Windows 8 introduced several nifty tools to diagnose and troubleshoot issues on your PC. The Windows 8 Reliability Monitor allows you to see system errors, warnings, informational events and critical events that can help you troubleshoot problems in Windows.
Ever want to create custom ringtone in Android but think it’s too complicated? It’s free, easy, and quick with Ringtone Maker.
Have you ever wanted to jazz up your Facebook profile? While the social network does not allow themes, there are many utilities that let you add a theme to Facebook. One of the better tools for doing this is My Facebook Theme.
Google Now is a new concept from Google that’s about getting the right information at the right time. You can bring the Google Now look and feel to your new tab page in Chrome with a new unofficial extension in the Chrome Web Store.
Google Drive offers a lot of features for users, but some of the basics have always been missing, such as password protection. Here is how you can password protect a spreadsheet in Google Drive.
With more and more Internet Service Providers capping bandwidth for subscribers, these users have to find ways to monitor network usage to avoid slow service and high fees. Windows 8 has a built-in tool to show network usage statistics as well as ways to limit your usage to help keep on top of it before your ISP caps you.
Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services around. Depending on how you watch Netflix on your PC, you may have performance issues. This guide will give you some tips on how to optimize Netflix playback on your PC.
If you prefer to use the screen corner to manage your apps, Preme is a useful utility that lets you manage your application windows more efficiently.
You may prefer the standard bubble notification than the new toast notification in Windows 8. Here is how you can disable toast notifications in Windows 8.
One of the best features in Windows 8 is the ability to bring your “desktop” with you no matter where you use a PC. This article shows you how you can force sync app licenses to the cloud to access them anywhere.
The File Recovery option in Windows 8 allows you to create a system image and back up your files, folders and programs to an external drive or even to a new partition on your computer. If you set up Windows backup properly, it can be a powerful way to keep a backup handy in the event you need to restore not just your computer but also your files.
One of the biggest complaints Windows 8 users have is that there is no way to get the Start Menu back. Microsoft took away one of the most used features of previous versions and gave users no way to get around it. With programs like Power8, you can get the Start Menu back in Windows 8.
Every social network has different guidelines to create profile pictures, headers and other pictures. Not everyone who uses social media has the skill or patience to create the right pictures for each network. Here is how you can do it easily.
While most of us are not designer, we do love to customize stuff to our liking, including our browser. Finding the right theme for a browser can be difficult depending on personal taste. Here is where an extension like Stratiform for Firefox comes in handy.
If your computer hang during the hybrid boot and shutdown process, you may want to disable the hybrid boot and shutdown feature in Windows 8. Here is how you can do so.
The larger our Twitter following becomes, the harder it can be to track down who unfollows us and why they do so. By using a service like Qwitter, you can avoid losing followers by finding out who unfollows you on Twitter and why.
If you are using Facebook in Windows 8, you may have noticed most apps just follow the same old Facebook layout. If you are looking for a more visual way to experience Facebook in Windows 8, Metro Social may be the app for you.
Instagram is a great app to quickly take, edit and share photos on the go, but it is available on mobile device only. Instametrogram is an app for Windows 8 that allows you to view, comment and get geo-tagged photos from those you follow.