Tag Archive: Windows


Apple Devices Will Outsell Windows Devices In 2013 For The First Time Ever

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For the past few decades, Microsoft has absolutely dominated Apple when it comes to the number of Microsoft devices sold versus Apple devices, but 2013 will be the year that everything changes.

A report from Gartner claims that Microsoft’s reign is coming to an end, as 2013 will be the first year that more Apple devices are purchased than Windows devices.

The success of the iPad and  [Read More…]

Use Quicklook In Open File Dialog Windows [OS X Tips]

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I’ve been doing this quite a bit lately, and didn’t even realize it was a new thing until I did it in front of a friend the other day, and she said, “Woah! I didn’t know you could do that!” So, forgive me if you already know this, but give it a shot if you didn’t.

Ever try and browse through the default Open File window? The icons can be super  [Read More…]

Customize Mission Control To Show Only Windows From Current Desktop Space [OS X Tips]

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When you activate Mission Control, it will show you all the windows for currently running apps, as in the screenshot above. If you click on a window that’s in a different Desktop Space, your Mac will swoosh you over to that window, taking you out of the Space you’re currently in.

To avoid that from happening, you can force Mission Control to only show you windows from open apps in the  [Read More…]

How to Sync Safari Bookmarks Between Mac OS X, Windows, iPhone, & iPad

Safari Bookmarks saved within Safari will sync between all of your other iCloud equipped devices, assuming you have iCloud configured correctly do so. This means a website you bookmark on your Mac will sync over to an iPad, and something bookmarked on your iPhone will sync back to your Mac, iPad, and Windows PC, and vice versa. Bookmarking syncing is incredibly useful, and if you haven’t enabled it yet be sure to  [Read More…]

Check Out Bill Gates’s Huge Windows Surface Computer [Image]

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Bill Gates answering Reddit questions on his huge Surface computer.

Bill Gates is doing an IAmA on Reddit right now. Basically, he’s telling everyone what it’s like to be a super-rich philanthropist who wants to rid the world of polio and other diseases. Bill’s a pretty cool guy. He likes to tour garbage dumps and missile silos with his kids. He loves Weezer. And he even liked Pirates of Silicon Valley.

One thing you didn’t  [Read More…]

Evasi0n Tool For Mac & Windows Is Complete As Public Release Edges Closer [Jailbreak]

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The upcoming evasi0n jailbreak that will will allow users to hack iOS devices running Apple’s latest iOS 6.1 firmware has been completed for Mac and Windows ahead of its public release. The team behind it the exploit confirmed the update on Twitter this morning. All that remains is the Linux client and “some testing.”

With the Mac and Windows clients complete, the evasi0n jailbreak is 68% done, according to  [Read More…]

The BlackBerry Z10: How It Stacks Up Against The iPhone, Android And Windows 8 Superphones [Chart]

How does the BlackBerry Z10 Compare?

How does the BlackBerry Z10 Compare?

It’s official: the BlackBerry Z10, the first smartphone to ship with the new BlackBerry 10 operating system, and what many believe is the last chance for BlackBerry (formerly RIM) to save itself from complete irrelevance.

The early reviews of the Z10 aren’t bad, but aren’t great, pretty much agreeing that the smartphone is just good enough to buy BlackBerry some time.  [Read More…]

People Hate Windows 8 So Much They’ll Pay $125 To Downgrade To Windows 7 [Image]

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You just got a new laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed. The new UI is beautiful, but you’re confused. Everything’s weird. You can’t find any of your files and apps. Things don’t work the way they have for the past 20 years. It’s a nightmare and you just want the old Windows back.

Don’t worry, there are Microsoft Certified Professionals out there who will help you out. And by help you out,  [Read More…]

Samsung Doesn’t Think Windows RT Tablets Can Compete With The iPad And Android

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When Microsoft launched the Surface with Windows RT, it was supposed to be the answer to all of their iPad problems. It runs on cellphone chips, yet still looks like regular Windows 8. It’s supposed to be awesome. But sales of Windows RT tablets haven’t been strong, and now Samsung is saying that they’re second guessing the platform.

In a recent interview at CES, Make Abary, Samsung’s senior vice president who  [Read More…]

Windows Phone’s Black Screen Of Death Tells You To ‘Insert Installation Disk’ [Image]

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Microsoft’s Windows operating system is often mocked for its blue screen of death, the dreaded error message that appears on an all-too-often basis when attempting to work the computer too hard. And now it seems the company’s Windows Phone platform has a nasty error message of its own.

This particular error message, spotted on the HTC 8X, rather hilariously asks you to “insert your Windows installation disk” and “repair your computer” to continue.

The  [Read More…]