GDC Morning WACH 9-25-13

GDC Morning Report for 9-25-13

Here is your Good Day Columbia GDC Morning WACH for Wednesday September 25, 2013:

What a busy morning! Between Shrek, a donkey, a wooden boy, a tech expert, sleep experts, AND an X-Factor contestant, can we get a collective â??whew?!â??

Shrek in the house

The cast of the Village Square Theatre production of Shrek the Musical stopped by the show today to share some wit and wisdom through the eyes of a donkey and ogre. You can check out the though through October 6. Check out all the details HERE.

Zipping the Zoo

Wild Wednesday was especially wild today, as we took to the skies to zip the zoo at Riverbanks! You can get all the ticket and schedule info HERE, and donâ??t be scared. It is awesome!

Take a swing at Leukemia

The Possibilities Fund, is sponsoring a fund raising gold tournament at the Indian River Golf Course on October 4 at the Indian River Golf Course. The shotgun start is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.

The money raised goes directly to the Possibilities Fund, allowing people battling leukemia to have the needed money to get treatment.

You can get all the information on the foundation and the tournament HERE. You can also meet the founder of the fund, and leukemia survivor HERE.

Sick of Windows 8 already?

If you are like many people, Windows 8 is a bit on the frustrating part to use. Lucky for users, 8.1 is out! Stephen Miano joined us to break it down.

So what is Windows 8? An update, or an upgrade?

It's a little bit of both. Windows 8.1 will be released as a free update to current Windows 8 users, and will generally replace Windows 8 for sale, when it is released.

What about that weird start screen, and my desktop?

The good news is the Start Screen has gotten some love. Better tiles, resizable tiles, the ability to choose more and better backgrounds. As for the desktop, we get a start button back. We also get some nifty new resize features. What's funny is that it's less about big changes, and more about the little things. I was pretty used to Windows 8, but when I installed 8.1 it was justâ?¦ better.

Are there any changes to the Internet experience?

Windows 8.1 will include Internet Explorer 11. You won't really notice a big difference, but it does feel a bit faster, and seems to be more stable.

What's the best feature of Windows 8.1, and should we upgrade when it comes out?

The best feature? Easily the ability to go straight to the Desktop. Thatâ??s the number one feature of Windows 8.1. Should we upgrade? Yes. No hesitation, no doubt. You'll have to wait until mid October, but yea, Windows 8.1 is definitely an improvement.

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