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Cortana – Search Companion

Search is definitely important on the internet and it has become even more so on the desktop for some. Desktop storage has become so large that you may not remember where you have stored everything. Enter Cortana. Windows 10 comes

Posted in Windows 8

Windows 10 – Task View

Most of the features that Microsoft is adding or changing with Windows 10 are ones that have existed in one or another for quite some time. Task view is an addition to Windows 10 that brings to the OS a feature

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Tablet Battle: Windows 8.1 vs Android 4.4 – App Stores (part 2)

Eighth in a Series This is part two of a look at App Stores between Windows 8.1 and Android 4.4 on a tablet. If you missed the first part please access it here (part 1). In Part One I looked

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Tablet Battle: Windows 8.1 vs Android 4.4 – App Stores

Seventh in a Series This was by far the most challenging battle in this series. In face it is split into 2 sections. Each tablet has a good store for apps. Windows may have fewer apps but it still has plenty

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Tablet Battle: Windows 8.1 vs Android 4.4 – Search

Sixth in a Series If there is one universal need with the internet, it is search. Search engines have come and gone and Google was able to build an empire on it. So it is no surprise that search is

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Tablet Battle: Windows 8.1 vs Android 4.4 – Keyboards

Fifth in a Series On a tablet, touch is of course the main method of navigating but what if you need to type information. All tablets provide a means to do it on-screen without having to hook up an external

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Tablet Battle: Windows 8.1 vs Android 4.4 – All Apps

Fourth in a Series No operating system can show all the apps that you have downloaded in a simple to use manner without an all apps view – unless you don’t download more apps than it ships with. So let’s

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