Microsoft Introduces Windows Expert Community

by May 12, 2011

You can find countless forums across the web with people discussing and helping others out on all sorts of topics. Now Microsoft is trying to get more involved within the forum community with its new Windows Expert Community. Windows Expert Community is designed to gather well knowledged computer enthusiasts for a variety of topics. Forums…Continue Reading

Share Your Travel Dreams with Bing Travel Wish List

by May 10, 2011

With the summer travel season coming up and the growing world of Facebook, you would think that someone would have come up with a clever way to share travel wishes. Everybody has their “dream” vacation, so it would be nice to share this with others, right? Now you can with the Bing Travel Wish List….Continue Reading

Bing Makes Shopping Online Easier

by May 03, 2011

Shopping online can be a daunting task, but Bing is trying to make it simpler and better.  Bing shopping is seeing some new updates to a lot of its interface. The first major update is the new homepage of Bing shopping. Here you’ll now find lots more content including popular items, what people are searching…Continue Reading

5 Videos to Help You Be More Productive with Windows 7

by Apr 29, 2011

With most businesses still stuck on XP Windows is still trying to get users to switch to Windows 7. A lot of people don’t understand the benefits of Windows 7 as compared to XP, but now Microsoft is trying to point out some new interesting features that Windows 7 users have over XP. They’ve created…Continue Reading

Kick the Windows XP Habit with These 10 Tips

by Apr 27, 2011

Windows XP has been a reliable operating system for many businesses and people worldwide, but support for this 10 year old operating system is going to expire in a little less than 3 years; April 8, 2014 to be precise. Microsoft has done their best to help people make the switch from the old lackluster…Continue Reading

Will the Next Version of Windows be Controlled by Kinect?

by Apr 22, 2011

The Kinect, less than a year released has already surpassed the 10 million unit mark, giving users a controller free interface for the Xbox 360. While consoles have their limitations people have already started using the Kinect for things it wasn’t intended to do. Microsoft announced that they’re going to be releasing a Software Development…Continue Reading

Use Device Stage in Windows 7 to Learn About Your Computer’s Peripherals

by Mar 31, 2011

Device Stage is a new feature that was introduced in Windows 7 which provides users with a way to view information about computer peripherals like digital cameras, MP3 players, printers and more. Microsoft partnered with hardware vendors so that manufacturers can include a host of useful information about their hardware on a branded page in…Continue Reading

How to Get the Perfect Picture with Windows Photo Gallery

by Mar 18, 2011

How many times have you taken a family picture and later discover that half the group was looking at the other camera while the remaining half was looking at yours? This can be extremely frustrating because there’s always someone who looks away, closes their eyes, or does something in the picture that ruins the entire…Continue Reading

How to Disable Face Detection in Windows Live Photo Gallery

by Mar 15, 2011

I am a huge fan of face detection on photo management apps like Windows Live Photo Gallery and Picasa, but the biggest problem with this feature is the resources it consumes if you added a ton of photos to the library. To remedy this you can leave the application running overnight so that all faces…Continue Reading

How to Tag People in Windows Live Photo Gallery

by Mar 07, 2011

Did you know that Windows Live Photo Gallery has the capability to recognize faces from photos stored in your computer? This feature makes it real easy to identify people in your pictures so that they can be found at a later time. This differs from tagging the image with identifiable keywords in that Photo Gallery…Continue Reading

How to Tag Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

by Mar 07, 2011

Do you have thousands of pictures with random names and no real organization? If so, you are not alone, I myself have fallen victim to this problem. To help with this issue you can tag images as you import them to Windows Live Photo Gallery or you can passively tag them (as I do) when…Continue Reading

Bing Takes the Hassle Out of Shopping Online

by Mar 03, 2011

Shopping online is becoming more and more popular and search engines are providing helpful features to make a smoother shopping experience. Bing has now added a feature which will understand what you’re looking for in terms of price. Say you wanted to find a computer case for under $100, then you just simply type it…Continue Reading

How to Create Panoramas with Windows Live Photo Gallery

by Feb 28, 2011

Are you looking for a way to create a panoramic photograph in three easy steps? If you are running Windows 7, the first thing you need to do is download and install Windows Live Photo Gallery (if you haven’t done so already) and follow the instructions below to creat your first panorama in three simple…Continue Reading