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Individually, none of them are hard to learn, but the process of discovery itself can be painfully difficult and unclear. There are free and paid options available to you, but I use and recommend the Stardock utility Start8, which costs just $5. Robin Persaud Greed - they saw Apple selling millions of apps (billions?) and wanted some of that. Windows 8 allowed users to split the screen between two Modern applications, but would only devote about a quarter of the screen to one of them, while the other got the

Last modified Feb 11, 2014 at10:26AM cbae 6 minutesago, kettch wrote*snip*A Metro app should never scale if the viewport changes. CrankyMiddleAgedGuy2 The Start screen is fine if you use the computer is a limited number of ways. Restyle the desktop like Jay Machalani as illustratedso it would blend in better with the Windows Store app environment.As others have suggested continue adding more context menus for mouse apps throughout Tablet users may like to see the weather and time when their devices are inactive, but on PCs, the display is nothing more than a giant roadblock that stands between you

I've used DOS, Windows 3.1 an onwards, OS2 version 1 and on, Mac, and Apple, butt the learning curve for Windows8 sucks ass most of all. You can get to users fast by going to the bottom left corner(you should see the windows 8 logo) right click that and goto control panel> if you have category view I entered the photo editor and applied a few filters and effects. Login or register to post comments jimbie882 on Dec 9, 2013 "I will NEVER understand people like you and your rabid and irrational hatred of the start screen" Never?

Itunes is always updating. SquidTheKidRS Says: June 14th, 2013 at 10:40 am Hey i have a windows 8 laptop but when i try to play games such as tf2 or minecraft when i hold down This is to some extent a good move for Microsoft because some idiots will just never move on from the start menu regardless of what else is there to replace it. I asked her about a month after if she wanted win7 as the default boot but she said no.

MS doesn't ) Mike Says: May 2nd, 2014 at 10:58 am I have been using PC's for nearly 30 years. This is DESPERATELY needed. The new scalable Win32 programs would have extra requirements for security (this is something that should have been done years ago). You failed!

But I do know about a few changes that Microsoft is planning for what my sources have described as "the next version of Windows," which I assume is Threshold. (Though to Problem solved. Perhaps this doesn't present a problem to the Logans Run world of the modern tech company, but to others the dark text on dark titlebar makes the text difficult to perceive, Sort comments by Oldest Newest Advertisement Advertisement Most Viewed Today Previous slide Next slide Digital Life Tricks to fix pixelation How to watch Australian Netflix on your old Smart TV or

I have windows 8 and I cannot install ANYTHING!!!!!!!! Faults aside, there's typically an 'app for that' and it's Usually a buck or two;). In the All Apps screen that appears, select Category from the drop-down in the upper-left corner of the screen (if it's not already selected). Now imagine the same place during a bright clear day, where colour and brightness make for sharp contrast between objects.

Windows 8 may be a little harder for desktop users to use (I disagree, but it's subjective). For example when performing a search within the modern UI every time you launch a legacy app (for example Device Manager), it dumps you to the desktop and the only way Kelly Says: May 25th, 2015 at 7:46 am How the heck do you read this article? It's possible this will appear only on those product versions that support the desktop.

Reply Brian Burgess May 19, 2014 at 7:58 pm # lol. I'm in the minority it seems, but on a Window's based article, that's to be expected. All web links, documents, etc. Most non-techy people I know would rather play for 20 minutes after getting a quick demo, then make up their own minds.

brekinapez "Win+F for files, just Win for apps, and Win+W for settings" Correct. Photos still refuses to acknowledge that users might have previous photo directories.[Check out ExtremeTech's Windows 8 desktop review.]Windows 8.0 would enlarge a 640×440 photo to 970×665 as a base size.Photos is one They cant possibly be getting a human to test out a computer with this operating system on it before launching it to millions of people.

I bet you don't seen the irony of that post.

Sticking a tablet-style interface on a PC makes no sense. Windows 7 supports WPF which is dpi independant. For the Windows users who are explorers you can experience the metro UI and see the future with tablets (touch). Metro apps waste far more screen space and offer less functionality than desktop equivalents, and this has not changed in W8.1.

Karen Says: May 26th, 2015 at 12:57 pm I am fed up with this touch screen crap! WIN + Tab doesn't work but ALT + Tab does in General Support WIN + Tab doesn't work but ALT + Tab does Has anyone else observed this? Contact Us Recent HeadlinesNew rating system measures national cyber security riskTwitter sues US government for trying to reveal identity of anti-Trump user, @ALT_uscisBest Windows 10 apps this weekFacebook goes on the Login or register to post comments pallentxftw on Dec 9, 2013 I guess we'll have to see what this looks like.

WinRT will inevitably eclipse win 32 as no new development is going into win32 for it provides no benefit in mobile given its inefficiency, and bloat. 4. Brad Says: April 28th, 2014 at 3:21 am A month ago I bought a laptop with Windows 8 on it. I think VMware sent me a message about updating VirtualBox. The trend seems to be getting cheaper tablets and big phones, so that you can ‘get to stuff' faster than ever before.

Although, if you want to leap to Windows 8 -- we have a full guide on it that you can check out: https://www.groovypost.com/howto/complete-guide-use-windows-8/ Reply Elben96 February 15, 2014 at 12:32 am Leaving WM on 5/2018 if no apps, no dedicated billboards where I drive, no Store name. Joel Detrow Did you read the article? There are a LOT of little touches like that, that are inexplicably missing.

m0r1arty To be fair, and in all seriousne Tech News Downloads Software Store Search for: BetaNews Hot Topics: Windows 10MicrosoftAppleCloudTabletsAndroidSecurityReviews Follow Us: Twitter Facebook Linked-in RSS Who will install Windows 8.1? Entirely different concept. And, NOBODY CARES about WinRT. 3. It not hard to imagine a phone with 10x more processing power remotely attaching to a screen and keyboard. (Instead of "a computer in every home", it would be a computer

disqus_LdltIvJ9iW Why should you have to deal with it in the first place, when it should be built into the OS? But can I hover over my pinned Word tile and get a list of recently opened Word documents?