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How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

So you have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and wanted to give it a test in your machine. If you are planning to do a clean install, the fastest way is to burn the ISO file into a DVD and boot from it. However, as DVD ROM drive is getting obsolete, more and more […]

Greenshot: A Lightweight Yet Feature-Rich Screenshot Tool for Windows

Greenshot: A Lightweight Yet Feature-Rich Screenshot Tool for Windows

Images taken off a computer screen are called screenshots. While reading tech-reviews on websites, including this one, you will find numerous screenshots that serve as references to what the reviewer is writing about. These images greatly help explain a certain interface feature or guide the reader in knowing where to click in an application. The […]

Why You Should Bite The Bullet And Signup For Spotify

Why You Should Bite The Bullet And Signup For Spotify

I find it surprising that no-one has yet stepped up to the plate to post a review of the magic that is Spotify here on MakeTechEasier. This application has truly revolutionized the way that I consume music, and I only see things getting better. For anyone who has been living under a rock, Spotify is […]

5 Excellent Tools To Take Screenshots in Windows

5 Excellent Tools To Take Screenshots in Windows

While writing reviews of websites and software, I often have to use images to reference what I am talking about and to help me better explain things. A simple screenshot of an arrow pointing to a tiny button saves me the trouble of writing a detailed explanation of where the button is located. Having realized […]

StartMenuXP Restores Your Start Menu to XP Style [Windows]

StartMenuXP Restores Your Start Menu to XP Style [Windows]

If you have installed lots of applications in Windows 7, you will find that your Start menu is cluttered, messy and finding the applications you need is no longer a quick and simple task. What makes it worst is that the more applications you have, the slower the Start menu loads. A task that needs […]

How to Turn Your Windows 7 to Windows 8 Lookalike

How to Turn Your Windows 7 to Windows 8 Lookalike

If you have been following Windows news, you will know that the next version of Windows – Windows 8 – is going to have a radical change of user interface. Instead of sticking with the same old desktop concept, it is integrating the Windows Phone 7′s Metro UI into Windows 8. The beauty of the […]

Essential Software To Install After Installing Windows

Essential Software To Install After Installing Windows

Installing or re-installing Windows is a tedious and time consuming task. Other than the time spent installing the OS, we still need to restore all our favorite and essential software. Personally, I have a list of utilities and software that I install after installing Windows. Keeping this list made my life easier as it allows […]

Microsoft Office 365 Beta Review

Microsoft Office 365 Beta Review

Microsoft Office and Exchange has always been the backbone for many corporate and business enterprises. With the launch of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft is bringing their desktop/server based system to the cloud, enabling professionals to access their emails, important documents, contacts, and calendar from almost anywhere and any device.