Check Windows Experience Index Score on windows 8.1

Computer is one device which gets old really fast, and the reason why I am saying this is because there are lots and lots of improvements in hardware and software technology that even if you buy the latest configuration model from the market, it feels old and slow in couple of years.

If you wish to check the performance of your machine, you don’t need to install any third party software for that as Windows had got Windows Experience Index for that by default. The Windows Experience Index measures the capability of your computer’s hardware and software configuration and expresses this measurement as a number called a base score. A higher base score generally means that your computer will perform better and faster than a computer with a lower base score, especially when performing more advanced and resource-intensive tasks. Continue reading “Check Windows Experience Index Score on windows 8.1”

Tweak your Windows 8 to Improve Performance with 8Smoker Pro

By default the OS providers like MS only provides us with the default system settings that we can use and change to make the system work according to ourselves. Some Power users might make use of the registry tweaks to customize the system accordingly but that is only limited to the users who are well aware of the changes they are making. Hence some third party tools are developed to tweak the Windows as per our needs and something that can be done by larger audience.

TweakXP is one such commonly used but famous tool that is used to tweak some settings in Windows XP. Using such tweaking tools one can tweak and customize the Windows to suit their needs and also to improve its performance and security. For Windows 8 here is a similar tool called as 8Smoker Pro. Continue reading “Tweak your Windows 8 to Improve Performance with 8Smoker Pro”

Enable Desktop Gadgets on Windows 8 with Gadgetarian

Desktop gadgets were introduced by Microsoft with the launch of their OS Windows Vista. Although the OS didn’t do very well but this was something that was liked by almost everyone as it provided the ease to the users of using the daily utilities like calculator, notes, calendar, system memory and performance. The gadgets even continued to their next OS Windows 7 and the users really found it useful. However with the next OS Windows 8, MS had decided to take off the gadgets and surprisingly they are no more there.

It doesn’t concern most people but to those who liked the gadgets and really wanted to continue. Well if you are also someone who wish to use the desktop gadgets on Windows 8 then here is a utility called as Gadgetarian. Continue reading “Enable Desktop Gadgets on Windows 8 with Gadgetarian”

Viber for Windows 8 now with HD Voice Quality and Live Tiles

For all those who are living away from home, Viber has become the first choice to call your near and dear ones by avoiding heavy outstation call charges. I use Viber almost everyday to call my buddies who are away from me and this saves me lot of bucks too. Moreover it’s not only the calls that we can make from Viber, it also allows us to message and share pictures with our friends.

It is because of these features that Viber has become so famous with over 175 million people using the service worldwide daily. In spite all these useful features, the application is completely free, safe and secure and that too without any advertisements. I think these are all the features that are enough to make the application so popular. Continue reading “Viber for Windows 8 now with HD Voice Quality and Live Tiles”

Backup or Restore Windows 8 App Data and Settings easily

It was with my new laptop that I got the chance to use the new Windows 8 and I think I have already started liking it. I like the Windows 8 UI and the app tiles feature and even though my laptop is not a touch screen, it appealed to me more than the earlier Windows versions. One of the many things that I liked about Win 8 was the apps.

The Windows 8 apps are so easy and so useful that I like using them on a regular basis. I have also customized the apps as per my needs. If you are also using Windows 8 and have customized the apps as per your settings, then this article will help you in backing them up. Continue reading “Backup or Restore Windows 8 App Data and Settings easily”

Uninstall Windows from Computer having Multiple Instances

If you have been using Windows for some time then probably you must have seen some or the other computer having multiple instances of Windows installed. It is sometimes important to have more than one copy of Windows installed in the computer, may be check the hardware of your machine or just to use the other OS.

But uninstalling one of these is not very easy and especially if you are not geeky enough, then you would find it difficult to delete one of the copies of the Windows OS. As we need to update the Boot loader also so that it doesn’t show the OS listings the next time you boot. Continue reading “Uninstall Windows from Computer having Multiple Instances”

Control Windows 8 Computer with your Eyes

Whether or not you like Windows 8, MS’s latest OS, it had proved itself of being largely capable. Another good example is the ability to be operated by Eye Tracking Technology. So if you have been using your mouse or keyboard to operate your computer, I must say you are not updated.

In case you don’t know what this technology means, using this technology you can navigate you PC using your eyes. If I say you can control your Windows 8 computer with your eyes movement, would you believe me or not? Well this is what this article talks about today. Continue reading “Control Windows 8 Computer with your Eyes”

Windows 8 overtakes Win 7 sale, No Anonymous Android app reviews, Youtube captions in 6 more languages

With some organization overtaking another, launching some service or etc, there is lot of tech news around the globe that you should be aware of. For all those who are not updated with the daily tech happenings, here is a bundle pack of couple of important tech news that will keep you updated.

1. Microsoft Sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses to date

After the launch of the latest OS from Microsoft known as Windows 8 on Oct 26, we have seen mixed reviews of the product. While most people still like the Windows 7 OS, figures (as stated by MS) states that MS had sold around 40 million licenses of Win 8 to date that too in a month, whereas MS achieved the figure of 60 million Win 7 licenses in two months. Continue reading “Windows 8 overtakes Win 7 sale, No Anonymous Android app reviews, Youtube captions in 6 more languages”

Download High Definition Windows 8 Themes for Windows 7

Microsoft’s latest OS release called Windows 8 is available through different official channels and if you are one of those who like Windows 8 much, then am sure you are going to love this new theme too.  New themes and wallpapers always look better on screen as they tend to make you feel good and help you in relaxing.

7tutorials have released one Windows 8 Inspired Theme which is a combination of three themes which you can use on your Windows 7 OS. Using this Windows 8 Inspired Theme you can get the feeling of working on Windows 8, right on your Windows 7 system. Continue reading “Download High Definition Windows 8 Themes for Windows 7”

Feature Rich Screenshot Capture Tool for Windows 7 and 8

Time and again we need to take the screenshot of the screen in front of us. Whether it is for some proof, or just downloading some image that do not have any download link, screenshot capture tool comes to rescue. Although by default Windows have a screenshot capture wizard known as Windows Snipping Tool but it is quite plain and don’t have much photo editing features.

If you are some kind of person who needs to take the screenshots again and again then here is some tool that will interest you. This tool is called Free Screenshot Capture and as the name suggests, the tool is free to use. What makes this tool different from others is that it is very easy to use yet powerful utility which has been found to work on both Windows 7 and Windows 8. Continue reading “Feature Rich Screenshot Capture Tool for Windows 7 and 8”

Windows Mail Application Available in Windows 8

I hope you all know that Windows Mail application was unavailable in windows 7. The only option you had was to download windows live mail if you want to use a Microsoft email client other than Outlook on Windows 7. It was available in Vista but I didn’t find it in Windows 7 OS.

Now again it has been included in Windows 8 that too as a full screen Metro app in the new Windows 8. The app is well designed for the ease of use. Let us discuss the new features of this app. Firstly, the app is available with a 16:9 aspect ratio that provides you to view your accounts in one pane, mails in another and the content of email in the reading pane. Continue reading “Windows Mail Application Available in Windows 8”