Monthly Archives July 2015

ECS Desktop Backgrounds

  For those of you looking for a nice new desktop background picture here’s a little selection to choose from, all in 1920 x 1080 (larger resolutions will be available in future). To download in Internet Explorer click the picture you want to open it full size, right click on the image and select set as desktop background.  
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Contextual menus & Icons

  This one is going to be short and sweet, it’s about the new icons and menu layout style in Windows 10. The first change you will find in Windows 10 are the icons. Windows 10 introduces the biggest icon overhaul since Windows Vista. In Windows 7, 8 & 8.1 the only real change was a slight tweak in colours with a new icon here and there. In Windows 10 a whole new set has been introduced to keep to the new modern “flat metro” theme that’s been rolled out across the Windows platforms. Personally, I feel the icons were well overdue an update
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Windows 10 – The low down

So, Windows 10 is nearly upon us… The July 29th release date is rapidly approaching and we’re all getting excited about it. For those of us that are in the computer world we are able to sign up for the insider preview program, this means that we can get copies of software, updates and operating systems before they are released. I’ve personally had a copy of Windows 10 for 3 months now and have watched it being shaped from a draft to the final finished operating system. We even get to give feedback with ideas for changes and improvements. This means that I can also give
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Is Windows 8 really that bad?

“But I’ve heard Windows 8 is terrible” – Most people who have read anything about Windows 8 online. A lot of people like to do their research before buying a PC which is a great idea, however it can cause some confusion and this is a great example. There are lots of reviews for Windows 8 online, Some are written by professionals, some are written by the average user and some are written by people with less knowledge and understanding (to be polite). The one thing they all have in common is whilst most are based on facts they are all
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