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Windows phone press and hold keys

Just found something not seen before on the windows phone. Pressing and holding some keys brings up additional options for that key. For instance: Holding down the $ symbol brings up the options as above, so for instance you could … Continue reading

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Windows 8 start menu

Windows 8 start menu. I've added a few buttons for the more used shortcuts. As you might find it useful for a time whilst getting used to the new Windows interface, you can download it here free of charge: http://www.dphsw.co.uk/downloads/Win8StartMenuInstaller.msi … Continue reading

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Windows 8 - Day 4 - where's the start menu gone...

Day 4 of using Windows 8 and I'm really missing a start menu on the "Desktop". I really like the new interface and love my Windows 7 phone, but I can see for a while I'm going to be spending … Continue reading

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Windows 8 - day 2...

Booted up my new shiny windows 8 machine following the upgrade from Windows 7. One of the features of Windows 7 that's missing from Windows 8 Pro by default is Media Center. Until the 31 January 2013 its free to … Continue reading

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Windows 8 - Downloading...

With a little trepidation (and a backup of my data to USB drive) I'm putting my new'ish Asus laptop into the hands of the Windows 8 upgrade assistant. With the offers from Microsoft and the availability of express tools to develop for Windows … Continue reading

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