Carl Bennett, Technical Specialist for ChangeBASE at Quest Software, has carefully selected all the best bits of what's new in the application compatibility space. And just for fun, check out Carl's Ye Olde Computer History Corner - time to reminisce...
Windows 8’s recovery mode in detail
Windows 8 storage spaces allow volumes to span disks
Windows 8 introduces picture passwords
How to prevent pending updates from installing when shutting down Windows
Do you need to reboot but have lots of Outlook and Word windows open? If you want all your windows restoring after the reboot, go to the Run box and type Shutdown /g
Ice and Globes Windows desktop themes
Brian Madden reviews both ChangeBASE and its competitor
Windows 7 migration success stories
Don’t miss the Microsoft, Quest ChangeBASE and Flexera Software webcast on Tools to Accelerate Windows 7 Deployment on January 18th
VMWare Workstation 8’s new features in detail
Summary of Microsoft’s virtualisation offerings
Learn about the IE compatibility list
For the first time, Microsoft are about to push major IE updates to get XP on IE8 and everyone else on IE9. Chris Jackson shows how you can block it from happening.
The Evolution of Search, google’s story.
Advanced Installer now supports ThinApp.
Improved (hacked) version of resource hacker for modifying PE files. You can use it to cheat in Minesweeper.
InstallAware and their Delphi tale of adventure.
A shim that breaks Windows Installer
3.7 million people got an Android for Christmas and 3.8 million got an iPhone/iPad
Can you trust your smartphone?
The Courier Tablet and the story of how Microsoft killed it.
The ugly story of how Apple is swayed by politics in Siri.
Ye Olde Computer History Corner
5Mb hard disk 1956
iPhone prototype 1983
The Apple Collection 1986/87 (I like the windsurfing sail but the shorts are horrible)