Downloading Windows 8 Consumer Preview

English: Original source file of the “About Vi...

Image via Wikipedia

People can now download Windows 8 Consumer Preview and install this onto VirtualBox virtual machines to test and experience what Windows 8 has to offer.  Rumors have that Windows 8 might be due for an official release in upcoming holiday, but which holiday?  The truth is, we can expect Windows 8 to be released this year, and so you don’t have to cross your fingers for this!

Anyhow, the consumer preview version of Windows 8 might be the closest thing to the official release versions of Windows 8 so far, therefore it might be a good idea for everyday folks to just use VirtualBox to test it out beforehand so they can make a wise decision in regarding to upgrade to Windows 8 from their Windows 7.  The download link is at windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso.

After downloading the ISO, you also need to copy down the product key, because you will need it to install Windows 8 consumer preview version onto a VirtualBox virtual machine.  Meanwhile, if you don’t have VirtualBox yet, you need to grab this also.  Go to Google, type in VirtualBox and you will see how to download it!  Enjoy!

About these ads

CCleaner Is Now Available On Mac; Downloading It Through Mac App Store

CCleaner On Mac OS X Image

CCleaner On Mac OS X Image (Capture on Vinh Nguyen's MacBook Pro)

CCleaner is well known to Windows users, but Mac users probably never have even heard about it until now.  Yep, CCleaner is now available to Mac users on Mac App Store.  It’s no surprise how popular this tool is, because it’s now #1 free download app on Mac App Store.  Just like how it works on Windows, Mac users can use CCleaner to clean out temporary data and caches for their Macs.  Of course, CCleaner isn’t the only tool/utility to do this on Macs, but the price is too inexpensive to pass up by folks like me.  The price is $0.00!

Some elite Mac users might cringe at hearing there is another tool to help Mac users clean up their temporary data and caches.  Well, novice Mac users might think utilities such as CCleaner a blessing since using command lines to clear up temporary data and caches on Mac might be hazardous.  By deleting the wrong data, Mac users might render their Macs useless.  Sure, Mac itself might execute cron jobs that automatically clean up temporary data and caches from time to time, but these cron jobs might happen too infrequently for heavily demanded Macs.  This is why I think CCleaner and similar popular apps might be good for cleaning up temporary data and caches when on-demand needs arise.  Check out the preview of CCleaner on Mac through the video right after the break.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 950 other followers