Mac vs. Windows. iOS vs. Android. Ever wonder the real numbers?

Do you ever wonder how many Mac users there are in the world? Or how many Windows users there really are? Here is a no-propaganda-driven view of our real-world. Check it out and let us know if any of these … Read More

Windows 7 and IE9 Task Bar Integration

According to the various sundry purveyors of browser and operating system statistics, Windows 7 either has passed or will soon pass Windows XP in popularity.  These statistics shouldn’t be considered especially authoritative as they represent something of a self-selected group … Read More

What ever happened to XBAP?

When Microsoft released Windows Vista and its new Windows Presentation Foundation, XAML Browser applications, or XBAPs, were highly touted as answering a major dilemma for enterprise-level systems.  When creating software for use in an environment with more than a few … Read More

64-bit Musings. 32-bit, 64-bit – Who Still Rules The Roost?

Most new computers have the capability of running 64-bit operating systems and so we are starting to see a lot more of them. The principal difference between a 32-bit system and a 64-bit system is what is called the “word … Read More

Try Troubleshooting for Performance :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the tenth and final part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. Your PC may … Read More

Defrag Your Hard Drive :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the ninth part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. Over time, files on your … Read More

If you don’t use, uninstall it :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the eighth part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. Even a brand new computer … Read More

Clean Up Your Hard Drive :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the seventh part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. Just like your closet needs … Read More

Check for Viruses and Spyware :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the sixth part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. Has your computer really slowed … Read More

CPU Utilization :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the fifth part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. Your Central Processing Unit (CPU) … Read More

Apple: Eat Dirt.

Guest blogger, Tom Henderson, is a regular contributor at IT World, An Open Exchange. Tom blogs at http://www.itworld.com/blog/5506. I’m tired of the closed system. I’m tired of the capitulation to the Hollywood moguls. I’m tired of Apple’s nyet-policy. Apple: eat … Read More

ReadyBoost :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the fourth part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. If you have a USB … Read More

Action Center :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the third part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. In Windows 7, Action Center … Read More

How many people do you think use Windows vs. Mac?

According to Net Applications via the Macintosh News Network, Internet surfers substantially prefer the Microsoft Windows operating system. Microsoft Windows: 92.52% Apple Macintosh: 5.27% Wow! If you listen to the propaganda machine called ‘Mac vs. PC’, the latest Apple advertising campaign, you would think … Read More

Performance :: 10 Ways to Tune up Your PC

This is the second part in a series on ’10 Ways to Tune up Your PC’ from Ron Doyle, guest blogger for the Windows division of Microsoft. The original blog post can be found here. You should “look under your … Read More