Microsoft Windows News & Tips

Do this to avoid the Windows 10 upgrade

Date: 18 Jan 2016 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Repetition is a proven way to incite people into action. Children use it to break down their parents’ psyche and get them to buy the latest toy, and advertisers use it to sell their product. Now, Microsoft is using the same tactic to try and get you to upgrade to Windows 10. But this time, you don’t have to stand for it. You can silence their annoying popups up for now, and here’s how you ca

Cortana tips and tricks for an easier life

Date: 11 Dec 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Over the years, the virtual assistant has evolved. First there was the Microsoft Paperclip (aka Clippy), later we had Siri, and now we have Cortana, the new assistant for Microsoft Windows 10. If you’re a Windows 10 user who loves the operating system just as much as we do, you may be curious as to how you can best utilize your new personal assistant. Here’s how you can get the most out of Co

Google Drive now searchable with Cortana

Date: 30 Oct 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Tracking down specific files can be a real pain at times. We now store documents in so many different places - everywhere from local drives to cloud-based systems like Dropbox - that it can prove near impossible to remember where you saved something. Digital assistants are meant to make those tasks easier; now, as part of Microsoft’s attempts to upstage Siri and Google Now, they really could. Ne

Meet Cortana, your PA for Windows 10

Date: 26 Aug 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Hey Cortana! Saying this phrase to your Windows 10-installed laptop or PC will bring up your very own digital voice assistant. While you might not think much of it, utilizing Cortana can help you save valuable time and energy. Whether you’re looking for a specific file or wanting to send an e-mail, Cortana can assist you. Don’t know where to start? Here’s a quick guide to help get you going

Windows 10 says adios to passwords

Date: 30 Jun 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

For many people, passwords are the bane of online existence. Rely on one master password for all your logins and using the Internet can become a security threat. Use dozens of unique ones and it quickly becomes an annoyance. With Windows 10, Microsoft looks to resolve this problem for good. And by doing so, they hope to make the Internet and computer devices both safer and easier to use, for peopl

This July 29, get the new Windows 10

Date: 29 Jun 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

When you’re planning a reunion, going back and forth with your friends is frustrating, to say the least. Imagine a similar scenario in your office. The benefits of sharing your calendar with colleagues include knowing when to hold meetings, set project deadlines as well as knowing the best time to talk with clients. Knowing this, Microsoft has made changes to its calendar sharing function on Off

These are the new features of Windows 10

Date: 14 May 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Microsoft was so keen to distance itself from the Windows 8 embarassment that it completely abandoned logic and skipped number 9. Determined to win back its users, the software giant plans to launch the brand-new Windows 10, packed with significant improvements and powerful features. Below we’ve listed a few awesome new Windows 10 features worth checking out. Microsoft Edge Windows 10 comes wit

Microsoft’s new game-changing browser

Date: 09 Apr 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Remember when Internet Explorer was your go-to browser? Actually, you may have trouble remembering. Yes, it was that long ago - like, the 90’s. Google Chrome, Firefox and the other modern browsers of today have evolved, and Internet Explorer has simply not kept up. Microsoft plans to change that. Not by updating Internet Explorer to 21st century standard, but by instead reinventing the wheel wi

Windows 7 features for better usability

Date: 05 Mar 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

When it comes to the most widely used operating system, Windows 7 is at the top of the list. In addition to its functionality and business-oriented programs, Windows 7 has many useful features that are unknown to general users who only care about word processing and Internet browsing. These features are very handy and they are right under your nose! Check out these Windows 7 features that will hel

Microsoft asking to audit licenses

Date: 20 Nov 2014 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

While there are many IT expenses business owners need to worry about, one of the biggest is usually software. In order to remain compliant and avoid potential legal disputes, businesses often invest heavily in software. If you have Microsoft software licenses, you may receive an email from the company asking you to audit these licenses. Here is an overview of what you should do if you do receive