Windows 8 has been designed to boot so quickly that you have almost zero reaction time to get to the famous boot screens that allow you to choose a different boot device or enter into the troubleshooting utilities. If you want to enter the boot screens when booting up your PC, you need to hit the F8 key. Usually one tap doesn’t suffice and you’ll need to hit the key repeatedly several times so that Windows can detect one of them.
Wondering what to gift your mother this Mother’s Day? Greeting cards, flowers, jewellery and chocolates are all passé; it’s the new age mom we are talking about so the gift should also match her persona. This Mother’s Day make your mom feel special by gifting her a fabulous holiday for her to unwind and get away from the regular boring chores.
I’ve been using Bing quite a bit since its release and it has turned out to be one of the better search engines. I still prefer Google’s search results and usually switch between the two. But, if you want to search both, you can choose to switch between windows, or even better save yourself some time and search using Bing vs.
Microsoft has recently announced “Project Natal” that will offer motion controller for Xbox 360. At its annual press briefing at the E3 Expo Microsoft finally confirms the rumored motion controller that allows an astoundingly wide range of actions by utilizing a group of sensors. What makes it better is the ability of juggling multiple users during a single session.
Microsoft has confirmed three new map packs for Xbox 360. This update includes downloadable content packs for Halo 3, Gears of War 2 and Left 4 Dead . The first official release is all set for March 31 and it will be the “SnowBlind” map pack for Greats of War 2.
Microsoft earlier announced the availability of their new and improved Internet Explorer 8. Microsoft promised a much faster, easy to use and more secure browser for your comfort. They offer security features in direct response to peopleâ€™s increasing concerns about online safety.
Service Pack 2 Release Candidate for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 are now available for download to TechNet and MSDN subscribers to test prior to final release. SP2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 include updates that have been delivered since the release of SP1, as well as support for new types of hardware and emerging standards. SP2 weighs in at a sizable 302MB for x86 systems and 508MB for 64-bit operating system versions of Windows Vista.
Microsoft has just announced a line up of educational content creators which are collaborating to build products with Semblio. Semblio is a software platform by Microsoft that is geared towards developing better educational content. For now, this software is only available as an SDK for developers but we’re expected to see a version for teacher which will allow them to easily assemble important lectures as in text, audio and video and turn them into interactive lessons.
A long time ago, I wrote a tutorial on creating custom labels in Microsoft Word. Creating a custom label is necessary only if you don’t plan to use the many inbuilt label templates. The next step after creating a custom label is the actual label merge process.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has announced that a test version of the US software titan’s Windows 7 operating system will be available worldwide on Friday. Earlier he had announced that Windows 7 is nearing completion and is almost ready for release. Windows 7 Beta will be available for all users for testing or regular use until the final version is made available.
By default Microsoft Word 2007 comes with a blue color scheme. However, Word 2007 also comes inbuilt with two separate themes, viz. Silver and Black.
Take it from Microsoft to jump into the fray for Online Storage and then show why they can attract customers / users. In an announcement on the Windows Live SkyDrive blog, Microsoft announced some updates to their online storage service. Space has been increased five fold from 5GB to 25GB of free online storage Control your data.