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Windows 10 failed to update FIX (HP machines)

Posted by Harry On September - 30 - 2017Comments Off on Windows 10 failed to update FIX (HP machines)

I have recently tried to update to the Windows 10 Creators Update on a few of my computers. Two of them kept failing, stating “we couldn’t update the system reserved partition”:


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Jabra Speak 510 Winners

Posted by Harry On August - 22 - 2013Comments Off on Jabra Speak 510 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Jabra Speak 510 (see here for the review):

  • Luis F Vasquez
  • Michael Charney
  • James Kelly
  • Robert Gorman

 

Keep checking mintywhite.com for more great giveaways and competitions!

 

Jabra Speak 510 Review and Competition [expired]

Posted by Harry On August - 2 - 2013Comments Off on Jabra Speak 510 Review and Competition [expired]

Windows Guides’ Rating

1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star
4.5 out of 5

Compatible with
Windows 8Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
System
ARM 64-bit 32-bit
PROS: Comes with case, small and lightweight, looks good, easy to use, great sound quality and microphone, touch buttons, input via Bluetooth and USB, output via 3.5mm jack
CONS: Quite expensive (although all professional products seem to have a similar price tag).
VERDICT: A modern, simplistic and easy-to-use speaker. The MS version works brilliantly with voice and music plays well too. Although it is relatively expensive, it is certainly worth the price!

Jabra Speak 510

PRICE: £110 / $115

VERSION REVIEWED: Jabra Speak 510 MS (Microsoft-optimised) – Item 7510-109

WEBSITE: Jabra Speak 510

WE HAVE FOUR JABRA SPEAK 510S UP FOR GRABS! PLEASE SEE BELOW.

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Create your own Apps and Games with Stencyl

Posted by Harry On January - 4 - 2013Comments Off on Create your own Apps and Games with Stencyl
Windows Guides’ Rating
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star
4.5 out of 5
Compatible with
Windows 8Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
System
ARM 64-bit 32-bit

PROS: The interface is easy to use and unified across platforms.

CONS: No Android & HTML5 support at the moment (will be available soon with version 3.0 though)

VERDICT: A great program which is brilliant for any developer. Highly recommended!

PRICE: Free (free) / $79 (Pro yearly) / $149 (iOS Pro yearly) / $199 (Studio yearly)

VERSION REVIEWED: 2.1.0

DOWNLOAD: Stencyl

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Create Your Own Setup Programs with Advanced Installer

Posted by Harry On January - 3 - 2013Comments Off on Create Your Own Setup Programs with Advanced Installer
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with System
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star
4.5 out of 5
Windows 8Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP ARM 64-bit 32-bit
Advanced Installer Screenshot

PROS: It’s extremely straightforward and properties are categorised. Caphyon’s technical support team is also responsive and very helpful. Free version available.

CONS: Paid versions are quite expensive (although it is justifiable if you design programs for a living!)

VERDICT: Easy to use yet loads of functionality available.

PRICE / EDITION: FREE (Free) / $299 (Professional) / $399 (Java) / $999 (Enterprise) / $2999 (Architect)

A 30-day trial for each edition is available.

VERSION REVIEWED: Professional 9.8

DOWNLOAD: Advanced Installer

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Jabra: One Headset for Your Mobile, Desk, and Soft Phone

Posted by Harry On July - 13 - 2012Comments Off on Jabra: One Headset for Your Mobile, Desk, and Soft Phone

At Windows Guides, we usually review software, however after discovering this Jabra system and its integration abilities with a different range of devices and their PC Suite, I was so impressed that I decided to blog about it!

Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with System
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star 4.5 out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
Jabra Pro 9465 DuoPROS: Intuitive touch screen, headset is lightweight and has a great wireless range, easy to set up, useful updates, add-ons can easily be added.CONS: The price is quite substantial (even though it is worth every penny/cent as it’s so useful!)

VERDICT: An intuitive product with great sound quality, range and brilliant software.

PRICE: £240 (UK) / $260 (US) – for the 9465 Duo (Bluetooth is included)

MODEL REVIEWED: Jabra 9465 Duo with Jabra PC Suite 2.8

PRODUCT: Jabra Pro/Go

DOWNLOAD PC SUITEJabra PC Suite

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