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Apps Missing From Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 and the upcoming 8.1 update really fix a lot of usability issues previous versions of the phone had, but there’s still an area a new OS can’t fix – 3rd party apps. Within the last few months I have been able to find good official apps for many apps I use on […]

How to Fix Windows 7/8 “Play To” feature when it stops working.

“Play To” is a feature of Windows 7 and 8 that will push content from a local computer to a compatible rendering device. In my case, I push video files from my local computer to my Xbox 360 in just a few clicks. It works great… when it’s working. Thankfully when the “Play To” fails […]

Fix Surface RT Limited Wifi Connection

NOTE: Changing the BAND settings below will cause 5Ghz wifi to no¬† longer work on your Surface. You must keep BAND at 6 for 5Ghz wifi connectivity. 10/31/2016 UPDATE: This setting is now found in the following location: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4d36e972-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\0000] “Band”=dword:00000004 “[2.4Ghz or 5Ghz]AutoUse40MHz”=dword:00000000 Tip came from: https://kb.iu.edu/d/bdms and modified slightly by me. This helpful tip […]