I use Outlook to check my Gmail account (among others). I've never had any issues with it in the past nor currently. Pop in the info and it sets it up automatically. Same thing goes with my iPad, Samsung Aceii Phone and my old Blackberry. Never any issues at all. As with the OP, I've had Gmail since the beginning and I haven't noticed any changes (to be fair, I never check my email with my browser so changes there would have gone unnoticed). I have to wonder what sort of third part programs the author was having trouble with.
If you can't use a device without getting nauseous, then don't use it. I like the new effects. Companies can't build all devices, keeping those with vestibular disorders in mind.
My first computer was a Timex Sinclair. It has a 16k Ram pack that I bought separately. 16k.
So there is something more boring than watching grass grow.
What moron thought to himself that having sensitive blue prints to highly classified military equipment was best stored on a computer with Internet access?
Zapping the stupid people? I'm all for it! Do we really need to pretend it will help with their math skills though? Can't we just do it because it's fun?
Clearly they didn't check to see how fans felt about EA. <extreme sarcasm>I mean, they did such a fantastic job with their latest release of SimCity!</extreme sarcasm>
The title fails to mention the fact that it was the Muslim community, up here, that turned the two guys in. Had nothing to do with the FBI. A few men, in the Mosque that they went to, heard about the plan and reported it to the RCMP.
I've been using computers since the 80's. I've seen TONs of changes and used many OSes. IMO, Windows 8 is a great! I like the clean bar with no Start Button (In fact, it's even easier because all you have to do is point your mouse down there and click to bring up the menu). The "Metro Screen" is really just a fancy start menu. Click on the desktop icon and you are back to your normal desktop. Point to the lower left corner and you can access your fancy, cool new start menu (Metro Screen). Folks really need to learn to use the system before complaining about it.
CowboyRobot writes "Despite the headlines, the big denial of service attack may not have slowed the Internet after all. The argument against the original claim include the fact that reports of Internet users seeing slowdowns came not from service providers, but the DDoS mitigation service CloudFlare, which signed up Spamhaus as a customer last week. Also, multiple service providers and Internet watchers have now publicly stated that while the DDoS attacks against Spamhaus could theoretically have led to slowdowns, they've seen no evidence that this occurred for general Internet users. And while some users may have noticed a slowdown, the undersea cable cuts discovered by Egyptian sailors had more of an impact than the DDoS."
First time accepted submitter markboyer writes "The Solar Impulse just landed at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California to announce a journey that will take it from San Francisco to New York without using a single drop of fuel. The 'Across America' tour will kick off this May when founders Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg take off from San Francisco. From there the plane will visit four cities across the states before landing in New York."
Shortly after this all falls apart and some folks become rich and others lose their life savings, I think this will all make for a great movie! "Bitcoin; The Movie"
Actually, I work on my server during the day and often have multiple windows open (I run a dual screen set up). During my down time, I do a lot of music recording and have a full home studio set up. If you start looking at the "Metro" screen as a fancy start menu, it really is just a decorative upgrade. Not anything to freak out about.
I know. I'm probably the only one. It really is simple and I have no idea why everyone is having a hard time. The system is identical to Windows 7 only the boring "Start Menu" has been replaced by the "Start Screen" with "Live tiles". It's turned one of the drab features into something cool. Other than that (without having a touch screen), it is the same as Windows 7. It starts up on the "Start Screen". You can either click on a tile to choose an activity or you can click on the "Desk Top" tile to go to your usual desk top. If folks are having a hard time understanding that, they probably should not be using a computer.
You are absolutely correct. I didn't take business lines into consideration at all.