Funniest Old-School Computer Commercials
6. The Best Windows Desktop Ever
It’s true the majority of attention has been given to the Metro side of Windows 8, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft hasn’t been working on improvements to the desktop, where no doubt many Windows 8 users will be spending time running legacy applications until the app selection in the Windows Store fills out. So what does Microsoft have in store for the desktop?
For starters, the Task Manager is vastly improved, offering far more information about system processes and current happenings in your system.
Windows Explorer has been renamed File Explorer, finally combining the names of File Manager from the olden days and Windows Explorer. Along with a new name and more “Metro” feel, the Ribbon UI from other MS applications has finally worked its way into the core of the system. Don’t worry, though. It works pretty well in this context.
File transfers no longer ####. All transfer progress indicators are consolidated in a single window, and any hiccups or errors with a single file in your transfer won’t cause the entire process to stop.
Frankly, I could go on for a while since there is so much more to talk about, but that’s for another day and another gallery.
These funny computer commercials will make you laugh and cry on this trip through IT memory lane. Check out a few of our favorite old-school commercials from the good old days, including ads for the Apple II, Xerox, Atari, and gigantic mobile phones.
(May 07, 2013)
2013 is the breakout year for touch-capable displays on the vast majority of notebook PCs, giving rise to a massive resurgence in interest for PCs that can serve as both tablet and notebook.
(April 01, 2013)