If you are like me, who doesn’t like to remember birthdates and events, then Calendar is going to be an important app for you in Windows 8. It is one of the newest offerings of Windows 8, sporting the Modern user interface. Calendar, as the name implies, manages your calendar events. It can remind you of an upcoming...

Microsoft has bundles a Modern-styled app called Mail along with Windows 8. So, you need not separately install an e-mail client. Mail app does the job just fine by acting as your default mail client. In order to get Mail app working, you need to add one or more mail accounts to it. Launch the Mail app from the Start...

Microsoft brings a travel guide to your desktop with the new Travel app. It comes pre-installed in Windows 8. Like other new apps in Windows 8, it is a Metro-styled app, built on simplicity and emphasis on content. It is a huge bonus for people who love to travel regularly. Travel app provides a plethora of travel...

Microsoft brings a travel guide to your desktop with the new Travel app. It comes pre-installed in Windows 8. Like other new apps in Windows 8, it is a Metro-styled app, built on simplicity and emphasis on content. It is a huge bonus for people who love to travel regularly. Travel app provides a plethora of travel...

Microsoft has decided to suit up Windows 8 with the brand new Finance app. Like its siblings, Finance flaunts the new Modern user interface. As the name implies, it provides finance related news, data and statistics. In fact, it might be the most comprehensive app of all the bundled Modern apps in Windows 8. Launch...

Microsoft has decided to suit up Windows 8 with the brand new Finance app. Like its siblings, Finance flaunts the new Modern user interface. As the name implies, it provides finance related news, data and statistics. In fact, it might be the most comprehensive app of all the bundled Modern apps in Windows 8. How to...

Till date, we had to separately install an e-mail client like Windows Live Mail or Outlook. This will change with Windows 8. Microsoft has bundled an e-mail client along with Windows 8. Naturally, it is designed based on the Modern-styled user interface. Even the name is kept simple – Mail. Mail can be used to manage...

Until now, we have had to separately install an e-mail client like Windows Live Mail or Outlook in Windows. This will change with Windows 8. Microsoft has bundled an e-mail client along with Windows 8. Naturally, it is designed based on the Modern-styled user interface. Even the name is kept simple – Mail. Mail can be...

If you are a normal user, then let me stop you right now. This topic is not more than a scribbling of black ink for you. Microsoft introduced Component Object Model (COM) technology in early 90s. The goal of COM was to enable the developers to produce reusable binary code in a language-neutral and cross-platform way....

Historically, the command-line support in Windows has always been considered laughable in spite of the scripting languages like VBScript and Jscript. These languages are not natively integrated into the shell, have a meager documentation, and have a lot of exploitable vulnerabilities. However, the day Windows...