Monthly Archives: October 2011

First Look: Acer Aspire S3 3951 review

Intel has been busily promoting the Ultrabook as an inexpensive Windows ultraportable laptop that will start at under $1,000. Well, Acer delivered on that promise today with the Aspire S3 that starts at $899.99. The S3 is truly thin and … Continue reading

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The Windows Start Menu Is 16 Years Old

When it was first introduced in 1995, the Windows Start menu replaced the clunky Program Manager. The Start menu could contain numerous sub-folders and items could be added to it with a simple drag-and-drop. The Program Manager was a good … Continue reading

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Another Windows Version. Another Hardware Upgrade

Summary: Windows 8 currently boasts the same hardware requirements as Windows 7. Don’t believe it. Microsoft has never been accurate with its hardware specifications yet. I always look forward to a new Microsoft version. It’s fun to see what they … Continue reading

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