Monthly Archives: February 2015

Windows 10 – Store (beta) build 9926

WIndows 8 introduced many new features that Windows had never had before and one of those was the Windows Store. Why not have a store, since everyone has one these days? The problem was execution. It was awful, especially the

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Windows 10 – Task View

Most of the features that Microsoft is adding or changing with Windows 10 are ones that have existed in one or another for quite some time. Task view is an addition to Windows 10 that brings to the OS a feature

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Windows 10 – Cortana

You may have heard of Cortana, especially if you have used a Windows Phone device. It is a search assistant much like Siri on the Apple iphone or Google Now on Android, but it is on the Windows 10 desktop/laptop

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Windows 10 – Notification / Action Center

One of the major additions to Windows 10 is an Notification / Action Center. It is very much like what was added to Windows Phone last year. Do we need it?

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Windows 10 – Start Menu

Clearly one of the biggest changes needed with Windows 10 was with the Start Menu. In Windows 8 the number one problem many had with it was the Start Screen. It was a Start Menu that took up the whole

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Windows 10 Tech Preview – Initial Thoughts

I was unsure at first about trying out Windows 10 as a Technical Preview. I finally decided I could deal with it as they made it so easy to upgrade to the official version when it is released – even

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Windows 10 – Technical Preview

Windows 10 – you may have heard of it – is on its way later this year. I am trying it out, similar to how I did Windows 8 before when it first was available. Although with WIndows 10 I

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