It has been a busy month here at HTG where we covered topics such as how to see which websites your computer is secretly connecting to, reviewed the new Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, learned how to improve your Google search skills, and more. Join us as we look back at the most popular articles from this past month.
Note: Articles are listed as #10 through #1.
Beyond Barrel Roll: 10 Hidden Google Tricks
If Google’s recent Easter Egg–query “do a barrel roll” if you haven’t tried it already–has you curious about other search tricks, this collection of Easter Eggs will keep you busy for awhile.
HTG Explains: Do You Really Need to Defrag Your PC?
Ask any PC tech person how to make your computer faster, and almost every one of them will tell you to defrag your PC. But do you really need to manually trigger a defrag these days?
A Long Day for Tech Support [Funny Comic]
Working in Tech Support can really try your patience at times…
Amazon’s New Kindle Fire Tablet: the How-To Geek Review
We got our Kindle Fire a few days ago, and since then we’ve been poking, prodding, and generally trying to figure out how to break it. Before you go out and buy your own, check out our in-depth review.
How to Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way
Forgetting your password is never any fun, but luckily there’s a really easy way to reset the password. All you need is a copy of the Windows installation disk and one simple command line trick.
The Future According to Films [Infographic]
Curious what the future will look like? According to movie directors, casting their lens towards the future of humanity, it’s quite a mixed bag. Check out this infographic timeline to check out the next 300,000 years of human evolution.
20 of the Best Stupid Geek Tricks to Impress Your Friends
Have you ever surprised and impressed a non-geek friend when you were doing something on your computer that you thought was simple? If so, you performed a Stupid Geek Trick. These are simple, sometimes not very useful, computer tasks.
20 of the Best of Shortcut and Hotkey Tips for Your Windows PC
For those of you who like to use the quickest methods of getting things done on your computer, we have shown you many Windows shortcuts and hotkeys for performing useful tasks in the past.
How to See What Web Sites Your Computer is Secretly Connecting To
Has your internet connection become slower than it should be? There may be a chance that you have some malware, spyware, or adware that is using your internet connection in the background without your knowledge. Here’s how to see what’s going on under the hood.
Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic]
Don’t limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two.