January 2010 Entries

Win7: Large Fonts a Little Rough…

Previously, I posted: Large Fonts – Not sure yet… My machine has a pretty high resolution display (1680 x 1050). Win 7 defaulted the fonts to use “medium” fonts, instead of small fonts. This is nice because things are not so tiny, but it has to resize some of the images here an there. Also, not all applications have good support for “larger fonts”, so the windows can have an odd layout in some cases. I like that Win 7 is supporting large fonts and hi-res displays better. I think...

posted @ Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:02 PM | Feedback (0)

Hello Windows 7!

I just got Windows 7 on my work laptop! Love it so far. I’ll share my experiences as I go. My initial take: Task bar – Very nice. I really like the improved previews when you hover over an item. The “grouped” programs feature is pretty nice too. I was not a fan of the XP or Vista behavior. Win 7’s implementation is sweet. I really like that it does a “live preview” of the window that you’re hovering and brings it to the front. ...

posted @ Friday, January 22, 2010 11:54 AM | Feedback (0)