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How To Set Custom Image As Taskbar Background In Windows 8

Windows 8 comes with several customization options. One can change the Start screen background, lock screen background, set automatic color to desktop themes, and more. Quite a few third-party utilities are also available to tweak Start screen, lock screen, and other areas. You know how to set a custom picture …

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Multimedia 8: Best Multimedia Player For Windows 8

In addition to Windows Media Player, Windows 8 ships with Modern UI-style (also known as Metro UI) Music and Video apps. While both Music and Video apps are pretty good, and support popular media formats, these apps lack advanced features present in desktop versions of players. For instance, the Video …

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EasyBCD 2.2 Released, Supports Windows 8

Of all the tools available to tweak and customize Windows, there are only two tools available to edit and tweak boot settings. EasyBCD and Visual BCD Editor are the only tools available to edit and repair boot related settings. As everyone knows, EasyBCD packs-in more powerful tools and easy-to-use than …

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Finally, A Clock For Windows 8 Start Screen

The Start screen in Windows 8 do a heck of a lot more than simply launching apps. For instance, one can get live information with the help of live tiles, pin webpages, folders, and drives for the quick access, search for programs, files, and settings. The Start screen is highly-customizable …

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IObit StartMenu8 Free For Windows 8

Ever since the release of Windows 8 Developer Preview, a number of programs have been released to bring back the old-style Start menu in Windows 8. ViStart, ClassicShell, and Stardock’s Start8 are probably the best three software that provide smooth Start menu experience in Windows 8. Users who aren’t willing …

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LastPass App Released For Windows 8

LastPass is one of the best, if not the best, password managers out there. Majority of computer and mobile users relay on LastPass to store their passwords securely.  And the best thing about LastPass is that it’s available for all desktop and mobile platforms. The good news is that LastPass …

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How To Reduce Start Screen Size In Windows 8

Users who don’t love the Start screen in Windows 8 have a number options improve it. One can use third-party tweaking and customization tools to change the overall look and feel of the Start screen (see how to customize Start screen). A litter over two weeks ago, we showed how …

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How To Use CCleaner To Clean Context Menu

CCleaner was one of the first tools released to optimize and cleanup Windows by deleting temporary files, web browsing history, and other unwanted files. Over the years, the developer of the program has updated it with a number of new functionalities and it’s now the best, free maintenance tool available …

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Windows 8 Start Screen Animations Tweaker

A few hours back, we talked about the hidden animation present in Windows 8 Start screen and showed you how to enable the same by editing the Registry. The Registry method works fine but not all Windows users are comfortable with editing the Registry. To help all Windows 8 users, …

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Bypass Modern UI (Metro UI) Tool For Windows 8

In Windows 8, when you log on, you first see the Start screen instead of the legacy desktop. While I don’t mind clicking Desktop tile or pressing Windows key to switch to the desktop mode, a lot Windows users would like to see the desktop first. Most of Windows users …

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Download TeamViewer Touch For Windows 10/8

I am a big fan of TeamViewer software and I use it pretty much every day to assist my friends in fixing various Windows issues and make their Windows experience better. Not too long ago, we let you know about the availability of the desktop version of TeamViewer software for …

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Google Search App For Windows 8

Probably there is no computer user in this world who doesn’t know what Google is. While Google Inc offers tens of services and products, it’s famous for web search. Almost all of us rely on Google to search the web and get required information. While there are hundreds of alternatives …

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8 Zip: File Archive App For Windows RT

When it comes to file archiving software, Windows users have a number good tools to choose from. We have free programs like 7-Zip & PeaZip, and some cool paid software such as WinRAR and WinZip. All these file achieving tools come with advanced features. Users who own Microsoft Surface RT …

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Norton Satellite: Free App To Scan Facebook Feed & Dropbox Account

After releasing Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security, Norton Anti-Theft, and Norton 360 products for Microsoft’s newest version of Windows, Symantec Corporation has now released a free app named Norton Satellite for Windows 8 and is now available in the Store. Norton Satellite helps you scan your Facebook feed for malicious …

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Download TeamViewer 8 Now

Just a few days after releasing TeamViewer Touch app for Windows 8, the company behind popular TeamViewer software has made available for download the final version of TeamViewer 8 (desktop version) application for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and is now ready for download. TeamViewer, the best free remote support, remote …

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Download Microsoft Mouse And Keyboard Center For Windows 7

A few months back, Microsoft released Mouse and Keyboard Center software for its Windows 8 OS, a software which works as a replacement for Microsoft IntelliPoint and IntelliType Pro. In other words, Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse Center is for computer users who are using a Microsoft keyboard or mice with …

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Tweak Me Now Comes With Windows 8 Tweaks

Over the last couple of months, a number of software have been released to tweak and alter the default settings in Windows 8 operating system. While most of the popular Windows 7 tweaking tools support Windows 8, very few tools have been updated to add new Windows 8 specific tweak. …

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Disable Start Screen Pinning Feature In Windows 8

The Start screen is one of the new features introduced with Windows 8 and the main attraction of the operating system. It lets you view all information in one place with the help of live tiles. It also lets users pin apps, files, folders, and webpages. As you might have …

