Mihai Despan is a 28 year old photographer. The first feelings I got while browsing through his work were coziness, peace and honesty. His photos simply merge all the beauty of natural settings and people with the art of knowing exactly when to capture them both. That’s why I was very excited when he agreed to be part of our series of interviews and Windows themes. To learn more about him and get the chance to enjoy his work, don’t hesitate to read this article.
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Windows comes bundled with a basic text editing program called WordPad. You can consider it a light version of Microsoft Word and more advanced than other simple text editors like NotePad. This tool enables you to create, edit, view, and print text documents. It can be used to type memos, create quick reports or other simple documents. In this article I will share where to find WordPad, how to work with the ribbon based interface, how to create & save a new document and how to print it.
What is this feature: InPrivate, Private Browsing, Incognito or Private Tab? What does it do for you and how safe does it keep you? Today we will have a look at what these privacy modes have to offer, in the five most used browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari.
A good safe screen saver can be hard to find. They have become popular programs for viruses and malware to piggyback on, and many may require or attempt to force the installation of unwanted toolbars and software. These days, many people do not even use screen savers for their originally intended purpose, often simply setting their computer to shut off the monitor after idling for too long. But, there are several really fascinating and useful screen savers out there for those who enjoy them, and I have tracked down a sampling of some really fun and safe to use screen savers for your perusal and enjoyment. Read on to see my findings.
Marius Paraschiv is drawing. That is the most important thing for him right now. As this interview went on, his passion for digital art simply filled the whole atmosphere. There are people who see this as a 9 to 5 job, and there are people for which digital art is some sort of breathing machinery. Marius is one of them.
Have you heard about the Print Management console in Windows 7 and Windows 8? I did but I ignored it blissfully for years. Until recently when, by chance, it stirred up my attention. I began to use it and I loved it. Therefore I decided to share what I have learned with our readers and show a better way to manage your installed printers and drivers.
Our series of Uncovering Artists through Windows Themes continues with a 24 year old photographer from Bucharest, Romania, who began taking photos with a professional camera after a small but unfortunate event. He considered it as a sign that he should move to the next level. Then, he decided to take a job as a club photographer in one of the biggest locations in Bucharest. To learn more about him and his work, don’t hesitate to read this short interview.
In many of our tutorials about networking in Windows 7 and Windows 8, you will see that we mention quite often the Network and Sharing Center. This panel is the entrance point to many networking tasks. Therefore, in this article I will show you what is the Network and Sharing Center, how to launch it and which are the main tasks you can do starting from here.
Many websites have covered what’s new in Windows 8 but very few have covered the tools and features that were included in Windows 7 that no longer exist in Windows 8. That’s why I decided to make a side by side comparison and identify the programs and features that were removed in Windows 8 and those that have been replaced by newer alternatives. Let’s see what I have learned.
Activation in Windows is the process of verifying whether the product key used with your copy is genuine or not. If you want to use Windows 7 or Windows 8 without any troubles, your installation needs to be activated. Luckily, the activation process is taken care of in the background, once you provide the product key. But activation can fail for many different reasons. With the help of this article, you should be able to learn in no time if you have problems with the activation of your Windows copy and what those problems are.
Many of you know that Paint is a drawing tool that can be used for simple drawings and basic image editing. Paint has been included in every version of Microsoft Windows, starting with Windows 1.0 which was released in 1985. After more than 20 years of development, Paint reached version number 6.1 in Windows 7 and 6.2 in Windows 8. Even though the version number is different between Windows 7 and Windows 8, the application is the same in both operating systems. But, compared to earlier versions of Windows, Paint has been changed and improved dramatically, after years of stagnation. It finally feels like a basic image editing tool worth taking into consideration.
In this article we will show you where to find Paint, how to work with the new interface and which are the most important options and improvements.
The new Windows Calculator offers more precise calculations than ever and it also has a new and powerful interface. It now integrates the basic standard calculations with programming, scientific calculations and statistics. Beyond this, there are also other features which are very useful: things like mortgage calculation, a multifunctional converter and a few more options which deserve their share of attention. In this article I will present them one by one and also share some possible usage scenarios.