04 Aug Windows 10 says hi for free
If you are running Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, or Windows 7, the upgrade to Windows 10 is free for an entire year. As your technology ambassador, I was excited at first to hear about the new OS but not without a bit of skepticism. Now that I have used it for a couple weeks, I can honestly say it’s my favorite since Windows XP and worth getting excited about. (Yes, I know I need to probably get out more.) Once you decide to take the plunge, consult this helpful guide on what to disable and what to tweak so that your experience is a positive one as well.
Also read: But I love Windows XP
Remember, always allocate some time to learn a new operating system. Throw on some music, poke around a bit – but before you upgrade, make sure you have a good backup!
Packing for a college student? Not only do they need the latest operating system and technology, they also need some good advice from another college student. Welcome to College! 101 Ways to Rock Your World was co-authored with then recent college grad Page Grossman (and Dayna Steele). For on campus and higher education success, Welcome to College! 101 Ways to Rock Your World is a collection of wide-ranging, down-to-earth, practical tips for prospective and current college students, leavened with encouragement and compassion. It will be a useful companion for students and a reassurance to their parents. Buy it now and get it packed before they leave for college!