Dave's Computer Tips

Daves Computer Tips has been through many iterations as it has grown to what it is today! Staffed with knowledgeable authors and packed with coverage of important tech related topics...their goal has always been... “To become the best source of easy to understand, plain English computer and tech information on the internet while helping others to better understand computers and technology.”

My Top 5 PC Product Peeves

I love my computers and all that goes with them BUT, why oh why do manufacturers insist on perpetuating the awful design flaws which tend to irritate and frustrate most users. Here are my top 5 pet peeves:

Is Windows 8 a ‘Catastrophe’ for Everyone?

As Microsoft moves to a software store model, similar to Apple’s iTunes or the Google Play store, for the Windows ecosystem – software developers are not happy. Is this the opportunity Linux has been looking for to steal the Operating System spotlight?

Real-time Updates for Windows 8

It’s been a long time practice for many Windows users to wait until the release of an SP1 before actually migrating to any new operating system, and it seems Microsoft is working toward convincing these users otherwise.

Navigating Windows 8 for the First Time

Ok, you’ve made a leap of faith. You’ve bought a new PC or upgraded to Windows 8. Now what? How do you accomplish the tasks you used to do in a previous operating system? Where is the desktop? Where is the Start Menu? What the heck are you looking at? What is this thingy over here.