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5 Cool New Windows 8 Features You May Not Know About

When you look at the the Windows 8 reviews so far you will notice that many reviewers concentrate on the Metro interface. That’s understandable as the new interface means a…

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The Games of Windows 8

When you look back at previous versions of Windows, Windows 7 or Windows XP for instance, you’ll notice that gaming is about to change fundamentally in Windows 8. I’m not…

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How To Install Windows 8 Consumer Preview

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is here, Now how do we go about installing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview? Follow these steps to find out

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Big Pond Thinks Big!

The Telstra T-BOX is a device allowing you to integrate internet and free-to-air entertainment on your TV, so you can watch what you want, when you’re ready to watch. It is available when you subscribe to a BigPond® Broadband service.

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Two Free Windows 7 Ebooks For Windows7news Visitors

If you have been following this blog ever since first postings started to appear on it about Windows 7, you certainly know a lot about the operating system. If you…

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Windows 7: How to share an Internet connection via WiFi

Step by step guide for sharing your internet wifi connection

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Microsoft’s Security Development Lifecycle

A few blogs ago, I posted about Microsoft’s 10th anniversary with their Trustworthy Computing. Now the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) format is clear. For Microsoft, whose challenge is to lead…

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E-mail Privacy Issues and a Microsoft Fix

There are E-mail Privacy Issues associated with Google. If you didn’t know this, Google Chrome and Gmail, and Google Apps read everything that you put in there. If you are…

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Latest Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 3 – Using SkyDrive

You can sync a folder using Windows Live Mesh and add it to SkyDrive.

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Latest Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 2 – Windows Live Mesh

Sharing some folders/files across a home network using Windows Live Mesh.

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Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 1

As well as using your Network/HomeGroup or a Data Transfer Cable, Windows Live Mesh is a great option for sharing files and folders.

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Reopen Accidentally Closed Windows With UndoClose

Most browsers have a feature that lets you reopen recently closed tabs, but Windows 7 doesn’t have an equivalent feature for reopening closed programs and windows. UndoClose adds this feature

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Make Windows 7 Look Like Ice Cream Sandwich

This post will look at how Windows 7 users can use a variety of windows 7 applications, themes, wallpapers, fonts and programs to create an Ice Cream Sandwich based desktop

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Microsoft’s Tracking Protection Program

We’ve heard about the recent attempts by the US Congress to pass legislation regarding downloads. It seems that the legislation is on hold after an outcry that surprised most Congressional…

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How To Build Your Own Windows 8 Tablet

While you can still use Windows 8 without a touchscreen, the whole Metro UI experience isn’t as good navigating with a mouse and keyboard. So it would be nice to have a touchscreen tablet to try it out and get a real feel for Windows 8.

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The Hackers are Back!

Windows Internet Explorer 9 stores seven types of information when you browse the web. Some of this can prejudice your computer’s security. Maybe it’s time to look at your passwords and change them!

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Microsoft and 10 years of Trustworthy Computing

Microsoft had a very bad reputation in the area of security. It’s programs were easily infected with viruses, corrupted, and otherwise compromised. But 10 years ago, Bill Gates sent an…

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Microsoft’s Translator Program for Bing and Windows 7

As the world gets smaller, i.e., as it gets easier to go from continent to continent, from country to country, one thing has  changed, there are different languages around the…

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