Desktop Mode

Desktop Mode

The traditional desktop-based interface in Windows 8. See Windows 8 and Tablet Mode.
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The TDi2340 universal display: An anchor for cloud computing devices,the 23" display enables consumers to use the frameless, 10-point capacitive touch interface to connect smart phones, tablets or notebooks wirelessly for an extended desktop mode, or to leverage as dual-displays.
A user is capable of connecting up to five vDecks via five USB ports to use up to a total six monitors in extended desktop mode, or in mirror mode.
A thumbnail-like user interface will appear in Metro or desktop mode, providing a consistent way to access the Windows desktop and Start Screen in Windows 8 regardless of touch or mouse input," it added.
A new live desktop mode allows teachers to annotate over YouTube videos or other animation, and a simplified toolbar design enables customizable user settings to be saved and used later.
Blending multi-touch experience and multimedia enjoyment in a superior way, CyberLink PowerDVD Touch now provides the no-compromise, must-have media experience on Windows 8 desktop mode.
Although most of the programs had tablet-style layout, the latest version of the Microsoft Office package was still in conformity with the older desktop mode, this led to a lot of confusion as users would start the computer in a tablet layout and manually switch to the older desktop mode.
GTX TITAN to power up to four monitors in desktop mode for maximum productivity
FIREHOUSE Software (FH[R]) is designed to make data entry and records management as easy as possible for fire departments and EMS agencies of all sizes in a local desktop mode or a cloud based solution allowing users to securely access and input data anytime, anywhere and through any device.
Also, it does not make desktop mode the default on Startup screen.
Deploying Windows 8 without touchscreen and having users work in traditional desktop mode would be an unwarranted expense that would gain minimal new functionality, he says.
com g g ts p IDEAL as an overnight charging spot for your Galaxy S4, S III or Note II, this multimedia dock leaves your phone fully functional while charging and automatically puts your handset into desktop mode when docked, so your main features are still at your fingertips.