As we all know Microsoft has mashed up Microsoft Accounts with Skype, which means that you can now login to Skype using your Microsoft account and even merge your Microsoft and Skype I.D.s. If you are confused as to how you can login to Skype by Using a Microsoft account, then see the simple guide given below.
Shared computers that are used by a number of people at work and at home often suffer from rough use by users. This is because something as delicate as a DVD drive can be overused by a novice user which can result in damaging the lens. This is particularly the case when people start burning too many discs which reduces the life of the optical drive. Nero BurnRights is a Continue Reading →
If you are having problem running some popular audio and video formats in Windows 8, then it’s time you installed Windows 8 Codecs. It is a codecs pack for Win 8 computers, which upgrades your media player with up-to-date codecs, so that you can playback all major video and audio formats including; AMR, MPC, OFR, OGG, OGV, OGM, RMVB, Xvid, DIVX, MKV, MKA, Flac, APE, EVO, FLV and M4b.
Like its predecessors, Windows 8 now has many awesome themes which are available from the Personalization Gallery. in a previous post I explained how you can Download Windows 8 Themes From Windows Personalization Gallery. This gallery contains many Windows 8 compatible themes by Microsoft. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most amazing Windows 8 themes available from the Personalization Gallery.
Pokki is an innovative app which pins Windows and web applications to the taskbar. A while back I reviewed this application for Windows 7 when it was in its initial stage of development. Now, Pokki has also become available for Windows 8 with some very interesting features. With Pokki for Windows 8 you can not only add a Windows 7 style classic start menu to Windows 8 but also get Continue Reading →
With the introduction of the Windows 8 Modern UI, there has also been the release of a number of Microsoft and third-party Modern Apps (Metro Apps). While many Windows 8 users regularly use these applications, they might not be aware of the fact that these applications periodically receive updates that can be installed to benefit from newer versions. Let’s take a look at the process involved in updating these Metro Continue Reading →
Many software distributors use disc image formats like ISO and IMG to provide their operating systems and application suits in downloadable form. Whether you are downloading a trial version of Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2013 or are looking to download a Linux distribution like Ubuntu, you will have to download a disc image file. Many users feel confused regarding the use of these files and how to extract the contents Continue Reading →
Ever wanted to add a weather widget or stick note on your Windows 8 lock screen? TuneUp IncrediLock is a free Windows 8 application that provides numerous options for customizing the lock screen, including the option to add widgets and change the lock screen image. TuneUp IncrediLock is available at the Windows Store and seems to be in early stage of development. However, it is still good enough to allow Continue Reading →
Decor8 is a Windows 8 app by Stardock, which allows personalizing Windows 8 Metro UI features. With Decor8 you can change the Windows 8 Start Screen background image, create your custom Windows 8 color schemes, randomize the display of your Windows Metro Start Screen background and also personalize your Windows 8 default row count.
For those of you who have just installed Windows 8 you will be surprised to see that the beautiful Aero Glass Effect is no longer present. However, there is a workaround to get the Aero Glass Effect in Windows 8. This method is more of a bug instead of a proper method since it manipulates the High Contrast Background settings to enable Aero. You can see the complete method from Continue Reading →