World’s First Windows 8.1 Smart Touch TV Announced

When it comes to Windows 8, what comes to our mind when thinking of it are computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. But now, Apek, a Brazilian company, has announced what they say it’s the world’s first Windows 8 smart touch TV. The new Apek Maxpad series consists in a new range of smart TVs, available in 39, […]

How to Enter or Change Windows 8.1 Product Key

Another quick guide from Wind8Apps is here – this time we’re going to tell you how you can quickly and easily enter or change your Windows 8.1 product key, if you are in need of such an operation. Read below for more. Some of you might get the feeling that the single moment when you […]

Easy: Show or Hide Windows Store Apps on the Taskbar

The latest Windows 8.1 Update has brought a really useful feature for lovers of the good old taskbar – the ability to see there apps from the Windows Store that you have opened. Here’s how to enable and disable this feature. Just like with many other settings inside Windows 8.1, showing or hiding the Windows […]

How to Join a Domain on Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 comes with most of the same settings that were there in Windows 8 and in Windows 7, but they have received a visual makeover and are now better organized. Here is our quick guide on how you can join a domain on Windows 8.1. For those who are new to the concept, a […]

Windows 8 News Aggregator App ‘Newscron’ Released

There are plenty of awesome Windows 8 news apps on the Windows Store, such as Euronews, Russia Today, Metro News, Financial Times, CNN and many, many others, but the Store falls short of reliable news aggregator apps. Welcome Newscron. Newscron has released in the past news aggregation apps for users of iOS, Android and even […]

Fixed: Bluetooth not Working After Windows 8.1 Update

The Windows 8.1 Update that Microsoft has recently rolled out comes with some much needed improvements especially for desktop users, but it also brought plenty of annoying issues. One of them is the fact that the Bluetooth drivers are apparently no longer working. In Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, there are plenty of issues with […]

How to Disable Taskbar Transparency in Windows 8.1

Windows 8 is a great system that is optimized especially for portable and touchscreen devices. But, the platform is smoothly running on both laptops and desktops, so you can safely install the software on your device. Anyway, the best thing about it is that Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 can be easily optimized and customized, […]

How to Schedule Shutdown in Windows 8, 8.1

Using Windows 8 is easy, but if you just installed the system and want to learn essential tips and tricks or if you just want to get more familiar with the new Windows 8.1 update, then you can anytime use our dedicated tutorials. In that matter, today, we will be checking how to schedule automatic […]

Microsoft Brings Office Online to Chrome OS

Microsoft is apparently very serious with its cross-platform strategy, and after having finally released all three Microsoft Office apps for the iPad, now another major move involves the inclusion of the Office Online tools in the Chrome Web Store and Chrome OS, as well. While we are still waiting for the official Windows 8.1 touch-enabled […]

How to Quickly Rename PC in Windows 8.1

As we have previously told you, in Windows 8.1, the traditional ‘My Computer’ has been renamed into ‘This PC’. But this isn’t actually the name of your PC, and if you want to change it, here is the easy step-by-step guide that you need to take to do just that. There are some quick things […]

How to Manage Windows 8.1 Autoplay Settings

Just like with previous Windows version, Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 also have the Autoplay feature. But if you want to be in control and be able to turn it off or change settings to play DVD, for example, then you need to read the following easy tips on how to access it. Albeit it […]

Justdial App Released for Windows 8, Download it Now

For those who are aware, Justdial is a really useful service for those living in India, as it servers as a really helpful local engine search tool. And now that it’s been released on the Windows Store, Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows RT users can go ahead and download it. If you live in India […]

How to Easily Minimize and Close Apps in Windows 8

If you are new to the concept of Windows 8, then you will probably be expecting the Modern interface to behave just like the desktop one. So, naturally, you want your apps to minimize and close really easy. While that wasn’t too hard with the initial release of Windows 8, it has become even easier […]

Fix Released for Windows 8.1 Update 0x80071a91 Error

A few days ago, we have shared with you some tips that you could follow in order to fix errors during the Windows 8.1 Update installation which failed for some with various error codes. Now Microsoft has acknowledge one of these errors and has released an official fix for it – hallelujah! Many have been […]

How To Remove Bloatware from Windows 8, 8.1

Is your Windows 8 device running slow and you are thinking in bumping the speeds? If you want to easily speed up your Windows 8 device, then you should start by removing the bloatware. So, because of that, during the following guidelines I will show you how to remove bloatware in Windows 8 in a […]

How to Change Narrator Settings in Windows 8.1

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 comes with some really useful ‘Easy of Access’ features and one of them is Narrator, for the persons who have hearing disabilities. We talk about its features, and how to turn on or off Narrator in Windows 8.1. I remember that one of the first features that I discovered as […]

How to Manage ‘Quiet Hours’ in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 has taken inspiration from Windows Phone and has introduced a new feature that lets you get some “silent” time, if you don’t want your Windows 8 device to be turned off. So, let’s see how you can access this feature and enable it. The new Quiet Hours feature in Windows 8.1 has been […]

How to Change Privacy Settings in Windows 8.1

These days, privacy is one of the most talked about topics, and Microsoft want to make sure that it pleases Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users with the settings that it offers. Here are the options that let you be in control of your privacy on Windows 8.1 You have probably noticed that, just like […]

How to Choose Windows 8.1 Default Apps

There are many annoying notifications in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 where you are required to choose with what certain app or program you want to open a new file type. To make sure you don’t get asked anymore, here’s how to set the default apps in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. The procedure of […]

How to Quickly Check App Size on Windows 8.1

Windows 8 brought along the Windows Store and this allowed for apps to be downloaded both on touch enabled Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets, but also on desktop devices. We now share a quick tip on how you can check the size of all the apps you’ve installed. Most of the Windows 8 apps […]

How to Change OneDrive Sync Settings in Windows 8.1

Earlier this year, Microsoft was forced to renamed their cloud storage service SkyDrive into OneDrive. And besides the branding change, there are some new options that you can choose, and today we’re going to talk about synchronizing settings. Since OneDrive is the default cloud storage, Microsoft has decided to embed it deeply inside Windows 8.1, […]

How to Change Windows 8.1 Spelling Settings

Most of the system settings are easily built into Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 and can be accessed right away, but if you’re a beginner with the latest Windows version, then we’re explaining how you can access and manage the spelling settings. There are plenty of Windows 8 spell checking apps and we have featured […]

How to Quickly See PC Info in Windows 8.1

In Windows 8.1, the vast majority of system settings have remained the same as in Windows 8, and even with the release of the latest Windows 8.1 Update. Here is our quick guide on how you can get access to the PC Info section on your Windows 8.1 PC or tablet. The reason why you […]