Microsoft Security Essential 4.0 Released

Microsoft Security Essentials

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In the event that your looking for a free Anti-Malware program to protect your computer or your a current user of Microsoft Security Essentials 2.x then you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft has updated the program to version 4.0 which sports bug fixes, improved performance and protection, for more check out Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0

Windows 8 Beta Build to Hit the wild Soon

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From what has been released out of Microsoft blogs and other venues, we now know that there will be a release of a Windows 8 Consumer Beta at the end of this month, which will allow IT professionals and others to take a look at what Windows 8 will have to offer come probably the end of the summer, or at the very least by Christmas. Many of users are waiting to see how the Metro UI will work, and how it has been changed since the release of the Developers build of Windows 8 which got a fair amount of negative feedback based on the fact that the Metro UI was at the time better suited for a touch screen device as opposed to the traditional Keyboard/Mouse input combination which most PC users use today. Make sure to keep an eye out for the build if you to want to get a sneak peak at what Windows 8 has to offer.

Windows SkyDrive Live App for iOS

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If your using the Windows SkyDrive Live service which is offering 25GB of cloud storage, then you might want to install the new SkyDrive Live iOS app to access your SkyDrive files from your iOS device, for more check out Windows SkyDrive App for iOS.

SkyDrive App for iPhone and Windows Phone Released

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If you use the cloud storage service SkyDrive then you’ll probably be happy to know that you now have a SkyDrive iPhone and Windows Phoneapp that you can use to upload and access your SkyDrive on the Go, would be nice to see an Android App at some point as well, for more check out the official post regarding these apps release HERE.

EDIT: This is a Windows Phone Dev App, So I’m Not totally sure as to how much functionality you’ll get out the app on the Windows Phone Platform but It’s worth a try!


Tips for getting your Kinect Working in Small Spaces

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If your in a tight space with your XBox Kinect you might not be getting the best gaming experience because of the lack of space, but you can solve this issue with a little bit of advice from the following link, HERE.

Building your Own Windows 8 Tablet

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If your excited about the recent Developers build release of Windows 8 then you might be dying to be one of those lucky folks that has a Windows 8 Tablet, but if you weren’t perhaps you can make your own, check out this article that talks about how you could go about doing this HERE.

Windows Live Roll in Windows 8

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If you have seen recent articles talking about various parts of Windows 8 then you’ll be pleased to know that yet another new part of Windows 8 is the intergration of Windows Live and Sky Drive services which will attempt to link those accounts to your Windows machine, making these services extend your desktop to a degree, for more on how this works in Windows 8 check out this article HERE.

Windows 8 Will see Shorter Boot Times

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If your interested in the progress of Windows 8 then you’ll probably like to know the fact that the new version of windows set for a release next year sometimes will sport faster boot times, and possibly shorter shut down time, check out the Official Microsoft blog for more details, HERE.

Sneak Peek at Windows Explorer in Windows 8

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If you have been keeping up with Microsofts updates on Windows 8 you may have come across the new version of Windows Explorer and how it know sports a interface similar to Office products Ribbons, for more on how Windows Explorer will look in Windows 8 check out Windows 8 Blog Post, HERE.

Add Screenshot’s to your Outlook 2010 Emails

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If your a Outlook 2010 user then you might be looking for an easy way to include screenshot’s into your emails, well then you should check out this post that has a way to do just that, HERE.

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