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Why would you not upgrade your system to Windows 8? Well, I’ll tell you

So far I was rather happy with the brand new Windows 8. 29.99 € is reasonable, the new look is rather cool, my crappy little laptop is running a little quicker and the upgrade is dead easy. So why would you not upgrade all your machines? Well, Microsoft won’t let you. I shall explain. While […]

An honest mistake – Windows 8 now has a choice of browsers

The first update for Windows 8 took me by surprise. Only a couple of days had passed since it was released so how could there be an update so critical it had to be forced? Well the answer is simple: The again forgot the “browser choice”. Since the update when booting up the laptop a […]

Hands on Windows 8 – Today I run it on a Sony Vaio VGN-P21z

Since Microsoft is pretty much giving away their new Windows 8 I decided to give it a go. I own a Sony Vaio subnotebook VGN-P21z which is very pretty and quite certainly as mobile as notebooks get BUT it isn’t designed for speed. It originally came with Windows Vista. If you ever tried to use […]

When will Steve Jobs announce the new iShite?

I just read in the newspaper that Apple announced their quarterly results and damn they were good. In the second quarter their revenue skyrocketed. They almost doubled their profits (3.1 Billion Dollar) all thanks to iPod and iPhone. Even Mac Computers suddenly sell. It makes you wonder. I thought we are in the biggest recession […]

Microsoft released Beta of Windows 7

You may have heard already that Microsoft released a Beta version of Windows 7. The download is available to everyone. It can be dowloaded up until early July and then used for 12 month. I quite like the idea. You get an impression of the new features and what Redmond has learned from Vistas failure. […]

My New Best Friends – NTL

First things first; I am aware that NTL is the best value for money internet in Ireland and I was a long term customer with them and for most of the time happy. As long as everything works they are fantastic. Painful and annoying it only get’s when you have any kind of problem with […]

The ultimate speaker – Sonic Gear Evo 5

When I went on holiday a while ago my girlfriend “borrowed” my speakers. If you ever lived with a girlfriend before you know what that means: You’ll never ever see them again. Well, they were old and worn anyways (the speakers) so I didn’t mind it that much. I had previously considered to invest in […]

When you managed to accidentally delete a hard drive partition and want to restore it …

Computers by default are evil and when the operating system is designed by a certain software giant from Redmond one click can mean the end of life as you know it. We get so used to “undo” things with a click of a mouse that sometimes we forget that some actions on a PC are […]