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As we prepare for the release of Windows 8 there are several terms you will hear that cause general confusion for some. The terms are Windows RT and WinRT. On the surface you would believe one is just an abbreviation for the other but that is not the case. Before we explain the differences we […]

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On Windows 8, there is an option to login with a pin instead of a password, which will make using a touch device much easier, and we have written this guide to show you how to setup pin login on Windows 8. One thing is clear with the upcoming release of Windows 8 is that […]

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One of the things that I noticed while using the Mail App in Windows 8 was that I was not getting notifications for new emails which is helpful while working on desktop mode. While poking around the People Hub I stumbled across the settings to turn it on and here are the steps for you […]

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It is no surprise that Windows 8 has a Store for selling apps as Microsoft has been talking about it for months. However, it was a surprise to see a history of your previous installs that you can reinstall from, even on different computers. One of the biggest pains for power users of Windows Phone […]

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We have been hearing rumors that the Windows 8 Release Preview will be released in early June and now there are reports that it may be available today. Millions of people downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and I for one have liked what I have seen so far. As soon as the release is […]

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was speaking in South Korea when he announced they are expecting 500 Million Windows 8 users by the end of 2013. This number is staggering considering they are still expecting 350 million Windows 7 PC sales in 2012. Those are high numbers that he is pushing however I love using Windows […]

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After talking to Acer support, the support tech said there might be a 64-bit version of the Acer Iconia after Windows 8 releases. While I was searching for Windows 8 Drivers for the Acer Iconia W500, I decided to have a conversation with Acer Support about the lack of 64-bit drivers. Acer gave me the […]

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If you installed Windows 8 on the Acer Iconia you may have noticed an unknown device in your device manager if so, the unknown device may be the G-Sensor otherwise known as the Bosch Sensortec BMA 150. This sensor is responsible for automatically rotating the screen when you turn the Acer Iconia to portrait. If […]

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Last week I installed Windows 8 on my Acer Iconia Tablet and as expected, a few devices do not work. For me the two devices that need drivers are the Atheros Bluetooth Adapter and the Bosch Sensortec BMA 150 also known as the G-Sensor. If you have the 32-bit version of Windows 8, you can […]