Windows 8

Go Paperless! Doo

Organize documents digitally and go paperless. Many work organization are going paperless and you are now finding most individuals are looking for a way to do the same thing at home. doo is a free app (with pre...

Lucky Notes

For those of you how who like the Notes app that comes with Apple devices, there is a windows app called Lucky Notes that looks the same for windows. I like being able to store notes on my computer and have use...

Windows 8 – God Mode

Windows 8 has a lot of settings you can customize, but finding them is the hard part. Their is a trick where you can get all the settings loaded in one file. There is a hidden folder within the operating system...

Windows To Go

Windows To Go – A Windows 8 Feature… Windows 8 has a new feature that some might find useful and convenient, I know some might say “impossible” but there are some features of Windows 8 t...

ThinkPad T431

BVA just caught sight of Lenovo’s new ThinkPad T431, and it seems quite impressive. This updated model has gotten a complete makeover from the new color to it’s improved graphic performance.The comp...

Surface Windows 8 Pro Review

Many of us BVA employee’s like to test out new gadgets but we are not always lucky enough to get our hands on them. One such item is Windows Surface Pro 8 by Microsoft. It’s been in some recent comm...

Office 365 Will Include 2013 Product Versions- Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and Office

The Office 365 update that includes the 2013 product versions of Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and Office will be available February 27th.  This is a fundamental shift in our business that began several years ago...

Miss the Start menu in Windows 8?

Stardock has created software that adds the Start menu functionality that many users rely on, back into Windows 8. Features – Adds a “Start” menu to the Windows 8 taskbar – Enables quick access and...

Windows 8 and Kinect Make Smart Shopping Cart

If you watch this short video that I posted you will soon realize that the possibiliteis are endless as far as technology goes. they are simply using a Kinect for Xbox which is like $200 and a tablet PC running...

Windows 8 First Impressions

I recently downloaded and installed the latest windows operating system Windows 8 consumer preview to give it a test run. Right out of the gate it is visually pleasing and simple to use. It integrates with your...