Gadget Rivalry

I want the best of all worlds, so, no to “integration,” yes to variety! I am looking at Mac OS (torn between a Mac Book Pro and a Mac Book Air) in the event that I might not like Windows 8, and seems like I have found a substitute for it…. an XBOX Kinect!

XBOX With Kinect

Sexy, shiny thing

I wanna play Dance Central so badly and lose weight in the process.

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Made the Switch

O hai, Windows 7.

I have never used Vista for extended periods of time, so everything looks new to my eyes. I didn’t know that Windows 7 had a very pretty graphical user interface for installation setup. Blue screens no more! I normally would panic whenever I see operating system reinstallations, but after setting the boot device to the optical drive and the splash screen of Windows 7 coming to life, relief washed over me. The screen doesn’t seem so machine-like to the user with a screen like that.

Windows 7 desktop

I love the switching desktop background feature!

On my first log in, I was completely flabbergasted with the changes. Everything seems so well-organized and sleek and glossy and… organized. That was my initial “complaint.” With all the menus being grouped together and the lack of text on the taskbar, it was too “user friendly” for someone obsessive-compulsive. I like things organized, but sometimes seeing an arrangement too clean before I even get started on my own organizing makes me consider it borderline messy.

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