With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced a new category of apps called the Metro apps.  In Windows 7, you can search from the explorer to find any file, settings. This can be done even in Windows 8. But what if you want to search for any info from a metro application? Well, there is a very easy way to do that. in Windows...

The good folks from Syncfusion were nice enough to give us a heads up to this FREE Windows 8 whitepaper from their company. Syncfusion’s mission is to produce enterprise-class components that enable developers to produce quality software, while saving their organizations time and money. With Syncfusion products,...

Lynda.com have released a series of introductory Windows 8 Tutorials. They cover a series of topics based on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Welcome 01m 21s Exploring the new features in Windows 8 04m 10s Downloading the Windows 8 installer 02m 42s Creating an installer DVD or USB drive 02m 32s Installing Windows 8...

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...

  Laptopmag have posted a tip on how to somewhat bypass the metro interface when you start your PC. Here’s how they do it. Create an Explorer script file that launches the desktop. Open Notepad and paste or type in the following text: [Shell] Command=2 IconFile=Explorer.exe,3 [Taskbar] Command=ToggleDesktop Save the...

Microsoft has released their Windows 7.5 phone update known as “Mango” which has over 500 new features and tweaks. It will be the largest phone update for Microsoft in 2011. Microsoft has released its RTM build which was tested by device manufacturers and testers. Mango includes some optional features in the RTM build...

Since the release of the Windows 8 Developer Preview, there have been a bunch of Windows 8 tips and tricks out there that might be fun for you to know. Here are 10 to get you started. Windows Key + O: This key combo turns off, and on, screen rotation. It allows you to lock the screen where you want it, thus when...