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What Windows 8 Haters Don’t Understand About Windows 8

What Windows 8 Haters Don’t Understand About Windows 8

Lately, I notice a strong debate about Windows 8. People tend to either hate it or love it. There are no moderate verdicts being shared. Those who hate it share mostly the same complaints, many of which I think are wrong. That's why I decided to share my view on those arguments and what I believe is the main thing people don't understand about Windows
Is the Windows 8 Start Screen an Improvement vs. the Start Menu?

Is the Windows 8 Start Screen an Improvement vs. the Start Menu?

One of the biggest changes in Windows 8 is the fact that the Start Menu has been replaced by the Start Screen and now you have a very different way of launching applications. While the Start Screen is great for making instant searches and launching applications with a few keystrokes, it is not that friendly to users who love using the mouse instead of the
How Security Products Are Made - A Discussion with Bitdefender

How Security Products Are Made - A Discussion with Bitdefender

One of the topics of interest at 7 Tutorials is security. Not only we write articles and tutorials about how to have a safe computing experience but we also review security products on a regular basis. One of the things we wanted to learn more about, is how security products are made: what are the steps involved? the most important challenges? etc. Luck has it
Roundup of Software Uninstallers - Reviewing IObit vs Ashampoo vs Revo

Roundup of Software Uninstallers - Reviewing IObit vs Ashampoo vs Revo

Today you can find lots of software which helps remove programs and clean up leftover files, folders and registry settings. In theory this is a good thing, as it helps eliminate some of the bloat on your Windows computer. But are these solutions really effective at removing all traces? To find out, I tested some of the most popular applications in this niche, both free
How & Why to Purchase Network Your Computers & Devices Step by Step

How & Why to Purchase Network Your Computers & Devices Step by Step

We are very proud to have published our first book: Network Your Computers & Devices Step by Step. Our publisher is the prestigious Microsoft Press and the book is distributed by O'Reilly Media. If you would like to know how to purchase the book, what you get with your purchase, and what others had to say about it, read on to find out. What
12 Reasons why Windows Explorer in Windows 8 Rocks

12 Reasons why Windows Explorer in Windows 8 Rocks

Windows Explorer has been a weak-spot of both Windows Vista and Windows 7. Many users complained about it being inferior to the version used in Windows XP and a lot more frustrating to work with. Luckily, with Windows 8 things are improving a lot. After using Windows Explorer for a few days in Windows 8 Developer Preview, i can say that it rocks. It is
Will Austin About His Trip to the Desktop of Millions

Will Austin About His Trip to the Desktop of Millions

One of the great things about Windows 7 is the fact that it has a very strong visual personality. It includes a very diverse set of wallpapers from a long list of visual artists. The funny thing is, the wallpapers which our team likes best are all created by one photographer. His name is Will Austin and we were very fortunate to have him as