Windows: Taking Screenshots

In Windows 8, pressing the Windows key and Print Screen key simultaneously will take a screenshot that is automatically saved to the Screenshots folder inside the Pictures folder. If this folder does not yet exist, it will be created.

Brown paper bag

Nov 20 13EL 18 CBlanca Guillen-On Dec 20th I bought a sandwich from Cozy Soup & Burger (on Broadway at Astor Place, in Manhattan), and received it in a Duro brown bag by Blanca Guillen, and had the code above. Another well-made bag that will be reused. I performed a web search for that name, […]

OS X: Emptying the Trash

In OS X, holding down the Option key while emptying the Trash will suppress the confirmation dialog. In the Finder, select Empty Trash from the Finder menu while pressing and holding Option on the keyboard.

OS X: Location of Open File/Folder

In OS X, to learn the location of the file/folder you have currently open, hold down Command and click on the document/folder name in the window’s title bar. This will display the hierarchical path of folders where it is located. To change the location of the open file/folder, simply click, hold then drag the document […]

A Note from Pogue: The Pogue Review: iPad Air

pogueman: As you may remember, I’ve left the New York Times to start a new consumer-tech site at Yahoo. We’ll open for business in a few weeks; in the meantime, I’ll continue to post my weekly columns—right here on Tumblr. It’s October, and you know what that means: leaves are changing color, families… No mention […]