Upgrade Windows 8 to 8.1 Preview [How To]

If you’re itching to take a tour and try the new features of Windows 8.1, including automatic app updates, booting straight to the desktop, (up to) four app split screen, radio, a health and fitness app, 3D printer support, and more, you can download it now. Note: If you’re using an English version of Windows, [...]

Boot Straight to Desktop in Windows 8.1 [Quick Tip]

If you’ve not yet upgraded to Windows 8.1, you can instructions to do so here. The source of many complaints about Windows 8 manifests itself each time you start your computer: starting with the live tiled interface by default. From my observations, most people utilize this interface mainly to click the “Desktop” icon to return [...]

CloudFogger: Protect your DropBox, Skydrive and GoogleDrive

Windows Guides’ Rating 4 out of 5 Compatible with System    PROS: Simple to use. Install it, and forget about it. Works on all your devices making your files secure on every device. CONS: It doesn’t opt to encrypt / secure documents or files already uploaded to your cloud-drive. VERDICT: All in all a great [...]

Restore accidentally deleted SKYPE contacts [How To]

You know the drill. You finally decide it’s time to clean up the cluttered contact list in Skype. Too late you realize that you’ve deleted some important contacts. Problem is you can’t remember their screen name, nor their email and you’re even unsure as how they spell their name. Sounds familiar ? By default, Skype [...]