Tag: Windows 7

  • How to make Bing photos your Windows desktop wallpaper

    One of the most popular features of Microsoft’s Bing search engine is the background images that are changed every day on Bing.com.  They always seem to find some amazing photos and now you can have those photos as your desktop wallpaper!  The crew over at Tekzilla found the handy project called Bingrounder over on Codeplex that […]

  • Buy the Windows 7 Family Pack, get a free Cisco router

    Thanks to a promoted tweet on Twitter, I found out that Microsoft is selling the Windows 7 Family Pack for $150 plus you get a free Cisco router.  I thought this would be something worth passing on to you guys as $150 for 3 installs of Windows 7 and a Cisco router is a fantastic […]

  • How to personalize your Windows start menu layout

    Have you ever thought that there must be an easier way to organize your Windows start menu to make things easier to find and faster to get to?  The crew over at Tekzilla posted a video showing how to personalize your Windows start menu layout with a program called Handy Start Menu.  This handy app […]

  • How to maximize your battery life in Windows 7

    The awesome Tekzilla crew over at Revision 3 posted a short video on how to get the most out of the battery life on your Windows 7 machine.  Check out the video tip below and let us know how much your battery life improves from taking advantage of the tip.

  • Microsoft Student Insider Training Day 2: The first day at Microsoft Part 2

    Welcome back to my series of posts from my Microsoft Student Insider Training trip to the Microsoft campus in Redmond.  This is part 2 of 3 from Day 2, so lets pick up right where we left off!  Read about Day 1 and Day 2 part 1 if you haven’t already. After the legal discussion, […]

  • Global Geek News Podcast #55

    Here are the shownotes for episode #55 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes Download the MP3 Help support us with a $5/mo subscription! Stories: Google looks to launch smartphones with real time translation Microsoft outpaces Apple in customer satisfaction Microsoft killing Xbox Live for the original Xbox Game devs migrating to the […]