Ten or So Tips for Tablet and Laptop Owners
In This Chapter
Turning on Airplane Mode while flying
Connecting to a new wireless network
Toggling your tablet’s autorotate feature
Choosing what happens when you close your laptop’s lid
Adjusting to different locations
For the most part, everything in this book applies to deskbound PCs, laptops, and tablets alike. Windows 8.1 offers a few settings exclusively for the portable crowd, however, and I cover those items here. I also throw in a few tips and quick references to make this chapter especially suited for laptop owners who need information in a hurry.
Switching to Airplane Mode
Most people enjoy working with their tablets or laptops during a long flight. Portable devices are great for watching movies, playing games, or catching up on some work.
But most airlines make you turn off your wireless connection while the plane is in flight, referred to in airport lingo as Airplane Mode.
To turn on Airplane Mode on either a laptop ...