Microsoft rebrand SkyDrive to OneDrive

Microsoft have updated their SkyDrive personal cloud storage to OneDrive. This will temporarily avoid the confusion 365 users have with their SkyDrive Pro personal cloud storage (also sometimes abbreviated to SkyDrive). But the reason for the change is due to them losing the name in a law suit against Sky. Read more here

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Windows 8/8.1 Useful Shortcuts

 

In an attempt to make using Windows 8 & 8.1 a little easier, especially for those who use shortcuts, we have put together a reference list for you to use.

  • Windows key + D = Desktop (A quick way to get back to the desktop)
  • Windows key + X = Will bring up a useful menu allowing quick access to features and options such as ‘Control Panel’ and ‘Shut down or sign out’. Pressing the underlined letter will take you straight to that feature. E.g. Windows key + X followed by ‘A’ will open a command prompt with administrative rights.

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Getting the most out of your Windows Phone

Microsoft have 2 very good sites on how to get the most out of your Windows Phone. Whether it’s an original Windows Phone 7 (Lumia 800, 900, 610 etc…) or a new Windows Phone 8 (Lumia 720, 820, 920, 925). Check them out below.

Windows Phone 7 Site:

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Windows Phone 8 Site:

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