Posts Tagged ‘Windows’

Choosing the Right Laptop for College

If you’re struggling to decide on a laptop for college, you’re likely stuck on two major factors: price and operating system. And while a laptop is certainly an item worth investing in, your parents may not feel the same when they see you eyeing the $1200-minimum Macbook Pro or a similarly-priced Windows gaming laptop. Let’s ...

Quick Tip: Bring the Classic Start Button and Menu to Windows 8

The latest version of Windows brought a slew of changes to the operating system’s user interface. The biggest of which was the removal of the classic start button and menu. In their place, Microsoft introduced a horizontal scrolling, tablet-friendly desktop, code-named “Metro.” Those of you used to the start button and menu — which have ...

Android Malware Could Hack Your PC, Upload Phone Data

Windows users are accustomed to malware and the dangers it can present. An attack on your PC could easily put your personal data and online credentials at risk. Now, with mobile phone software becoming more sophisticated, malware is a problem that could follow us anywhere.  And an Android app recently discovered on Google Play, disguised as ...

How to Quickly Uninstall Bloatware and Toolbars on Windows

One of the biggest annoyances that comes with buying a new Windows PC or laptop is dealing with the massive amounts of useless programs installed by the manufacturer. While a few of these programs may be tied to actual functions, most are basic applications with better alternatives available for free online. And often, many are ...