An exciting new feature in Windows 8 is Storage Spaces. This lets you add extra internal or external hard drives to your system, pool them together and use it as a single drive for storage. Here’s a first look at the feature and how to create you own Storage Space.
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Copying large amounts of data in previous versions of Windows wasn’t always the best experience. Third party tools like TeraCopy are a better solution. Now Windows 8 has a new file copying feature included by default.
If you’re an Xbox 360 gamer, a the cool feature in Windows 8 Customer Preview is the Companion app. It lets you control aspects of your Windows Live account and use your Windows 8 tablet as an Xbox controller. It’s still in App Preview stage, but gives you an idea of what you can expect with the final version.
In our weekly wrap we take a look at the best of the week’s News, Reviews and How To articles. And what a week it was!
Microsoft provides a way to upgrade to Windows 8 Consumer Preview over the web. You can upgrade XP – Windows 8 Developer Preview. If you don’t care to do a manual clean install, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup tool is another way to install the new OS.
Microsoft made Windows 8 Consumer Preview available for public download yesterday. A lot has changed since Developer Preview, and if you’re using Windows 7 or earlier, the Metro UI is a whole new world. Here’s how to install it using custom settings, and a look at some of the features you can expect.
It’s here! During the Microsoft Keynote at Mobile World Congress, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview was made available for public download.
Microsoft will be announcing, and is expected to release the next version of Windows 8 – Consumer Preview later today. After the announcement, we’ll let you know where you can download it at. If you’re an early adopter and want to be ready for the release, check out what’s available now.
After using MS Office for a while, there may come a time when apps act unstable or crash for no apparent reason. A great place to start troubleshooting the issue is using the Microsoft Office Diagnostic Tool.
Here’s a look at some of our groovy tech News, Reviews and How To articles you may have missed last week.
The great thing about the Kindle is you don’t need the physical device to read eBooks. Amazon’s Kindle Reader software is available on Mac & PC, Android and iOS devices. If you’ve purchased an eBook to one device, here’s how to download it again to another – no repurchase necessary.
I covered OnLive Desktop a few weeks ago, and it’s an incredible app. It lets you run Windows and Office 2010 on your iPad, and Save up to 2 GB of files with the free account. The company recently added Internet Explorer 9 and Adobe Reader to the service as well.
The first time you plug in your Windows Phone into a PC, it prompts you to install the Zune software. After that, you need to work through the steps for setting it up.
The multimedia application capable of playing nearly every type of media file, VLC, has been updated to version 2.0. The new version brings support for even more codecs, performance enhancements, and a brand new user interface for Mac.