I am cursed with the need to be an early adopter. When new technology comes out, I need to have it right away. Such was the case last Friday when Windows 8 was released. I was downloading my copy at 6:00 in the morning.
Installing a new operating system the day it is released comes with anticipation and excitement. What new features will it have? How will it change my computing life forever?
It also comes with anxiety as compatibility issues and a lack of documentation is sure to plague the process.
Four days later, I have upgraded 2 computers and worked with Windows 8 for a few dozen hours. Here are my initial thoughts on the experience. [Read more...]