Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a software fiend and a fan of the new, shiny and intriguing. Never afraid to get his hands dirty with some full-scale geekery, he’s always trying out the latest apps, hacks and tweaks. He can be found on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

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Disable Auto-Brightness Adjustment in Windows 8.1

Disable Auto-Brightness Adjustment in Windows 8.1

When you are using Windows 8.1 on a laptop, you may well encounter different lighting conditions that make it difficult to see what is happening on screen. If you are experiencing problems with the way screen brightness levels are being changed for you, you can disable it so your screen or monitor remains at the same, constant brightness level.

How to Disable Automatic App Updating in Windows 8.1

How to Disable Automatic App Updating in Windows 8.1

Automatic app updating may seem like this is a great idea, but there is no way of knowing whether you will like the new version of a particular app. Thankfully, it is possible to disable automatic app updating so you can take control of the situation and update apps at time that suits you. Here’s how to go about it.

Easily Transfer Files From PC to PC With Any Send

Easily Transfer Files From PC to PC With Any Send

While you can transfer files from PC to PC using a USB drive, it can be a troublesome task to plug in and remove the thumb drive again and again. Any Send makes it easier by allowing you to send files over the WiFi network.

Print Files Remotely in Windows with Google Cloud Print

Print Files Remotely in Windows with Google Cloud Print

If you want to print from a computer that does not have a printer attached to it, or you don’t have the drivers to share it on your home network, how can you print files remotely? This is where Google Cloud Print can help you.

5 Tips to Improve the Windows 8.1 Startup Experience

5 Tips to Improve the Windows 8.1 Startup Experience

There are lots of things to hate about Windows and the slow startup process is definitely one of them. Here are five of the best tips that will help you to iron out niggles, eliminate bottlenecks and generally improve the startup process of Windows 8.1.

Use Agedu to Analyze Hard Disk Space Usage in Linux

Use Agedu to Analyze Hard Disk Space Usage in Linux

Whatever the size of your hard drive, it can be surprising just how quickly the available space gets eaten up. When this happens, how do you track down the big files that make a real difference? This is where Agedu can help to analyze hard disk space usage in Linux.

3 Ways to Bring an App Store to Windows 7

3 Ways to Bring an App Store to Windows 7

Anyone who has upgraded to Windows 8 has been able to take advantage of the Store to install all of the latest and greatest apps. But if you have decided to stick with Windows 7? Here we take a look at three options that can be used to bring an app store and app management option to older versions of Windows.