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Secrets of the Windows Control Panel

Secrets of the Windows Control Panel | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Want to get the most out of Windows? You need to master the Control Panel. Here are the basics.
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David Bembry's curator insight, May 10, 2015 11:09 AM

Here I'm a bit biased. :) I've been a Microsoft guy all my life.

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How To Run Android Apps in Chrome on Mac / Linux / Windows

How To Run Android Apps in Chrome on Mac / Linux / Windows | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
It's now possible to run Android apps in the Chrome browser -- it just takes a little bit of work. Google has officially brought four Android apps to Chromebooks, so it would seem that it's only a matter of time before more and more Android apps become officially available on the Chrome browser. If you…
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64-bit Chrome browser arrives for Windows, said to be faster with better security and stability

64-bit Chrome browser arrives for Windows, said to be faster with better security and stability | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
A dev-oriented 64-bit version of Google’s Chrome web browser is now available for use in Windows 7 and Windows 8. In a blog post on the matter, Google software engineer Will Harris said a 64-bit browser allows Google to take advantage of…
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7 Ways To Improve Battery Life on Windows 8 Tablets & Laptops

7 Ways To Improve Battery Life on Windows 8 Tablets & Laptops | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Windows 8.1 offers many of the same battery-saving features found in previous versions of Windows, but they're often in different places. These options will help you make your tablet or laptop's battery last as long as possible. Disable Bluetooth Your Windows 8.1 tablet or laptop probably comes with Bluetooth support that's enabled by default. If…
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rhozze's comment, May 25, 2014 5:11 AM
Have any tips for smartphone's baterry ?
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The Asus Transformer Book Duet hybrid can instantly switch between Windows and Android

The Asus Transformer Book Duet hybrid can instantly switch between Windows and Android | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Back at Computex in June, Asus introduced its Transformer Book Trio — a computer that could function as both a laptop and tablet and dual-booted between Windows 8 and Android. Now, the company's...
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Hands-on: Google's Metro browser preview sneaks Chrome OS into Windows 8 | PCWorld

Hands-on: Google's Metro browser preview sneaks Chrome OS into Windows 8 | PCWorld | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
The latest dev build of Chrome transforms into a full-blown Chrome OS installation when you open it in Windows 8 Metro mode.
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What's new in Windows 8.1 (New apps, Improved snap and more!)(Full Windows 8 vs 8.1 changelog)

Windows 8.1 will be released soon (Oct. 17), with many improvements over Windows 8. In this video I will show you what has changed since Windows 8. If you tr...
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Chris Gulledge's curator insight, September 9, 2013 1:24 AM

Can't wait for this release. The features shown in this video make Windows 8 more useable.

Marilyn Armstrong's comment, September 9, 2013 9:13 AM
I sincerely hope this improves the usability of both Win8 and RT because it's pretty bad so far.
Marilyn Armstrong's curator insight, September 9, 2013 9:16 AM

The few people I know who actually bought Windows 8 or RT are not happy campers. I hope this really does make it a real usable system because otherwise, my next computer is not going to be Windows based ... and that's a problem, given that all my software IS Windows based.

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6tag brings the full Instagram experience, including video uploads, to Windows Phone 8

6tag brings the full Instagram experience, including video uploads, to Windows Phone 8 | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Windows Phone fans continue the frustrating wait for an official Instagram app for their devices, but there is a bright spot today after 6tag -- arguably the best quality third-party ...
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Top 10 Must & Important Free Windows Applications | Tech Web Stuff

Top 10 Must & Important Free Windows Applications | Tech Web Stuff | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Best & Must Have free windows applications to download with Ccleaner, Fences, TrueCrypt, Revo Uninstaller, 7Zip, Irfan View, Tweak UI, Unlocker, Launchy, Free Download Manager
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fareedullahzahid's comment, May 29, 2013 1:19 AM
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Sean Tan's curator insight, May 31, 2013 7:06 PM

Quite important.

