Yes, Virginia, Windows Media Player still lives. Here's Brian Burgess with the easiest way to find WMP in Windows 8.1 -- and set it as your default. Find a short review on the Xbox Music player here, too. That's where WMP is hidden. Now you know ... How To Gallery.
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April 29, 2014 |
April 15, 2014 |
First, NSA. Now, Heartbleed. It's time to enable two-factor or multifactor authentication in LastPass, Google or other systems you use. Here's how. And why.
April 13, 2014 |
There’s a lot of concern about the Heartbleed bug using your computer. But what about mobile devices? Here's how to keep your device safe while on the go.
April 10, 2014 |
Changed your passwords? Check. Now here's how to protect yourself from Heartbleed -- in every way. How To guide/analysis.
April 9, 2014 |
On the same day it halted support of Windows XP, Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Update. Here's what's new -- a gallery tour showing what's changed and what still needs fixed. Brian Burgess reports.
April 4, 2014 |
Our Brian Burgess provides an Amazon Fire TV first look. Check out this hands-on review.
March 7, 2014 |
A cat jostles your mouse or keyboard and, boom, your sleeping Windows PC wakes up and stays up. Here's How To make Windows stay asleep all night long. The latest How To tip from Brian Burgess.
February 27, 2014 |
Apple TV set top box users, you'll like this. Clean up that messy UI. Here's a sneaky tip for How To hide Apple TV channels you never use from Brian Burgess. Easy.
February 18, 2014 |
It's easy to add the Slide to Shutdown capability you have in Windows Phone to Windows 8.1. All you need to do is move a few files. Here's how.
February 16, 2014 |
Our Brian Burgess previews Windows 8.1 Update 1. Here's what it's got. And what it's missing.
February 9, 2014 |
Here's How To use Google Chrome to manually download Facebook video and video mash ups the manual way. How To gallery.
February 8, 2014 |
In advance of the Windows 8.1 upgrade coming soon, definitely update Windows 8 first. Then do the upgrade to 8.1. Here's how to do both. Gallery.
February 4, 2014 |
You don't need to root your Amazon Kindle Fire to install Dropbox or other apps not on Amazon Appstore. It's easy just to sideload them. Step-by-step instructions on how to install Dropbox on Amazon Kindle Fire HD, HDX and gen one tablets here ...
January 29, 2014 |
The latest from our Brian Burgess. Here's the Microsoft Word 2013 Publish to Blog ultimate guide -- made easy. How To Gallery.
January 27, 2014 |
Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
January 23, 2014 |
Here's how to install Amazon Appstore on Android. There's a good reason to do it. How To gallery.
January 21, 2014 |
Got a new Apple iOS 7-based Apple iPad, iPad Mini or iPhone? Make sure you've set all your privacy settings in Safari. Here's a quick and dirty guide ...
January 13, 2014 |
Logging in to Windows has always been tedious. Here are more Windows 8.1 tips from our Brian Burgess to help you set your system for faster, safer access. How To gallery.
January 13, 2014 |
Microsoft has made Windows 8.1 easier to shut down, but there still a glaring omission -- the absence of the Hibernate option. Here's how you get it back.
December 10, 2013 |
Keeping your Apple iPhone and Apple iPad secure is a must. Here's a rundown of Apple iOS 7 security features and how to use them right away. Step by step How To Gallery roundup.