The 10 Coolest Windows Shortcuts You Never Knew About

Keyboard shortcuts are the essence of PC productivity. While newbs slowly mouse around their screens in search of buttons to click, seasoned tech vets hammer through a day's work with ease thanks to a wealth of arcane hotkey combos that knock out useful tasks in seconds. Of course, every PC user knows a few handy… » 7/06/11 3:30pm 7/06/11 3:30pm

iPhone 2.0 Tips: Firmware 2.0 Has A New URL Trick

Just a quick note for you iPhone 2.0 users regarding entering domain names. In the original firmware there was a handy ".com" button when entering URLs, but you had to manually type ".org" and ".net" and ".co.uk" and other domain suffixes. Now, though, you simply hold down the ".com" button and presto, you're offered… » 7/15/08 8:40pm 7/15/08 8:40pm

Deleting a Shortcut in Vista: Same as It Ever Was

Yesterday we got a series of screen shots from a tipster showing it apparently taking seven steps to delete a shortcut in Windows Vista. We decided to fire up our own copy of Windows Vista—this one is Beta 2, Build 5384—and we quickly and easily discovered that this series of pictures must be showing us the behavior… » 6/26/06 10:06am 6/26/06 10:06am