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Windows 9 in Sight: Will Microsoft Abandon Windows 8 that Fast?

Windows 9 in Sight: Will Microsoft Abandon Windows 8 that Fast?

Although Windows 8 is not that old and yet to receive a major service pack, it seems that Microsoft has already started working on the next version of the operating system. News about Windows 9 have circulated on the web, but now they have surfaced on the official channel. If you were thinking of a grand unveiling from Microsoft or […]

     
 
 

How to Quickly Start and Shutdown Windows 8 PC

How to Quickly Start and Shutdown Windows 8 PC

Windows 8 is all about speed: low memory consumption, fast app opening times, almost instant start-up from hibernation and power optimization to the best. Unfortunately, the latest Microsoft-made operating system comes with a few downsides, one of them affecting the shutdown function. As you may have already noticed, the new UI formerly known as Metro is pretty much the foreground […]

     
 
 

Daily App: News Bento (Windows 8) – Windows 8 gets its Flipboard?

Daily App: News Bento (Windows 8) – Windows 8 gets its Flipboard?

Blame it on Flipboard. The app that made it big on the iPad has pretty much redefined our expectations from newsreading apps, pulling us away from the text-heavy RSS feeds of yore and tossing us into territory that looks more like a digital news magazine than anything else. The result: scarcely does a new platform pop up on the horizon […]

     
 
 

Daily App: MINE for Facebook (Windows 8) – Facebook, the Win 8 way

Daily App: MINE for Facebook (Windows 8) – Facebook, the Win 8 way

Windows 8 has been out and about for a while, but so far there has been no sign of THE social network (the one owned by the mighty Zuck) deigning to grace the OS with an official app. Of course, Facebook addicts can still get their fix by the simplest method of all – heading over to the browser and […]

     
 
 

Windows 8 Security Breach: Password Protection Can be Bypassed

Windows 8 Security Breach: Password Protection Can be Bypassed

Although Microsoft have tried to create a version of Windows that is more secure than its predecessors, the new OS, Windows 8, still falls short of this commitment, being vulnerable to the same hack that the older versions were. Although the system has improved, for some users, it still remains a possible security breach. It would seem that Microsoft wants […]

     
 
 

Eight Challenges Facing Windows 8

Eight Challenges Facing Windows 8

Windows 8 was launched with much fanfare a few weeks ago and definitely represents a bold new step forward by the world’s most popular computer operating system. Unfortunately, if reports are to be believed, people are not exactly moving to it in the kind of numbers that some pundits (and perhaps – perhaps – MS itself) expected. It works brilliantly, […]

 
     
 
 

Surface Pro Aggressively Priced: $899 for 64GB and $999 for 128GB

Surface Pro Aggressively Priced: $899 for 64GB and $999 for 128GB

Those of you who were waiting for a better price for Surface Pro will be disappointed. Microsoft has just announced in a blog post by Panos Panay, General Manager of Microsoft Surface, the pricing for Surface Pro, which we can say it’s their second tablet to be released on the market. For those who don’t know yet, Surface Pro will come […]

 
     
 
 

Boot up Your PC faster: Best Tips and Programs

Boot up Your PC faster: Best Tips and Programs

Until I upgraded my computer, I was struggling with this problem also: how to make my computer boot faster. It took ages for it to boot up, and as I later learned, it was because all of the programs I had installed on it. All the useless programs on my machine were suffocating it and this had to be solved. […]

 
     
 
 

How to Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

How to Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

Windows 8 is up and running. It has lots and lots of new features, new user interface and an overall new feel. If you think “Well, this is awesome and I like Windows 8”, then the following tutorial won’t be of much help to you. On the other hand, if you think that Microsoft’s “new and improved” operating system is […]

 
     
 
 

Decor8 Customizes the Windows 8 Start Screen and Background

Decor8 Customizes the Windows 8 Start Screen and Background

Wherever officials have set limitations, independent developers have seen an opportunity and have taken the shot. Today we see one such case of the Windows 8 Start Screen, where the casual user can not only take advantage of a few coloring schemes and a certain set of background options, but a complete set of customization tools. Just like the Changer […]