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If you’re blogging and use Windows as your primary platform, you’ll find the frequent need for adding screenshots to your posts. Not only does a screenshot bring some life to your post but it serves to give the reader a visual understanding of what you’re talking about. You can go about the traditional way of hitting the Print Screen key on your keyboard and then jumping to Paint to get your screenshot.
Windows lets you hide folders. However, if someone gets hold of your computer they can easily view hidden folders. If you’re computer is likely to be used by many users, you’ll need an additional level of security.
If you’re using any version of Windows, one of the biggest problems, even today is the slow speed of copying files. I experience this just a few days back when trying to clean up my external hard disk on Windows 8.1.
Windows doesn’t come inbuilt with the ability to hide and password protect folders. If you need to do so, you’ll want to check out SecretFolder. SecretFolder lets you quickly add and password protect one or more folders just by dragging them onto the software.
Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview is now available for Windows 7. This release also signals the final preview release before general availability of IE11 for Windows 7 later this fall. IE11 for Windows 8.
I love Windows 8. Even though Microsoft took away the start menu in Windows 8, I have never felt it missing because, I simply hit the windows key and type the name of the app I am searching for. This is something that I did with Windows 7 as well.
iPhone and iPad users have enjoyed Siri for a long time. It’s a good alternative to typing out those boring phrases and also be good fun if you’re bored and just want to chat to your phone. Android and Windows users haven’t enjoyed a feature as good as this.