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June 20, 2012 /

Here’s Microsoft with its own tablet computer to compete with Apple Ipad. If Microsoft really want to compete the Ipad, it needs to bring out something unique and that what is seen in the tablet.

Although we don’t have much information about the specs of Microsoft surface. Let’s first compare there specs which we know:

June 20, 2012 /

One way to safely disconnect a USB connected hardware is to use the ‘Safely Remove Hardware’ option which appears on the system tray whenever a USB storage drive is connected to the machine. Another way is to use software that lets you manage USB devices such as DevEject. For most cases, the little icon on the system tray is enough but if your find its location inconvenient, you can add this option to the desktop context menu. Here is how.Open Windows Registry editor (regedit.exe) and navigate to the following keyHKEY_CLASSES_ROOTDesktopBackgroundShellRight-click on Shell and create a New>Key titled Safely Remove Hardware.…

May 15, 2012 /

I am a user who opens large number of tabs at a time. And Firefox becomes slow over the time and eventually becomes unresponsive. It takes a minute to respond sometimes. Still I like Firefox for its large number of plugins. I really don’t like Chrome, although it is pretty fast. It would just freeze up on my system – becomes totally unresponsive and sometimes crash. So currently I am using two browsers : the one everyone hates IE 9 (For me IE 9 works great, the previous versions of IE are crap but this one is really a browser).…

May 14, 2012 /

Many Windows 8 Customer Preview users are eagerly waiting for the release Preview which is going to be released in June. Here we list two features of WRP leaked. In a pre-Release Preview build of Windows 8, Canouna on Winunleaked posted up that the build of IE10 is up to 10.0.837X.0 (up from 8250.0 in the Consumer preview) and has a current score of 319 points on the Html5test.com. For comparison, IE9 gets a score of 138 and IE10 from the Consumer Preview received a score of 316. While not a major improvement from the Consumer Preview build, it is…

April 20, 2012 /

Microsoft has some major changes in store for Windows Phone 8, which is codenamed “Apolo”. However this is not the next windows phone update which is Tango. Apolo Comes after Tango. Some of the changes that would be found in Windows Phone 8 as detailed by Microsoft are: Hardware Changes According to Belfiore, the overarching theme with regards to the Windows Phone 8 hardware ecosystem will be scale and choice. Apolo will add support for multicore processors. New Screen Resolutions(a total of 4, exact resolution not specified) Support for removable microSD card storage. NFC radios will also be supported. In…

April 17, 2012 /

The long wait for a social app which would integrate Facebook and twitter is now over. Although Windows 8 had peoples app but many were waiting for an app that was specifically for Facebook and twitter. We had an app in the Developer preview for both Facebook (Socialite) and Twitter (Tweetrama), but these were not available in the consumer preview. The new app for this purpose is FLIPTOAST. FlipToast is an application that sits right on your desktop and allows you to access your entire Facebook® life without needing to open any browser (internet) windows. Curious about what your friends…

April 17, 2012 /

Windows for long time has been having several versions to choose from and this makes it difficult for the users to chose. This time when Microsoft releases Windows 8, Microsoft would be releasing only 3 versions to choose from. This time Microsoft has also released a version that would be working on ARM architecture which is known as Windows RT. Windows 8 Pro is designed to help tech enthusiasts and business/technical professionals obtain a broader set of Windows 8 technologies. It includes all the features in Windows 8 plus features for encryption, virtualization, PC management and domain connectivity. Windows Media…

April 17, 2012 /

(Credit: Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)If the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is the first time you’ve had a chance to use Windows 8, you might feel a little lost at first. The best way to learn how to get around the new Metro design and settings, may be to use the new keyboard shortcuts. Charms Win+C: All charms Win+Q: Search charm Win+H: Share charm Win: Start charm Win+K: Devices charm Win+I: Settings charm Search Win+Q: Search apps (tip: an even easier way to search apps is to just begin typing from the Start screen) Win+W: Search settings Win+F: Search files Apps…

April 17, 2012 /

One of the biggest problems Android has is that vendors are obsessed with the concept of somehow “adding value” to their devices. Instead of just shipping Android as it was meant to be used, Samsung, HTC, and the other phone makers insist on stuffing their devices full of “unique” applications that make the Android experience infinitely more confusing and irritating.Case in point: Samsung’s Voice Command application, pictured above. This one’s a classic – it is very easy to launch by mistake, because it starts when you double-press the Home button. It speaks when it starts, with the most annoying computer…

March 10, 2012 /

  Without a Start button, properly shutting down Windows 8 can be a bit of a chore. If you want to shut down or reboot your Windows 8 PC by just clicking on a tile from the Start screen or a shortcut on the desktop, here’s how: Step 1: Right-click on a open area of your desktop, then go to New and select Shortcut. (Credit: Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET) Step 2: In the location box, type shutdown /p to shut down Windows 8 immediately or shutdown /r /t 0 to reboot Windows 8 immediately. Click Next to continue. Step 3:…