Get to know your Windows operating system inside out! Pick up tips & tricks, and discover the best Windows software & modern apps out there
Installing Chrome on Windows 8 isn’t as simple as you might think. Let’s run through a few of the choices you have and issues you might run into while trying to install it.
A template is like a virtual billboard, visually reinforcing text or data. Here we offer a basic overview of Microsoft Office templates and your options.
You have a choice! Microsoft didn’t make it easy, but in Windows 8.1 it’s possible to set up or switch to a regular — local and offline — Windows account. And it’s easy!
Finding a broken car’s fault can be costly. Save by doing it yourself! All you need is a Windows computer, free diagnosis software, and a cable plugged into your car’s OBD II connector.
Windows 9 is dropping its veil. Recently leaked screenshots give an unprecedented insight into what we might expect from the latest iteration of Windows.
You probably want to perform a clean installation. With Windows 8, this typically doesn’t involve formatting anymore. Let’s find out what you can do instead.
Post-its on your desktop or Start Screen can be extremely helpful for remembering small but important amounts of information. Stop cluttering up your desk and go digital with these fantastic sticky note apps.
The Internet opens great possibilities and countless risks, especially for children. Windows 8 has a built-in parental control called Family Safety. It enables the system administrator to monitor the activity of other users.
Windows XP Unofficial Service Pack 4 provides a quick way to apply updates released since SP1. RollBack XP offers an easy system restore feature and you can even deep freeze your installation via scheduled tasks.
Are you sure that you’re getting the most out of your Steam client? If you aren’t careful, there are some really useful features and tools that you could be looking over.
Yes, it’s possible: you can turn your USB flash drive into a physical key that locks and unlocks your computer.
OneNote is one of Microsoft’s most underrated apps. It’s available on almost every platform and can do many tricks you wouldn’t expect from a note keeping app.
The world’s 3rd biggest website will not let you upload audio without an accompanying video. Maximise the profile of your podcast by featuring it on YouTube with these three workarounds.
You try your best to stay on task, send your email, and get out, but an hour or two later you realize, you’ve been sucked in by the black hole of your email client.
Get great meal ideas for all types of diets. With a portable touchscreen device, you can even prepare your meals with your computer in the kitchen!
We asked, and the discussion threw up a long list of long-forgotten programs that someone, somewhere, still uses to this day.
Pixlr arrives on the desktop for both Windows & Mac. It has enough features in its kitty to whet the needs of the casual user who wants to get creative with photos.
A password is not enough to lock strangers out. If you suspect someone is accessing your Windows account, catch them red handed with the following tools.
In a few weeks, Microsoft will release its first official preview of Windows 9, code-named Threshold. Let’s see whether this new Windows incarnation could meet your needs.
The cross-platform media server Plex now supports movie trailers and extras. We show you how to add those clips to your movie library.
Having trouble connecting your Android device to your PC via ADB? We got you covered.
The Windows Store has been spoiled by useless junkware and scams. Microsoft recently purged many fake apps, but the store still features questionable apps. We show you how not to get scammed.
Raw numbers and spreadsheets make you yawn? With Tableau Public, free for Windows & Mac, you can turn .xls or .txt data into meaningful visualizations such as graphs and charts.
Many kids these days go through school using iPads, Macs, and Android tablets. Sooner or later, though, most people encounter Windows. Learn about the OS and tips on mastering it!