Microsoft's Surface tablet hits users with a radically different Windows experience than they've seen before. Here's how
to get around using touch-screen gestures and the optional keyboard Touch Cover.
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School. The service tablet they daring new piece of hardware from Microsoft but. Between hybrid tablet design and the windows -- software it takes a little bit of practice to find a way around. I'm Donald -- -- and tips and shortcuts for navigating the Microsoft surface. First some basics with a touch screen is pretty obvious that you can touch things on -- screen to interact with them. But what is an obvious is -- navigation -- -- by swiping -- from one -- -- four edges of the screen. Swiping from the right and you get the charms bar for adjusting settings like Wi-Fi connection to screen brightness. Swipe in from the top or bottom to view all of your available laps. Or swipe in from the left to jump between open programs. The left edge also -- a few other tricks if you pull over open program half way you can view it side by side with another window. And if you swipe in from the left just a little and circle back you can see shortcuts for all of your open apps. Not to have the keyboard cover with your surface you can do a lot of these same tricks without even touching the screen. Chris and -- a key combos that all center around the windows key windows C will bring up the charms bar. Windows. We just tab will cycle you through all the open programs. And perhaps the most important short -- here is from the home screen just start typing a search for anything on your computer. Finally some tips on personalizing the home screen. All the -- here can be rearranged adjusted or even hidden you can -- holding on the icon -- -- sliding it where you wanna. For more options try dragging the -- to the bottom of the screen letting go. -- -- -- settings for the tile you can make it how bigger or smaller or uncommitted from the home screen so you don't have to look at every time user computer. Today goes my history getting around on the Microsoft surface more cool stuff to do with windows -- -- how to dot cnet.com. If you want more from me go follow me on Twitter. The cnet.com. I'm Donald bell.
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