Tip o’ the Week 445 – Finding Modern App names

As detailed in ToW #443, there are ways of running Modern Windows apps from a script, command line or maybe just from the WindowsKey+R Run prompt – so you don’t need to use the mouse or your finger to activate them. If you’re looking for the shortcut name for your favourite app, there’s a somewhat…

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Tip o’ the Week 444 – Computer! Computer!? Hello Computer?!?

Remember the time when talking to a computer seemed like science fiction? If you’re an Amazon Echo or Sonos One* user, you’ll already be familiar with barking orders at an inanimate object. If you’re tired of shouting ALEXA… ALEXA!!!, then you can even change the “Wake Word” on the Amazon devices – but not yet…

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Tip o’ the Week 443 – Starting modern apps

Power Users often like to start applications quickly, without recourse to grubbing around with a mouse or a trackpad. Super Users might even want to write scripts that automate all sorts of things that mere mortals with less time on their hands are happy to do manually. Regardless of your penchant for automation, here are…

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Tip o’ the Week 442 – Whose phone? Your phone…

Back at the May 2018 Build conference, an app for Windows was previewed, which would allow you to manage content from your phone, on your PC – “Your Phone”. If you’re an Android user, and a Windows Insider, then you can get a preview version of the Your Phone app for the PC; after starting…

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