Microsoft Windows


Easily uninstall programs in Windows 8

9:00AM | Tuesday, 24 September 2013 |  One of the things Microsoft changed in Windows 8 is the way you uninstall programs. Thankfully, the new way is very simple – once you know how.

Categorise your Windows 8 apps

8:00AM | Monday, 19 August 2013 |  One of the better features of Windows 8 is the ability to group together apps on the software’s default screen, in different sized tiles. Here’s how to do it.

Should you develop your apps and websites for Android, Windows or Apple?

6:59PM | Wednesday, 19 June 2013 |  Should your start-up develop apps and websites primarily for Google Android, Microsoft Windows or Apple iOS? We sent the Taskmaster to crunch the numbers and figure out the answer.

Microsoft launches elevator pitch competition via Pedestrian.TV

3:31PM | Monday, 18 March 2013 |  Pop culture news site Pedestrian.TV has linked up with Microsoft Windows to launch an elevator pitch competition for start-ups, along with a Q&A with The Iconic co-founder Finn Age Hänsel.

Open the new task manager in Windows 8

1:33PM | Thursday, 31 January 2013 |  One of the best improvements in Windows 8 is the new task manager. If your computer is running slow or you think a program is about to crash, here’s how to pull it up.

Add a printer to your network

2:28PM | Thursday, 16 February 2012 |  You may encounter a situation on your network where you’ve connected a new printer, but it’s not showing up in Word. Windows has a nifty way of installing it for you.

Allow a program to break through Windows Firewall

8:24PM | Friday, 17 August 2012 |  Windows Firewall is a very important security tool, although it sometimes blocks a program you need to use. Here’s how to tell Windows to let a program through.

Snap programs to the side of the screen in Windows

4:54PM | Wednesday, 4 April 2012 |  If you’re using Windows 7 there may be a whole host of features you’re not taking advantage of. One of those is the ability to snap windows to the side of the screen.

Check your iCloud storage in Windows

3:27PM | Tuesday, 27 March 2012 |  You can check your iCloud storage on the iOS platform, but if you're using a Windows machine you can check it on the desktop as well.

Format a USB stick

3:38PM | Thursday, 22 March 2012 |  Sometimes you may find that your USB stick has a virus. In that case, you need to format it as quickly as possible in order to stop that virus from being spread to other computers.