Category : Microsoft

How To Convince Clients To Upgrade Software

How To Convince Clients To Upgrade Software

Recently, I had a client express interest in upgrading their hardware. The reasons were as you’d expect, speed, performance, compatibility, etc. I’ve had this client for some time now and tech service has been mainly geared towards home computing. Recent conversations and informal chat resulted in queries about the business side of things and so […]

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How To Connect Windows 7 Laptops To TVs Using HDMI

How To Connect Windows 7 Laptops To TVs Using HDMI

There are a number of ways to view web content on television sets. In the past we’ve covered media streaming options and extensively covered the Roku box as a replacement for cable. Today we look at taking your existing TV, laptop and a single HDMI cable to view web content on your TV. Connecting Your […]

End Frozen Windows Programs With A Shortcut

End Frozen Windows Programs With A Shortcut

Windows is notorious for sudden, unexpected program freezes. There’s seemingly no rhyme or reason and the whole situation is aggravating. To be fair there are actual reasons for the freezes and in many cases waiting it out will work, but sometimes waiting isn’t an option and the program needs to be terminated by force. The […]

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Kinect Comes To The PC

Kinect Comes To The PC

It looks like Microsoft is getting the stars aligned in what could be a complete reinvention of the Windows Operating System. It’s presumed that Windows 8 will be released later this year and with it the new Metro style interface that we, and others, have been discussing over the past several months. The latest move […]

PC House Keeper 2012: Computer Cleanup Tools In One Place

PC House Keeper 2012: Computer Cleanup Tools In One Place

Now is an ideal time to do a little house-keeping on your computer system and start the year off with a clean slate. PC House Keeper 2012 (PCHK) helps you do just that with many different cleaning applications as well as some advanced utilities for more robust actions. PC House Keeper 2012 Home Tab & […]

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Ticno Screenshooter App For Windows

Ticno Screenshooter App For Windows

Screenshooter is a screenshot taking app from Ticno, the makers of Multibar. Screenshooter aims to make taking screenshots simpler by using a floating window to control all aspects of the screenshot taking process. Screenshooter The app is extremely lightweight, coming in at less than 1MB in size for the download and only a few MB […]

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Firefox 9 Released With Speed Improvements

Firefox 9 Released With Speed Improvements

Firefox 9 is out and available for download and update. The rapid release cycle for Firefox continues as it has been roughly six weeks since Firefox 8 was released. With version 9, Firefox brings a lot of behind the scenes updates and bug fixes and more importantly for users, a faster browsing experience.     […]

RescueTime: Get Serious About Productivity

RescueTime: Get Serious About Productivity

RescueTime RescueTime is a background app that monitors your time spent in a current application, window or tab. RescueTime service helps users manage their time and focus their attention. By using reports and blocking tools, RescueTime can help direct your time more precisely for increased productivity. Distractions are commonplace when working on the computer. RescueTime’s […]

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Windows 8 Upgrade To Be Offered Digitally

Windows 8 Upgrade To Be Offered Digitally

When Windows 8 is released, and it won’t be long now, it will likely be one of the most anticipated Microsoft releases. As we work with and learn more about Windows 8, we see there are major differences and improvements from past versions. That theme continues with the latest news on how Windows 8 will […]

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10 Screenshot Apps For Windows

10 Screenshot Apps For Windows

Screenshots have long been a staple for technicians and is the best way to precisely see and share what is happening on a specific computer screen. Let’s face it though, it seems every week there is another new or discovered bit of software that helps take screenshots. Instead of reading review after review or visiting […]