Did you know that you can sign into Windows 8 using a picture and gestures instead of a traditional alphanumeric password? Windows 8 has a feature called “picture password” that gives you a great alternative to logging into your computer with.
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If your computer hang during the hybrid boot and shutdown process, you may want to disable the hybrid boot and shutdown feature in Windows 8. Here is how you can do so.
If you are using Facebook in Windows 8, you may have noticed most apps just follow the same old Facebook layout. If you are looking for a more visual way to experience Facebook in Windows 8, Metro Social may be the app for you.
Instagram is a great app to quickly take, edit and share photos on the go, but it is available on mobile device only. Instametrogram is an app for Windows 8 that allows you to view, comment and get geo-tagged photos from those you follow.
Upgrading to Windows 8 means saying goodbye to a popular screensaver, but you can add the popular Aurora screensaver in Windows 8 with these steps.
Microsoft has decided to make a significant update to Windows 8’s interface, dubbed Windows 8 Blue. let’s see what new features you will have in this new update.
While Windows 8 saw a complete makeover in the form of the Modern UI setup, Windows Explorer and several other apps are still utilizing the same old UI. That is where the EaseUS FileManager comes in handy. It gives Windows 8 users a modern UI feel to Windows Explorer.
In Windows 8, you will be at either the Desktop mode or the Metro mode. Here is how you can change the size and position of the Windows 8 Start Screen so you can access your desktop as well as all your tiles at the same time.
Are you keen to use the Android’s pattern lock security mechanism on your Windows 8 tablet? Here is how you can do so.
If you just bought a new PC, you will know that transferring data and settings from the old PC to the new machine can be a hassle. When you find yourself in this scenario, there’s one application that can answer your call to migrate data and files: Zinstall WinWin. We have a giveaway for this event. Read on for more detail.
Windows 8 does not give users a way to create or pin live tiles on their own, so users must rely on third party programs to do it. WinAero’s Pin to 8 is a great solution for users looking to pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen.
There are tons of ways to optimize your Windows machine, and disabling the useless services is one of the easiest way to make sure your computer without additional overhead. In this article, we will show you how to manage and disable Windows services.
Microsoft introduced the new interface in Windows 8 that make full use of live tiles, but they failed to gives users the tools to create, modify and tweak the lives tiles. Here is how you can do so.
If you have not been checking out the Windows store, here are some useful Windows 8 apps that have appeared lately!
With Google being a rival to Microsoft, it is no surprise that Google products are not integrated into the Windows 8 release. Here are a few ways to integrate Google apps into Windows 8.
In Windows 8, you can right-click the bottom left-hand corner of your screen to get a context menu that takes you to places such as your task manager and control panel. In this tutorial, we will show you a way to add the shutdown and restart options to the taskbar context menu.
Microsoft has always wanted to keep users confined to what they want you to use and the Windows Store is another example. Here, we will look at some of the best alternatives to the Window Store out there so you can have every option at your disposal for finding apps for Windows 8.
Secure boot of Windows 8 is a useful feature to prevent malicious software applications from loading during the system start-up process. It also prevented you from dual booting your PC. In this article, we will show you how to disable the secure boot in Windows 8.
In most situations, you will want to have as little apps running during startup as possible, but what if you want to do it the other way – force a particular app to run during startup? Here is how you can do it in Windows 8.
Are you happy with the look of the icons on your Windows 8 taskbar? If not, there’s an easy way to change them to anything that you’d like.