Windows 8 came with a Windows Store, but it wasn’t meant for all the desktop apps you love and use. As it stands, there’s no single place to download and update Windows apps. There’s no Windows App Store for legacy apps either. This is the cause of one of the biggest frustrations in Windows. Every app
Ever since Microsoft put up the slide that said Windows 10 upgrade is going to be free for the first year, all hell broke loose. Free? Did I just read that on a Microsoft slide? Is the apocalypse real? Naturally, we all have a lot of questions about just how this is going to work.
One of the (or probably the only) good thing(s) that happened to Windows Vista was the introduction of desktop gadgets. In Windows 7 it gained a lot of popularity when it was not just restricted to the sidebar. But it was unceremoniously removed from Windows 8 because of serious vulnerabilities. Some of these gadgets are really
Microsoft is empowering a new era of personal productivity with new Surface devices. Microsoft is working to deliver its company mission of empowering every person and organization on the planet to achieve more therefore it has increased its focus on helping people across their work and personal lives. Microsoft is offering tools for whole life
If you’re an online gamer, you know how irritating a high ping can be. If you’re having trouble connecting properly to game servers, here are some steps you can take to remedy it. WATCH YOUR NETWORK WITH TASK MANAGER Windows 10 will let you see what applications are using the most network bandwidth behind the scenes.
Skype has made it so easy to connect, network, and transfer knowledge through video calls. In fact, during my sister’s stay in the US, she regularly used to help her son with math homework over Skype video calls. In situations such as these or during intense knowledge sharing sessions, don’t you sometimes wish for a capability to revisit
Windows is a widely used operating system in the world. Computerworld wrote an article stating that Windows runs on 86% of all computers in the world with Windows 10 on 47% of them. That’s impressive! To do justice to such a large user base, Microsoft keeps releasing new updates with upgrades and patches every few weeks. However, not everyone
Players I use my phone to listen to audiobooks pretty much every night, right before I go to bed. But my phone’s getting old and it’s almost always dead towards the end of the day. So I recently tried switching to my Windows laptop. Since all of my audiobooks are MP3 files, I initially used VLC Media
A rather interesting addition in Windows 10 version 1903 is the reserved storage. As the name implies, it’s a certain amount of storage set aside by the operating system for a specific set of tasks. Now that raises several concerns like what kind of tasks? And most importantly, can you disable reserved storage? Or is
Issue One of the oldest Windows apps is the Calculator. It is also one of the most basic and probably the most used apps. Windows Calculator received a major update with version 10. There are many different calculators available in the menu and a memory feature to save previous calculations now. However, all these features are useless if