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Introducing Windows 8.1: How to Add, Create & Switch User Accounts

  • tutorial
  • Vlad Falon
  • 15.07.2014
When you install or use Windows 8.1 for the first time, the first procedure the operating system will walk you through is the one of creating your primary user account. In most cases, this will be the main account that you will use. There are,...
ASUS RT-AC56U

Reviewing the ASUS RT-AC56U - A Reasonably Priced AC Router

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 14.07.2014
ASUS RT-AC56U is the successor of the highly popular ASUS RT-N56U - which was both a great performer and a best seller. We were very curious to learn what the new model had offer, if it delivered better performance and more features. Is the new...

Did Add or Remove Programs Disappear? Where to Find It?

  • tutorial
  • Marte Brengle
  • 11.07.2014
As Microsoft continues to make changes and improvements to its operating systems, users have to get used to new ways of doing the same old things. Starting with Windows Vista, the familiar Add or Remove Programs from previous versions appeared to vanish. It wasn't really...
Wi-Fi

How to Connect to Hidden Wireless Networks in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.07.2014
While connecting to a broadcasting wireless network in Windows is a very simple process, the same can't be said of a hidden network. By not broadcasting its SSID (service set identifier), or network name, a hidden network is not visible in the list of available...
Controller

How to Check the Remaining Battery Of Your Xbox One Controller

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 30.06.2014
After using your Xbox One controller for some time, you might want to know how much battery it has left. If you go through Xbox One's settings you won't find anything related to the battery of its controllers. However, this piece of information can be...
Wi-Fi

How To Disable a Virtual WiFi Network Adapter in Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 24.06.2014
In a previous tutorial, we've shown how to turn any Windows 8.1 laptop or device into a WiFi access point. The process involved creating a virtual wireless network adapter that was used to broadcast the wireless network. When you are done using your Windows 8.1...
ASUS VivoMouse WT710

Reviewing the ASUS VivoMouse WT710 - A 3-in-1 PC Controller for Windows 8

  • review
  • Vlad Falon
  • 23.06.2014
With operating systems like Windows 8.1 blurring the lines between touch and non-touch interfaces, manufacturers have started experimenting with many interesting peripherals that act as more than just a mouse. One of these devices is the ASUS VivoMouse WT710 - a 3-in-1 PC controller that...
Wi-Fi

How to Connect to Wireless Networks in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 18.06.2014
Windows 8 and 8.1 provide a simple interface for connecting to wireless networks. The procedure varies depending on whether or not the network broadcasts its name (also known as SSID - Service Set Identifier). If the name is broadcast, connecting to the network is as...
ASUS VivoPC VM60

Reviewing the ASUS VivoPC VM60 - A Small & Stylish Companion

  • review
  • Vlad Falon
  • 16.06.2014
Many PC manufacturers are interested in downsizing the systems they build nowadays. Either for portability, occupied space or even both. This is how we have come to see All-in-One PCs and mini-PCs on the market. Obviously, the technical advances in Windows 8.1 contributed to this...

How to Pin & Display Modern Windows 8.1 Apps on the Taskbar

  • tutorial
  • Marte Brengle
  • 12.06.2014
One criticism about Windows 8 was that you couldn't easily access Windows Store apps from the Desktop. They were hidden, running in a different environment and switching between them and desktop programs was harder than it should have been. Windows 8.1 fixes this problem by...
ASUS RT-N18U

Reviewing the ASUS RT-N18U Router - High-End Hardware for a Mid-Range Price

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 09.06.2014
Asus has recently launched a very interesting single-band router: RT-N18U - a router that works using only the 2.4 GHz frequency, it has the hardware power of more expensive routers and it is reasonably priced. Its characteristics led us to believe that this might be...
Linksys Smart Wi-Fi EA6900

Reviewing the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi EA6900 Router - Is This a Smart Router?

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 02.06.2014
This is the first time we get the chance to test and review a router from Linksys and, luckily, we are reviewing a premium model which promises great performance and plenty of features: the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi EA6900 router. As you would expect, this is...
Travel

5 Things You Can Do with the Travel App in Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 28.05.2014
As summer is coming with quick steps, it is also the time of year to start planning your holiday. The Internet provides a limitless resource for travel information, so much that it feels a bit overwhelming. For this reason, we have decided to test the...
Apps

How to Set Your Default Programs in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.05.2014
Many of us prefer to use the same program to open certain types of files. For example, you may like to use Photo Gallery to open pictures and Windows Media Player to open music and videos. Or you may have third-party software that you like...

Introducing Windows 8.1: What is the Apps View & How to Use It

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 22.05.2014
You will notice many of our tutorials referencing the Apps View from Windows 8.1. You can think of it as a full-screen Start Menu, organized in a similar way to the Start Menu in Windows 7 but with more options on how to display the...

The Remote Desktop App vs. TeamViewer Touch - Which is the Better App?

  • misc
  • Vlad Falon
  • 15.05.2014
In previous articles I have tested the Remote Desktop and TeamViewer Touch apps for Windows 8.1 users. They are available for free in the Windows Store and both of them can be used to make remote desktop connections to your computers, from any Windows 8.1...
Language

How to Perform Natural Language Searches in Windows 8.1

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.05.2014
With the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has introduced a new way of searching, named Smart Search. It is designed to make search easier and better for users. When performing a search, the list of results includes not only local results like your own files...