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Windows developers: setting up and distributing Windows app promotional codes

September 12, 2015 |

Promotional codes are a great way to give users free access to your Windows 10 or Windows 10 Mobile app and beta test an upcoming version or even a brand new app that’s not available in the Microsoft Store yet to the … Read More

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) list, with some Windows 7 and 8 classics

July 29, 2015 | | One Comment

Alongside new improvements and features, the OS also includes a bunch of shortcuts (hotkeys). Here are just a few for Windows 10 (you can find more here):

Shortcut Description Windows Show the Windows 10 Start Menu Windows + Tab Launch … Read More

Adding 1800Pocket/PC and Other Sites to Your News Feed in the New Disqus App

December 6, 2014 | | 4 Comments

Yesterday saw the release of a brand new design for Disqus, a design that makes it easier than ever to follow the news and communities you most enjoy that use the commenting software, including 1800Pocket/PC.

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Microsoft’s Office Mix Will Allow You to Publish Directly to Office 365 Video from Within PowerPoint

November 18, 2014 | | One Comment

Earlier today, Microsoft announced Office 365 Video, a new service of Office 365 that makes it easy to share video inside organizations. Microsoft has also just announced that Office Mix will let you publish to Office 365 Video from directly … Read More

Have a 8, 16 or 32GB Windows Tablet? Here’s How You Can Free Up Space for Your Favorite Software

November 17, 2014 | | 11 Comments

One of the most annoying things about Windows 8.1 is the inability to install modern apps on external storage, like an SD card or an external hard drive. This functionality would enable users to download an almost unlimited number of … Read More

Pin 1800Pocket/PC to Your Windows, Windows Phone Start Screen for a Full Live Tile Experience

September 13, 2014 | | 6 Comments

It can get tedious to type in the web addresses of your favorite sites, so naturally, you can create a bookmark to avoid that. Even better than a bookmark, though, is a full Live Tile for Windows Phone and Windows … Read More

How to Soft Reset Windows Phone Lumia 920 [ Video ]

April 8, 2013 | | One Comment

Recently my Lumia 920 froze and became unresponsive, while I was playing Galactic Reign. The phone became completely unresponsive, the Windows key, the back button nor the display would respond to my commands. I could not even turn the device off by clicking and holding the power button. I tried plugging the device to a power outlet and to my computer , they had no effect. Now since we cant remove the battery the only other choice I had was to let the battery run dry. I am not sure if any of you have seen a similar issue with your Nokia Lumia 920 , or any other Windows Phone device.

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How to test your WiFi / LTE / 3G Mobile Network speed on Windows Phone

April 7, 2013 |

When you want to check your internet speed Speedtest.net is by far the best option you have and now they have an official app on Windows Phone that lets you do exactly that. SpeedTest.net Windows Phone App is great for benchmarking the speed of your mobile network or WiFi to find the average download and upload speed. The app has some coll features like history of previous tests ability to test you upload , download and ping speeds, ability to share your result on social networks and more.

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Video: How to Replace the Battery on the Nokia Lumia 920

March 27, 2013 |

If you’re needing to replace the battery on your Nokia Lumia 920 and you’re either outside your warranty replacement date or you’d rather not wait for a warranty repair or replacement to arrive, you can take it upon yourself to … Read More

How to use uTorrent Remote on Windows Phone

December 11, 2012 |

uTorrent Remote is now on Windows Phone. Do I hear anyone asking what is µTorrent ? Its a BitTorrent client owned by BitTorrent Inc. µTorrent can be used to download torrents over the internet. What you download is entirely up to you you can go for legit legal torrents or download just about any movie , tv shows from various torrent trackers. We did have 3rd part apps that allowed to you log in to uTorrent remote and manage your torrents and now there is an official app for that.

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Tutorial : Install Windows 8 from a Bootable USB drive

June 2, 2012 |

I am running my Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a Acer Iconia w500. It comes with a 32 GB HDD so if I already have on OS on there and if I try to reinstall the new build , it start to whinge about freeing up space on the drive and what not. Luckily I can put the Windows 8 Release Preview ISO on to a USB drive , make the drive bootable and then it’s a simple process of reinstalling the OS. Today we will tell you how to get Windows 8 ISO on to a USB drive.

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5 Handy Tips for Windows 8

May 16, 2012 |

We are planning to include Windows 8 in to our coverage along with the usual Windows phone stuff. Now with the release inching closer I think its time we started taking a look at some Tips and Tricks that will help users who are new to the OS adjust to the new UI changes and features in Windows 8. So here it comes 5 Handy Tips for Windows 8 ( there are basic stuff so if you are a expert user you might not really find anything new in here )

1) Quick App Search
When you are in the Windows 8 Metro UI and want to quickly find or launch an app what do you do ? Just start typing , no keyboard shortcuts or Windows Key + F or anything … Just Start Typing the name of the app and let Windows 8 find it as you type.

Type n Find

Type n Find

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