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YOUR GUIDE TO WINDOWS 8

Table Of Contents
1. What You Need to Know About Windows 8 1.3 Windows 8 Devices 1.4 Metro vs. Desktop 1.5 The Touchscreen Controversy 2. The Windows 8 User Interface 2.1 Understanding Metro 2.2 Navigating 2.3 Tiles and Live Tiles 2.4 What If I Don’t Like Metro? 3. Mouse, Keyboard or Fingers? 3.1 Navigation with the Keyboard 3.2 Using a Mouse 3.3 The Original Pointing Device 3.3.1 Open the Charm Bar: Swipe from the right 3.3.2 Switch Apps: Swipe from the left 3.3.3 Snap Apps: Swipe slowly from the left 3.3.4 Show Running Apps: Swipe from left-and-back 3.3.5 Close Apps: Pull down from the top 3.3.6 Display Additional Menus: Swipe down 3.3.7 Select: Swipe down on the tile 3.3.8 Zoom: Pinch 3.3.9 Move Back and Forth Through Web Pages: Swipe left/right in Internet Explorer 3.4 Bringing It All Together 4. Launch and Install Apps, Multitasking 4.1 Launching Apps 4.2 Switching Between Applications 4.3 Closing Apps 5. Photos, Music and Video 5.1 Enjoying Photos in Windows 8 5.2 Playing Back Media 5.3 Streaming Media, Windows 8 Store Alternatives HTTP://MAKEUSEOF.COM CHRISTIAN CAWLEY, WWW.CMCAWLEY.CO.UK 6 7 7 8 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 15 15 15 16 17 17 17 17 3 share: YOUR GUIDE TO WINDOWS 8
6. The Windows 8 Store 6.1 Use Your Windows Account 6.2 Finding, Reviewing and Buying an App 6.3 Installation Issues and Updating Apps 6.4 Don’t Forget…...

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