Tag Archives: Windows 8

Reducing desktop clutter

Have you ever gone to talk with a colleague and gotten a look at their computer’s desktop only to notice that they have files, apps, and folders strewn about in a seemingly random fashion? Or maybe you are guilty of a cluttered desktop. Many people tend to have somewhat unorganized desktops, especially if they have […]

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How to take screenshots with Windows

Microsoft’s Windows operating system (OS) is unarguably the most popular system used by businesses. While Windows has a wide variety of features, there are some that aren’t used on a regular basis but are nonetheless useless. One such feature is the screenshot, which allows you to capture what is on your screen as an image. […]

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Windows 8.1 updates tile interface

The instantly recognizable tile interface of Windows 8 is here to stay, with Microsoft keeping it’s innovative touch screen style for update Windows 8.1. Much like Apple with OS X, Microsoft are now introducing a schedule of yearly updates. For the latest OS update, the new features are tweaks and added extras, rather than an […]

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5 valuable Windows 8 tips

Windows 8 has been slowly gaining traction with businesses, and numerous companies have already upgraded, while others are seriously considering it. Those upgrading from older versions of Windows will find a drastically different operating system (OS), that may take a while to get used to. Because it’s such a big change, new users may not […]

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Surface Pro’s important specs

The Microsoft Surface RT released back at the end of October last year, garnered some fairly negative reviews, creating a slight worry that the more powerful version, Windows Surface Pro, would also be a machine to pass over. Now the Windows Surface Pro has been released many business owners are wondering if it will meet […]

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Windows 8’s useful keyboard shortcuts

Windows 8 has been out for almost two months. Retail sales and reviews both look pretty good. While it will be some time before companies will be using Windows 8 as their main operating system, there will come a time when they do. Early adopters are already upgrading and finding a wealth of new features. […]

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Want to customize Windows 8?

Windows 8 is out, and with it comes a prettied up User Interface (UI) that is geared towards tablet and touchscreen device users. One thing that is de rigueur for all operating systems is the ability to customize it to meet your needs and preferences. As Windows 8 is a bit of a departure from […]

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What do I need to run Windows 8?

Windows 8 is out and there’s been a bunch of news and reviews. As with most all technical products there are a ton of different opinions on whether it’s any good or not. Windows 8 does bring some big changes and will appeal to offices looking to upgrade. However, if you are planning to upgrade […]

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Windows 8 amps up OS security

The security of devices that connect to any network is normally a concept that is top of the mind for IT professionals managing networks. If there is a breach, then data could be compromised on all systems on the network. If you’re working on a new form of renewable resource technology and your system is […]

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Metro + Windows 8 = Big changes

Microsoft’s operating system, Windows, is arguably the most popular OS used by businesses. In recent months there’s been a large amount of press coverage in relation to the new version of Windows, Windows 8, which is scheduled to be released sometime in Q4 2012. Windows 8 will bring some sweeping changes with it, including a […]

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