When some people see the word “refurbished” placed in the title of a PC, their immediate reaction is to avoid the item like the plague, not knowing all the differences between a refurbished and new PC. Refurbished PC is not as bad as you think, and with a little attention, it could save you money too.
Articles by Miguel Leiva-Gomez
You could have the most awesome computer, but still, your games crash on you. It could be due to a bug in the game or that your graphics card is fried. Nevertheless, let find out the probably cause for your game crash and also the solution to fix it.
What should you do when a Windows 8 app stop functioning the way it should? Sometimes these apps can just stop working and you have no idea what is wrong. Here are some ways you can use to troubleshoot a broken app in Windows 8.
We’ve seen tons and tons of screen savers that just fill your screen with a bunch of random graphics. If you want something that will give you added functionality, here are a few free Windows screen savers here that will have you clicking the “Preview” button just to keep seeing them.
While installing an application, you probably have the experience of accidentally associating it with a tons of file extensions. Here are two great tools that help you get rid of file type associations or change them in Windows.
Windows 8 boots up very fast, but as time passes, you’ll probably start to notice a slower boot time among other things. This article shows you the ways to tweak Windows 8 and make it run faster.
Even after Microsoft’s simplified the licensing system for Windows 8, people are still confused which version of Windows 8 they should get. In this article, we are going to go through the various version of Windows 8 and which license you should get for your machine.
With the arrival of Google Docs, people are constantly asking themselves whether they really need to pay the cash to get Microsoft Office. $0 is infinitely better than any sum of money you could think of. But is it worth it to move onto Google Docs and abandon Office forever? Let’s find out!
If you are not careful, Windows 8 can uses up bandwidth for an enormous amount of its operations and applications and cause you to pay more for the exceeded bandwidth. Here is how you can minimize the damage by using this OS in a stingy network, known as metering.
Internet Explorer is now available in Windows 8. Here are 3 reasons why you should reconsider using it.
You may have decided to buy a Surface RT, but before you do, you might want to find out what you can and can’t do on the Windows RT desktop, so you won’t regret it later.
There are tons of features in Windows 8, but some of the better ones are locked and hidden from the public. Here are 3 features you can unlock in Windows 8
I’ve noticed some common mistakes people make when buying PC hardware. Today, we’re going to talk particularly about the mistakes people make when choosing PC hardware, and how to remedy them.
The Microsoft Surface RT tablet is now available for purchase. You may be wondering if it is really good and worth the investment. Today, we’ll take a look at the device and discuss on whether your next purchase should be a Surface or something else.
All Windows systems contain a “hosts” file that allows you to associate certain IP addresses with a domain name. Today, I’m going to teach you how to take advantage of this file to make your life much more convenient.
Unless you are willing to shell out money to get the expensive software, here are some free video editor that can still make you a professional videographer.
If you are looking to do some simple audio editing, and don’t need to use any sequencer or special equipment to record, you don’t need to shell out hundreds of dollars in software. There are plenty of free and better alternatives. Check out some of them here.
Some call “Easter Eggs”, while others call them bugs, but nevertheless, these weird stuff doesn’t stop appearing in Windows. Let’s have a look at instances when Windows starts acting weird in ways that are completely reproducible!
Perhaps one of the most annoying things about using Windows is the fact that you have to wait eons for it to shut down. If you want to shut down your computer faster, there are a few ways to do this, some involving the Windows registry. As nasty as it gets, don’t let the Windows shutdown process keep you behind the keyboard when you have other things to do.
The usual way to deactivate a screensaver is to type on the keyboard or move your mouse. What if you can do it via your webcam when it spotted a movement? Let’s have a look!