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Latest User Comments & User Reviews

Latest User Comments

Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

413 comments, most recent: Pav said on : "

It takes 10 minutes to make Windows 8/8.1 fell like 7. Granted it's not that flashy, but this is more of an advantage for me. Never went back since its launch two years ago... Had one BSOD (due to a faulty fan), a few games not running properly and that was it. Well worth the price! Like every OS out there - at the end, it's all up to the user...

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How to get out of fullscreen mode in Windows 8: Google Chrome and the Modern UI

4 comments, most recent: Brian said on : "

Hi Scruffy,

without a keyboard, or even more so, a mouse attached you need to place your finger right at the top of the screen and literally drag the app off the bottom of the screen! It sounds weird, but ALL tablets are about gestures. Alternatively, your tablet should have a hardware Windows button on it in the middle of one of the bezels. Press that and you will be taken to the Start screen, where you can then click on the desktop tile to go to the desktop, or you can click on another tile to open another full screen app.

If for some strange reason you don't have a Windows button - swipe your finger from the right edge of the tablet inwards and a little bar will appear (called the Charms bar). There is a Windows button on the Charms bar. There is also a settings button (to give you settings relating to whatever app you are in) and a share button where you can share from any app which supports sharing to any other app which can accept that type of data. e.g. you are in the full screen version of Internet Explorer. You can select some text and images (by dragging a selection with your finger) and then swipe from the right of the screen to bring up the Charms bar. Press Share and then choose Email, OneDrive, Evernote, etc. and the selected text and images will be dropped into an Email or note, etc. along with a link to the website you grabbed the info from.

If you start up your tablet and open the desktop (click on the desktop tile) and then happen to open a full screen modern UI app you can also swipe from the left edge of the screen to return to the desktop. E.g. You are using MS Word on the desktop and open the Windows Mail app. Swipe from left edge of the screen and you will pull the desktop back onto the screen. Swipe from the left again and you will pull the Mail app back onto the screen. Pull slowly and you can drop the desktop next to the Mail app, or vice-versa. I hope this gives you a little start. Please feel free to ask about anything else you might want to know.

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How to get out of fullscreen mode in Windows 8: Google Chrome and the Modern UI

4 comments, most recent: Scruffy said on : "

I just got a tablet with Windows 8.1, and I've gotten stuck over a dozen times. A program will run in fullscreen leaving me with no access to the onscreen keyboard, I then have to go plug in a keyboard, or find a creative way to exit the program, enable the keyboard, and wait for it to launch again. It's a pain.

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When will my phone get Android Lollipop? Android L upgrade news for Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Asus and more

28 comments, most recent: Terry said on : "

Your list is inaccurate! Only the WiFi Nexus 7 can get Lollipop now. The mobile version can't.

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How to get OnePlus One phone with or without an invite: buy OnePlus One phone without an invite

66 comments, most recent: SAJID said on : "

To use this invite, please follow this link to claim it as yours (you have less than 24h to do so): https://account.oneplus.net/in....

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When will my phone get Android Lollipop? Android L upgrade news for Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Asus and more

28 comments, most recent: Karuppiah Kannan said on : "

When we people will get lollipop update for our moto g android version 4.4.4 and build number KXB21.14-L1.40. Kindly reply to us.model number XT 1033.

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Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review

92 comments, most recent: Glen said on : "

Fanny? Only one fanny hrere pal.

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Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review

92 comments, most recent: breiz said on : "

" if u r fb nd whatss up lover"

Mmmm, with this speech impediment I recommend you forget using a telephone at all.

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Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review

92 comments, most recent: breiz said on : "

'Don't get lost in the desert'
comment shows how little about these devices the reviewers know. The Nokia 520 is supplied with a STANDALONE GPS engine that works just like any other sat nav, completely independent of wifi and data links. Unlike 95% of the overpriced bling that the sheep head for.

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When will my phone get Android Lollipop? Android L upgrade news for Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Asus and more

28 comments, most recent: Vince said on : "

No mention of LG G2, When will it get lollipop?

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Latest User Reviews

Compro C200 Plus review

7 comments, most recent: Mr Techy said on 19 January 2011: "Although it was easy to set up, recording from decent quality VHS produced mediocre results. Any slight glitches in analogue tapes were much more pronounced rendering some clips unwatchable. Analogue tape owners should look elsewhere."

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) 2.66GHz Core i7 review

5 comments, most recent: fubar1977 said on 17 January 2011: "Overall experience has been fantastic, this machine just does all I ask it to and has given me no problems at all. Buying a Macbook Pro has been a "leap of faith" that has paid off in every respect, only complaints have been minor OS peculiarities that disappear with familiarity. Totally Recommended."

Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 review

8 comments, most recent: 961 said on 16 January 2011: "I have to confess my Bank supplied this to me free of charge, which must say something. But in the two years I have been using it the performance has improved markedly and I have had no nasty intruders"

Epson Stylus SX215 review

2 comments, most recent: User019283029 said on 15 January 2011: "Not a bad printer, but the quirks of not being able to print in "black only" mode, and not being able to scan unless all inks are OK is annoying. Quality is pretty good otherwise though!"

Panda Internet Security 2011 review

9 comments, most recent: Exco said on 14 January 2011: "Well worth it for peace of mind"

Keyboard Pro review

4 comments, most recent: Helen Myron said on 13 January 2011: "Excellent course that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone wanting to learn fast keyboarding skills. If you're interested, here's the link to where I bought my Keyboard Pro subscription for only £12.95 (special offer through PC Advisor). www.keyboardpro.com/uk/pcadvisor"

PhotoBox review

1 comments, most recent: zeromarks said on 11 January 2011: "Spoiled a gift for a birthday celebration, and has made me incredibly angry. The customer service was atrocious in my opinion, I found the staff rude and unprofessional. My card still hasn’t arrived, and isn’t expected to arrive for “another 4 – 6 days”. This is in total 12 days for the printing of a simple card!"

FileMaker Bento review

0 comments, most recent: PrincessPauline said on 8 January 2011: "Don't waste your £25; Excel is still a better database!"

Avira Antivir Personal review

3 comments, most recent: Nevi said on 5 January 2011: "Very good product,especially considering its free.Used with a good set up,its great.But not alone,those days are over.:)"

HP ProBook 6550b review

6 comments, most recent: Rox404 said on 29 December 2010: "Good entry laptop"

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