It’s time to delve into the tips box and share this week’s top reader tips. Today we’re looking at tips and tricks to help you recover your lost flash drive, turn C batteries into D batteries in a pinch, and silencing your HDD with elastic bands.
Twelve years ago The Matrix made cinematic and geek-culture history with a fusion of epic story telling, ample special effects, and a compelling look at the life of men and machines in a dystopian future. Grab some computer s...
If you go searching online for ways to speed up your computer you’ll immediately run into a variety of registry cleaning applications. Is registry cleaning effective? Weigh in with your experiences.
Revering your lens in order to take inexpensive macro photos is a common trick but it exposes the inner elements of your lens in a way they weren’t intended to be. This simple filter adapter protects your lens during the reverse-lens process.
If you’re looking for cheap and reliable online storage—who isn’t?—you can score a year 20GB of online storage from Amazon for under a buck. How? Read on as we highlight the perks of Amazon’s Cloud Drive and how to get nearly-free storage.
Logging your daily achievements is an excellent motivator and a great way to see what you’ve accomplished. iDoneThis automates the process by sending you a daily email prompt and logging your replies.
You’re tearing it up in Angry Birds, finding elegant smashed-avian-solutions for every level, and then you hit a wall. No matter what you do you can’t figure the level out. Take a peek at these video walkthroughs to blast through to the next level.
Capturing beautiful shots of lightening in action is challenging. This DIY trigger uses the lighting itself as a photo trigger ensuring you’ll never miss your shot.
Sendoid is a file sharing client designed to shuttle files quickly between browsers and desktops with little need for configuration or firewall tweaking.
Think you play more than the average gamer? Own more consoles? Check out this infographic guide to stats about players, console sales, and popular games to see.
You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. This week we take a look at freezer-based data salvaging, swapping out your wallpaper, and how to email text messages.
If you’re looking for a flexible way to block specific numbers from calling and texting you, Easy Filter Call Blocker & SMS is an Android-based filter that is easy to configure and deploy.
We’ve all come to know and love Nintendo as the console maker that gave us Mario, Metroid, and the Legend of Zelda. The history of the company is an interesting, and not so squeaky clean one, however.
If you’re looking for a weekend project that dabbles in vintage camera and film tricks, this tutorial shows you how to hack an old and cheap medium format camera to fully expose 35mm film.
The comments have been read and the votes totaled; hands down the How-To Geek crowd voids warranties like it’s an Olympic sport. Read on to see how, when, and why, your fellow readers void their warranties.
Your quarters have long been sunk in the machine, you’re mashing buttons at a furious pace, and then it happens: the 8-bit reaper comes for you. Check out this video remix of dozens upon dozens of classic video game arc...
Every week we bring you interesting trivia and milestones from the archives of Geekdom. Today we’re taking a peek at the birth of Twitter, ten years of Mac OS X, and the longest space stay in history.
If you’re trying to cut down on the power your home server is sucking down, this DIY power supply unit coupled with a low-power motherboard can bring your server power consumption down to netbook levels.
It’s time to delve into the tips box and share from the wealth of reader knowledge. Today we’re looking at an easy way to change letter case in MS Word, solving compatibility issues under Windows 7 64-bit, and controlling your torrents from your smart phone.