Video Rewind: Windows Vista and its Aero interface

With Microsoft Corp. talking about Windows 8 development and analysts expecting its release sometime next year, many Windows users will no doubt be once again caught in an upgrade quandry.Should you skip Windows

Published on: September 20th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Lightning, Thunder, Flash, Aero – Dell’s upcoming Windows 7, Android phones

It looks like Apple isn't the only one losing control of its smartphones --Engadget reports that a slew of Dell handsets were leaked on Wednesday, including a high-end Windows Phone 7 handset (the

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

First look at Windows 7 – new taskbar, slimmer OS

What if Microsoft waved a magic wand and everything people hated about Windows Vista went away? You might have an operating system that you liked--and that's what Microsoft appears to be striving for

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Yardena Arar and Harry McCracken

Dirty dozen: 12 terrible Vista features to disable

Vista, thy name is bloat!The latest Windows packs a lot of code -- more than any version of Windows ever -- and some of it is just plain unnecessary. All of that excess

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Lincoln Spector

Extreme interface makeover – How to tweak Vista so it resembles XP

Your new PC came with Vista. Maybe your office deployed Vista. Or, perhaps, you got caught up in the early hype and bought Vista. Whatever the case, now you're stuck with it. Wish

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 Rick Broida