'Windows 8' Articles

Tablet or laptop? Why I use a laptop for work almost every time 
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Tablet or laptop? Why I use a laptop for work almost every time

Opinion: After every single attempt at replacing a real computer with a touchscreen tablet I've returned to a traditional computer. Here's why.
Employees offered chance to ditch laptops for Windows 8 tablets 
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Employees offered chance to ditch laptops for Windows 8 tablets

Oil and gas group Santos will step up its rollout of tablets next year as it gives employees the option to ditch their laptop in favour of a Windows 8 tablet.
Australian date set for Windows 8.1 
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Australian date set for Windows 8.1

New "premium" features will be available in the free Windows 8.1 update that you will be able to download on October 17.
Tip: Using a network projector in Windows 8 
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Tip: Using a network projector in Windows 8

In Windows 8, Microsoft hasn’t made things so easy to use a network projector.
Lenovo Thinkpad Helix: Is this the future of business laptops? 
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Lenovo Thinkpad Helix: Is this the future of business laptops?

Now on sale in Australia, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is unlike many laptops we've used before. Here are our first impressions.
Work gadgets: Panasonic's Windows 8 Toughpad and Toughbook 
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Work gadgets: Panasonic's Windows 8 Toughpad and Toughbook

They're not cheap, but this Toughpad and Toughbook are the type of computers that will suit working the rain, dust and will cope with being knocked around.
Windows 8 price expected to jump after next week 
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Windows 8 price expected to jump after next week

Microsoft is set to end promotional pricing for its Windows 8 operating system at the end of the month, raising prices substantially from February 1.
Download the free new Dropbox for Windows 8 
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Download the free new Dropbox for Windows 8

Get the free Dropbox for Windows 8, which is available for download now.
Review: Acer's Aspire S7, a laptop with a touchscreen 
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Review: Acer's Aspire S7, a laptop with a touchscreen

It is a truly luxurious product, with great attention to engineering detail as well as great integration with Windows 8.
Handy Windows 8 tip: you can run the "classic" desktop on a second screen 
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Handy Windows 8 tip: you can run the "classic" desktop on a second screen

Here's something we didn't realise would be this easy - running apps like Excel and Word on one screen, and new Windows 8 apps on the other.
Microsoft Surface Pro: worth spending more than an iPad? 
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Microsoft Surface Pro: worth spending more than an iPad?

Today's news is that the Microsoft Surface Pro will cost at least, if not more, than a top-end iPad. Here's why we'd consider spending that extra few hundred dollars.
Annual upgrades for Windows: good or bad? 
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Annual upgrades for Windows: good or bad?

Speculation is that Microsoft will upgrade windows every year. Is it important to have the latest operating system?
How long can I keep using Windows 7? 
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How long can I keep using Windows 7?

So if you want to carry on using Windows 7 instead of Windows 8, your OS will be supported for the rest of this decade.
If you're buying a Microsoft Surface, be aware of this 
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If you're buying a Microsoft Surface, be aware of this

We certainly think the new Microsoft Surface tablet has some good points, but there's one baffling oversight.
Handy quick-start guide so you don't get lost in Windows 8 
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Handy quick-start guide so you don't get lost in Windows 8

Stop, or at least, limit the cries of "how do I…" by giving your staff this free quick and dirty guide to getting around Windows 8.
Reckon updates on QuickBooks Windows 8 compatibility 
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Reckon updates on QuickBooks Windows 8 compatibility

If you use QuickBooks, here is the timeframe for when the accounting software will be fully compatible with Windows 8.
Could you do "real work" on a Microsoft Surface keyboard? 
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Could you do "real work" on a Microsoft Surface keyboard?

It's so thin, but how easy is it to type on the new keyboard for Microsoft's new Surface tablet?
You can get Windows 8 Pro (upgrade) at Officeworks for $48.72 
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You can get Windows 8 Pro (upgrade) at Officeworks for $48.72

Officeworks has already commenced undercutting the market and is offering the Windows 8 Pro upgrade for $48.72.
Windows 8 on the cheap: a $499 Windows laptop 
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Windows 8 on the cheap: a $499 Windows laptop

It has a touchscreen, the new Windows 8 and it doesn't look half bad. So would we recommend it?
4 handy work apps for Windows 8 
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4 handy work apps for Windows 8

With Windows 8 officially arriving on Friday, here are four handy apps if you're using the new operating system for work.
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