Windows 8 Tips Archive

Windows 8 Tip: Searching within Metro apps – Video

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

New FREE Windows 8 Whitepaper from Syncfusion

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

Lynda.com release a series of introductory Windows 8 Tutorials

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

Microsoft release a MEGA list of Windows 8 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,

Yikes – tip to boot directly to the desktop in Windows 8

  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

Review Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

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

10 quick tips and shortcuts for Windows 8

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.