Windows 10 is out. Many of you have had a chance to try it out during the technical preview, but now we have the full blown version and all of its glory. Well that is if Windows 10 is truly better than Windows 7. I’ll leave you guys to be the judge of that. In […]
With the introduction of Apple Music, lots of people began switching to Apple’s streaming service. We have to use iTunes to use Apple Music but for me it isn’t really a problem. Some of you might not like iTunes, but for me you can do some pretty awesome stuff. One of them is using the iTunes Mini Player. The Mini Player plus Apple Music lets you quickly see music information and also like, dislike, and skip songs. This can be very useful especially if you have lots of apps open on your Mac. For me I usually use more than one desktop to get my work done. If you are like me and use iTunes mini player you may have noticed it doesn’t follow to a new desktop. With the quick Mac Tip below you can keep the iTunes mini player on all Desktops
iPhones are awesome devices that let us have the entire world in our pocket. One of my favorite past times for my phone is customizing the ring tone for my favorite contacts. With the introduction of iOS 7, Apple let iPhone users change the vibration pattern with a simple addition to the Sounds setting. Here is how to create custom vibrations on your iPhone.
Mac OS X can get a lot of notifications now a days. From iMessages, emails, to websites spending notifications to OS X. We recently shown you how to disable notifications from the lock screen, which is helpful unless you want to turn all notifications off for a set period. This is where Do Not Disturb comes in. Here is how to temporarily disable notifications with Do Not Disturb in Mac OS X.
We all know how important backing up your computers are, especially if you don’t want to lose any of your data. Here at Doztech, we recommend two backup solutions, like backing up to SkyDrive. The first is locally, so you can access your files quickly. The other, is offsite. Either a backup solution to the cloud or backing up your data to an external hard drive and sending it somewhere. None the less, the first solution we will talk about is a local backup solution on Mac OS X. Mac OS X has a built in featured called Time Machine. This allows you to backup all of your data on Mac OS X and forget out losing anything. Here is how to setup Time Machine on Mac OS X.
When Windows 8 was first developed, Microsoft wanted every user to use the tiled interface instead of the default desktop. The tiled start menu is the face of Windows 8 and is handy if you use a tablet pc. But for us that use a regular desktop, or just prefer the desktop environment, Windows 8 has been a pain. There are countless third party apps to bring back the start menu, and even hacks to boot into the desktop. But these have problems at times. Luckily for use desktop environment user, Windows 8.1 kind of brings this back. Here is how to boot straight into the desktop in Windows 8.1.
Windows 8.1 has Bing integrated into the operating system. Every time you use the search feature in Windows 8.1, your searches will be sent to Bing. This is supposed to make finding information faster using Bing. Bing is great if you like it, or want to get Amazon Gift cards for free using their reward program. Their reward program has to be one of the best, and their search results are not that bad compared to Googles. Then again if you are not a fan of Bing, you might want to remove it from Windows 8. Here is how to disable Bing integration in Windows 8.1.