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Search for Files, Share Content & Access Settings Quickly with 'Charms' in Windows 8

Search for Files, Share Content & Access Settings Quickly with 'Charms' in Windows 8

What are Charms in Windows 8? Simply put, they consist of five 'shortcuts' to frequently used functions, including search, share, the Start screen, devices, and settings. If you're upgrading to Windows 8, now is the time to get yourself acquainted with these lucky charms.

Windows 8: Lock Screen, Start Screen, Desktop & the Merits of a Microsoft Account

Windows 8: Lock Screen, Start Screen, Desktop & the Merits of a Microsoft Account

Windows 8 is as different from Windows 7 as Windows 95 was from Windows 3.1; and once again, it starts right from the graphical user interface. In this article, we explore the new ways of signing into Windows 8, the tile-based, Modern UI-inspired Start screen, and why you should register for a Microsoft account.

Windows 8: Introduction, Versions & Upgrade Paths

Windows 8: Introduction, Versions & Upgrade Paths

With the launch of Microsoft's brand new operating system, Windows 8, just about three weeks away, we kickstart our lineup of Windows 8-related articles with the basics of this radical new operating system. Get to know about the different editions, and find out what are your upgrade options.

iOS 6 Hands-on: Facebook Integration, Shared Photo Streams, Mail, Safari & Privacy Controls

iOS 6 Hands-on: Facebook Integration, Shared Photo Streams, Mail, Safari & Privacy Controls

Apple's newest mobile operating system, iOS 6, comes with over 200 new features. In this hands-on article, we take a look at the new Facebook integration, the various enhancements in Photo Stream, Mail, and Safari, as well as the new Privacy controls.

WWDC 2012: iOS 6 Highlights (Update)

WWDC 2012: iOS 6 Highlights (Update)

At long last, the new and upcoming iOS 6 has been unveiled. While we still have till fall to wait for the official build, here's a list of features for you to mull over before September 19th arrives. Check them out after the jump!

Intel to Drive Developers Towards Perceptual Computing

Intel to Drive Developers Towards Perceptual Computing

Intel announced today at IDF 2012 the release of the Intel Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta to help developers build human-like senses like gesture interaction, facial and voice recognition into current and future platforms.

App Attack #024: Apps to Monitor Data Usage

App Attack #024: Apps to Monitor Data Usage

It's a matter of time before most consumers have to switch to the new tiered smartphone plans. Worried that you may exceed the data cap? No worries as these apps will help you keep a close eye on data consumption.

The Basics of Apple's New OS - OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

The Basics of Apple's New OS - OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

In this special feature, we cover the basics of Mountain Lion, Apple's latest OS for Mac systems - preparation and tips for the installation, how long the installation takes, performance improvements and Mountain Lion's more prominent new features.

Hands-On: Angry Birds and Samsung's Latest Smart TV App

Hands-On: Angry Birds and Samsung's Latest Smart TV App

HardwareZone had the opportunity to try out some of Samsung's latest Smart TV apps at their flagship store earlier today. Here's a quick summary of our thoughts and what you can expect from Samsung in the months to come.

Microsoft Unveils Office 2013; Consumer Preview Available Now

Microsoft Unveils Office 2013; Consumer Preview Available Now

At a press event held in downtown San Francisco today, Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has taken the stage to unveil the company's next major version of its office productivity application suite. Yes, 'Office 15' is Office 2013. Find out more about it right after the jump.

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