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Tag: Windows

This Five-Year-Old Is a Microsoft Certified Professional

This Five-Year-Old Is a Microsoft Certified Professional
When you hear the words “Microsoft Certified Professional” you probably either think of a white guy in his 30s or the fact that all that phrase really means is that the pro in question is certified…
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Windows Hack Lets You Play Video and Audio in Microsoft Excel: Slacksheet

Windows Hack Lets You Play Video and Audio in Microsoft Excel: Slacksheet
Many companies restrict access to certain apps and other software features to prevent people from goofing off. Redditor AyrA’s employer went further than that – his work computer has an application that monitors running processes. But…
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Play Games in Full Screen Borderless Windowed Mode: 96.5% More Alt-Tab

Play Games in Full Screen Borderless Windowed Mode: 96.5% More Alt-Tab
Playing a game in windowed mode makes it easy to switch between the game and other apps. Many games give you the option of running the game in a full screen window, but if you want…
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Flash Drive-sized Computer Runs Windows 8.1: PC on a Stick

Flash Drive-sized Computer Runs Windows 8.1: PC on a Stick
Nowadays you can get cheap dongles that turn most HDTVs or any monitor with an HDMI port into a dumb terminal for an Android device. But recently Meego unveiled the T01, a dongle that can run…
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Windows 95 on Android Smartwatch: How Time Flies

Windows 95 on Android Smartwatch: How Time Flies
A couple of weeks ago we saw how Android apps can be made to run on desktop operating systems, including Windows. Corbin Davenport did the reverse, installing Windows 95 on his Android Wear-powered Samsung Gear Live.…
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Microsoft Kinect for Windows V2 Ships Next Week

Microsoft Kinect for Windows V2 Ships Next Week
Microsoft has announced that it is taking pre-orders for developers who want to get their hands on the second-generation Kinect for Windows device. The software giant plans to start shipping the new device next week. Reports…
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PC Drivers for Xbox One Controller Now Available

PC Drivers for Xbox One Controller Now Available
Some games on the PC are best played with the mouse and keyboard. However, some games really need a game controller. Games that have flying or driving in them are best done with a gamepad. If…
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Xplore XC6 Rugged Tablet: It Will Last Longer Than You

Xplore XC6 Rugged Tablet: It Will Last Longer Than You
I’m usually good about keeping my gear out of harm’s way, but in the last month, I smashed two smartphone screens. I guess it caught up with me, which is probably one of the reasons why…
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GateKeeper Locks Your PC Automatically, Perfect for the Lazy and Security Conscious

GateKeeper Locks Your PC Automatically, Perfect for the Lazy and Security Conscious
An interesting new product is on Kickstarter that those who often lose things and are too lazy to lock their computer each time they walk away from it will appreciate. The product is called GateKeeper and…
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Nosferatu Curtains: If Drapes Could Kill

Nosferatu Curtains: If Drapes Could Kill
They say that a person’s eyes are the windows to his or her soul. But what about the windows to your home? They’re literally windows to your life, but could they also be windows to your…
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Tango Portable Computer: Your Laptop’s Guts Squished Flat

Tango Portable Computer: Your Laptop’s Guts Squished Flat
Here’s another computer looking for a dumb terminal to mate with. Like the ICE xPC, Tango crams in the main components of a computer into a palm-sized case. It also uses a dock to connect to…
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ICE xPC Modular Computer: Pocket PC 2.0

ICE xPC Modular Computer: Pocket PC 2.0
The past couple of years saw the launch of tiny computers meant to replace the traditional desktop setup. We have Android mobile devices that dock into larger devices, Android-on-a-stick HDMI devices, Windows 8 and its hybrid…
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Nuance Dragon Assistant: The Dispensation of Smaug

Nuance Dragon Assistant: The Dispensation of Smaug
At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), voice recognition specialist Nuance unveiled Dragon Assistant, a voice-activated personal assistant for Intel-powered computers and laptops running Windows 8. It’s not as smart – or sexy – as Samantha…
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USB Key Resets Windows Login Passwords: Fuhgeddaboud IT

USB Key Resets Windows Login Passwords: Fuhgeddaboud IT
There are programs and services that can store your passwords for various websites and type them in for you. But if you set a login password for your computer, you better remember that or you’re screwed.…
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Tobii & SteelSeries EyeX Eye Tracker: Eyeballs as Trackballs

Tobii & SteelSeries EyeX Eye Tracker: Eyeballs as Trackballs
Tobii’s eye-tracking technology continues to make its way to mainstream devices. We’ve seen it work with laptops, arcade machines and Windows 8 tablets, and now Tobii has partnered with SteelSeries to release the EyeX, an eye-tracking…
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Unofficial Driver Makes PS4 Controller Work on PC: Sideward Compatible

Unofficial Driver Makes PS4 Controller Work on PC: Sideward Compatible
Last month we found out that the PlayStation 4’s DualShock 4 controller more or less works with a PlayStation 3. PCSX2 forum member InhexSTER made a tool allowing you to use the controller with Windows games.…
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