What's Different Between Remote Desktop Connection & Windows Remote Assistance?

Remote SupportIn some of our previous tutorials, we've talked about Remote Desktop Connection and about Remote Assistance. Their names are similar and they are both used to remotely connect to other computers. It's only natural to think they are the same thing. However, they are two distinct tools, each with its own purpose. Today, we'll see what each of them does, and what their differences are.

ASUS Zenbook NX500 Review – A High-End Ultrabook With A 4K Display

ASUS Zenbook NX500Recently, ASUS launched a new high-end ultrabook, called ASUS Zenbook NX500. It is a gorgeous ultrabook that features a really awesome 4K screen, hardware components to match it and a solid and elegant case. As you can imagine, we were very curious if this premium device really is everything ASUS promised it to be. Now, after we've worked on, played with and tested the ASUS Zenbook NX500, we're ready to share our conclusions with you. If you want to know more about the ASUS Zenbook NX500, don't hesitate to read on.

How To Add Titles, Captions And Credits In Windows Movie Maker

Movie MakerA picture's worth a thousand words - but sometimes, your home movie or photo slideshows can benefit from just a bit more. That's where titles, captions and credits come in. Windows Movie Maker allows you to add these textual elements in a snap. You can even give them a professional look and feel by tweaking the font and style and by adding cinematic effects. In this tutorial, we'll teach you the differences between titles, captions and credits and when to use each of these.

Why And How To Calibrate A Monitor In Windows 7 And Windows 8.1

DisplayIn a previous article, we discussed installing color profiles for your monitor, and where you can find those profiles for your own equipment. Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 include a Calibrate Display Color wizard that can help you calibrate your monitor for the best possible color display. In this article, we'll discuss how to use that wizard to set everything to your liking.

Security For Everyone – Reviewing ESET Smart Security 8

ESETLast year, when we reviewed ESET Smart Security 7, we were very pleased with its test results and we recommended it to all our readers. It proved to be a strong product, that didn't compromise on the protection offered to its users. A new version of this security suite is out – ESET Smart Security 8 – and time has come for us to look into it as well. Now, after days of using and testing this product, we are ready to share our conclusions with you. Is ESET Smart Security 8 still one of the best security suites on the market?

How To Save Windows Movie Maker Projects As Video Files

Movie MakerAfter you have finished editing your project in Windows Movie Maker, maybe you may want to share it. However, when you export the project, it will be saved as a Movie Maker Project file with .wlmp extension. These .wlmp can be opened ONLY in Windows Movie Maker so, in order to share your video with friends and family or upload it to YouTube, Facebook or another website, you'll have to export it as a .wmv file or any other recognized video format. In this tutorial, we'll show how to save your movie in a shareable format using the recommended settings and for advanced users, we'll also go through the steps for creating your own custom settings for exporting video.

Reviewing Vacron VIG-UM723 - An Affordable Surveillance Camera

Vacron VIG-UM723Do you need to build your own surveillance system for your home or office? Do you need a camera with infrared that can record video during the night? Do you need it to have motion sensors and alarm triggers? If you do, then you will surely stumble upon the Vacron VIG-UM723 IP camera in your searches. We have used this camera for about two weeks and we are ready to share our conclusions in this review. Read on to learn what you get when you purchase it.

How To Use The Reading View In Internet Explorer For Windows Phone

internet explorerWindows Phone's web browser has many useful features which make navigation on the web faster and easier. One of those features is the Reading View which regenerates web pages without ads, menus and blocks that have nothing to do with the content of the page. Some articles are really hard to read because they have too many ads. Others are just not optimized for mobile reading. In situations like these, the Reading View makes reading on the web a much better experience. Here's how to enable the Reading View in Internet Explorer for Windows Phone and how to customize it in order to make your reading experience as pleasant as possible. Let's get started:

How To Take Ownership And Change Permissions Of Files And Folders

FoldersSwitching to another operating system or importing data sometimes means you can't access your files and folders after the switch. This is result of the fact that your user account has lost ownership of those files and folders or it no longer has the required permissions. Also, accessing certain system protected files or folders involves sometimes modifying the permissions for those resources. When you cannot read or change files or folders from your disk, it means that either you need to take ownership of them or you need to change your user's permissions. In this article you will learn how to change ownership of a file or folder and how to manage permissions for accessing and modifying files and folders.

How To Add Music To Videos In Windows Movie Maker

Movie MakerWindows Movie Maker is all about ease of use and when it comes to adding background music to your videos and photo slideshows, that theme remains the same. Windows Movie Maker's audio editing features are very basic and mostly limited to fading in and fading out, changing the start and end points for the audio and adjusting the volume for the entire clip. But if all you want is a little mood music for your home movie, then Windows Movie Maker lets you add a soundtrack from your own music collection. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to add music to your Windows Movie Maker project and how to edit audio clips.

Best Of The Web For Windows Users - 15 - 21 March 2015

It’s been another busy week for Microsoft. We finally got a new Windows 10 build, the Skype for Business tech preview, as well as the preview for Office 2016 IT Pros and Developers. We learned what will happen to Internet Explorer and how Microsoft plans to change the way you log in to your Windows devices. All these and more in this week’s recap:

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