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[Windows 8] How to install Windows Store apps in custom folder (and how to move already installed apps to custom folder)
In Windows 8, there are two types of applications – desktop apps and Windows Store apps (aka Metro/Modern UI apps). As you already know from previous versions of Windows, programs are installed in “C:\Program Files”. Windows Store apps, however, are …Read More »
Khan Academy is known for its great work in the field of free online education. The website has been providing videos on various subjects for a long time and is a favorite among students. Recently Khan Academy launched its official …Read More »
With the new year in full swing, weight loss is on the minds of a lot of people. With Lose It!, you can easily create a weight-loss routine that is actually backed by real reviews, not fake ones as …Read More »
I love watching movies. Whether it is at home or on the go, I simply love movies. That being said, I don’t always watch English speaking movies. Sometimes, you can’t find a version of the movie with the subtitles already …Read More »
The simplest puzzles are often the best. Rubik’s Cubes, Sudoku, Tetris…there’s something so satisfying about solving these simple challenges. Now, you can add one more game to that list: Help Out, an iPhone puzzle game developed by Incredible App! …Read More »
New Java zero-day exploit hits the internet, is “massively exploited in the wild” — disable Java now!
So you thought Java season was over, eh? Wrong! It is still open season on Java and a brand new, previously unknown bug has been discovered in Java that allows scumbags to install malware on the computers of netizens.
It …Read More »
Anyone that has taken an elementary-level Sociology or Psychology knows, among other things, there are two basic types of perceptions of people; perceptions people have of themselves and perceptions people have of others. Generally, unless you are suffering from depression …Read More »
Every year National Geographic holds a photo contest. 2012′s results are in. In total, National Geographic says there were over 22,000 entries. Out of these 22,000 entries, a winner was picked for each category (‘Nature’, ‘People’, and ‘Places’), an overall …Read More »
[Windows] Copy your hard drive (aka migrate your data) to another computer or hard drive with Paragon Disk Copy
Are you thinking about purchasing a new computer, but you don’t want to change operating systems? Maybe you just want to make sure that you can copy over your entire hard drive to your new computer? If so, then you …Read More »
Remember when Samsung was teasing us with a TV that has an ‘unprecedented shape and timeless design’? Well, it looks like Samsung has just shown us this timeless design and — it’s on an easel?
Samsung says that this ‘floating’ …Read More »
Like seemingly every other new OS that’s left in the wild for awhile, Microsoft’s Windows RT has been jailbroken. But hold on before you start rejoicing about the prospects of running all your favorite desktop applications on a Surface, it …Read More »
It looks like it didn’t take very long to see NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 in action. The company is going to release their own dedicated gaming handheld, codenamed Project Shield, which they are calling a “Pure Android” device powered by the …Read More »
Apple planning to launch a larger, low-cost iPhone later this year… for as low as $99 (no contract)?
Rumors of Apple launching a low-cost version of the iPhone have been around for quite some time now, but they’ve always focused on the device being smaller than its original counterpart — an iPhone nano, if you will. Digitimes, …Read More »
[Android] Going somewhere? Let your family and friends know how far away you are and when you will get there with Twist
Alright, so have you ever been on your wait to meet some family or friends and you continuously get text messages and phone calls asking: “Where you at?” Well, Twist is looking to put an end to this. This app …Read More »
Do you listen to a lot of free audio and video content, like podcasts? If so, would you like the ability to easily download them to your computer or mobile device? Then gPodder is the program for you. It allows …Read More »
Okay, let’s be honest: nobody likes cleaning. But when you take a “life hack” approach to chore, even cleaning can be kind of fun. Household Tips & Tricks is packed with tons of these clever hacks, with info on everything …Read More »
Formerly known by its codename Haswell, Intel’s latest generation of Core processors were officially launched during CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The company is touting ‘all-day battery life’ on ultrabooks, which translates to about 9 hours of continuous battery life …Read More »
Apple sometimes gets a lot of flak for what they deem can and cannot be on their App Store. Sometimes it’s understandable and sometimes it’s just downright head-scratchingly baffling.The news of a game that deals with the current conflict in …Read More »
It looks like Yahoo! has learned its lesson when it comes to security. After its mail service was recently hacked by an XSS exploit, the company has not only patched the problem but is also quietly rolling out an HTTPS …Read More »
Google, in a press conference along with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Senator Charles Schumer, have announced that it is going to provide free Wi-Fi service to Chelsea, a New York City neighborhood.
The company says that …Read More »
eBay is introducing two new pilot programs aimed at making it easier for you to sell your stuff. If you’re looking to sell things as quickly as possible, these methods might not be such a bad idea.
The first of …Read More »
Remember this little guy? That’s right, it’s a netbook. Remember those things? They were affordable, light and had pretty great battery life. But a lot has changed since the netbook segment was introduced 5 years ago — and it looks …Read More »
Not satisfied with the amount of data your current flash drive can store? Well, with Kingston’s latest flash drive, most people will be able to store all the data they own in a flash drive. The company has announced what …Read More »
When we hear about people pirating things online, the usual media or software are things like music, movies, games and some common software. A Chinese man has pleaded guilty to selling high-end commercial software meant for enterprise setups — possibly …Read More »
Mothers. Mothers are — probably quite literally — genetically coded to
bug take care of their children. Part of this parental process is calling the child regularly if the child lives away (sometimes it involves calling the child regularly multiple …
I will be completely, truly, 100 percent honest with everyone: Ashraf loves cakes. (Ashraf also loves talking about himself in third person, but that is a story for another hour.) Not necessarily all cakes — he is not a big …Read More »
Like many older versions of Windows, Windows 8 definitely supports multi-account. However, a small change that annoys some users is it automatically shows only the last signed out user on the login screen instead of displaying all users of the …Read More »
Start screen is a big new thing in Windows 8 from which you can launch all of your installed programs. When you install an app (desktop app or Windows Store app) its tiles will be placed in the Start screen. …Read More »
Do you want to view documents on the go? I am talking about Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents. Now you can, and you can do it all with just one app! Documents to Go is a program that allows you …Read More »
If you like to listen to a lot of internet radio, there is a good chance that you have wanted to record what you were listening to from time to time. Well now you can do that quickly and easily …Read More »
Sometimes, the apps we loved a year ago are the apps we ignore today. About a year ago, I was really big into an app called Wander, which pairs up users with “virtual guides” from all over the world. …Read More »
With the iPhone 5 selling over 50 million units just in the last quarter alone, you’d think it was the top smartphone on the market, right? Consumer Reports doesn’t seem to think so.
The magazine has been bringing reviews for …Read More »
Disney wants to make its theme parks more interactive and more intimate. To try and accomplish that, the company plans to introduce a new program called MyMagic+ that will track your current location and spending habits in the park to …Read More »
When Sony ceased shipping the PlayStation 2 in Japan late last year, we all saw this coming — Sony has confirmed that production of the PlayStation 2 is now over worldwide. Once the current stocks of consoles on store shelves …Read More »