July has been a month filled with geeky goodness where we covered topics such as setting up a VPN, diagnosing & fixing overheating laptops, making photos look like pencil drawings, and more. Join us as we look back at the most popular articles from this past month.
This week we learned how to make free Android or iPhone ringtones from any YouTube video, “halt Windows automatic rebooting, enable Unity Menus in Chrome, & set up tabbed PuTTY windows”, enjoyed a great new set of Geek Deals, “fix phantom HDMI sound problems, change HTC keyboards to the default Android keyboard, & log every URL visited on your network”, had fun customizing our desktops with a seaside vacation theme, and more.
The Convenant’s obsession with Forerunner technology and their subsequent attempt to exterminate humanity created a war that has raged across the Milky Way galaxy and beyond. Now you can bring the battle with the Covenant straight to your desktop with our Halo Wallpaper collection.
Evoke a world of masquerades, fancy ladies, and fanciful beasts on your desktop with this mysterious feeling Windows 7 theme by artist Cheng Ling.
A tad paranoid when it comes to installing software on a laptop? [via Reddit]
After another long week at work you need something to take your mind off of things and help you unwind a little bit. In this week’s game your mission is to build igloos that can withstand the avalanches you must survive in order to become King of the Eskimos, so grab your ice picks and get ready to head north!
Don’t update your Facebook page while driving [9GAG]
What do you get when you combine two awesome retro sci-fi series? Battlestar 1999! This video mashup combines footage from the original Battlestar Galactica and Space 1999 series for forty-four minutes of extremely well edited mini movie goodness.
The crew at HISHE provide an alternate version of how The Dark Knight could have ended. And as always Batman does it in style while the Joker will have a really long time to tell how he got those new scars… But what abo...
What do you think? Highly accurate or…?
Are you looking for a beautiful theme to brighten up your desktop? Then we have just what you need to add a perfect artistic touch to your desktop with the Taiwan Sketches theme for Windows 7. This wonderful theme comes with ...
Are you waiting for your vacation time to arrive or find yourself already missing those lovely days away from everyday life? Then we have something that may help make things a bit more bearable. So sit back, relax, and enjoy scenic views on your desktop with our Seaside Vacation Customization set.
This week we learned how to create Instagram style photo effects with GIMP or Photoshop, found out which dedicated todo list apps you prefer best, learned about the differences between various Linux Shells, announced that we are taking applications for a new writer here at How-To Geek, had fun customizing our desktops with classic alien goodness, and more.
Those pesky little aliens from Space Invaders have been with us for many years now and have found a special place in our game loving hearts. So look to the skies, power up your laser cannons, and get ready to add a retro gaming touch to your desktop with our Space Invaders Wallpaper collection.
This unique video provides a “behind the scenes” look at Mario’s regeneration and what he goes through each time he dies during game play. No matter what happens he never gives up and keeps going until he rescues his one true love.
Yeah Mom, I’m just good with computers [9GAG]