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Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC

A cool feature announced at the Build 2014 conference  is that Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 allows for the creation of universal apps, allowing for the same code base to be used for Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone apps.  

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“Slidetoshutdown.exe” in Windows 8.1

Through playing about on Windows 8.1, I came across a fairly undocumented feature where you can swipe down to shut down your PC. It’s located at C:\Windows\System32\SlideToShutDown.exe.      

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