The new Start Screen is the most visually interesting feature in Windows 8. While it has received a mixed response from the users, it is undoubtedly the highlight of the OS. If you are new to Windows 8 Start Screen, here is the ways to customize and make better use of it.
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Are you annoyed with the limitations of the Windows 8 start screen? Although there are twenty backgrounds, in my opinion they’re all pretty unimaginative. Here is a way to liven up your start screen in a matter of minutes.
There are plenty of backup software for Windows, but if you are looking for a simpler native application, look no further than the File History tool that is natively available in all Windows 8 machine.
As we welcome in a new year that many are saying will finally be “the year of the Linux desktop,” we want to take a look at some of the up-and-coming Linux distros for 2013. Read on to learn about some newer distros that we expect to continue rising in popularity, maybe even to the level of stardom, over the year.
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.
Using a clipboard manager to manage your clipboard history in Windows 8 is a good way to ensure the content you copied earlier is not lost. Here is a one good clipboard manager that you can use in Windows 8
If you’re having trouble deleting the Windows.old file and previous Windows installations on your computer, here is how you can delete them without breaking the system, and your mind.
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.
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.
Windows 8 may be an improved version of Windows 7, but if you are not using it on a high end PC, there will still be some strain and lag while running the applications. Here are 7 ways that you can use to improve the performance of your Windows 8 system.
Losing your password and get lock out of your computer is a painful experience. Luckily, there’s a little-known tool in Windows 8 that allows you to reset your password with a USB key. Let’s learn how to create the key!
Windows Explorer doesn’t come with tabbed browsing, which makes it kind of suck. Some Linux distributions have been way ahead of Microsoft on this, and it’s about time we have our own tabs. Here is how you can enable tabbed browsing in Windows 7 and 8.
If you’re on the go constantly, perhaps you’d miss having Windows 8 around, especially if you’re surrounded by computers using older versions. Here is a quick and easy way to create a portable version of Windows 8 on your USB drive.
Are you constantly looking for ways to navigate and circumvent issues you are having with Windows 8? Here is a list of tweaks you can perform either on the Metro or desktop interface of Windows 8.
Are you going to skip the awesome features of Windows 8 just because of the Metro UI? It is a better idea to bypass it and boot into the desktop when you turn on the PC.
We’ve already covered Windows 8 to death, but I don’t think we’ve really covered the essential “tricks” you can do to better modify your experience. Today, we re going to show you several tricks you can use to improve your usage experience, and that is if you’re considering upgrading.
As the date for Windows 8’s release draws near, many people are starting to wonder if they should upgrade to this newer version. Today, we’re going to discuss what you should know before upgrading so you can prepare your PC beforehand.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 is going to be released on October 26th, We have a look into the good, bad, and ugly side of this operating system so you can decide whether you want this running on your computer.
Previously, you can install Windows from your USB drive, but not run from it. This tutorial shows you how to run Windows 8 from your USB drive, much like a Linux Live CD.