Category Windows 8

The Windows Phone platform remains without Push notifications

The Windows smartphone platform has been in a clinical death for a long time, waiting for his inevitable end. More and more components of the operating system are closed, or simply abandoned, and now it has come to Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 devices to lose some of the features. This time, the short straw was pulled by the notification system, which will completely disappear.

Push notifications are based on the experience of a modern smartphone, but they are usually sent by the platform owner’s servers. As there is no longer a large audience to  use Windows Phone 7 or Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has decided that started from today, February 20, 2018, to shut down their dedicated servers...

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How do you force the recycle bin to clear on Windows and Mac OS

Whether you’re a Windows or a Mac user, you might want to know how you force recycle bin to permanently remove stubborn files.

On both Windows and Mac, it’s inevitable to get into a very annoying situation when it comes to deleting files. Whether it’s a downloaded program from the Internet or a big busy collection of pictures you’ve already copied to an external hard drive, some files get into the recycle bin and refuse to leave it.

The errors you face when you choose Empty Trash in Mac OS or Empty Recycle Bin on Windows systems are different. There may be a notification saying that the files are currently in use and cannot be deleted. Another scenario would involve the apparent emptying of the recycle bin without error, but there are still documents in it, and the icon has not changed.


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Bill Gates still regrets the Ctrl + Alt + Del combination and founds another explanation for it

Most PC users used Ctrl + Alt + Delete combination at some point, but Bill Gates is convinced that the feature could have been easier. Bill Gates is the richest man in the world and the one who founded Windows operating system. He has defined the most representative interface elements that are still in use in Microsoft operating systems and he also founded the company. As in other domain, no matter how much you have enjoyed success, you always remain with a series of disappointments.

In an interview published by Bloomberg, the former Microsoft CEO mentioned again the Ctrl + Alt + Delete combination. “The IBM PC hardware keyboard had only one way through which you could have generate an interruption...

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