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Review of Synaptics Scrybe – Draw On Touchpad to Launch Programs

Consider it Synaptics touchpad enhancements or a separate application in itself, Synaptics Scrybe is a great extension to your touchpad that allows you to launch applications, tasks and even websites by drawing simple gestures on the touchpad. You need not […]

Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone 8 Device Specs

An Apple a day takes billions of dollars away’ is the slogan Samsung has been shouting out lately after losing to Apple in California Patent Court over a patent issue. Amid such circumstances, the company has come up with its […]

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How to SideLoad Non Windows Store Apps to Windows 8

One of the questions we get asked the most is Can I install Windows 8 apps without Windows Store?  After some research we found out a method to sideload non-store applications. Please remember this method will only works for Windows 8 […]

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UX expert says Windows 8 UI is confusing on a PC

Microsoft may just have released the Windows 8 RTM to TechNet and MSDN subscribers who must be going ga-ga over the final build but not everyone shares the same opinion, notably Raluca Budiu, a User Experience specialist of the Nielsen Norman Group. In an […]

How to Activate Windows 8/10 Enterprise Edition

We have already seen how to activate Windows 8 or upgrade Windows 8 earlier. But Windows 8 Enterprise Edition does not offer an option to enter your serial number during installation. In my case, when you click on “Activate” it tried […]

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Microsoft’s marrriage and divorce with ‘Metro’ UI

Microsoft has been in the news off late for readying Windows 8, it latest Windows operating system, for commercial availability. It is now already available for TechNet and MSDN subscribers. In other parts of news, it’s been criticized for its failed attempt […]

How To Use Gmail From Outlook.com Webmail

The new webmail from Microsoft, Outlook.com, is worth your love. The look combined with other features makes your email management better than any other webmail, I can recall. Not only that, you get to create aliases with different inboxes so that you […]

What Is New In SkyDrive – Metro Look & Context Menus

Microsoft is all up for a major revamp. Following Windows 8, Microsoft changed both Hotmail and Office software to a new look that goes with Windows 8. It seems Microsoft is racing for grabbing a major share of market space […]

How to Block Junk, Spam and Unwanted mail in Outlook.com

Many email service providers gift their users daily with unwanted emails which are at best, annoying and at worst, malicious! Most of these unwanted emails are from advertising companies, which either promises to make us rich quickly or offer us […]

Power Searching With Google – Tips To Strengthen Your Search Skills

Google recently conducted a free online power searching course under the guidance of the company’s senior research scientist, Daniel Russell. The long 650 minutes course aimed at empowering Google Search users to find what they needed faster, no matter what they were […]

Windows Essentials 2012: Download links for 48 languages

In our earlier post Windows Photo Gallery 2012 and Movie Maker 2012, we had provided the English language download links for Windows Essentials 2012. Now the Windows Essentials are available in language of your choice in 48 languages including in […]

How to delete or close Outlook.com email account permanently

Microsoft’s latest web mail service, Outlook.com comes with all the goods such as huge amount of storage space, better editing features, immersive interface and of course support for social networking sites. All these features and many more make the webmail […]