OneNote MX is the first Office app that’s a full blown Metro app. If you have a touch screen enabled PC, you’ll be able to test out how Office Metro apps will behave on the upcoming Surface tablet. If you don’t, you can still download it to Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
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Windows 8 is supposedly all about getting you to your applications as fast as possible. The Metro interface still lacks a lot of usability when it comes to using multiple apps at once, but with a keyboard, you can get around that with this groovy hotkey.
Windows 8 is set to boot into Metro by default. Microsoft just wants to make you use Metro. But with a little keyboard Kung fu and proper tile placement, you can skip past Metro during boot manually.
The Windows 8 Charms menu replaces many of the options found in the Windows 7 Start Menu. This is an important menu for navigating through Windows 8. Here’s four different methods to bring it up quickly.
Microsoft hasn’t done away with the good ole’ Startup folder in Windows 8 just yet, but it did do a decent job of hiding it. Here’s how to find it an pin it to the Metro Start screen.
One of the cool new features in Windows 8 is it lets you pin virtually anything from the desktop to the Metro Start screen. Here’s how to pin your favorite music to the Start screen for easier access.
There are two versions of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 — Metro and Desktop.If you’d prefer to open the IE Tiles in the Desktop version of IE by default, here’s how.
Some tiles on the Windows 8 Metro Start screen are large by default. Here’s how to make them smaller on the Metro Start screen.
If the PC running Windows 8 in your house needs to have another user account, you need to set up a new user. You already know how to add a user in Windows 7 and here’s how to do it in Windows 8.
One of the cool features of Windows 8 Metro is it lets you preview email in the Live Mail tile when you log in using your Windows Account ID. By default it pulls your Windows Live mail you log in with, but if you have multiple accounts, here’s how to add them – even Gmail.
When you click on a photo, video or other media file from the desktop, Windows 8 opens them in a Metro app by default. Or if you open a Metro app, it goes to full screen mode. So, how to you close out of them? Here’s three ways to do it.
The Windows 8 Release Preview is available to the public for download. One of the main advantages is you get test more polished Metro apps. One of which is the News app. Here’s a look at using it and what you can expect.
Shutting down you Windows 8 system requires you to dig into the Metro UI Settings. Here’s an easier way to shutdown you system from the Metro UI by creating a shutdown tile.
Yesterday I showed you a new feature in Windows 8 that lets you easily Refresh your Windows 8 computer. Today I’ll show you how to Reset your Windows 8 system and explain the difference between PC Reset and Refresh.