Paul Thurrott runs the popular Windows enthusiast website winsupersite.com. He is the author of more than 20 technology books and the co-host of the Windows Weekly podcast. Rafael Rivera is a software developer for a VAR 500 company, Telos Corporation, where he works on mission critical system software. He is also a certified reverse engineering analyst and takes Windows apart on his blog WithinWindows.com.
Windows 8 Secretsby Paul Thurrott, Rafael Rivera
Microsoft is introducing a major new release of its Windows operating system, Windows 8, and what better way for you to learn all the ins and outs than from two internationally recognized Windows experts and Microsoft insiders, authors Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera? They cut through the hype to get at/b>
Tips, tricks, treats, and secrets revealed on Windows 8
Microsoft is introducing a major new release of its Windows operating system, Windows 8, and what better way for you to learn all the ins and outs than from two internationally recognized Windows experts and Microsoft insiders, authors Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera? They cut through the hype to get at useful information you'll not find anywhere else, including what role this new OS plays in a mobile and tablet world.
Regardless of your level of knowledge, you'll discover little-known facts about how things work, what's new and different, and how you can modify Windows 8 to meet what you need.
Windows 8 Secrets is your insider's guide to:
- Choosing Windows 8 Versions, PCs and Devices, and Hardware
- Installing and Upgrading to Windows
- The New User Experience
- The Windows Desktop
- Personalizing Windows
- Windows Store: Finding, Acquiring, and Managing Your Apps
- Browsing the Web with Internet Explore
- Windows 8's Productivity Apps
- Windows 8's Photo and Entertainment Apps
- Xbox Games with Windows 8
- Windows 8 Storage, Backup, and Recovery
- Accounts and Security
- Networking and Connectivity
- Windows 8 for Your Business
- Windows Key Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows 8 Secrets is the ultimate insider's guide to Microsoft's most exciting Windows version in years.
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Great Book, for those Smart People that want to LEARN about Windows 8, which is the Best OS Microsoft has ever Created.
Without meaningful text, it is impossible to judge if the book would be useful. Why bother?
It should be noted that my rating is for the Nook sample, not the full text. The Nook sample book only has 5 pages, and they consist of the book's Table of Contents, and nothing else! No actual text content appears in the sample book. I wish this sample had at least a dozen pages or so of actual content so that I can make a purchase decision between this book, "Windows 8 for Dummies 10-in-1," and the "Windows 8 Bible." It's possible that this is a B&N technical issue and not the fault of the author or publisher.