Windows 8

Building Storage Spaces On My PC

July 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Currently at home I use a HP MicroServer with Windows Home Server on it to store all my media (music, video, and photos).  I do all my photo editing on a HP tower PC with a nice Samsung monitor.  My camera is a 16 MP DSLR so the RAW files that I am editing are pretty big (around 21 MB [...]

Surface RT Office & Blurring The Licensing Lines

July 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

As usual, don’t bother emailing or commenting with licensing questions. They will be deleted and ignored, no exceptions, and this includes you with your special situation.  Please ask you reseller – that’s why they exist. As you may be aware, Windows RT (the OS installed on the Surface [...]

The First 8” Windows 8 Tablet On Pre-Order

June 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Acer has launched the first 8” Windows tablet, available on pre-order on Amazon now.  The spec is: Screen Size 8.1 inches Max Screen Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels Processor 1.5 GHz Atom Z2760  RAM 2 GB SDRAM  Graphics Coprocessor Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Graphics Card Ram [...]

6 Months Of Owning Samsung ATIV SmartPC Windows 8 Tablet

May 20, 2013 // 1 Comment

It is just over 6 months since I got my Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T.  This is an Intel Atom powered device with 64 GB onboard storage (added 64 GB via MicroSD) running Windows 8 (not Windows RT). It cost me roughly $1100 pre-tax in Ireland.  You can get it for roughly $600 pre-tax in the [...]

Tip: Legally Deploying Images Windows To OEM Licensed PCs

May 8, 2013 // 33 Comments

As usual, I will not be answering licensing questions.  All emails and comments will be deleted without a response.  Please ask your reseller these questions instead – that’s why they add a margin to the license when they sell it to you, so make them work for it. You cannot legally [...]
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