Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Morning Tech Bits

View
42. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 2, 2013, 17:39 Bodolza
 
- Boot time and shutdown time is nearly instantaneous.

Get an SSD.

- Syncing my settings between home machine and work machine.

Your work place lets you apply whatever random settings you want to your machine? Consider yourself lucky.

- No more 3rd party antivirus.

Windows Defender is also available for Windows 7.

- Factory Reset (i.e Refresh)!

My Tandy computer had this 15 years ago.

- Native ISO support. :)

About f'ing time. Is it as feature rich as Daemon Tools lite, or will I still need that installed?

- The Task Manager is actually useful now. ;)

Can't say this was ever an issue for me. What are you using Task Manager for except killing misbehaving processes?

- Search functionality makes way more sense and is much faster.

I've seen a lot of hate for the search "charm"

- Keyboard shortcuts are so useful. You rarely need the mouse to get around the system and it's actually a faster way to navigate.


How is this new to Win8? I've been able to use keyboard shortcuts for all navigation since v3.1

- Who needs a start menu when you have a nice small menu that has everything you need?

You clearly use fewer apps than I do.

- You can disable the Metro interface if you don't want to use it. I configure to boot right to the desktop.


Great. Where's my Aero.

- Windows To Go. If you want to use Win8 on your friend's slow Win7 machine, just plugin your flash drive and everything is compatible. ;)

I have never once needed to do this, but then again, I don't have any friends.

- Multi-monitor support is MUCH better!

I do like being able to have my taskbar span multiple monitors. Too bad I've just got the one huge monitor now.

- SkyDrive is seamless and very useful!

You forgot to add that it's also cheaper than the competition.

I thought I'd offer something a little positive over the average negative naysayer who's afraid of change.

I moved to Windows 7 as soon as it came out, because of the obvious benefits over XP, so don't give me that "afraid of change" crap.
 
Previous Post Next Post Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
    Date Subject Author
  1. Jan 2, 09:44 Re: Morning Tech Bits nin
  5. Jan 2, 10:23  Re: Morning Tech Bits wtf_man
  6. Jan 2, 10:37   Re: Morning Tech Bits nin
  8. Jan 2, 11:04    Re: Morning Tech Bits wtf_man
  11. Jan 2, 12:13  Re: Morning Tech Bits Burrito of Peace
  12. Jan 2, 12:22   Re: Morning Tech Bits wtf_man
  16. Jan 2, 13:28   Re: Morning Tech Bits Atomic
  17. Jan 2, 13:36    Re: Morning Tech Bits Bodolza
  18. Jan 2, 13:44     Re: Fast-food Logos Imprinted on Children's Brains Atomic
  19. Jan 2, 13:54     Re: Morning Tech Bits Beamer
  27. Jan 2, 15:00      Re: Morning Tech Bits Mashiki Amiketo
  29. Jan 2, 15:13       Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  30. Jan 2, 15:13       Re: Morning Tech Bits wtf_man
  32. Jan 2, 15:18        Re: Morning Tech Bits Beamer
  33. Jan 2, 15:52         Re: Morning Tech Bits Klaus Flouride
  34. Jan 2, 16:21          Re: Morning Tech Bits Dades
  35. Jan 2, 16:35           Re: Morning Tech Bits Beamer
  40. Jan 2, 17:24           Re: Morning Tech Bits Klaus Flouride
  45. Jan 2, 18:00          Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  46. Jan 2, 18:08           Re: Morning Tech Bits Julio
  31. Jan 2, 15:17       Re: Morning Tech Bits Beamer
  26. Jan 2, 14:59     Re: Morning Tech Bits NegaDeath
  39. Jan 2, 17:14     Re: Morning Tech Bits Silicon Avatar
  25. Jan 2, 14:58   Re: Morning Tech Bits jdreyer
  2. Jan 2, 09:47 Re: Morning Tech Bits Verno
  3. Jan 2, 10:12  Re: Morning Tech Bits Prez
  23. Jan 2, 14:34   Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  51. Jan 2, 19:29    Re: Morning Tech Bits jdreyer
  53. Jan 3, 02:37     Re: Morning Tech Bits Prez
  54. Jan 3, 08:34      Re: Morning Tech Bits Verno
  55. Jan 3, 09:19       Re: Morning Tech Bits Prez
  56. Jan 3, 09:22        Re: Morning Tech Bits Verno
  4. Jan 2, 10:23 Re: Morning Tech Bits avianflu
  7. Jan 2, 10:54 Re: Morning Tech Bits ASeven
  9. Jan 2, 11:38  Re: Morning Tech Bits Kajetan
  10. Jan 2, 11:41   Re: Morning Tech Bits nin
  52. Jan 3, 01:07   Re: XP Ant
  13. Jan 2, 12:46 Re: Morning Tech Bits NegaDeath
  14. Jan 2, 13:15 Re: Morning Tech Bits Silicon Avatar
  15. Jan 2, 13:23  Re: Morning Tech Bits Verno
  20. Jan 2, 14:14 Re: Morning Tech Bits Smellfinger
  21. Jan 2, 14:21  Re: Morning Tech Bits Beamer
  22. Jan 2, 14:32 Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  24. Jan 2, 14:39  Re: Morning Tech Bits Beamer
  28. Jan 2, 15:11   Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  36. Jan 2, 16:37 Re: Morning Tech Bits DangerDog
  37. Jan 2, 16:44  Re: Morning Tech Bits Dades
  38. Jan 2, 17:09 Re: Morning Tech Bits Steele Johnson
  41. Jan 2, 17:32  Re: Morning Tech Bits Verno
>> 42. Jan 2, 17:39  Re: Morning Tech Bits Bodolza
  44. Jan 2, 17:58  Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  47. Jan 2, 18:49  Re: Morning Tech Bits NegaDeath
  43. Jan 2, 17:46 Re: Morning Tech Bits Dades
  48. Jan 2, 18:51 Re: Morning Tech Bits wtf_man
  49. Jan 2, 18:56 Re: Morning Tech Bits JediPunisher
  50. Jan 2, 19:09 Re: Morning Tech Bits Ray Marden
  57. Jan 3, 09:23 Seasonic PSUs FTW! Ant
  58. Jan 3, 11:52 Re: Morning Tech Bits Creston
  59. Jan 3, 13:13  Re: Morning Tech Bits Ant
  60. Jan 3, 15:15   Re: Morning Tech Bits jdreyer


footer

Blue's News logo