Windows 8 was finally here. You can Download from software repository and install in your computer or you can Upgrade from your windows 7 OS. No need to mention the new features in windows 8 , I think you already know. It has a metro interface integrated with the start menu and various apps are available in the windows app store for the metroUI. Some of you might have tried and installed the previous releases of windows 8 like developer preview, consumer preview and release preview. In the release preview version app store was made available for trying apps and people have faced problems in downloading and installing apps. Not to mention the common problem is the PROXY server. All the computers in the institute runs behind a proxy so the IP address appears to be the same for all the computers connected to the LAN system. The metro Apps in windows 8 prefer direct internet connection so it has to be configured properly. Following steps will explain how to configure the apps to use prox…
Do you remember, the last time you have used your smart phone entirely just with one hand? Oh, you don’t. Neither do I.
You might have experienced this, you want to send a quick reply of two words with your smartphone while holding something, say a coffee cup, on your other hand. But that becomes a mission impossible. Then you are forced to keep the coffee cup somewhere just to use your smartphone for a few seconds.
Smart phones are becoming larger and larger with respect to screen size as days go by. Although reduction in footprint and ever-increasing screen-to-body ratio are becoming the norm for any smartphone releasing in 2017, with the surging popularity of 5.5 inch screen size segment, it’s even more important to have a one-handed mode.
Surely Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and others have developed one-handed mode for their respective phones, but none of them are really that usable or intuitive. The main one-handed mode methods are to Resize the screen size to make it reachable f…
Most of you have followed my previous post about connecting to app store behind proxy and from the feedback and comments I was happy to hear that people were able to access app store and install apps.
Still some people were not able to connect and some people connected but could not install apps.
INSTANCE #1: Network icon in taskbar has yellow exclamation mark.
Solution: Try to get rid of the yellow exclamation. Even if you can access internet from your browsers (say Internet Explorer) App store will not work. Follow the steps to get rid of exclamation mark.
Step1: Change the internet proxy settings to some other proxy, which has internet access, from your room IP, which was in IE. Use 202.141.80.?? in IE.
Step2: Then open command prompt (with ADMINISTRATOR privilege) and type netsh winhttp import proxy source = ie
Then the proxy will be changed to some proxy with internet access.
Step3: Restart your computer. Now you are free of the yellow exclamation.
Step4: Change the system proxy t…