Windows 8 boots so blisteringly fast that it theoretically gives you only 200 milliseconds to access the boot menu. Fortunately, Microsoft has gone to the trouble of designing a whole new Boot Options menu so you don't have to punch F8 like a crazy person. »
If there's one thing everyone dreads, it's rebooting their computer. It may only take a minute or two, but it can seem like forever. Here are our top 10 tweaks that'll make your computer boot a little faster. »You can contact Whitson Gordon, the author of this post, at . You can also…
That's Windows 7, not a mini-Linux OS like Splashtop. It's also from a powered-off state, not sleep mode. Pretty impressive. And much of that speed comes from turning on a laptop's devices (hard disk, ports, etc) in just 1 second. »
For Windows 7, a top goal is to significantly increase the number of systems that experience very good boot times. In the lab, a very good system is one that boots in under 15 seconds.
The surprise? Nintendo calls us to tell us they're… »
Forget about droids that make breakfast or try to take over the World. In the UK, a team of scientists have constructed a robot to assist them in the eccentric and perverted-sounding British sport of Welly Wangling, which has nothing to do with masterbation. It's actually the sophisticated sport of hurling a boot as… »
Our esteemed frat brothers at Lifehacker first told us how to download, install and dual boot Windows Vista Beta 2 with Windows XP, and now they've gotten out the stopwatch for their first test, showing us how the startup time of the newest Microsoft operating system compares to that of its predecessor. »