How clever is Windows Ink?
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has brought out a few awesome features and one of them is Windows Ink. It is definitely something I will be using when I can find a shop that sells the AAAA batteries that are found in the Surface Pen.
FIX: Windows 10 File Explorer and Control panel fails to open.
Problem: File Explorer in Windows 10 fails to open and just flicks for a second and does nothing. Question: Did you or a family member change the size of the text or font recently? If the answer is Yes then this is most likely the cause…
How to batch re-size multiple images in Windows 10?
You have probably noticed when you right click on an image in Windows Explorer, there is no option to re-size. Fear not as there is a great little program called “Image Resizer for Windows“, which does just that and much more. Download it from the CodePlex website….
How to show thumbnail icons in Windows 10?
Before: I recently noticed my Windows 10 was not showing the thumbnail preview icons. It didn’t matter how big or small the icon was, it would show the default windows image for the file type. This is not very useful if one is looking at a…
The Surface Pro 4 i7 256GB SSD 16GB RAM
Last night I visted the Microsoft store in the Galleria shopping mall in Houston, Texas and purchased the Surface Pro 4 i7 256GB SSD 16GB RAM. As part of a package deal, I also got a teal coloured touch cover 4 keyboard, a lovely bag…
Windows 10 is dead on my 2008 iMac.
I don’t know what Microsoft did in their latest updates, but it has totally fracked my Windows 10. I use to be able to leave my windows running indefinitely and it would work just fine when I logged in, but ever since the update, I…
Hello Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.
Did you watch the Microsoft Windows 10 Devices event? It was a draw dropping spectacle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZawV1mXlS8&feature=youtu.be Check out the thousands of tweets covering the events over at twitter, just search #windows10devices. Two devices grabbed my attention. Take a look at the awesome videos below: The…
How sweet does Android Lollipop look alongside Windows 10?
After experiencing Android on the Surface Pro 3 recently, I thought I would give it a try out on my 7 year old iMac, so I installed DuOS, a program that appears to be compatible with Windows 7, 8.1 & of 10. AMIDuOS is nothing less…
How many times do I have to unsubscribe from Bing and Microsoft?
How often do you click on the UNSUBSCRIBE link at the bottom of an unwanted email and how many time does the same email land in your mailbox again and again? Annoying isn’t it? Recently I had the pleasure of buying (and returning) a Microsoft Surface…
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