Using the New Microsoft Office App in Chrome

Using the New Microsoft Office App in Chrome

Following up to its revamp of the office web apps, Microsoft released a Chrome extension that allows you to use Office in Chrome browser. Let’s check it out.

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Should Microsoft Be Scared of Chromebooks?

Should Microsoft Be Scared of Chromebooks?

Over the past year, Microsoft has been attacking Google with the Scroogled, with the latest targeting Chromebook. Should Microsoft be scared of Chromebooks?

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Adding Bing Features to Office 2013

Adding Bing Features to Office 2013

While Bing is far behind Google, it has never stop to add new features. One of the latest things it has done is to integrate Bing into Office 2013. Let’s see how it performs.

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Plex for Android: Watch Your Media While Mobile

Plex for Android: Watch Your Media While Mobile

If you are already using Plex media server in your computer, you might be interested in the Plex for Android for your mobile devices as well. Let’s check it out.

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How to Set Up Plex Media Server on Windows

How to Set Up Plex Media Server on Windows

There are several ways to set up a media server in your home, but the simplest solution is to use Plex. Learn how to setup Plex media server on Windows.

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A Detailed Look At Windows 8.1 Update and Recovery

A Detailed Look At Windows 8.1 Update and Recovery

Windows 8.1’s Update and Recovery contain options for speeding up your PC, as well as completely wiping it for either sale or a clean install. Let’s take a detailed look

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Setup a Free Online Database with Sodadb

Setup a Free Online Database with Sodadb

Sodadb is a simple online database that brings along the promise of being always free and no skill level required for setup and usage.

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Create Your Own Custom Windows 8 Themes

Create Your Own Custom Windows 8 Themes

Microsoft has done a nice job over the past few years of supporting themes. Today we are going to look at how you can create your very own Windows 8 theme.

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Change the New Start Button in Windows 8.1

Change the New Start Button in Windows 8.1

Version 8.1 of Windows brings back the Start menu, which looks dull and is not customizable. Windows 8.1 Start Button Changer allows you to change the start button in Windows 8.1

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Work Folders Bring Synced Storage to Windows 8.1

Work Folders Bring Synced Storage to Windows 8.1

Microsoft is well known for hiding some of its useful features in Windows. One thing many have missed in Windows 8.1, thanks to it being rather well hidden by the company, is a storage and syncing option called “Work Folders”. Check it out here.

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The All-New Evernote Web Clipper 6 for Chrome

The All-New Evernote Web Clipper 6 for Chrome

Evernote rolled out version 6 of its Web Clipper for Chrome and completely revamped the user interface along with new features. Let’s see how it performs.

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Grab Tilt-Shift Photos on Android with Awesome Miniature

Grab Tilt-Shift Photos on Android with Awesome Miniature

One of the more unique image photo types is called “tilt-shift” and is used to create images that come out looking almost like tiny models, and it is generally thought of as being used with small and medium-format cameras. If you have an Android device, then there is an app that can simulate the style when shooting pictures.

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Find Your Lost Android Phones with Device Manager

Find Your Lost Android Phones with Device Manager

Google came out with its own solution to help you find lost Android phones and tablets. This is certainly cutting into the business developers such as Seek Droid, Find My Droid and others. So, what is Google offering and can it compete with those existing apps in the market?

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Using the Chromecast with Android, iOS and Chrome

Using the Chromecast with Android, iOS and Chrome

Google released its latest assault on the living room in the form of a tiny HDMI dongle, a device capable of streaming media from your computer, smartphone and tablet. Here is how to get the Chromecast up  and running in your home.

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Protect Your Online Privacy with PrivacyFix

Protect Your Online Privacy with PrivacyFix

Chrome and Firefox users have several reliable solutions to protect their online privacy, one of which is aptly named “PrivacyFix”. Let’s see what it has to offer.

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Windows 8.1 is Here, But What Do You Really Get?

Windows 8.1 is Here, But What Do You Really Get?

Microsoft debuted the first public beta of Windows 8.1. You don’t have to install it to find out what’s new. Read on for what you are really getting for Windows 8.1.

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Batch Replace Words in Microsoft Word and Excel

Batch Replace Words in Microsoft Word and Excel

It happens to all of us – we type a document up in Microsoft Word or Excel only to find that a word used multiple times was inaccurate or just plain wrong. It’s a “Ctrl-F” moment, but if there are many instances of said misspeak then you could be in for a tedious and time-consuming chore. There is a better way to replace words in Word and Excel.

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How to Add Tabs to Microsoft Office

How to Add Tabs to Microsoft Office

Microsoft rolled out its Office 2013 product, bringing numerous updates and new features, but they forgot to include a basic, yet useful function: tabs. For those who want to add tabs to Microsoft Office, Office Tabs is one great solution that you should try out.

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Add a Recycle Bin in Chrome and Easily Retrieve Closed Tabs

Add a Recycle Bin in Chrome and Easily Retrieve Closed Tabs

We frequently have multiple tabs open – researching posts and keeping potential ideas at hand. For all of this I utilize multiple extensions to control everything. It is a juggling act that is always on the verge of going out of control! One way to keep it in control is to add Recycle Bin in Chrome.

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