Windows: My typical morning routine involves opening a handful of programs — Slack, Steam, my web browser, Discord, Spotify and so on. While I keep my most-used apps pinned to my Windows taskbar, I still have a few apps I’ll open from my Start menu (to help reduce clutter).
If you’ve recently switched over to macOS from Windows or you just miss the old Start menu, How-To Geek shows you how to add a similar feature to the Mac Dock.
Windows 10’s new Start Menu is pretty dang useful. That doesn’t matter much, though, if it takes forever to load. If you’re finding the menu a bit sluggish on your machine, you can turn off the open animation.