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Tag: Windows 8

IE11 is Here

Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) is here and it is now available as part of the newly released Windows 8.1 Preview. IE11 similar to its predecessor is fast, fluid and perfect for touch and provides the best Web experience across the full range of Windows devices and screen sizes. IE11 builds on high performance  and features of IE10 and offers better touch performance, faster page load times, a continuous browsing experience across the Windows devices. Additionally the new…

The Missing Windows 8 Instructional Video

Scott Hanselman created a great video that gives you a near-complete understanding of the major features in Windows 8 including the Start Screen, Hot Corners, Full Screen Apps, Desktop Apps, The Store, Browsing, Doing Social Stuff. All while using the mouse and keyboard Shortcuts. here is the link to the video on youtube:

Windows8 keyboard shortcuts

A list of the essential keyboard short-cuts for Windows 8 useful for a non-touch screen computer.   Keys Functionality Windows logo key  + Start typing Search your PC Ctrl+plus (+) or Ctrl+minus (-) Zoom in or out of a large number of items, like apps pinned to the Start screen Ctrl + Scroll wheel Zoom in or out of a large number of items, like apps pinned to the Start screen Windows logo key  + C Open the charms Windows logo key  +…

Windows 8 Editions

Windows 8 is now available and when you go to Windows8 Downloads on MSDN you will see many versions and start wondering what version/edition should I acquire. Among the list you will find, the following (each in x86 and x64 editions) and each in 2 language versions UK English version and  US English version Windows 8 (multiple editions) “contains both Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro” Windows 8 N – Volume license without media components Windows 8 Enterprise Windows…

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