Microsoft knows that it has some work to do to make its desktop users happier with Windows 8. Despite this, the company is hoping to see a rapid uptick in Windows 8 adoption next year when it officially ends support for Windows XP. BusinessKorea reports, however, that some Korean IT departments are considering truly desperate measures in a bid to forgo upgrading Windows 8 once Windows XP support ends — including adopting the Linux-based Ubuntu platform.
The hits just keep coming for Comcast. It was bad enough when Ryan Block recorded the infamous customer service call from hell and when another Comcast customer showed how Comcast would only refund bogus charges to his account after he revealed to them that he’d recorded a phone call with a rep who explicitly said the charges wouldn’t apply.
Brad Reed was driving to see his uncle’s new home Thursday near Indian Pete Bayou on Hamlin Lake when he could see the sky was developing into a beautiful sunset. “I drove to a nearby spot overlooking Sunset Bay,” he said. “As I parked my truck, the color in the sky exploded and then reflected back down onto the water. I purposely used a long exposure to allow the light more time to “paint the water.” His camera and settings: Nikon D800. F22 at 2 seconds, 100 ISO. 14-24mm lens at 14mm.