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Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

Here are some of the useful keyboard shortcuts that are available  in Windows

  • Make all open windows transparent to view gadgets and icons on desktop
  • [Windows] + [Spacebar]
  • Show or hide the desktop
  • [Windows] + [D]
  • Minimize all but selected window (reverse by clicking the key combination again)
  • [Windows] + [Home]
  • Dock selected window to the left (or) right half of your screen
  • [Windows] + left arrow (or) [Windows] + right arrow
  • Maximize and restores the selected window
  • [Windows] + up arrow (or) [Windows] + down arrow
  • Maximize and restores selected window in vertical dimension only
  • [Windows] + [SHIFT] + up arrow (or) [Windows] + [SHIFT] + down arrow
  • Launch 3D representation of open windows  
  • [Windows] + [Tab] (Press [Tab] key to flip through them)

Windows & Taskbar

  • Flip window
  • [Alt] + [Ctrl] + [Tag] + left/right/up/down arrow
  • Cycle through open windows
  • [Alt] + [Tab]
  • Move focus to front or back of taskbar
  • [Windows] + [T] (or) [Windows] + [SHIFT] + [T]  (Press [T] again while holding the [Windows] key to cycle through items in the taskbar from left to right or, with [SHIFT] button held too, from right to left)
  • Puts focus on the ‘show hidden icons’ button on the system tray
  • [Windows] + [B]
  • Launch icon on taskbar (including items pinned to taskbar)
  • [Windows] + [1] THROUGH [Windows] + [9]
  • Starts new instance of respective taskbar icon
  • [Windows] + [SHIFT] + [1] THROUGH [Windows] + [SHIFT] + [9]
  • Opens jump list for respective icon
  • [Windows] + [Alt] + [1] THROUGH [Windows] + [Alt] + [9]

Multiple Monitors

  • Move selected window from one monitor to another. They will remain in the same relative location
  • [Windows] + [SHIFT] + right arrow (or) [Windows] + [SHIFT] + left arrow
  • Select presentation display mode
  • [Windows] + [P]

Magnifier

  • Activates Windows Magnifier to zoom in or out of screen
  • [Windows] + [+] (or) [Windows] + [-]
  • Switch to docked mode
  • [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [D]
  • Switch to lense mode
  • [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [L]
  • Switch from docked or lens mode back to full screen mode
  • [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [F]
  • Invert colors
  • [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [I]
  • Exit magnifier views
  • [Windows] + [Esc]

Free Cloud Storage and Comparisons : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Cloud Storage is a model of networked stored online where the information’s are stored  in virtual space of storage that are hosted by third-parties. In this post we are going to see few cloud storage services GoogleDrive , Dropbox ,SkyDrive, SugarSync about their feature and are compared with one another.

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

 

Google Drive

DropBox

SkyDrive

SugarSync

Free Storage
5GB
2GB
(+ 0.5GB
per Referral up to 16 GB)
7 GB
(Free upgrade to 25GB.
If claimed on time)
5GB
(+0.5 GB per referral up to 32 GB)
Minimum Upgrade Price
25 GB at $2.49/Month
50 GB at $9.99/Month
(or)
$99/year
20 GB to your free storage at $10/year
30 GB at $4.99/month
(or)
$49.99/year
Monthly
Paid Space
25GB – $2.49
100GB – $4.99
200 GB – $9.99
400 GB – $19.99
1000GB – $49.99
50GB – $9.99
100GB – $19.99
20GB – $0.83
50GB – $2.08
100GB – $4.16
30GB – $4.99
60GB – $9.99
100GB – $14.99
250GB – $24.99
500GB – $39.99
File support
MS word ,Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
Photoshop, SVG ,
PostScript, XPS, ZIP, RAR, TIFF, Illustrator.
Photos , videos
MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Photos, Videos
Photos
Online File Manager
YES
YES
YES
YES
Desktop Access
Windows , Mac
Windows , Mac, Linux
Windows ,Mac
Windows ,Mac
Mobile Access
Android,
(ipad and iphone coming soon)
iphone ,
ipad,
Android , Blackberry
ipad ,
iphone ,
Windows Phone
iphone,
ipad,
Android ,
Windows Phone,
Symbian ,
Blackberry
Developer Tools
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Share Folder
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shared Folders with permission and Password
Yes
No
No
Yes
Limitations
(i)File Size
(ii)Bandwidth
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
2 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
Security
N/A
SSL AES-256 bit encryption
SSL
SSL AES-128bit encryption

To Download/ know more about the services click the link below:

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