Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1874 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 83

Trusted

Topic # 97217 14-Feb-2012 09:13
Send private message

Source

Overall im quite impressed with the way Windows 8 is shaping up. A few months ago i would have told people not to bother "its just a refresh of windows 7" but ive changed my tune, theres a lot of good features going into 8. I am in love with the storage spaces, this will be great! I will definitely put that to good use.
The system refresh/reset would cut a lot of my workload in half as well, i do atleast 1 reload a day at the moment.
Built in 3g support?! yes please, goodbye horrible tstick/vodem drivers (happens to be the reason for most of my reloads lately!)

Create new topic
3743 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 205

Trusted

  Reply # 581219 14-Feb-2012 09:27
Send private message

A lot more is coming. Skydrive will be deeply integrated into Windows 8. Pciture passwords to login into accounts. Built in AV and malware protection. App store, much better multiple monitors support, boot up Windows 8 via USB.

Public BETA will be availble on 29th Feb.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

8019 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 384

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 581498 14-Feb-2012 18:52
Send private message

Yeah new features are looking nice, not convinced on the metro ui for desktop/workstation/laptop usage though.

 
 
 
 


1308 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 126

Subscriber

  Reply # 581509 14-Feb-2012 19:07
Send private message

Ragnor: Yeah new features are looking nice, not convinced on the metro ui for desktop/workstation/laptop usage though.



Just disable metro though, although I am keen to see how they've moved on since the developer preview with Metro on the desktop.  

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10


Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted 1-Sep-2017 18:38


Kiwibank wastes $90 million on software – Reseller News
Posted 1-Sep-2017 13:45



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.