Having waited long enough, I finally purchased a Windows 8 laptop. To be precise, the Asus Vivobook S200e that I was very impressed with when I tested it, back at end of 2012. It came to nearly £400 with Express Delivery from Amazon, so a good [...]
Microsoft have recently updated the list of Windows Virtual Machines they'll let you download and install for testing purposes. In fact, its now a very useful list, including Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and XP. I was looking for a way of being able to test [...]
For effective cross-browser testing, it can be useful to have a variety of different versions of different browsers on different platforms. In general, its very awkward (or impossible) to have different versions of the same browser on the same machine. Therefore, a way around this is [...]
Just a quick post of a link that some may find handy - click here to go to the Microsoft Press page where you can download a free ebook (PDF, Mobi or ePub formats) entitled 'Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals'
I've now added the other main browsers to my Windows 8 Pro virtual with no problems found - I was expecting some, but none materialised. The screenshot below shows the Start screen, with the tiles for Chrome, Firefox and Safari added in the place I selected [...]
As Windows 8 and IE10 have recently been released, I thought I'd better get myself a working Windows 8 system, asap. Will be very useful to be able to see how Windows 8 operates, plus also test IE10 websites as thats already either a requirement (or likely [...]