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File Brick: Best Alternative To Windows 8 File Explorer

All editions of Windows 8, including Windows RT, come with a File Explorer to easily browse and manage filesfolders. While most users might not need a metro-style file browser app for Windows 8, developers are releasing file browser apps for Windows 8 to easily manage files and folders without having …

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WinReducer8: Customize Windows 8 Installation

Windows 8 installs faster and takes less disk space than Windows 7 operating system. Microsoft has made reinstalling and repairing Windows 8 operating system much easier by introducing Reset and Refresh PC features. But if you want to have an unattended and customized Windows 8 installation DVD/USB containing all drivers, …

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Download Yahoo Mail App For Windows 10

Yahoo! has been trying to improve its Yahoo! Mail by offering better interface and features. Over the last couple of months, the webmail service has received many new features. Recently, it has updated its previously released (first released for Windows 8) app for Windows 10, and users can now download …

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How To Change Folder Icon Color In Windows 8

If you are the owner of a tablet powered by Windows 8 or if you’re running Windows 8 on your PC then the chances are that you have already set your own picture as Start screen background, set custom picture as lock screen background and also configured the Start screen …

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Fliqlo: Best Clock Screen Saver For Windows

Windows operating system ships with a bunch of good screen savers. Users who are bored of the default set of screen savers could either install new screen savers or tweak the default screen savers with the help of tweaking tools such as Screen Saver Editor and Idle Time Edit. If …

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Six Tools To Customize Windows 8 Start Screen

The default look and feel of Start screen can be customized in a number of ways. We have previously shown you how to pin web pages to Start screen, pin folders to Start screen, add clock tile to Start, and pin any file to Start. Below are the six must …

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Download GOM Player For Windows 10/8.1

Countless numbers of free audio and video players are around for Windows but only a few stand out from the rest. GOM, VLC, MPC, and PotPlayer are the best video players out there. While GOM Player is certainly not the best player when it comes to total number of video …

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Free Viewer: Multi Format File Viewer For Windows

Majority of Windows users use Microsoft Office suite to read and edit documents, Adobe Reader or Soda 3D PDF Reader to read Portable Document Format files, Paint.net or other image editing tools to view and edit pictures, GOM, VLC, or MPC to watch videos, and 7-Zip, WinRAR, or WinZip program …

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How To Sign Out In Yahoo! Mail Windows 8 App

Yahoo! Mail may not be the best webmail service out there, but it still has a ton of users. Just a week ago, we let you know about the availability of the official Yahoo! Mail app for Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system. The initial version of Yahoo! Mail comes …

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Download Dropbox App For Windows 8

Dropbox, the popular cloud storage provider, has released dedicated Windows 8 app and is now available in the Store. While Dropbox for Windows 8 app can be installed alongside the desktop version of Dropbox, it’s more useful for users who’re using a tablet or touch device powered by Windows RT …

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Adobe Photoshop CS2 Free Download

Adobe Photoshop is, without a doubt, the best image processing software out there for Windows and Mac operating systems. While there are plenty Adobe Photoshop alternatives around, none of them come close to Photoshop as far as ease of use and features are concerned. The latest version of Adobe Photoshop, …

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WinAeroGlass: Freeware To Enable Aero Glass In Windows 8

Computer users who have upgraded from Windows Vista and Windows 7 to Windows 8 probably aware of the fact that Aero glass transparency isn’t available in the newest version of Windows operating system. Aero glass, a feature introduced with Windows Vista, was dropped from Windows 8 to improve overall Windows …

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WindowsAndroid: Run Android On Windows

UPDATE: WindowsAndroid has been renamed to Windroy. Android is probably the most powerful and highly customizable mobile operating system out there. Android, since it’s launch by Google back in 2007, has been powering millions low to mid to high-end smartphones, including the famous Samsung Galaxy series. Users who would like …

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ZoneAlarm Free Firewall For Windows 8

Microsoft has shipped all recent versions of Windows operating system with a firewall program. A firewall helps you protect your PC from hackers and malicious software. While the default Windows Firewall is good enough for most users, power users may want to install a third-party firewall program to better protect …

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Scan PC Online For Drivers

Whether you’re looking to troubleshoot problems or optimize your PC, taking a closer look at your installed drivers often helps. Updating drivers to the latest available version can significantly boost system performance as well. So it’s always advisable to keep all drivers up-to-date. As you know, manually updating drivers or …

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Avast Antivirus Free 8 Available For Download

Avast has released the final build of its popular Avast 8 security software and is now available for download. The newest version of Avast security comes with a fully redesigned user interface, number of enhancements, and a couple of new features. Once installed, you will immediately notice the new interface. …

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Image Resizer: Resize Images From Context Menu

Microsoft’s built-in Paint application in Windows operating system is a basic image processing tool with limited functionalities. Paint program hasn’t been updated in over four years and lacks many features that you find in free third-party programs. Because of this, PC users who are in need of a better image …

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AppStars: Best Apps Finder For Windows 8

