OSes Dragonblogger.com’s visitors use? Which Windows version is the most popular? Top 5 web browsers: Top 5 Operating Systems: Here are the stats for Windows versions: Global OS and Web Browser Popularity Stats: TOP Operating Systems (OS): Microsoft Windows: The most popular OS of all, and for quite …

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Windows 8 Series – Minimum Basic PC Hardware Configuration for Windows 8

Have you been wondering: Do I need to upgrade my PC hardware to install and use Windows 8? The answer is NO, if you are currently using Windows Vista or Windows 7. According to Microsoft, Windows 8 can run on any PC that is using Windows 7 currently. And for Windows 7, the computers running …

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Windows 8 Series: Effect of Windows 8 Promotion on Windows 7 Sales

Quite contrary to the situation with Windows Vista and Windows 7 in 2008, Microsoft faces the challenge of promoting Windows 8 for its fast approaching commercial release while not affecting the rising sales of Windows 7, its most successful OS till date in terms of sheer volume. While it was tough enough getting people to …

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Windows 8 Series: Is Windows 8 another Vista?

Microsoft has been ruling the global computer OS (Operating System) market for the past couple of decades. Whatever be their business strategy, people have grown to like and depend on various Windows OS computers. Even after the release of Windows Vista and Windows 7, there are probably millions of computers still running on Windows XP! …

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Windows App Store

Even Apple was never able to predict the amount of success that the Apple Store would bring them. Google have also taken this idea and allowed the user to download software to their Google Chrome operating system. Microsoft have always been left behind in this respect, the full release of the upcoming Windows 8 operating …

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