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A Look At What Is Different In Windows 8

Folks, this short slideshow highlights what is different in the new version of Windows, now on store shelves, Windows 8. (Maybe you have heard.. the new “interface” is different..)

image - Modern Interface - Windows 8

“Love-Hate Win 8

Companies and reseller organizations that plan to adopt Windows 8 should prep for some heavy sledding. Though Microsoft has smoothed some of the Windows 8 user-interface bumps, plenty has changed, and people will inevitably get stuck trying to figure out where stuff is or how to get stuff done. Here’s a look at some of the major changes to help prepare you for the onslaught of questions and support calls.

If you will be using Win8, you’ll want to be aware of the tips included. View the slideshow here.

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In The News (aka “Today’s reading reco’s”):

* The Microsoft honcho responsible for Windows 8 “is no longer with the company”Sinofsky Is Out As Top Windows Exec At Microsoft

 “Just weeks after launching Windows 8, Steven Sinofsky, the executive responsible for developing the new release of Microsoft’s flagship product, is leaving the company.Read more..

* Has Bookmarks4Techs Been Kidnapped or Assassinated?

My sister site,, has either been kidnapped or assassinated (after 3 years) by Google’s Blogger service and marked as a TOS (Terms of Service) violator by Google’s automated spam detection system. I am awaiting a review from Google to get the site back. The process to do this is not a friendly or easy […]” Read more..

* Love my cloud computing… Microsoft hit by second Office 365 email outage in five days

For the second time this month, some Office 365 users in North America are experiencing email problems.Read more..

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Today’s quote:Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

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November 13, 2012 Posted by | computers, Microsoft, PC, software, tech, Windows 8 | , , , , , , | 4 Comments