Posts by bahlexx
    Posted March 23, 2013 by

    Windows 8: Boot Directly to Desktop without Additional Software

    While many programs are available that will eliminate the presence of the Windows 8 Start screen, third party software is not required. Using these steps you can have Windows 8 start directly at your desktop.

    Category Windows 8

    Posted March 23, 2013 by

    How do I use Hyper-V in Windows 8?

    Hyper-V virtualization is available in both the 64-bit Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 Enterprise versions. For demonstration purposes, Ubuntu has been chosen to install in this tech-recipes tutorial, although you can ultimately install any OS in this environment.

    Category Linux, Windows 8

    Posted March 22, 2013 by

    Add Dependencies to Maven pom.xml File

    Maven is a powerful tool that allows users to import dependencies into their software projects and also automatically manage transitive dependencies. In order to use Maven, it is necessary to explicitly add dependencies to the Maven pom.xml file. Once added to the Maven pom.xml file, dependencies will be automatically downloaded, updated, and have their sub-dependencies […]

    Posted March 22, 2013 by

    How to Use the US Windows 8 Store from Another Country

    The Windows Apps store is heaven for all those who love to add the latest, coolest games and apps to their PC. The problem is that some apps and even games are block in certain countries. By accessing the US version, you should have access to everything.

    Category Windows 8

    Posted March 21, 2013 by

    Manage Windows 8 Startup Tasks to Speed Up Boot Times

    One of the most well-known features of Windows 8 is its rapid boot times. Having a lot of things trying to load on startup can negate most of that advantage and slow down your whole computer. Fortunately, it is simple to decide what programs are important enough to be started right away every time you […]

    Category Windows 8

    Posted March 20, 2013 by

    Save Your Facebook Data before Deleting Your Account

    For various reasons you have decided to leave Facebook. However, you are struggling with the idea of losing all the history and the information that you have placed into Facebook after all of these years. Luckily, you can backup your Facebook data to your local computer.

    Category Facebook

    Posted March 19, 2013 by

    Windows 8: Prevent a Device from Waking Up Your Computer

    Moving the mouse, pressing the keyboard, or removing a USB drive all will awaken your PC from sleep. You can block some devices from being able to wake your computer.

    Category Windows 8

    Posted March 18, 2013 by

    Create a New Maven Project in Eclipse

    When creating a project in Eclipse, one may use Maven to manage dependencies more easily and to resolve transitive dependencies automatically. Maven projects have a consistent structure for each project created, and it is possible to create this structure automatically within Eclipse.

    Category Java programming

    Posted March 18, 2013 by

    Photoshop CS6: How to Change or Enhance Eye Color

    Tweaking how the eyes look is one of the most commonly requested Photoshop manipulations. A gentle color nudge is frequently required to reproduce the natural beauty that is lost from the photography process. Alternatively, you may wish to radically change the eye color for effect.

    Category Photoshop

    Posted March 17, 2013 by

    Chrome: How to Send Encrypted Email through Gmail

    At times, you may need to send very sensitive information via email. However, email services are one of the favorite targets of hackers. How can you ensure the security of your email? Google Chrome will do encryption through the SafeGmail extension.

    Category Google

    Posted March 15, 2013 by

    Fix Errors through a Reset of your Firefox Profile

    Frequently, errors and crashes with Firefox can be attributed to corrupted profile files. Resetting your profile can eliminate these issues while saving the majority of your information.

    Category Mozilla Firefox

    Posted March 14, 2013 by

    Customize Gmail with Labs Features

    The Gmail Labs service contain features that users can enable to customize their Gmail experience. Often this allows users to increase the functionality and usefulness of the service. This tech-recipes tutorial explores several of the most useful Labs options.

    Category Google