Windows 8

How to Upgrade to Windows 8

Posted by on October 26, 2012

How to Upgrade to Windows 8

Microsoft has launched Windows 8 and it is available for upgrade or download starting from today. Along with the release of Windows 8, Microsoft has provided an upgrade offer for existing Windows 7, XP and Vista customers, they can upgrade to Windows 8 for just $39.99. This offer is available only from October 26th to(…)

Windows 8 Themes

Posted by on October 25, 2012

Windows 8 Themes

Windows 8 has been released to general public and it will be available for purchase online as well as from stores. Along with the release of Windows 8, Microsoft also showed some of the awesome new devices which are running Windows 8. If you are planning to upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows 7 or(…)

Office 2013 Style Theme for Windows 8 RTM

Posted by on October 25, 2012

Office 2013 Style Theme for Windows 8 RTM

Windows 8 is finally releasing on October 26th and comes with lots of new features, at the same time a new version of Office suite is also being released early next year. Office 2013 is the latest version to be in RTM stage and will be available early next year. Office 2013 comes with a(…)

Get Windows Media Center Pack Free for Windows 8

Posted by on October 25, 2012

Get Windows Media Center Pack Free for Windows 8

One of the major changes to Windows 8, was the removal of Windows Media Center which was available for free in Windows 7. Windows Media Center is available as a paid upgrade to Windows 8 Pro and you need to buy a license for this. Windows Media Center was made available for free for Windows(…)

Get Back the Windows 7 Style Boot Menu in Windows 8

Posted by on October 25, 2012

Get Back the Windows 7 Style Boot Menu in Windows 8

Along with the new Start screen, Windows Explorer and Task manager in Windows 8, Microsoft also made changes to the boot menu. We had covered in detailed, the options available while booting Windows 8. Now if you are a Windows 7 user upgrading to Windows 8 and who wants the legacy boot screen (black color)(…)

Restore the Start Button in Windows 8

Posted by on October 20, 2012

Restore the Start Button in Windows 8

Windows 8 has a totally new UI in the form of new start screen (modern UI or metro UI) and new file explorer and also a new task manager. But one thing missing in the new version of Windows 8 is the start button. Even though the new UI has a tiled start screen, it(…)

Bypass Modern UI (Metro UI) on Windows 8

Posted by on October 20, 2012

Bypass Modern UI (Metro UI) on Windows 8

Windows 8’s new modern UI or the previously called the Metro UI provides users with a different experience when compared to earlier versions of Windows. The initial test versions of Windows 8 allowed users to skip the modern start screen, but this was prevented in the final build of Windows 8. Although there are some(…)

Start Screen Animations Tweaker for Windows 8

Posted by on October 18, 2012

Start Screen Animations Tweaker for Windows 8

The Start Screen in Windows 8 is one of the unique features and it comes with lots of new features and UI. Along with the basic settings available there are many hidden features and tweaks available in Windows 8 which are accessible only through registry. Start Screen Animations Tweaker is a new freeware tool for(…)

How to Set a Custom Background for Windows 8 Start Screen

Posted by on October 17, 2012

How to Set a Custom Background for Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 is all set to be released within a few days and one of the major change when compared to Windows 7  is the new start screen. The new modern UI start screen comes with tiled interface and Microsoft has also included some customization options for start screen in the form of colors and(…)

New Start Menu for Windows 8 from Pokki

Posted by on October 16, 2012

New Start Menu for Windows 8 from Pokki

Back in 2011, we had first covered about Pokki, which brings most commonly used web apps to Windows taskbar. You can install multiple popular apps like Gmail, Twitter clients etc and quickly access it from taskbar. Pokki has now updated its software and also released a new start menu for Windows 8. The lack of start(…)