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How To Use The Taskbar In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

How To Use The Taskbar In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Mihai-Emilian Blaga
  • 13.11.2014
Windows 7 introduced a major redesign of the taskbar which packs a lot of improvements. The list includes features such as Aero Peek, overlay icons and progress bars, jump lists, pinned items and so on. Most of them are still working in Windows 8.1 so...
How to Create Your Own Custom Jump List In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

How to Create Your Own Custom Jump List In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

  • misc
  • Maria Madalina Blaga
  • 05.11.2014
Did you know about an application called Jumplist Launcher? It is a free tool, created by Ali Dunnpfiff, which can be pinned on your taskbar and lets you create a custom jump list for it. We will show how you can configure the jump list...
When Is Each Sound From A Windows Sound Scheme Played?

When Is Each Sound From A Windows Sound Scheme Played?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.10.2014
A few days ago, one of our readers asked us an interesting question: "is there a place where I can check when does a Windows sound play?". While we have shown how to customize the sound scheme in Windows, we did not talk about when...
9 Tips That Help You Use The Windows Taskbar More Productively

9 Tips That Help You Use The Windows Taskbar More Productively

  • tutorial
  • Maria Madalina Blaga
  • 27.10.2014
The Windows taskbar is an underappreciated tool which, when used properly, can have a very positive impact on your productivity. You can quickly start pinned applications, switch between multiple instances of an application, open a file with a specific application and so on. In this...
Introducing Windows 8.1: How To Use The Scan App To Scan Documents

Introducing Windows 8.1: How To Use The Scan App To Scan Documents

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.10.2014
In Windows 8.1 Microsoft has included a new modern app that you can use to quickly scan documents and pictures. All you need is a scanner that's connected to your Windows 8.1 PC or device and the new Scan app that's included with the operating...
ASUS EeeBook X205TA Review - An Affordable & Good Looking Netbook

ASUS EeeBook X205TA Review - An Affordable & Good Looking Netbook

  • review
  • Mihai-Emilian Blaga
  • 23.10.2014
ASUS has announced the launch of new netbook with Windows 8.1. It is called ASUS EeeBook X205TA and, for a netbook this affordable, it looks and feels great. We had the chance to use it for a week, and now we are ready to share...
Configure How Windows Update Works In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

Configure How Windows Update Works In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Maria Madalina Blaga
  • 22.10.2014
When your PC is online, Windows automatically checks for important updates and installs them using the Windows Update service, depending on the way it is configured. As always with Windows operating systems, Windows Update has a default set of settings for the way it works...
How To Manage Your Installed & Hidden Windows Updates

How To Manage Your Installed & Hidden Windows Updates

  • tutorial
  • Maria Madalina Blaga
  • 21.10.2014
Windows Update is an essential part of Windows that is permanently improving the operating system and the quality of your user experience. After using your computer for a long time, you will end up with plenty of updates installed. If you want to find information...
The Best 5 Free Alternatives To The Sound Recorder

The Best 5 Free Alternatives To The Sound Recorder

  • tutorial
  • Maria Madalina Blaga
  • 20.10.2014
Windows provides an application called Sound Recorder. It is rather simplistic and it doesn't offer any sound editing features. Also, in Windows 8.1 you will find a touch version of this program which has another downside: the recording pauses automatically if you minimize the app....
3 Useful Tips & Tricks For Using Sticky Notes

3 Useful Tips & Tricks For Using Sticky Notes

  • misc
  • Mihai-Emilian Blaga
  • 16.10.2014
If you are using Sticky Notes for quick note taking on a regular basis, we would like to help you take things to the next level and show a few advanced techniques for working with Sticky Notes. In this article we'll show you how to...
Reviewing ASUS RT-AC87U - The WiFi Router Batman Would Use

Reviewing ASUS RT-AC87U - The WiFi Router Batman Would Use

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 09.10.2014
When we have learned about the latest router from ASUS - RT-AC87U and its impressive specifications, we really wanted to get a chance to test it. Reading its specifications, we couldn't feel anything but excitement and, after unboxing it, we jokingly said that this is...
Reviewing Edimax IC-3116W - An Affordable Day & Night Network Camera

Reviewing Edimax IC-3116W - An Affordable Day & Night Network Camera

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 07.10.2014
We have recently received for testing a rather unexpected device - a day and night network camera that you can use for surveiliance on all kinds of spaces: your baby's room, the entrance to your home, your garage, your yard and even your small business....
How to Change the Password for Your Local User Account in Windows 8.1

How to Change the Password for Your Local User Account in Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Mihai-Emilian Blaga
  • 06.10.2014
Most Windows 8.1 users are using a Microsoft account to access the operating system, but there are some users who use a local account, available only on their computer or device. If the password for your local user account has been compromised, you can easily...
How to Manage & Use Your Favorites in Windows Explorer or File Explorer

How to Manage & Use Your Favorites in Windows Explorer or File Explorer

  • tutorial
  • Maria Madalina Blaga
  • 29.09.2014
The Favorites in Windows Explorer or File Explorer are an under-appreciated feature, even though they can help boost your productivity. That's why we would like to show how the Favorites work, how they can help you and how to manage them. Let's get started: [DC-SUMMARY-BREAK]...
ASUS ROG Gladius Review - A Great Mouse From The ASUS Forge

ASUS ROG Gladius Review - A Great Mouse From The ASUS Forge

  • review
  • Vlad Falon
  • 24.09.2014
ASUS Republic Of Gamers is one of the most famous brands for gamers worldwide. From motherboards to gaming peripherals, ASUS has always lived up to the expectations of gamers, so we were really curious to see how their latest gaming mouse, ASUS Gladius, behaves in...
Which OneDrive Application is Right for You & When

Which OneDrive Application is Right for You & When

  • tutorial
  • Mihai-Emilian Blaga
  • 22.09.2014
OneDrive is a great cloud storage service that offers its users a variety of options for working with it, including a standard desktop application, touch apps, a web interface and more. With all of these options, it can be difficult to decide which application is...
9 Reasons Why The OneDrive Website Is Awesome

9 Reasons Why The OneDrive Website Is Awesome

  • tutorial
  • Mihai-Emilian Blaga
  • 18.09.2014
One of the best features of OneDrive is that you can download and install it on any sort of device you might have. There are applications for computers with all kinds of operating systems, apps for mobile devices and even an app that is built...