The latest iteration of Microsoft’s ubiquitous OS doesn’t just serve the much-talked Modern UI. Windows 8 brings new features to several areas, one of which is security. In fact, the security has been bolstered so much that you won’t need to follow the usual tradition of installing a software security suite. Let us go...

If you start making a list of top 10 productivity software, Microsoft Office would probably top the list. It is arguably the most famous and widely used office suite – a collection of various productivity software, sharing common user interface. Initially built only for desktop, it now spans across web as well as...

I am sure everyone has collection of interesting videos and favorite movies on their hard disks. In fact, I have a dedicated 1 TB external hard disk just to store my favorite series and movies. My problem is that the video files are scattered all over my system. So, I turned to the combination of Videos Library and...

Music is an integral part of our life. Windows 8 tries to make our lives easy by seamlessly integrating your music collection to its Modern-styled Music app. Music Library Bringing all your songs under one roof can be helpful when they are distributed over several partitions or hard disks. The Music library can become...

Portable Document Format (PDF) is arguably one of the most popular formats to represent documents, independent of software, hardware and OS. Each PDF document is self-contained; it contains the complete description of how to display itself, font, graphic, text, etc. Its ability to display itself in a consistent...

Even in today’s online social world, sharing content through desktop has remained a bit of pain that we have all learned to habituate to. Try to recall how you have always shared contents in computer. Say, you want to share some data from a word document to an excel sheet. You will need to copy the data from Word,...

Windows has taken a huge step in social world with Windows 8. It has brought (almost) all of your social networks to your desktop. It just doesn’t stop at bringing your social contacts to desktop. All the data of a contact – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MSN, Google, etc. – are collected together so that you can see the...

Windows 8 has integrated the Wi-Fi setup in the metro pane that appears on the right edge of the screen. The whole connection completes in the pane itself. How to Invoke the Wi-Fi Setup First of all, make sure that you have wireless enabled on your system. Then, invoke the Wi-Fi pane in one of the following...