The great Allison Sheridan invited me to be on and talk about my experiences converting my house into a smarthome by adding home automation. The ability to control my lights, door lock, heating and cooling via my Windows Phone, or Windows 8.1 tablets are all possible because of the Insteon products I have installed. On […]
A couple of weeks ago Microsoft revealed the new name of their online storage system SkyDrive, would become OneDrive. Today thay change is now live as going to the skydrive.com with change over automatically to onedrive.live.com. Also the app in the Windows Phone Store has been updated to reflect the new name OneDrive.
When Microsoft released Windows 8 there were a lot of complaints about how they implemented it however, the Windows Blue release looks to address many of the complaints. On Winsupersite.com Paul Thurrott gave readers a pretty good look at what is coming in the first major update to Windows witch is 8.1.
While most device platforms have built in programs that are useless therefore, we find it really nice that Windows 8 has many useful apps including the news app. The recent update closed the only big feature that I thought was missing which was the ability to add the RSS feeds from your favorite websites.
In addition to the regular “patch Tuesday” updates where Microsoft Pushes out software fixes and enhancements, the Surface Pro and Surface RT devices received firmware updates as well. In the update Microsoft looked to fix up some Wi-Fi issues on both devices while the Surface RT saw some volume issues fixed.
Microsoft got hit with a huge $733 million dollar fine today for not allowing users to chose which browser they want to use at start up. When you get a Windows computer in most countries, Internet Explorer is the browser by default however the European Union forced Microsoft to have a browser election option to […]