Daily Archives: May 14, 2013

New keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8 and Windows RT – Microsoft Windows

With Windows 8 and Windows RT, you can use the keyboard shortcuts you’re already using, and you’ll find new ones too. For example, the easiest way to search on the Start screen is to simply start typing. Not on the Start screen? … Continue reading

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Create the Shutdown Tile That’s Missing From Windows 8

When you’re in Windows 8’s full-screen mode, you have to go through four annoying clicks or taps to shut down your computer. This shortcut fixes that annoyance by placing a one-click (or one-tap) tile in the Start screen. PCWorld’s Rick … Continue reading

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A Warning to Heart Patients With iPads Bloomberg | Apartment Therapy

Weekend naps are the best…falling asleep in a comfy chair after catching up on your Facebook updates or a session of YouTube cat videos. But there’s always a little bit of “did-I-drop-it?” panic when you wake up with your iPad … Continue reading

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Why Your Ears Pop (And What to Do If They Don’t)

Flying sick was a bad choice. Your congested ears refuse to pop and now you’re stuck on a cross-country flight, cruising at 30,000 feet of ear-splitting agony. Here’s how to fix it. Under Pressure The surface of the Earth is … Continue reading

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Microsoft drops the Blue codename, confirms Windows 8.1 will be a free upgrade available later this year

One of the worst kept secrets rattling around Microsofts campus is Windows Blue, the forthcoming update to Windows 8 that addresses users bugbears about the OS. Now, Microsoft is officially rechristening the platform, and with a more staid name: Windows … Continue reading

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