Posts Tagged ‘touch screen’

Microsoft Reveals Upcoming Windows 10 Features

Monday, April 11th, 2016

A sneak peek at some of the new features that Microsoft has planned for Windows 10.

Microsoft has published a Windows 10 roadmap for Business and Enterprise customers that reveals upcoming features of the operating system as well as a planned release month for the operating system’s Anniversary Update. According to this roadmap, Microsoft plans to release the Anniversary Update in July 2016.


Microsoft may be on a right path in regards to Windows 9

Monday, August 11th, 2014

It would help if Microsoft would start listening to what its customers say they need, instead of telling customers what they need.

When Microsoft released Windows 8 in 2012 it quickly became clear that the operating system was not performing as well as Microsoft hoped it would. Windows 8 was not a new Windows 7 sales-wise and the operating system gained usage share slowly as a consequence.


Free Windows 8 Upgrades? Microsoft gets it Wrong Again

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

The more Microsoft tries to fix Windows 8, the more it feels like Vista all over again.

The rumor mill on the Internet has been buzzing lately again. Sites like The Verge or ZDNet report that Microsoft is considering giving away a special version of Windows 8 for free or at a low cost to increase the operating system’s user base. According to those reports, the version would come with Bing integrated more tightly into the operating system, likely to make some of that money back from search.


Use Click-free Browsing for Chrome if You are Tired of Clicking

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

I think I can safely say that, in spite of how cool touch enabled devices are, I have never even once said to myself, “Clicking a mouse is just too darned much work!!”

Unless you are using a touch-enabled device, you are likely using a mouse to work on your computer. When it comes to web browsing, the mouse is used for a number of things, from activating menus and forms to scrolling or clicking on links to be taken to another destination.