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Running Old Programs on a Vista PC

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

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Most older software will run on Vista, but plenty won’t. Fortunately, Vista includes a system called “Compatibility Mode” that gives older programs a fighting chance to run on the new OS. (more…)

All About Windows Vista

Saturday, February 3rd, 2007

Windows Vista about drivers

The Essentials of the Next Windows
This is the first of a new series of weekly reports by PC World to help you become acquainted with Windows Vista, Microsoft’s newest version of its Windows operating system. Windows Vista becomes available to consumers this month, after an extensive testing period and gradual rollout to businesses. (more…)

What is Windows Vista?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Windows Vista features buy

What the heck is Vista?
It’s a pretty name, but maybe not the most obvious. Just think of Vista as the next Windows. We had Windows 95, then Windows 98, then Windows Me, then Windows XP and now it’s Windows Vista.

Which version of Vista should I get?
For home users there are three Vista versions available: Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate. For games, Internet access and basic home networking and Media Center capability go for Home Premium—Home Basic is too watered-down for normal humans. Ultimate is the super-power-users’ Vista. This is for geeks like me and also folks who want to work from home and need the higher-end networking and security features to make their office computer managers happy.

Will my programs work on Vista? (more…)

Apple Teams Up With Air France, Continental, Delta, Emirates, KLM & United to Deliver iPod Integration

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Apple teams up with Air France, Continental, Delta, Emirates, KLM & United to Deliver iPod Integration

CUPERTINO, California—November 14, 2006—Apple® today announced it is teaming up with Air France, Continental, Delta, Emirates, KLM and United to deliver the first seamless integration between iPod® and in-flight entertainment systems. These six airlines will begin offering their passengers iPod seat connections which power and charge their iPods during flight and allow the video content on their iPods to be viewed on the seat back displays. (more…)