Tag Archive for 'vista'

December 20, 2006

The general consensus is that Vista substantially decreases battery life on notebooks.  That is, with the new Aero Glass interface enabled. From independent testing, some notebook users have concluded that Vista draws 20% more power with the Aero Glass interface disabled. With Aero Glass enabled, expect your notebook to run for much less than the […]

August 29, 2006

It appears that Amazon has Windows Vista available for pre-order on their website. Personally, I’m going to wait for general OEM availability of the Vista Ultimate DVD-ROM, rather than shelling out for the retail-boxed version. The release date for Windows Vista has been scheduled for January 30, 2007. I’ll leave it up to Microsoft to […]