Top 10 most popular apps for Microsoft Surface Tab

Fresh Paint Window 8 App
Windows 8 Store logo
Windows 8 Store logo

Now that the new OS Windows 8 finally in the town, and you must have already been delivered your much awaited Surface tab from Microsoft. Right now, Surface RT is out, and you will need to wait a couple of month for Surface with Win 8 Pro. No matter which Surface tablet you will have, lets explore the top 10 most popular apps for Microsoft Surface downloaded from Windows Store.

These are not only 10 most popular but also must have apps for Surface Tab. Let’s explore them. Continue reading

Related articles suggested by Google

[How to] Configure TeXnic Center for Typesetting with MikTex-distribution

TeXnic Center LogoTeXnic Center is choice of sophisticated LaTeX editor of many people simply because TeXnic is feature loaded and comes with easy integrated environment to work on creating LaTeX documents including thesis, report and journals on Windows OS. TeXnic Center is really a great software application to typeset documents of many types. However, installing and configuring TeXnic Center so that it works properly is not an easy. Here is a simple four step guide on how to configure and install TeXnic Center, assumed that you have latest version of MikTex installed already. This way integration of TeXnic Center and MikTex helps configure the former to give the full potential of typesetting and producing LaTex documents easily.

Continue reading

How to install Cygwin in Windows7 64x and run Linux applications inside Windows

Cygwin Running NS3 in Windows 7Cygwin is a development environment similar to Unix one and has command-line interface to work like in Linux but inside the Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cygwin eliminates the overhead of installing an entire Linux OS for running certain applications. There is a native integration of Windows-based applications and softwares to work in Linux or Unix like environment, thus it is not necessary to install Linux only to fun your simulating program. Wine, WINdows Emulator, on the other hand is just the reverse application to Cygwin – Wine allows us to run applications developed primarily for Windows OS in other operating systems, say Mac OS or Linux.

In order to run or install native Linux or Unix based simulators like NS2 or NS3 (Network Simulators) and OMNeT++ (not a native though) in Windows (without installing Linux), you will need Cygwin. Read Tutorial: How to install ns-3 in Windows 7 using Cygwin by Jason.

Continue reading

Windows 7 discovered with hundreds of errors – Who says Windows 7 is the best?

Being an early adapters of Windows Vista (the most power hungry OS from MS), I continued the trend with Windows 7. It was superb OS before few months ago it was still a public release for evaluation. No hangs, no exceptions and no dunked performance that it’s earlier predecessors were accustomed to. Alas, Microsoft has to pay for Win7.Windows 7 Logo

Continue reading