The official Windows 8 app Store has over thirty-thousand apps and the number is counting. The Store receives hundreds of new apps each day. Other than the design, the downside of the the official Store app is that it doesn’t let you filter available apps by most popular or trending. …

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Logon Screen Rotator For Windows 8

Remember the Logon Screen Rotator, the tool which enables you automatically rotate Windows 7 logon screen background after every login or lock? As some of you know, Logon Screen Rotator is probably the only free tool available to rotate logon background picture. Windows 7 users who have upgraded to Windows …

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Download MediaMonkey App For Windows 8

MediaMonkey, the popular media management software, has now been released for Windows 8 and Windows RT, and is now available to install from the official Windows Store. For those who’re not aware of MediaMonkey, it’s one of the better applications available to manage and organize media collections on a computer …

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Download Gmail Touch App For Windows 8

So far, Google has released its official Search app for the newest iteration of Windows operating system and hasn’t shown any interest in developing a dedicated Gmail client for Windows 8. While it’s possible to add your Gmail account to the native Mail app, a dedicated, official app would have …

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How To Change Height And Width Of Start Screen

Ever since the release of first Developer Preview build of Windows 8, PC users have been complaining about the newly introduced Start screen. There are even users who just don’t like to upgrade to Windows 8 just because of the Start screen! As many of you know, there are tens …

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Download Fotor App For Windows 8

There is a wealth of free photo editing tools out there for Windows. But most of them offer basic functionality and sport a dull interface. Another downside is that these tools aren’t designed for touchscreen devices. Because of this, using these picture editing applications on touchscreen devices is a tedious …

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Download Official Twitter App For Windows 8

Good news for all Twitter lovers running Windows 8 operating system. Five months after promising to build an official client for Microsoft’s newest iteration of Windows, Twitter has finally released the first version of official Twitter app for Windows 8/RT and is now available in Windows Store. The official Twitter …

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MediaPortal, Free Media Center For Windows 8

No matter which edition of Windows 8 operating system you are using, Windows Media Center isn’t part of Windows 8. Media Center is available as a paid add-on for Windows 8 Pro edition only (see Windows 8 vs Windows 8 Pro) and one needs to shell out $9.99 to purchase …

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Download UC BrowserHD For Windows 8

Regardless of the editions of Windows 8, Internet Explorer is available in two versions: Internet Explorer for desktop and Internet Explorer with Modern UI. The desktop version of Internet Explorer is the legacy one with all the bells and whistles, and the latter one is the cut-down version of the …

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Nokia Music App For Windows 8

Smartphone users who own Windows Phone powered devices have been enjoying the Nokia Music service for a while now with the help of official Nokia Music app. The premium music service from Nokia can now be enjoyed on your Windows 8 as well using Nokia Music app. Nokia just announced …

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Download 7-Zip For Windows RT

Almost every file that we download from the web these days has been compressed to decrease the file size and save the bandwidth. Because of this, almost all computer users install file archiving utility after installing Windows operating system. And when it comes to file archiving tools, Windows users have …

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GOM Remote, Control GOM Player From iPhone & Android

With millions of downloads, GOM Media Player for Windows is one of the better video players around. This free video player supports most of the popular video formats out there and also packs-in hundreds of features and options to enhance your video watching experience. GOM Lab, the company behind GOM …

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TouchPal, A Better Touch Keyboard For Windows 8

Computer users who’re running Windows 8 on a non-touch machine probably might not have discovered the new touch keyboard included in the newest version of Windows. The new touch keyboard, specially designed for touchscreens, comes with decent set of features and works pretty well too. The all new touch keyboard …

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Adobe Photoshop Express Free Released For Windows 8

Adobe Photoshop is one of the best software out there for image editing and optimization tasks. Even though it’s a paid software and plenty of free alternatives around, Photoshop continues to be the most popular image editing software out there for Windows. Amid plans to replace its Creative Suite software …

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How To Quickly Restart Into Windows From Mac OS X

A large number of Mac users install Windows on Mac to run apps and games that are exclusively available for Windows. While it’s possible to install Windows on Mac using virtual software such as VirtualBox and Parallels Desktop, users who don’t like to compromise on performance prefer using the official …

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Check Your PC’s Security Status With OPSWAT Security Score

Installing a third-party antivirus software is one of the first things we all do after purchasing or re-installing Windows on our PCs. Majority of Windows users are aware of the importance of using a good security software and have installed one of the popular security software available for Windows operating …

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WinAero Screensavers Tweaker For Windows 8 & Windows 7

As some of you know, screensavers were initially developed to prevent the so called screen burning effect caused by non-moving text or graphics on CRT monitors. Even though modern displays such as LCDs aren’t prone to screen burning effect or phosphor burn-in, computer operating systems still ship with a bunch …

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IObit Uninstaller: Batch Uninstaller For Windows 7/8/8.1

In Windows 8.1, Microsoft has introduced a nifty way to quickly uninstall multiple Modern apps at once without using third-party tools. Although Windows 8.1 shows the uninstall option even when you have selected multiple desktop programs, clicking the uninstall button opens up Programs and Features which we all use to …

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