How to get Windows 8 touchpad gestures working on your old Dell laptop

ALPS Touchpad

I purchased a Dell laptop in early 2010 and getting drivers from Dell for laptops that old is impossible. On the bright side, there are other laptop manufacturers, like Gateway, who have maintained up to date drivers. I upgraded to Windows 8 around a month back and as part of the process, I had to uninstall my incompatible touchpad drivers.

Pirates make hay while Microsoft lets the sun shine

Windows 8 activated

A month back we told you how to get hold of Windows 8 Media Center for your Windows 8 PC for free. And it seems like pirates have used this method to find a workaround in the Windows activation program Using this method, you can now simply activate your copy of Windows 8! Below is screenshot of my Windows 8 Pro with Media Center edition which I purchased last month.

New mice and keyboard for your Windows 8 PC

Wedge Touch Mouse

Windows 8 Release preview is already available and if you've decided to give it a shot, you'll notice the big changes to Windows 8 over Windows 7. In line with the Windows 8 release, Microsoft, yesterday, unveiled a range of new mice and keyboards that are ready to work with Windows 8. It doesn't mean your existing mouse and keyboard will stop working, but, the new series is specially designed to get the most of Windows 8.