Have you ever wished you had an extra Hard Disk to store files, share, or set aside as an encrypted vault? One of the new features in Windows 7 is the ability to create Virtual Hard Disks and we’ll show you how.
Do you wish there was a way to combine all that Wolfram Alpha and Google goodness together when you search for something? Now you can with the Wolfram Alpha Google extension for Firefox.
Are you worried about running an application on your machine because you’re not sure how it will affect it? Today we take a look at Sandboxie, which lets you run your browser, email, or other apps in a secure sandbox environment without making changes to your Windows system.
Windows 7 does more than just add big, shiny new features—it also has loads of little tiny tweaks that just add a really nice touch to the overall usability of the operating system. Let’s take a quick look at one of those tweaks in the volume mixer.
Do you wish there was a way to reduce the user interface in Firefox to get some precious screen real-estate back? Now you can with the Compact Menu 2 extension.
Sometimes you need a word processing application but not an entire office suite. Today we take a look at AbiWord which is a free word processor for all three major OS platforms.
RVS 2010 is a completely new product that uses a combination of antivirus, antimalware and a virtual system to protect your computer from all types of viruses and unwanted system changes. While mainstream vendors continue to fight a losing battle against malware, Returnil has taken a completely different approach to security. RVS 2010 clones (copies) the system partition and creates a virtual environment for your PC.
Facebook definitely allows you to easily communicate with others, but if you’re not careful, certain information you would like to remain private can be exposed. Here we take a look at locking down your profile, and how to avoid other annoyances.
This is one of those completely pointless tricks that has no useful application whatsoever, but it’s still fun to figure out how to do. It turns out that there’s a bug in Windows 7 that launches the old XP-style Alt-Tab switcher under certain conditions.
Windows 7 is going to be released this week, and it’s a huge upgrade from previous versions of Windows. The big question for us geeks, however, is “Will all of my favorite tweaks still work?”
Sometimes you may run across a website that requires QuickTime to view a video. Rather than installing the bloated QuickTime version from Apple, today we take a look at QT Lite that installs only the essential components needed to play QuickTime content on a webpage.
Yeah, you’re pretty sure that you’re the master of all things Firefox. I mean, why else would you be reading this article? So, we’ve got to ask, have you ever seen this one before?
Norton Internet Security delivers fast and light online threat protection. It guards your PC, network, online activities, and your identity with innovative detection technologies optimized to combat today’s aggressive, rapid-fire attacks. It makes online shopping, banking, and browsing safer and convenient.
If you’ve been a subscriber for more than a couple of days, you know that we love some good Friday Fun around here. You’ve probably also noticed that we sometimes post the games here on HTG, but we’ve never officially “launched” the section—until now.
Do you like the colored tab grouping feature in Internet Explorer and wish that Firefox had that too? Enjoy setting up your favorite tab color scheme with the FlagTab extension for Firefox.
Norton Antivirus 2010 defends your PC against viruses, spyware, bots, worms, and other malware without slowing things down or getting in your way. For faster, less frequent scans, intelligence-driven technology identifies and targets only files at risk.
Let’s face it, the built-in Alt-Tab doesn’t have much going for it in the eye-candy department, but we’ve come across an excellent replacement utility with awesome, gigantic previews that show you exactly what window you are switching to. This is what Windows should have been built with in the first place.
Remember the days before digital cameras when Polaroid pictures were the latest technology and coolest thing? Today we take a look at Rollip, which is a site that adds the classic look and feel of vintage Polaroid pictures.
You are no doubt reading this article because you are wondering what on earth this conhost.exe process is doing in Task Manager, and why it’s running on your shiny new Windows 7 PC. We’ve got the answer for you.
Do you love the idea of having IE Tab integration in Firefox but wish that there were more features? Now you can enjoy that IE Tab integration along with the addition of cookie synchronization and access to Adblock Plus.