Are you keen to use the Android’s pattern lock security mechanism on your Windows 8 tablet? Here is how you can do so.
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One of the downfalls of the new Windows 8 Start screen and desktop setup is that you no longer get notifications while on the latter. The handy tool Windows Update Notifier can add that functionality to Windows 8.
If you just bought a new PC, you will know that transferring data and settings from the old PC to the new machine can be a hassle. When you find yourself in this scenario, there’s one application that can answer your call to migrate data and files: Zinstall WinWin. We have a giveaway for this event. Read on for more detail.
Bing is the default search provider in Internet Explorer 10 and it’s very difficult to configure another search provider. In fact, it almost looks impossible. We’ll explain how you can change the search provider in Internet Explorer 10, effectively ending the frantic search for that darned setting.
Windows 8 does not give users a way to create or pin live tiles on their own, so users must rely on third party programs to do it. WinAero’s Pin to 8 is a great solution for users looking to pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen.
There are tons of ways to optimize your Windows machine, and disabling the useless services is one of the easiest way to make sure your computer without additional overhead. In this article, we will show you how to manage and disable Windows services.
Microsoft introduced the new interface in Windows 8 that make full use of live tiles, but they failed to gives users the tools to create, modify and tweak the lives tiles. Here is how you can do so.
If you have not been checking out the Windows store, here are some useful Windows 8 apps that have appeared lately!
With Google being a rival to Microsoft, it is no surprise that Google products are not integrated into the Windows 8 release. Here are a few ways to integrate Google apps into Windows 8.
In Windows 8, you can right-click the bottom left-hand corner of your screen to get a context menu that takes you to places such as your task manager and control panel. In this tutorial, we will show you a way to add the shutdown and restart options to the taskbar context menu.
Microsoft has always wanted to keep users confined to what they want you to use and the Windows Store is another example. Here, we will look at some of the best alternatives to the Window Store out there so you can have every option at your disposal for finding apps for Windows 8.
Secure boot of Windows 8 is a useful feature to prevent malicious software applications from loading during the system start-up process. It also prevented you from dual booting your PC. In this article, we will show you how to disable the secure boot in Windows 8.
In most situations, you will want to have as little apps running during startup as possible, but what if you want to do it the other way – force a particular app to run during startup? Here is how you can do it in Windows 8.
Are you happy with the look of the icons on your Windows 8 taskbar? If not, there’s an easy way to change them to anything that you’d like.
One thing missing from Windows 8 is the Windows Media Center, If you are looking to turn your computer into a home theater, the following are a few applications that transform your computer into a multimedia center
If you are having issue with your computer, check out this PC troubleshooting guide and find out what cause your PC to stop working and the possible solution to fix your PC.
Did you know that you can improve your productivity with some little nifty applications? Here are 4 Windows applications that will help you achieve that!
How often do you use the Windows 8 taskbar thumbnails? If you use them regularly, you may not be 100% happy with the way they look; you may want to tweak their size, margins, spacing, etc. If this sounds like you, I’m going to show you how to do all that to your Windows 8 taskbar thumbnails in a matter of minutes.