About Vasudev@TWC

The author has been a Microsoft MVP awardee in various Windows categories (2006-2016) and currently a Windows Insider MVP. A Technology Enthusiast, interested in anything technical and is committed to Microsoft technologies and products. He is actively associated with various Microsoft online communities, forums, Newsgroups and has been actively involved in Beta testing various Microsoft products and bug submissions.

OneDrive Smart Files in Windows & how to Hydrate them

The OneDrive (SkyDrive) team recently announced about the SkyDrive Smart files in Windows 8.1. In this post, we will see more details about these Smart files of SkyDrive in Windows 8.1. Earlier, these were referred to as Placeholder files. Smart […]

How to change location of OneDrive folder in Windows 8.1

We have seen that, with Windows 8.1, SkyDrive or OneDrive has been deeply integrated with it. The OneDrive team has been regularly adding features, as its receives its users’ feedback. While the OneDrive users have welcomed its integration with Windows, one […]

Edit code files using SkyDrive

If you have been following our earlier posts, you may already be aware that SkyDrive.com now lets you edit many kinds of text files in the browser. SkyDrive.com already offers Office Web Apps, where one can view, edit & collaborate […]

Deep integration of SkyDrive in Windows 8.1

Before the public release of Windows 8.1 , Microsoft had provided a sneak peek of some of the features of Windows 8.1 Preview in the  ‘First look at Windows 8.1’ video. In this video itself, it was indicated that the […]

Windows 8.1 Features & Tidbits

This post is a collection of some of the small interesting nifty features , observations on Windows 8.1 Pro Preview mainly of its modern UI. Many changes have been made for a  better support for users who prefer a mouse […]

SkyShellEx lets you sync any folder with OneDrive

One of the feature, SkyDrive users are looking for is the ability to sync any folder on their Windows 8 PC with SkyDrive – now christened OneDrive. This was one feature they missed after Live Mesh was retired. You can […]

How to add Skype button to your website

Many consumers when buying online, have many queries about the product. Although the product will have some description on the site, users would feel better if they could get more information by talking or texting to the business owner. Similarly small businesses […]

How to add RSS feeds to Bing News App in Windows 8

Recently various Bing Apps of Windows 8 namely Travel, Maps, News, Finance, Sports received an update. These apps received several updates. Though the details about Weather app updates, too were announced, it wasn’t included in this set of updates. With […]

ABBYY FineReader Add-in causing Office Programs to crash

Recently I installed Office 2013 on one of the machines running Windows 7. After the installation, during the first run itself, it started to crash and was not able to even start. All the Office Programs seemed to be affected […]

How to retouch photos using Windows Photo Gallery

If you are one of those who often click some interesting pictures or have a nice collection of family photos, then this post will be of some use to you. Lets say you find that one of your old family photo […]

Surface Pro Questions & FAQ

On 6th Feb 2013 Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, working on Surface and his Surface Windows 8 Pro Engineering Team hosted a Reddit chat and answered queries on Surface Windows 8 Pro. It was the Second AMA (Ask Me […]