Right click is one of the most important options built into Windows. When you press the right button on your mouse or touchpad on an item, the operating system lists additional options for that item. Usually as a context menu, dropdown menu or jump list. You can pretty much right click anywhere in the operating...

There are some that believe that in going full touch on its operating systems, Microsoft might have put the desktop on the backburner. While it may seem like so on first look, the reality is quite different. The upcoming Windows 8.1 Update 1 puts the focus back on the desktop for keyboard/mouse users with the variety...

The latest firmware update that Microsoft just rolled out for its Surface tablets on Patch Tuesday is one that should not be missed. In addition to several performance enhancements, it also introduced support for keyboard shortcuts. These new keyboard shortcuts include ones that are often used on traditional Windows...

The technology titan has recently confirmed that Windows Blue is going to come with a unique set of improvements to the company’s Surface lineup of tablets, but that is not all. Redmond is also planning some updates for its tablet covers as well. Both the Touch and Type Covers will come with support for some essential...

TechRepublic’s Greg Shultz has compiled a set of 100 Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts that will help you more quickly and efficiently navigate Windows 8 and its new Metro User Interface. Some of the keyboard shortcuts found in the free to download PDF are familiar to users of Windows 7, but there are also many shortcuts...

Microsoft have released a list of shortcuts that can be used to “simplify” navigation around Windows 8. “If you’re not using touch, keyboard shortcuts are another super fast and easy way to get around Windows. In fact, they do more in Windows 8 than they have in any other version of Windows,” Microsoft stated in an...

Hotkeys in Windows 8 are shortcuts that allow you to perform several Operating System functions in a simple manner. Addictivetips have come up with 30 shortcuts/hotkeys for Windows 8. Here are the shortcuts/hotkeys for Windows 8. Win + Print Screen – Take Screenshot (Saves as PNG in Pictures Library) Win + C – Open...