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Windows Phone 8-based Lumia 920, 820 leak onto the Web

Windows Phone 8-based Lumia 920, 820 leak onto the Web | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Twitter user posts a photo claiming it shows the 4.5-inch Nokia Lumia 920 with PureView, along with a photo of a purported Lumia 820 boasting a 4.3-inch screen. Read this blog post by Don Reisinger on Mobile.
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Intel: over 20 Windows 8 tablets in the works

Intel: over 20 Windows 8 tablets in the works | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
If you think that there are too many tablets on the market to choose from right now, wait until later this year.
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HP, Dell and Asus tipped as Windows 8 tablet launch partners

HP, Dell and Asus tipped as Windows 8 tablet launch partners | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
A number of manufacturers have been tipped as Windows 8 tablet makers eyeing an October release date, including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asus.
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Tobii Gaze: launch Windows 8 apps by looking at them [video]

Tobii Gaze: launch Windows 8 apps by looking at them [video] | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Tobii, an eye-tracking technology company, has been working on making its Gaze eye-tracking technology compatible with Windows 8. With this new version, users can just look at App tiles and click on a trackpad or a mouse to launch them.
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Logitech K480: The last mobile keyboard you'll ever need

Logitech K480: The last mobile keyboard you'll ever need | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Jack Wallen takes a look at the Logitech K480 Bluetooth keyboard and shows you how to connect it to your Android device.
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10 Best Free Antivirus Programs for Windows

10 Best Free Antivirus Programs for Windows | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
If you're an active Internet user then you definitely have to protect your safety with anti-virus software. Such software offer a protection from
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 22, 2014 11:48 AM

10 Best Free Antivirus Programs for Windows

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Top 10 Incredibly Useful Windows Programs to Have On Hand

Top 10 Incredibly Useful Windows Programs to Have On Hand | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Some apps are essential, and you use them every day. Everyone knows their names: Firefox, VLC, 7-Zip, and so on. However, there's another class of app that gets less attention: the apps that are insanely useful to have in your back pocket on the rare occasions you need them. Here are 10 of our favorites.
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The best free video utilities for your Windows PC

The best free video utilities for your Windows PC | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
We’ve got a grand selection of video software for you here, from DVD authoring tools through to media players and file conversion utilities.
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Ooops! 10 Common User Errors & How To Fix Them In Windows 8

Ooops! 10 Common User Errors & How To Fix Them In Windows 8 | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Try as it might to be an easy-to-use, simplified operating system for tablets and other consumption devices, Windows 8 is still Windows at heart. If you
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This Week's Top Downloads

This Week's Top Downloads | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.
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Microsoft Brings Back the Start Button in Windows 8.1

Microsoft Brings Back the Start Button in Windows 8.1 | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
For Windows 8.1, Microsoft is resurrecting the Start button it killed off in Windows 8.
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امتعه برای افغانستان آگاه's curator insight, June 3, 2013 5:43 PM

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Simon Garratt's curator insight, August 11, 2013 12:32 PM

Do you have Windows 8 and you hate the new sexy start menu well micorosft has fixed it

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Best apps for Windows 8 2012 - CNET Download.com

Best apps for Windows 8 2012 - CNET Download.com | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Download.com picks its must-have Windows 8 software for the end of year 2012.
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Running Windows 8 I'm trying these out at the moment but do not endorse them! Go on, try it out for yourself and see what you think!

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Windows 8 leads with tiles, apps, sync -- and a learning curve, too (video)

Windows 8 leads with tiles, apps, sync -- and a learning curve, too (video) | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Watch this video on CNET TV: Hold on to your hats, Windows fans: there's a new operating system in town. Windows 8 lives way out on the frontier of touch screens and apps, and it hasn't forgotten how to interact with legacy software.
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Intel woos Apple, plans Windows 8 ‘hybrid’ tablets for November

Intel woos Apple, plans Windows 8 ‘hybrid’ tablets for November | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Read 'Intel woos Apple, plans Windows 8 'hybrid' tablets for November' on Digital Trends. Intel has big plans. An anonymous source claims that more than a...
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Microsoft: Kinect coming to Windows February 1

Microsoft: Kinect coming to Windows February 1 | Technology and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Kinect gaming peripheral will be coming to the Windows operating system in Feburary. The company says is has sold 18 million units of the motion sensor. Read this post by Roger Cheng on CES 2012.
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