Have you ever wondered what defragmentation really is? How an optimizer works or what lies behind a “Windows error code”? Tired of searching the Web for the right answer? With the TuneUp Glossary (available in English, German and French), you have a handy PC encyclopedia right at your fingertips. The TuneUp Glossary provides easy-to-understand explanations [...]
Category ‘Behind the Scenes’
Thank you to all those that have already taken the time to complete our brief survey about the TuneUp Blog about Windows. (Don’t forget to give us your feedback—there’s still time to win one of ten TuneUp-branded jackets for your MP3 players.) The team has received some great comments so far and discovered how much [...]
Our people are important to us, and any chance TuneUp has to support one of its own is exciting for the team. Software tester Jonathan Courtney has written and directed a short, 20-minute movie. A Cork native and film and media student in Germany, Jonathan returned to Ireland to shoot his latest film which will [...]
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I was a bit surprised when the marketing team here at TuneUp asked for my opinion on a new piece of advertising content. Perhaps, they have lost their own opinions or been reading too many books about user-driven marketing? Wink, wink.
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This past Saturday, January 9, the Winnipeg Free Press published another computer Q&A column from TuneUp’s Tibor Schiemann. In this column, he offers some tips on how users can check the status of their laptops’ battery power. For Windows XP, Vista and 7 users, he suggests using the free tool BatteryBar 1.3 to determine the [...]
Astonishing! When we launched this blog, the goal was to help the average PC owner get the most out of their computer. According to a survey that TuneUp recently worked on with Harris Interactive, our hunch that users could benefit from some tips and tricks was right. Let’s dive into some of the interesting trends [...]
Here we go again, it’s Day 3 and it looks like a much quieter day. Today I‘m skipping sessions in order to walk around the PDC 2009 Expo Hall a little bit, where Microsoft and its Partners show the latest and greatest in software and hardware technology. So don’t expect a technical deep-dive, but rather [...]
Welcome back! Day 2 of Microsoft’s PDC 2009 has begun! Today the event kicked off with a keynote session by a very special guest, Steven Sinosky, president of the Windows and Windows Live divisions. Steven hit the stage and immediately started sharing details on what the Windows 7 development experience was like and what Microsoft [...]
This is the first post in a series covering Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference (PDC), taking place November 17–19, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The TuneUp Blog team traveled all the way from Germany to bring you the latest news from the world’s largest Microsoft event for developers. This week it’s all about Office 2010, Windows [...]