Last week, I mentioned that I got a new laptop, and am pretty enamored with the little thing. Now that I've spent some time with Windows 7, I'm more in love than ever. Above is a demo of a very cool feature. Ok, it's not really a "necessary" feature, but it's fun to play with. If you have a bunch of windows open, you can click, hold, and shake the one you really need, and the others will go away. This can be very useful in meetings, when you need to quickly show someone a particular window. Of course most of the time, it's not hard to find the window you're looking for, because the edges of all of the windows are translucent. Here's another feature that can help - taskbar previews:
Oh, and let's not forget sleep and resume...why wasn't it always like this? Just remember not to leave your laptop lying around if you use this feature:
Jennifer Pointer (e-mail) is in Tulsa, OK. She promotes a simple, a low-tech approach to effective online profile management, search engine optimization and social networking.