How To Download and Install Windows 8

Preview the next version of Windows by downloading it or free and installing it on Virtualbox. This will let you install it and use it without screwing up the rest of your computer.

Download:
Windows 8 – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/br229516
Virtualbox – http://www.virtualbox.org
MetroController – http://winaero.com/download.php?view.15
Windows 8 Start Menu Toggle – http://solo-dev.deviantart.com/art/Windows-8-Start-Menu-Toggle-258422929

Save Your Digital Life!

Don’t wait for disaster to strike your web accounts. Be prepared and back them all up using these simple tools.

Photo Grabber:
http://code.google.com/p/photograbber/

Google Takeout:
https://www.google.com/takeout

Backup Pop3 e-mail accounts:
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/44791/how-to-backup-your-web-based-email-account-using-thunderbird

Twitter RSS:
http://search.twitter.com/search.rss?q=Your_Twitter_Name

Backupify:
https://www.backupify.com

View/Add more suggestions:
http://www.tinkernut.com/groups/videotutorial-extras/forum/topic/backup-your-online-accounts

Make Windows 7 Look Like Windows 8




This video will show you how you can get the best parts of Windows 8 on your current Windows 7 PC.

Links:
Winsplit – http://www.winsplit-revolution.com/
Interactive Wallpaper – http://okozo.com/interactive/
Mosaic – http://mosaicproject.codeplex.com/
Theme pack – http://www.windowsvalley.com/downloads/personalize/themepacks/Windows-vNext.themepack

Dual Boot Your Phone with Windows Mobile And Android

If you want to repurpose an old Windows Mobile Phone that you may have lying around, you can convert it to an Android phone in a few simple steps.

Links:

Android Eclair for HTC Vogue – http://www.tinkernut.com/demos/269_dualboot/android_eclair_vogue.zip
Gen.YDualBoot – http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=623792

Popular Android Ports:
NOTE- If your phone isn’t listed, just google your phone adding “android” after it.
HTC Touch – http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/androidhtc/
iPhone – http://www.redmondpie.com/install-android-on-iphone-3g-2g-with-iphodroid
Samsung i900, i910, i780, i907- http://andromnia.net/wiki/home

Windows 7 Upgrade Hacks





This video covers two hacks to get around Windows 7 upgrade limitations. One is a hack that lets you upgrade from the Windows 7 Release Candidate (Beta version) and the other hack allows you to upgrade to a downgraded Windows Edition (ex. Vista Ultimate to Windows 7 Professional).