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How to Create a Desktop Shortcut to a Windows 10 App or Game

May 13, 2016 by

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Adding a shortcut to a UWP app on your desktop is very easy to do in Windows 10. UWP apps are modern apps designed for Windows 10. Most, but not all, UWP apps come from the Windows Store. When you install an app, you do not get a shortcut icon on your desktop by default. […]

IntoWindows.com – Great Windows 8 Resources, Tips, and Tutorials

September 17, 2013 by

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This post is not a sponsored or promotional post. Rather, the goal of this post is to direct you to information that you may find helpful, informative, and interesting. I want to share with you IntoWindows.com. This is a fantastic place to get some great Windows 8 related tips, tricks, and tutorials. They sometimes even […]

Video Tutorial: How to Find Windows Store App URL

May 12, 2013 by

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Learn how to find web URLs for Windows Store apps in the Windows Store! Song by Mahir Zain

IntoWindows.com – Great Windows 8 Resources, Tips, and Tutorials

March 13, 2013 by

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This post is not a sponsored or promotional post. Rather, the goal of this post is to direct you to information that you may find helpful, informative, and interesting. I want to share with you IntoWindows.com. This is a fantastic place to get some great Windows 8 related tips, tricks, and tutorials. They sometimes even […]

Why Metro Apps on a Desktop or Laptop

November 27, 2012 by

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If you have been following McAkins Online, you know that we are dedicated to bringing to you the latest from the Windows Store and are here to feature some great Metro Style (aka Windows Store) apps for you to check out. But the question remains is why should you care about Metro Style apps, especially […]

How To Get Rid of Old Gadgets and Unwanted Gifts

December 29, 2011 by

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We all have old gadgets lying around that we don’t use all that much. It may also happen that we might get a gift (as prone during this holiday season) that we really are not going to use or have any want for. At that point, the question becomes, then, is what are we to […]

Mockup Basics In Photoshop [Tips]

November 5, 2011 by

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You know about outlines. You’ve probably heard of templates. Now it’s time to add another tool to your arsenal: the website mockup. Lucky for you, the basic steps of mockup design remain the same no matter how complex the assignment.

Google + Tips and Tricks

July 17, 2011 by

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It’s always smart to know the basic commands and syntax of Google+.  Included is a Google+ cheat sheet that explains how to mention friends in your posts (like you can already do on Facebook or Twitter), how to bold your text and more. Enhancing your text: To enhance your text (Like shown in italics, bold, and strikeouts) In + To make […]

Fall/Winter: Tech tips to keep you going

September 20, 2010 by

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  As we push farther into the year and closer to winter and with fall starting only thursday the 23rd, you may wonder what sort of tech related things are on the menu. Many companies are throwing their best pies at the consumers like Samsung with the extension of the Galaxy S series, Motorola with […]