Posts by Amy D

Why I love today’s Windows 8.1 Update

By Amy D

Last week we heard from Brandon LeBlanc about the new Windows In his post, he gives details on the update that offers refinements to the current Windows I’m happy to let you know that the update is beginning to roll… Read more

Getting help and support with Windows 8.1

By Amy D

When we were developing Windows , we thought a lot about how to get you the help you need when you need it—quick tips as well as in-depth StickersWhen you run Windows for the first time, there are some pop-up… Read more

Windows 8.1 is great for touch, mouse, and keyboard

By Amy D

When I got my new touch laptop for work, I was expecting an adjustment period while I learned to use touch gestures alongside the mouse and keyboard I’m more familiar I was a little worried that it would make using… Read more

App roundup: 5 Windows apps for my dad

By Amy D

In my blog post for Mother’s Day, I wrote about apps related to my super-cool mom, Since Father’s Day is coming up, I thought I’d write about some apps for dads, and take the opportunity to brag a little bit… Read more

App roundup: 4 Windows apps for Mother’s Day

By Amy D

My mom, Laurie D, is the She can play a bunch of instruments better than I If you’ve got a melody, she can figure out five-part harmonies to sing with She can embroider roses, dogs, cats, angels, and probably anything… Read more

App roundup: 4 great photo apps for Windows

By Amy D

I’d like to say I was into digital photography before it was cool, but really all I can claim is that I was into it before it was If I could travel back in time to 2003 and show my… Read more

App roundup: Windows 8 ventures into outer space

By Amy D

Last week when David questioned my love of learning and knowledge, I’ll admit my feathers were “But my liberal arts degree!” I said to “Those free verse poems I wrote in college about Roman history! That book on Quantum Mechanics… Read more

Competition: Design a game character for Chimpact

By Amy D

When I play a video or computer game, I often find myself getting really attached to the characters, especially the main I feel guilty for leading him astray when I get him in trouble and extra excited when I help… Read more