Using a Microsoft account to log in to Windows 8.1 offers some advantages over using local accounts. If those advantages don't appeal to you, you can switch back to a local account.
Microsoft and Facebook are making APIs available to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 developers that allow them to integrate Facebook log-ins into their apps.
If you would like to keep a specific user account more private, you can do so by removing it from the log-in window in OS X.
The pay-television provider ferrets out any reason users would turn to an online alternative, most recently removing prompts to log in to its online portal when using a home network.
If you have a Mac set up in a secure location as a media center or with limited access by anyone but authorized users, then you may find the OS X log-in password requirement to be a burden.
Displays sleeping before automatic log-out occurs may prevent the log-in window from showing.
Users who don't need the security of a lock screen and a log-in screen can bypass both through a few simple steps.
The social network's updated app settings page makes it easier to rid yourself of any apps you no longer need or want.
A Windows 8 program called Start Screen Unlimited adds some useful features to the Windows 8 Start Screen.
Uber had already been banned in Berlin, but the Tuesday's court ruling means the car service could be shut out nationwide.