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Windows 8 comes with a shiny new version of PowerShell, version 3. But while playing around with it, I have noticed a lot of scripts that I had written for version 2 are now throwing errors, so here’s how to get version 2 back while not losing version 3.

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There are several ways to change your default applications on Ubuntu. Whether you’re changing the default application for a particular task, file type, or a system-level application like your default text editor, there’s a different place to go.

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We have already shown you how you can disable the Windows Store in Windows 8, but what if you have already installed some Metro applications or intend on doing so, but don’t want them to be uninstalled? Read on to find out how you can do this.

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Once a week we round up some great reader tips and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at building a waterproof boombox, quick access to laptop stats in Windows 7, and how to stockpile free apps and books at Amazon.

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Bowser decides to have his son Larry be a boss on one of the airships when he comes to spend the weekend with him. The question is can Larry be a tough enough boss for Mario to deal with or will things go horribly wrong for him?

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Night, Ship, Underwater, Ocean [The Paper Wall]

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Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you're right!

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Persistence, persistence, persistence!

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Run away hit Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye is on track to become the tune of the summer; this extremely well executed parody replaces the subject of a lover scorned with a Star Wars fan scorned (with quite entertaining results).

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With the recent availability of the Windows 8 Release Preview you may be wondering just which anti-virus/malware apps have been cleared/approved by Microsoft to work with it. Well, your wait is now over. Microsoft has posted ...

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Last year we showed you how to setup BlueStacks on your Windows machine in order to enjoy Android apps on your PC desktop; now BlueStacks is available for Mac OS X with that same cross-platform Android goodness.

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Many LEGO creations showcased by geeks across the web involve thousands upon thousands of bricks to create perfectly scaled recreations of buildings, movie scenes, and more. In this case, the goal is to recreate an iconic Sci...

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Ever wanted to access an online web service, only to find it’s only available to those people living in the United States? Read on to find out how you can get around this restriction by changing one simple setting in Windows.

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If you’re using Linux, you don’t need VirtualBox or VMware to create virtual machines. You can use KVM – the kernel-based virtual machine – to run both Windows and Linux in virtual machines.

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We previously explained why so many geeks hate Internet Explorer, and even though Internet Explorer 9 and 10 are greatly improved, and on par with the competition, we’re still going to explain how to uninstall it from Windows 8 if you should want to do so.

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Email can be a fantastically efficient way to deal with communication, but not if it’s bogged down with SPAM messages and poorly organized. This week we want to hear all about the tips, tricks, and ninja-filters you use to keep your inbox tidy.

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Not very likely that this mouse will be as helpful for browsing and work on your computer as the other one…

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The context menu in Windows provides a convenient place to start programs, access websites, and open folders. There are several ways to add programs to the menu including a registry method and a free tool.

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