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Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’



Miss the Windows Start Menu? Take full advantage of the Windows 8 Search Charm and you may not miss it at all. Continue reading

In The News: 10-11-2013

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

In The News: 10 -11-2013 Windows 8 passes iOSX, clip-on camera lets your record every moment of your life & Instagram to add advertising. Continue reading

New Surface & Surface Pro Tablets Revealed

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Microsoft has unveiled the updated Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Tablets along with some new accessories for the devices. Continue reading

Should I Switch From Windows 7?

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Elaine got an offer to buy Windows 8 and she wants to know if she needs to switch from Windows 7. Continue reading

Help! Printer Won’t Work With Windows 8

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Patty’s HP printer won’t work with Windows 8. We help her solve the issue. Continue reading

What’s The Best Browser To Use With Windows 8?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Joe wants to know which browser to use with Windows 8. We explain why he is the best judge of browsers. Continue reading

Why Buy A Tablet?

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Is a Surface tablet really just a less functional version of a laptop? We check out the pros and cons of tablets. Continue reading

New Foursquare App For Windows 8

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Foursquare, the social media app that lets you share where you are and what you’re doing with your friends is new and improved for Windows 8 devices Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 2

Monday, August 26th, 2013

More tips for bringing Windows up to speed in part two of our series. Continue reading

App Turns Any Surface Into A Touch Screen

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

A new app from Ubi will turn any surface into a virtual touch screen. All you need is a Windows 8 PC, a Kinect for Windows sensor and a projector plus the $150 app. Continue reading

In The News 8-23-2013

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

In The News – 8-23-2013 A release date for Windows 8.1, Google blocks the Windows Phone YouTube app and signs point to a new Kindle Fire release. Continue reading

Kathie wants to know how to get to the classic desktop view in Windows 8. We show her the simple step that takes you there. Continue reading

Can I Copy A Windows 8 App To XP?

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Bill wants to know if he can copy an app from Windows 8 and put it on Windows XP. Continue reading

In The News 8-08-2013

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

In The News 8-08-2013 – Microsoft forced to rename SkyDrive, XP stays strong as Windows 8 inches up. Continue reading

Microsoft is hoping to offering $100,000 in prizes to game developers who create apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Continue reading

Can I Run PaintShop Pro X In Windows 8?

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Artha wants to know is she can run Corel PaintShop Pro X on a Windows 8 machine. We look at her options. Continue reading

How Do You Snap Apps In Windows 8?

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Ray wants to know what snap apps means in Windows 8 and how to do it. We’ll explain in this Quick Tip. Continue reading

It’s easy to put your favorite websites front and center on the Windows 8 Start Screen. We break down the easy steps in this article. Continue reading

How To Resize Windows 8 Taskbar

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Hugh wants to re-size the Windows 8 taskbar. We give him the easy steps in this Quick Tip. Continue reading

Lowell wants to know if the Windows 8 Metro version of IE works with a mouse. We’ll explain the difference between the programs. Continue reading

How Do I Get My E-mail Profile Back?

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Alice needs Windows 8 help. Her e-mail address was changed and she wants to reset. We explain how to do it. Continue reading

Windows 8: Is Wordpad Available?

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Sheila wants to know if WordPad and Notepad are available in Windows 8 and when Windows 8.1 is coming out. She’s got questions, we’ve got answers in this article. Continue reading

Windows 8 Passes Vista, XP Still Popular

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Windows 8 has finally passed the equally unpopular Windows Vista in the number of users, but Windows XP is still hanging in there. Continue reading

Windows 8 features two versions of Internet Explorer. I’ll explain why and look at some differences between the two. Continue reading

Windows Store Updates Nook App

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Windows Nook App is getting a big update along with a big discount for users. We detail the changes and the price cut. Continue reading

Updating Windows 8 Apps

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Windows 8 – learn how to keep your apps up-to-date, even though Microsoft won’t let you auto-update. How to spot when updates are available and the easy steps to get them. Continue reading

Windows 8 Bing Weather App

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Take a tour of the nifty Bing Weather App for Windows 8. There have been a lot of complaints about Windows 8 apps, but this one is pretty nice. Continue reading

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