Windows 8

Alternatives to the Windows Media Center

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SOFTWARE THAT CAN SERVE THE SAME PURPOSE AS WINDOWS MEDIA CENTER After purchasing Windows 8 and using it for a while you will notice that it does not come with Windows Media Center. However, if a user really wishes to have this windows feature there is an upgrade from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8 Pro with Media Center. Depending ... Read More »

Top Reasons of Popularity of Windows 8 Since its Launch

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Windows 8 has become the hot topic of discussion nowadays since its launch in October’12. Windows 8 has been found friendly for not only desktops and laptops it has been doing wonders in hybrids and tablets as well. With the understanding Windows has become easier and simpler. Windows 8 is a complete package of advanced and high-end technologies. There are ... Read More »

Is Windows 8 For Everyone?

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Now that Windows 8 is here, and everyone is going gaga over it, how are you getting on? Are you ready to jump on the bandwagon? Surely, Microsoft did a great job with Windows 8 because of its amazing features, but just like with any other innovation, the question that keeps the tide under control is this: Is Windows 8 ... Read More »

How to Use Xbox Music on Windows 8

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Windows 8 operating system from Microsoft has been doing the rounds in the technology markets around the world. Launched in October 2012, Windows 8 caters to the booming touch-friendly device market, especially desktops, laptops and high-end tablets & hybrids. Incorporating advanced technologies like NFC, USB 3.0, cloud computing and ARM-based architectures, the revolutionary operating system has it all to serve ... Read More »

Should You Upgrade To Windows 8?

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Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest and arguably greatest operating system (OS). The software giant went in a radically new direction with its software and designed a truly unique platform. However, some Windows fans don’t seem to be ready to make the jump. Avast, a digital security firm, found in a survey that 70 percent of respondents said they were planning ... Read More »

Awesome New Change in Windows 8

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WINDOWS 8, latest Windows by Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system in the world. But somehow for the last couple of months, people don’t seem to be talking about it they are mostly talking about mobile operating systems like Android and iOS. However Windows still accounts for over 65% market share when you compare it to other operating ... Read More »

4 Computer Personalization Tips That You Probably Do Not Know

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Almost every computer user out there knows a thing or two about computer personalization. There are so many ways to personalize one’s computer. Probably the most popular way to personalize a computer is to change the desktop background. Any person can change the default computer background to a landscape wallpaper if he wants to. Another way to personalize the computer ... Read More »

How To Easily Take and Save Screenshots on Windows 8

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Did you know that you can instantly take and save screenshot on your computer with a simple hotkey combination? sounds impossible right? not if your using Windows 8, Windows 8 has a new Windows key combination that will help you do that.  In previous version of Windows in order to take and save a screenshot you need to first push ... Read More »

Windows 8 Redefines Everything

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Microsoft has really stepped up to the plate with Windows 8. Windows 8 redefines everything you know about windows changing everything from input (going from traditional mouse and keyboard to touch screen) to look and layout. Microsoft has allowed Apple and Google to control the touch market, but now with the redesigned Windows 8 Microsoft plans to take some of ... Read More »

How To Enable Delete Confirmation Dialog Box In Windows 8

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In Windows 8, when you delete a file, it will automatically go into Recycle Bin without asking for confirmation. Its not a mandatory, but a default feature of Windows 8. Microsoft learned based on their research that most users click “Yes” so they have removed the extra step of confirming. While this may be useful, some people think that the ... Read More »