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Technology review: Windows 8

By David Chen  /  Staff reporter

‧ Right-click is your friend

Metro apps may look neat, but their fullscreen design, which caters best to tablets and mobile devices, can be disorienting for laptop and PC users. On laptops and PCs with Windows 8, the right-click button on your mouse or laptop usually pulls up hidden menus. This is particularly useful on the Metro version of Internet Explorer, which hides the address and bookmarks bar. If you find yourself using a Metro app and can’t find the function you need or want to change the settings, the right-click button will likely give you what you need. So when in doubt, right-click.

For more info, see Microsoft’s online guide for Windows 8





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