Daily Archives: October 31, 2012

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How to Search Music, App Store, etc. in Windows 8

Looking through the app store right after installing Windows 8 I’m thinking, where is the search box?  Do I have to browse around to find everything?  Of course not. Windows – Q  (pressing the windows key, left of the Alt key to the left of the spacebar + the letter Q at the same time) is […]

Bing Date Filter

I keep checking the search engines for the Windows Phone 8 release date for AT&T, and when I’m looking for date specific information rather than last years Windows Phone release dates, I often use Google because it allows you to filter results down to recent dates.  This has been a key feature that kept me […]

Windows 8 is Fast, How to Shut Down Fast

Has anyone else noticed Windows 8 is fast?  Boot is fast.  Shutdown is faster… once you figure out how to skip the 5 steps and gestures it takes to shutdown the standard way.  Mouse to a right corner, pop up the charms, click on the settings charm, click on the power icon, then select shut […]