Reducing desktop clutter

Have you ever gone to talk with a colleague and gotten a look at their computer’s desktop only to notice that they have files, apps, and folders strewn about in a seemingly random fashion? Or maybe you are guilty of a cluttered desktop. Many people tend to have somewhat unorganized desktops, especially if they have…

Windows 8.1 updates tile interface

The instantly recognizable tile interface of Windows 8 is here to stay, with Microsoft keeping it’s innovative touch screen style for update Windows 8.1. Much like Apple with OS X, Microsoft are now introducing a schedule of yearly updates. For the latest OS update, the new features are tweaks and added extras, rather than an…

Questions to ask before upgrading to 8.1

On October 17 Microsoft released the newest version of Windows 8 – Windows 8.1 on the app store. Users can download it for free from the Windows Store and install the update with ease. This update is an incremental update, it’s not a new version of Windows, but it adds new features. While this is…

Windows 8.1 to feature more SkyDrive

Cloud storage services, like Microsoft’s SkyDrive, have become an important part of computing. By storing files in one of these programs, we can access them from nearly any device that has an Internet connection. While this is great news, accessing a file from a mobile device on a data plan could use an extraordinary amount…

New features of Windows 8.1

The most popular operating system (OS) in the world is Microsoft’s Windows. The latest version of Windows – Windows 8 – was released in October of 2012, and has been slowly adopted by companies and users alike. With the release of this new OS, Microsoft stated that they would move to a yearly update schedule,…