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Windows 8.1 Tip: Restart an App Commented on: 39 weeks ago (October 19, 2013)

That restart feature also serves another purpose. If you let the app flip, and rather than bringing it back up, simply release it, it will force quit and be removed from task manager.

Facebook App for Windows Phone 8 Update to Version 5.1 Commented on: 41 weeks ago (October 10, 2013)

I used a Windows Phone (Lumia 520) for the first time (just ordered it 2 days ago). I used an iOS device all this time. I have to say, I find the Windows Phone UI jarring because I am so used to...

Windows 8.1 + SkyDrive = Smart Files Commented on: 42 weeks ago (September 30, 2013)

The skydrive syncing status in Windows 8.1 is no longer in the system tray because the syncing status has now been moved to the Modern SkyDrive app. When files are being downloaded or uploaded,...

Windows RT and Surface 2: What Will It Take? Commented on: 43 weeks ago (September 26, 2013)

I have good news for you, Paul.

VLC is working on a metro version of its's player. It will have all codec support as the desktop version and captioning.

I recommend you download...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Open IE Tabs from Other PCs Commented on: 43 weeks ago (September 26, 2013)

This does, indeed, work on the preview version of Windows 8 in both desktop and modern IE.

Windows 8.1 Book: First Draft of the Photos Chapter is Now Complete Commented on: 43 weeks ago (September 22, 2013)

Great chapter! I suggest putting the section on default apps after the section on finding photos on your PC. This is because, as you noted, the default app notification pops up after you find and...

Microsoft Announces Skype for Outlook.com Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 19, 2013)

Just uninstall the plugin. Prob solved. Funny this doesn't work on METRO IE. MS's future build modern web browser.

Windows 8.1 Tip: Better Reading with Internet Explorer 11 Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 19, 2013)

Finally! This was my facorite feature in iPod, iPhone, iPad, and OSX. Glad to see it be on Windows. Good job MS engineers and all praise to Allah!

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