How to Create, Name Groups of Tiles in Windows 8.1

What many haven’t noticed when Windows 8.1 was released officially is the fact that the process of renaming groups of tiles has been really simplified and is now easier than ever. Follow our quick guide from below to learn how to do it. We have already explained how you can easily minimize and close apps […]

Windows 8.1 Live Tiles: Tweak the Settings

Windows 8.1 brought some much needed and important new features over Windows 8 and with the release of the latest Windows 8.1 Update, we’ve got even more options and settings to make use of. One of them represents the settings that lets you toggle with live tiles. If you own a Windows 8 or Windows […]

Solve ‘Alt Tab’ Not Working in Windows 8, 8.1

Switching between multiple apps in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 based devices can be made by using a combination of two keyboard buttons: Alt + Tab. We know that, because we are constantly using this feature for managing our tasks and tools easily and quickly. But what can we do when the alt + tab […]

Easily Change Color of Start Button and Menu in Windows 8.1

Windows 8 has been a massive change applied by those of Microsoft as the new OS has been developed especially for the portable and touch based devices. Anyway, Windows 8 and now Windows 8.1 can be easily and safely used on desktops too, the firmware being stable and also smooth. The best is that Windows […]

Fix ‘Ctrl Alt Del’ Not Working on Windows 8, 8.1

If you want to open Task Manager on your Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 device then you will have to use a combination of three keyboard buttons: ctrl+alt+del. Now, after pressing down and holding these keys the Task Manager window will be displayed on our Windows based device and we will be able to make […]

Fitbit App for Windows 8.1 Gets Serious Update

We’ve talked about the official Fitbit app for Windows 8 users quite a lot in the past, covering multiple updates and even detailing the desktop client, as well. And now, a new important update has made its way on the official release notes. Read below for more details on this. If you have got a […]

Disable ‘Programs Still Need to Close” in Windows 8, 8.1

If you are in a hurry and you want to power off your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 device quickly you might experience an annoying alert saying that “Programs still need to close”. Well, if you want to disable this in built Windows feature, don’t hesitate and use the instructions from this step by step guide. […]

How to Fix Left, Right Click Touchpad Issues in Windows 8, 8.1

Have you recently updated your device to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 and have you noticed issues with the touchpad? If you can’t properly use your touchpad on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 then use the troubleshooting solution which is being explained during the guidelines from below and learn how to easily resolve all your […]

How to Disable Skype Ads on Home Menu and Chat Windows

Are you tired of seeing Skype ads everywhere? If you want to get rid or remove the Skype ads that are being displayed in home menu and also in the chat window follow the steps from below and learn how to use a “clean” Skype app and environment. The latest versions of Skype are bringing […]

Easily Prevent Windows 8, 8.1 Reboot After Updates

As we all know, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 are installing updates automatically; of course that’s not a bad thing, but what is quite annoying is the automatically reboot sequence that is applied after each update. Unfortunately, in Windows there is no in-built feature to use in order to disable the automat reboot function, so […]

How to View BSOD Details in Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Windows 8 had brought numerous differences compared to older versions of Windows, the new platform being designed to be more user friendly and to be more “intuitive” especially for entry level users. But, sometimes it is better to have a more complex system as you might need to be able to resolve some problems by […]

Slashdot is Down [April 2014]

This is a website focused on Windows 8 happenings and coverage on various Windows 8 apps, but from time to time, we also write about important tech news that are affecting and impacting the community. And here’s one of them. I am an active reader of the popular website Slashdot and one of the users […]

RoboForm App for Windows 8.1 Gets Password Generator and More

One of the best Windows 8 security apps currently available on the Windows Store, the RoboForm password generator app for Windows 8 users has now received a big update which adds new features and makes the app even better than before. The official RoboForm app for Windows 8, 8.1 devices has been released back in […]

TeamViewer Windows 8.1 App Updated with New Features

When it comes to remotely controlling your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 system, one of the best tools that you can have at your disposal is the official TeamViewer Touch app. And now it’s gotten even better with the latest update. We have spoken about the latest update which the official TeamViewer Touch app for […]

Choose How to Update Windows 8.1 Apps

A few days ago, we have been talking and sharing with you some basic tips that you could use in order to choose how to install system updates on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 via the built-in Windows Update function. Now we’re sharing some tips with regards to the update process of apps. If you […]

Fix: Sims 3 in Windows 8 Keeps Crashing for Some

Sims 3 is one of my favorite games and whenever I have some free moments, I fire it up on my Windows 8 laptop. But some readers of us have been asking us to find a working fix for those having crashing problems. And we try our best. Sims 3 is a really cool game […]

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, […]