Search EVERYTHING with Bing Smart Search

One of the most striking updates to come with Windows 8.1 has got to be the system-level integration of Bing’s new search engine, Smart Search. Put simply, Bing Smart Search is search rethought. Start trying to look for a file and you aren’t just tooling around your PC – it’s helping you explore the insides of your computer as well as what’s online right now.


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8.1 reasons to go with Windows 8.1

When Windows 8 launched last year, it flipped the script on how you look at your desktop – and your Start button. Now, with the big, recent update to Windows 8.1 there are a LOT of reasons to like what’s new. Here are some of our favorites:

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HP Presents: A Field Guide to the Modern PC

For the longest time, the search for a new PC started with a choice: Desktop or laptop? While desktops and laptops are still with us, it’s not that simple anymore. We're here to guide you through the process

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HP Unlocks Windows 8.1

Whether at work, play, or that magical place where the two blur together, Windows 8.1 brings it all together.  From intuitive touch and gesture controls to the simple, stylish layout, robust new Smart Search, and slick multi-monitor capabilities, Windows 8.1 brings something new to how you want to use a computer. Learn more about it right here.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are cheat codes for your computer. Okay, so they won’t grant you infinite lives or magically teleport you to the end of a tedious project, but they will let you cruise through your PC. Well, with the Windows 8.1 update, how’s about we share some handy tips in Infographic form?

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A new “Start” with Windows 8.1

Get a closer look at how to make the most of Windows 8.1 - and make your desktop rock.

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HP SmartFriend Windows 8 Quick Start

Microsoft packed a lot of additional functionality into the recent Windows update to 8.1. In fact, it adds even more useful ways to drive through Windows. However, if you’re new to the modern user interface, it’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed. Or maybe you’re getting tired of being the family’s go-to IT resource for how to navigate the new operating system. Trust me – I’ve been there. Either way, we know you have better things to do with your time, especially heading into the busy holiday season.

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Get in Touch with HP and Windows 8

Windows 8.1 is all about touch. HP knows touch like nobody’s business – we’ve been in the game making touch-screen computers since 1983. Seriously. Rather than bury you with a whole history lesson, though, we wanted to give you a handy infographic you can pass along to those in need.

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