Trick or Treat!
In honor of Halloween I am handing out treats and tricks! So reach in and fill your bag with this odd collection of operating system tips!
Windows 8 Trick or Treats
|Hold (the Windows key) and Press M||Shows DESKTOP
(aka Minimize All)
|Hold and press R||Opens RUN dialog|
|Hold and press E||Opens Explorer window|
|Hold and press C||Slide COFFEE CUP HOLDER out
(aka CD Tray)*
|Hold and press Print Screen||CAPTURE & SAVE SCREEN
The screen shot is saved automatically to your Windows Pictures Library; no filename/folder prompt
*requires Windows 8.1SB (Starbucks edition).
iOS Trick or Treats
|With two fingers on the keyboard, pull outward (left & right)||Splits single keyboard into two for easier typing|
|On the lock screen, swipe the notification left to right||After inputting your password/pin, opens the item from the notification|
|Tap and hold Number button, swipe and select punctuation, then release||Select punctuation without requiring a switch between Numerica and Text keyboards|
|While holding down the menu button (the main button below the screen), press the power/lock button||Saves screenshot of the active screen to your camera roll|
And in case you missed it:
Google Celebrates Halloween With a Spooky Interactive Doodle
Comments and questions are always welcome!