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Swipe To Shut Down A Windows Touchscreen PC With This Shortcut

Have a Windows touchscreen laptop or tablet and want to control it more with taps and swipes? Here’s a “slide to shutdown” shortcut for you.


Seven Advanced Excel Features You Should Be Using [Infographic]

Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don’t see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and conditional formatting. If you’re just using excel to sum and chart columns, this graphic can show you some other tools to help you become the spreadsheet ninja you always wanted to be.


Make Polenta In About 15 Minutes With This Shortcut

Polenta usually requires a substantial amount of hands-on time. If it’s a weeknight and you don’t have time for all that stirring and whisking, try this quickie method.


Quickly Get To Your Phone's Battery Stats With This Shortcut

Android (5.0 and up): Android has a pretty powerful tool that allows you to see what’s been using your phone’s battery since it was last charged. If you’re using it often, this shortcut makes it easier to get to.


Learn The New Precision Touchpad Gestures For Windows 10

If you have a precision touchpad on your laptop, you also have a few new gestures you can use in Windows 10. You can quickly get to task view, alt+tab or show the desktop using three-finger gestures.


If You're Looking For A Shortcut, You're Doing The Wrong Work

There are a lot of ways to make a job easier, whether it’s losing weight, learning a new skill or cooking a fantastic dinner. But there’s a big difference between doing something more efficiently and avoiding the work altogether. There are no “big” shortcuts. If you’re spending more time looking for them than doing the thing you need to do, it’s time to re-evaluate why you’re doing it in the first place.


49 Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows 10 Ninjas

If you want to give the impression that you’re a master of Windows 10, learning a few keyboard shortcuts is the best way to go about it — you can navigate around the interface, get apps in position, trigger events and change settings with a couple of taps on your keyboard. Here are 49 shortcuts that will turn you into a Windows 10 ninja in no time.


How To Log Out From The Windows 10 Start Menu

This is an incredibly elementary “tip”, but it’s been driving me crazy all week. If you click the “Power” option in the Windows 10 Start menu, you get the option to Sleep, Shut Down, or Restart. But where the heck is the Log Off button?


How To Create A Shortcut For Any 'Modern' Windows App

With Windows 10, lots of built-in apps (like the calculator) are now “Modern UI” apps. Other Modern UI apps (like Netflix) are a lot more useful now that you can run them in a window. There’s just one problem: There’s no obvious way to make shortcuts of these apps so you can put them on your desktop, or start them with an app like Launchy.


How To Activate 'God Mode' In Windows 10

With Windows 10, settings are split between the Control Panel and the Settings app. If you’d like an all-inclusive starting point for Windows commands, enable God Mode.


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