Secret Keyboard Combos That Will Change Your Life

Be it at work or home, you spend a disproportionate amount of time at your keyboard. But like any great relationship, your keyboard still harnesses secrets after all of these years.

Built to simplify your life and make your computer experience more fluid, both Windows and Mac come with a set of straightforward tricks that will open up your computer experience.

Below, we’ve compiled our favorite shortcuts that will make you feel like a computer whiz.

Windows Keyboard:

Windows Key 

Opens the Start Menu (in Windows 8.1, it opens the previous window).

Windows Key  + A

Opens the Action Center (in Windows 10).

Windows Key ⊞ + B

Selects the first icon in the Notification Area (you can then move between the icons using the arrow keys).