Top Nav

groovyPost Windows 8 Release Weekly Wrap – Readers Picks!

This week we really had a blast here at groovyPost. There is sooo much going on in Tech it was hard to pick out our “Editor’s Picks” for the week. That said, here’s what you the readers seemed to enjoy the most this week.

Lots of excitement around Microsoft’s Latest Big Update for Windows 8 Readies for Release, as explained by Austin Krause.

Updates to Windows 8 apps

Hand-in-hand with Windows 8, Microsoft Announces Surface RT Tablet Pricing, Available for Pre-Order. Did you grab one? We will be having a poll shortly to collect feedback on who bought on and what you think of it so far.

Brian Burgess stepped up to clarify What’s the Difference Between Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT? Although a little disappointing Microsoft didn’t simply things similar to Apple, there is good news in that Microsoft thinned out most of the versions with Windows 8.

Windows 8 Surface Tablet

And not to belabor the point, but listen up, people. Brian reports again Windows RT Will Not Run Desktop Applications!

Desktop App

Continuing with new services offered from Microsoft. Brian shows you how to stream Xbox Music from Windows 8 to the Xbox 360 console. Tips; You’ll need to install the free Xbox SmartGlass app.

xbox music

Meanwhile, Jack Busch writes an in-depth review of Malwarebytes Free – An Essential Antivirus Complement for Windows. Please tell me you’re running Anti-Virus. OK Good!

malwarebytes other tools chameleon startuplite fileassassin regassassin

Did you take the Reader Poll: Will You Upgrade to Windows 8? Take the poll and read the results, they may surprise you.

Windows 8 Live Tiles Start Screen

But wait! The rumors were true! This week Apple made a few HUGE announcements — and Introduced the iPad Mini and Four Other Upgraded Products. We have all the details for you Fan-boys out there. 🙂

Related Article:  groovyPost Weekly Wrap for September 29, 2012

ipad prices

And recently Google shared gorgeous pictures of some of their data centers — A Photo Tour Inside the Google Cloud. Thousands of page views on this one so although it’s just a photo gallery  if you’ve never seen the inside of the “internet”, be sure to check it out.

Google is also bringing more buzz with a brand new offer to get more ppl into Google Hardware. Jack has all the details in his news story, Rent Google Chromebooks for Business for $30 per User: Is It Worth It?

rent google chromebooks for business

Kim Barloso goes in-depth with her report on Five Great Alternative Web Browsers for Android. Amazing most people are just fine with 1 on Apple devices. (smile)

dolphin browser

Kim also brings us her feature, This Week’s Best New Android Apps.  Don’t miss this great apps roundup.

jabber IM

Next, one of the internet’s perennial favorites is updated. Kim writes about it in Flipboard for Android Updated to Support SoundCloud and other Audio Streams.


And we conclude this jumbo wrap with a true gear-head groovyPost from Austin Krause’s How to Root the Kindle Fire HD the Easy Way. Very geeky and very groovy for sure!

kindle fire unlocked with root

So, there you have it. Remember, there is no better place on the net for all things tech than Check back daily for more groovy goodness!

More Reading:

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply