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  • Blog Post: windows 7 – what happens with a lot of windows and alt+tab?

    on my regular system this have never presented itself as an issue, but what about on a netbook with limited resolution?  windows 7 allows the alt + tab results to wrap in the list.   alt + tab results on my workstation usually the main culprit for me to even consider this limit is internet...
  • Blog Post: workshifting

    i came across this blog called workshifting and have found a number of the posts thought provoking. the first time i found it i wasn’t certain what workshifting was (they list “anywhere is my office” and “what we used to call telecommuting” as explanations) but liked the...
  • Blog Post: a portable computer story

    i’ve not been a big fan of netbooks primarily because of three things:  1) screen resolution, 2) keyboards and 3) processor limitations.  i have written before about my gateway lt series netbook , but found a dell inspiron 11z that appears to address at least the first two concerns (it has...
  • Blog Post: multi touch in windows 7, new hp windows home server and netbooks

    i've just loaded beta drivers to enable multi touch on a dell latitude xt and this afternoon i'll check out this new feature and report back soon. also loading up a group of acer netbooks for a windows 7 lab i'm putting together for a local ged program. that's an additional 6 new installations by the...
  • Blog Post: 63 today - 15 more on sunday

    build #63 today but i'll pick up 15 more on sunday in preparation for a demo monday. i saw the acer netbook at walmart this evening. besides what i'm assuming is very limited space on the hard drive, it looked pretty nice in the display case. also saw a new sony vaio on their website - based upon what...
  • Blog Post: to netbook or not to netbook - that is the question

    this evening i was looking at the various options - around $300-350 for netbooks. netbooks are interesting because they can run either windows xp, windows vista or windows 7 beta and they are larger than my current phone to make typing and using them easier. still lightweight and extremely portable ...
  • Blog Post: gateway lt series netbook – now running windows 7

    over the weekend i blogged about a great netbook deal – and currently it’s exclusively at best buy .  the lt3114u or lt3103u both have a 250 gb hard drive and 2 gb of ram.  i’ve got the cherry red one and it’s now running windows 7 home premium. don’t get me wrong – this isn’t my desktop (or...
  • Blog Post: running windows 7 on a netbook

    i recently received two netbooks for our upcoming cwug windows 7 loadfest and have been doing some testing with windows 7 home premium and windows 7 ultimate on them. we're looking to provide the community with these kinds of experiences as well. two more installations to add to my road to 700. hopefully...