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How To Access Network Shares With Windows 8

How To Access Network Shares in Windows 8 with the new style Windows 8 live accounts

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Leaving Everything-Microsoft

Well today’s the day that Windows 8 is released to the world (with both Microsoft’s MSDN and TechNet websites promptly crashing under the weight of its own popularity) and so it…

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Microsoft Working on Fix for Recent Windows Phone Marketplace Issues

Microsoft is working on fix for some certificate issues with the Windows Phone Marketplace that has frustrated some users recently.

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Windows 8 is Released to Manufacturing

OK, It’s out! What is out? RTM Windows 8. RTM? Release to Manufacturing. Windows 8, build 9200, is at the manufacturers spot in the production process. And to increase the…

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A Winning Combination – Win Key + X and Classic Shell

While there are many useful keystroke combinations for Windows 8, perhaps the Win key + X combination is one of the most useful. It opens up access to Windows managerial…

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Office 2013 but Oh, So Bland!

George Garza  has written a good insight into the new Office 2013 (See: “A Quick View of Office 2013“). It  is easy to download and it installs effortlessly, provided of course you…

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Get the Start Menu back with Classic Shell

In a recent blog I wrote about Start8, an application that provides access to “Run” and “Shutdown” and so on. While this is a useful addition to Windows 8 Release…

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Start8 for those still hankering for the Start Menu

Well the sound of fury about the demise of the Start menu in all versions of Windows 8 so far released certainly has not abated. Microsoft are resolute in their…

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Competition: Win A Nokia Lumia 900!

We’ve teamed up with TrendOY! for a second time to give you a chance to win a Nokia Lumia 900!

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Yammer and Microsoft – A Social Media Enterprise

Microsoft and Yammer, is that good? For Whom? Microsoft acquired Yammer, a social media company, on June 25. So what does that mean for Microsoft and for the five million…

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How To Set Up A Picture Password In Windows 8

This is a guide to show you how to set up a picture password in Windows 8. This is a new feature in Windows 8

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How To Disable Logon Passwords in Windows 8

Use this brief guide to disable password entry upon startup in Windows 8.

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Microsoft Launched the So.cl Social Media Program

Microsoft launched a new social network program So.cl last week. But unlike Facebook, or Twitter, this program is geared towards students and academics as a way of helping students learn.…

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A New Microsoft Anti-Trust Suit in the Making?

The Europeans have had fun with Microsoft. An anti-trust suit filed in Europe in the late 90′s forced Microsoft to open it’s Operating system to other browsers besides the Internet…

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Microsoft Ditching Windows Live Name With Windows 8

Microsoft are removing the Windows Live branding from their range of services with the release of Windows 8. From now on everything will be linked to your Microsoft account

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Nokia Lumia 900 Review

Can Microsoft and Nokia combine their strengths into a single device that has the power to make a dent in the smartphone market?

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Microsoft Blocks Pirate Bay Links In Windows Messenger

Microsoft have started blocking links to the Pirate Bay website in it’s Windows Live Messenger chat client. Microsoft and several ISP’s block links to the torrent site

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