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Migrating to Windows 8.1

Advantages: Lots of illustrations, clear print/layout, handy shortcuts list
Disadvantages: No index/glossary, probably too basic for some

I am not a computer expert as you can tell from the fact I bought a book to help me get to grips with Windows 8.1. I am spoilt by having friends and relatives who work in the technology industry so when something goes wrong on my laptop I tend to hand it ...

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Review of Migrating to Windows 8.1 - Dr. Andy Williams

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Living in Another World

Advantages: Hugely nostalgic, generally excellent photos, some interesting machines profiled
Disadvantages: A few irritating little errors, not that in-depth on each system

Time It's Time In these rather samey days, when the most non-standard thing most people are likely to consider doing with their computers is installing Linux or swapping a PC for a Mac, it's instructive to look back three decades to a time when the ...

davidbuttery 24.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Digital Retro - Gordon Laing

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Digital Retro - A book for old-skool computer fans

Advantages: Background information, scope, photography
Disadvantages: Some machines missing

People of a certain age i.e. me grew up during one of the most exciting periods in computing history. Computers were just moving from the business world of mainframes, timesharing and minicomputers and in to the domain of the personal user. For the first ...

ilaskey 12.02.2007 · Read full review
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Manual gear by Haynes

Advantages: Clearly written, generally good choice of systems, well presented, satisfying to handle
Disadvantages: No index, doesn't cover handheld consoles, one or two surprising editorial decisions

... Background Haynes used to be known as a publisher almost exclusively of motoring workshop manuals. In recent years, though, they've branched out (too much?) and spread their famous brand (too thinly?) and the familiar logo now adorns solid, A4-size ...

davidbuttery 02.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Video Gaming Manual - Diniz Sanches

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A must have for Final Fantasy xii gamers

Advantages: step to step guide, every speck of detail covered
Disadvantages: really heavy

The walkthrough for Final Fantasy xii is the best and most detailed walkthrough yet from Piggyback. It covers every speck of detail of the game from the smallest things like what colour a monster's hair is to the biggest detail like how much HP the final ...

shizzy999 29.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Final Fantasy XII: The Complete Guide - Piggyback

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