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Top Seven Feature Smartphones to Look Out For This Year

Top Seven Feature Smartphones to Look Out For This Year

Feature smartphones are becoming more and more prominent. It used to be the case that a feature phone and a smartphone were actually two opposite, mutually exclusive terms-but the situation now is quite different. Here are some mobile phones that won’t cost you a lot of money, but will definitely […]

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Top 10 Windows Phones which Outperform Android Phones

Top 10 Windows Phones which Outperform Android Phones

Android phones may be smart but Windows phones are also on their way up in usability, hardware and lower prices. There are some trends based on countries taste and affordability in gadgets, for instance android and symbian mobile phones are more popular in developing countries like Pakistan or India for […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Connect to a Wireless Network in Windows 8

A Step-by-Step Guide to Connect to a Wireless Network in Windows 8

In the last years, the WiFi (wireless fidelity) technology became more and more popular among people owning tablets, smartphones or laptops. If you own at least one such device, you will want to connect it to the Internet via WiFi or Mobile Broadband. Even though you can get online via […]

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Using the Charms Menu in Windows 8

Using the Charms Menu in Windows 8

As we already know, the start button is gone from Windows 8 even though it is now officially back in Windows 8.1 when booting to the desktop option. The start button was replaced in version 8 with the Charms Menu. Basically it pops out from the right side of the […]

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How to Modify the Taskbar Icon Sizes in Windows 8 and 8.1

How to Modify the Taskbar Icon Sizes in Windows 8 and 8.1

If you want to customize the icon size in your taskbar if you own let's say a laptop with a small screen size, this tutorial is for you. You may want to make room for other elements on your display. Large icons usually fit better on large screens such as […]

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How to Restore the Classic Start Menu in Windows 8

How to Restore the Classic Start Menu in Windows 8

With Windows 8, Microsoft wanted to make sure the Start screen is the only option for users to navigate thru programs and computer settings and completely removed the Classic Start menu. I can't understand the thinking behind completely removing the start menu in favor of Metro. However, a large majority […]

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Easy Tutorial to Enable PIN Logon in Windows 8

Easy Tutorial to Enable PIN Logon in Windows 8

Windows 8 allows users to login using a PIN code (4 digits). It is the easiest and quickest method. Instead of typing a password you just enter the 4 digits and will be logged in instantly. Here is how to setup the PIN login option on Windows 8: 1. On […]

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Ten Easy Steps to Setup a Picture Password on Windows 8

Ten Easy Steps to Setup a Picture Password on Windows 8

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65_K9pwXWSg] Windows 8 features a new innovative method of logging on or unlocking your computer without using the keyboard: to set touch points on an image as account password. You can choose which image you want to use and, by clicking parts of that image such as hands, face, […]

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How to Change the Default Color Scheme in Windows 8

How to Change the Default Color Scheme in Windows 8

If you no longer like the default color scheme of the logoff and logon screens, you can modify it by changing a value in the Windows registry. When Windows starts up, it reads this value from the registry and sets it as default color scheme. In order to change the […]

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How to Enable Num Lock at Startup in Windows 8

How to Enable Num Lock at Startup in Windows 8

Num Lock is a keyboard feature which cancels the cursor-moving and scrolling abilities of keys on the numeric keypad allowing it to be used to input numbers. In case you have an external keyboard and you frequently use numbers in your daily tasks, then this article is for you. There […]

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How to Change the User Picture in Windows 8

How to Change the User Picture in Windows 8

The process of setting up or changing user picture in Windows 8 is very simple. When you setup the computer, Windows allows you to associate an image that shows up along with your name on the lock screen and the start screen. You are provided with two main options. You […]

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How to Restore a System Image in Windows 8

How to Restore a System Image in Windows 8

In case of a fully damaged Windows installation, you need to restore it from a backup image. In a previous article I covered how to make a backup image. To restore a system image in Windows 8, the first thing is to start the computer in System Recovery Console mode. […]

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