Alan Buckingham

Alan is an avid fan of all things technology, including Microsoft, Android, Google, and more. When not writing about or using gadgets and software, he can be found on the trails hiking or mountain biking. More of his work can be read at Making Windows Easy.

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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

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.

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.