Category Archives: Windows 8

Hidden and removed features in Windows 8.1

The release of Windows 8.1 was met with many cheers from all of the users who were unhappy with the Windows 8 release.    Windows 8.1 came with some really useful upgrades (can you say almost a start button) however there were some features that were removed to make room for these various upgrades.  What features…

Windows Phone 8 Security Accreditation Achieved!

Microsoft and it’s loyal Windows Phone 8 users can breath a collective sigh of relief. This week Microsoft has just announced that the Windows 8 phone has received accreditation from the governmental authorities for their smartphone operating system. The certification was awarded by the Communications Security Establishment in Canada and the US, the National Institute…

What is GodMode in Windows 8, and why should I use it?

Ok, so I know that title was a bit extreme, but I promise you that Windows 8 has a feature called GodMode and it’s actually pretty awesome. Still with me? Great. Windows 7 was a great operating system, and some people felt that Windows 8 was a “dumbed down” version of a great OS with…

Let’s talk Windows – 5 new features of Windows 8.1

October 26, 2012 was a big day for the folks at Microsoft. It was the date of official general availability for it’s latest and greatest Operating system…That is, at least until October 17th of 2013 roles around. And that’s when the first major update to the Microsoft OS goes public for digital download. Windows 8.1….

Forget about Windows ‘Blue’ — stay focused on Windows 7

Click the link below to read J. Peter Bruzzese’s InfoWorld column about Windows 7 in the enterprise. This one is sure to make you laugh out loud at times.,0  

The Many Ways to Learn Windows 8

This week Microsoft announced it had already sold 40 million licenses (in just 1 month since Windows 8 went live!!!) Maybe you are one of the 40 million who now have Windows 8.  Maybe, with the holidays just ahead, you’re about to become a member of the next 40 million using Windows 8.  It’s a…

ClipTraining releases “Windows 8 Essentials” training and a new “Metro” theme!

Windows 8 is Out Today; Are You Ready?! ClipTraining is happy to announce an update to their online LMS solution (LMS v8.1) which includes a new Metro theme and launches with the release of Windows 8 Essentials! Windows 8 Essentials is the perfect introduction into the world of Windows 8 with lessons on how to…

Awesome new Surface commercial from Microsoft

A tablet that’s a unique expression of entertainment and creativity. A tablet that works and plays the way you want. A new type of computing. Surface.

Free Windows 8 ClipStart Guide

In honor of the fact that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM) as of August 1st and both developers and IT professionals will be granted access to the final code as of today, August 15th, ClipTraining is happy to release to the public our 2 page Windows 8 ClipStart Guide. Download and share…

Windows 8: Using Automatic Maintenance

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