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.
Microsoft Office 2013 has a bunch of new features into it. One of them is called the Start Screen. The Start Screen is a quick way to open recent documents and files, open templates, and even open other files. The Start Screen is good for those who like seeing this interface. But if you prefer […]
Stating in Apple’s iOS 6, Apple added a new feature to iOS that stops notifications, phone calls, and any other alert on your iOS device. This feature is called Do Not Disturb. Do Not Disturb give your iPhone, or any other iOS device, the ability to restrict what alerts and calls at any given time. […]
The notifications center was first introduced in OS X Mountain Lion. Then improved in Mavericks with some more features. One of the new features in Mavericks is notifications on the lock screen. This is great if you want to see important information without logging into your Mac. But this is also bad if you don’t […]
Preforming a factory reset on Windows 8 is a lot easier to do then previous Windows operating systems. Back in the days of Windows 7, and older, if you wanted to reset Windows, you would have to reinstall Windows. Reinstalling Windows is a pain and can take a long time even if it is an […]
Mac OS X has an awesome feature called Mission Control. Mission Control lets you create more desktop spaces so you don’t have to worry about a cluttered desktop. You can also use these extra desktop spaces as a work flow. What I generally do is have my main work on Desktop 1. Then switch to […]
Linux is a great operating system to learn how to use. With the help of Linux live USBs and CDs you can test out a Linux distribution without installing it on your Machine. You can always install Linux in VirtualBox, but this method will take up hard drive space unlike a live USB or CD. […]
Desktops can quickly become cluttered with applications, especially if you are like me and have a bunch of the open. There are a lot of ways to reduce this, like closing them, but what if you need them open? This can be a problem unless you are running Mac OS X. Starting in Mac OS […]
I have a lot movies from over the years on my computer. Each one of those movies are usually a different file format that isn’t compatible with one of my devices. The solution I came up with is to convert each video file for when I needed them. Converting them comes in handy especially if […]
Writing macros in Excel is a great way to automate a a bunch of tasks. We have shown you before how to automate Excel with macros or VBA, but this post is about letting you see a progress bar while they run. As you probably already know, when you run macros in Excel you don’t really know when they are done or crashed, until its too late. Having a progress bar while running macros in Excel would be a big help. Here is how you create a user form that shows a progress bar for your macros.