Tag Archives: Microsoft

Sanity At Last: Windows 8.1 Boot to Desktop Update Is All Good

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At least. A Windows 8.1 update that will let users bypass the Start Screen and boot to desktop by DEFAULT is all good. And it's headed to Win 9, sources say.
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How To Make Microsoft Word 2013 Publish to Blogs — Easily ( gallery)

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The latest from our Brian Burgess. Here's the Microsoft Word 2013 Publish to Blog ultimate guide -- made easy. How To Gallery.
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Mad Catz: Xbox 270 Degree Force Feedback Wheel, FREQ9 Headset (preview)

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Mad Catz' next-gen FREQ9 noise-cancelling headset and Xbox One Force Feedback Racing Wheel -- 270 degree turning -- blew the doors in! Here's a preview -- and a video interview with Mad Catz' madcap spokesman, Alex Verry. Enjoy.
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Windows Experience Index: Utilities That Bring It Back in Windows 8.1

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Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
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Microsoft to Non-US Customers: Store Data Offshore, Off NSA Grid (analysis)

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Microsoft breaks rank, becoming the first tech company to offer non-U.S. users the option to store data outside the U.S. -- and outside the reach of the NSA.
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Log In Much? Windows 8.1 Tips for Faster, Safer Access

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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.
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How to Add the Hibernate Option to the Windows 8.1 Power Button

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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.
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XBox Sign Out: XBox One Call of Duty: Ghosts Trolling (video)

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With the success of Microsoft XBox One comes inevitable trolls. Here's the Xbox Sign Out gag from one user -- and a solution for you. Video.
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Chromebook For the Win!

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Chromebooks made a big splash in holiday sales this season. Why are they so popular?
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XP Zombie Apocalypse

The XP Zombie Apocalypse, Are You Ready?

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The Xp Zombie Apocalypse is coming. After Microsoft cuts support, XP will be overrun by undead hackers. Or just hackers. Get a handle on the situation here.
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