When I first used the Windows 8 App Store, the most confusing thing I found was the ability to search apps. Usually, app stores come with a search bar for searching apps by entering relevant keywords. A good example of this functionality can be found in Google Play or the Apple App Stores. However, the Windows 8 App Store does not offer a built-in search bar, as the functionality is Continue Reading →
One of the biggest annoyances that an Android user must face are the various notifications that appear on the Android Status Bar each time you receive a message, install apps for Android or receive application updates. This can be quite annoying as Android newbies often try rebooting their phones to clear a crowded status bar or even try to tap each notification to clear the bar. If you have been Continue Reading →
Microsoft has recently released the Microsoft Outlook 2013 suite and in a previous posts I covered some tips regarding MS Office 2013 applications, including the process of connecting a Gmail account With Microsoft Outlook 2013. While adding an initial account is simple enough due to the wizard that displays after Outlook is launched for the first time, adding new accounts can be a bit confusing. Here is a small guide Continue Reading →
Connecting your Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook can have a number of advantages including easier management and integration of your emails and associated Google services. While connecting a email account is pretty simple, people can often get confused due to lack of knowledge of Pop3 and IMAP. In this post I will show you an easy way of connecting your Gmail account to MS Outlook 2013. The same method can Continue Reading →
Recently I received a comment on one of my post where a reader asked me regarding how he might be able to start his blog. While I did provide him with some basic guidelines, I felt the need to make a comprehensive post for helping out people who may be looking to start their own blog. In this post I will provide you with a crash course for starting and Continue Reading →
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 →
Vimeo has recently released some handy new features to enhance its service. Perhaps one of the best features among them include Dropbox integration for uploading videos. I personally tried this feature recently and was able to get my videos uploaded in less than 20 seconds, now how quick is that!
While the Windows Store is filling up with new and interesting apps every day, searching application across the store can be a nuisance. At the moment there does not appear to be any search functionality in the Windows Store and even if it is added later on the chances are that we will see a lot of issues in searching for apps. This issue is sometimes even be faced by Continue Reading →
Recently, Microsoft has introduced a new interface for Hotmail and now you can also access your email via the Outlook.com URL. However, if you have recently changed your interface, then you might have been disappointed due to the lack luster UI that gives an over powering effect on the eyes. Furthermore, the available options to change the UI theme also seem to be quite ridiculous and it is hard to Continue Reading →
Those of you who have installed Windows 8 might have noticed that Windows Media Center is missing among the available applications. A Windows 8 FAQs page has explained that Windows Media Center does not come pre-installed in Windows 8 (at least in the Release Preview). However, you can install Windows Media Center by following the steps given below.