Windows 8 Release Preview

There has been lots of buzz about the new Windows 8 – some good, some bad.

Windows 8 includes a new user interface (UI) called “Metro” which is primarily designed for touch-screen devices.

Windows 8 Metro Start menu

Windows 8 Metro Start menu – Clicking the Desktop tile will lead the user to the traditional desktop.

Windows 8 traditional desktop

Windows 8 Traditional Desktop

Users wanting to access Windows 8 Media Centre will need to purchase Windows 8 Professional edition.

Windows 8 is due to be released in June 2012.

Additional photos are available on the Tailormade IT Solutions Facebook page


Upgrading to faster USB

USB3.0 Logo


Are you tired of waiting around for data to finish copying to and from USB sticks ?

Wish your transfers and backups could be faster ? They probably can… You are most likely using an outdated USB 2.0 connection, and USB 3.0 offers speeds up to 10 times faster !

USB3.0 v USB2.0 speed graph


Tailormade I.T. Solutions can cheaply upgrade your current PC to USB 3.0 specifications, by adding a USB 3.0 expansion card to your computer system.

USB3.0 card

You can then enjoy the benefits of the new generation of USB 3.0 sticks/drives. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible so all your old, slow USB 2.0 drives will work too.

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