Wishing that there was an easier way than using Notepad as a “middleman” to remove formatting from text that you are copying and pasting? With PureText you can easily remove that formatting with a simple Windows hot-key combination.
Windows 7 has a lot of extra features for handling your optical media like DVD Movie Maker and ISO Burner. However if you need something with a lot more power and options today we take a look at the free and well known burning utility ImgBurn.
If you’re looking for an easy way to search through several video websites at once from your desktop, today we take a look at an app that does an excellent job. Ashampoo’s ClipFinder HD allows you to search and download videos from popular video sites from your desktop.
It can be hugely annoying when you cannot watch a video because WMP or another default player cannot find an appropriate codec. GOM Player is a free media player that has the most common video codec support built in. If a rare codec is required it’s Codec Finder Service will find what you need and show you were to download it.
VirtualBox from Sun is a great free virtual machine that lets you run multiple operating systems on your PC. Today we take a look at installing the Guest Additions feature which provides enhanced performance of the guest operating system.
Friday is here again and you’re frustrated at the pointy-haired bosses and the entire workweek in general. Let out that frustration with Mad Monday, a quick paced online flash game that lets you shoot vehicles and run them off the road.
You don’t have to wait until you’re home on the couch to to stare blankly at a television screen and channel surf. FreeZ Online TV is a free application that allows you to surf over 500 online channels and live broadcasts from around the world.
Sometimes you might want to convert a video file to an mp3 to take with on an iPod or to just listen to the audio without the video. Today we take a look at how to use the free program VLC to convert video formats to an mp3.
Needing or wanting to use Incognito Mode every time you browse the internet, but tired of always having to manually switch over? Now you can start in Incognito Mode automatically every time you open your browser.
If you like the convenience of easily sharing documents with Google Docs and also love the powerful functionality of Microsoft Office you can now have the best of both worlds. Today we look at the OffiSync Beta plug-in that brings the power of Google to your MS Office Documents.
A lot of Windows users out there dislike Internet Explorer enough that just using a different browser is not enough, they want it gone. Although there is not a way to completely uninstall it, let’s take a look at how to disable IE 8 in Windows 7 so you won’t have to deal with it anymore.
Looking for a good multi-protocol instant messenger that is light on system resources and very customizable? With Miranda Instant Messenger you can enjoy instant messenger goodness in a small package.
There are 2 versions of XMind. One is totally free and open source and the second is a pro version which provides a number of advanced features, including presentation mode, audio notes, and is geared more toward corporations. We are going to download and install the free version of XMind which is perfect for individuals and small groups.
Frustrated with having to paste links into other browsers to view a webpage? Now you can open those webpages in a browser of your choice with a simple click or right click.
Yesterday we took a look at the new feature in VLC 1.0 which allows you to record DVDs to your computer. There is also an overlooked feature in VLC that allows you to rip your DVDs as well. Here we will take a look at how to rip DVD movies with VLC for Windows.
Looking for an easy way to start and stop Private Browsing Mode in Firefox? With Toggle Private Browsing, you can switch back and forth with a single toolbar button.
For this week’s Friday Fun we take a look at what is arguably the coolest tower defense game ever. Here at How-To Geek we have been huge fans of Desktop Tower Defense now we take a look at the new and improved Pro version.
Love all that Google goodness, but do not want multiple home pages on start up or having to depend on multiple bookmarks to access your favorite services? Now you can have easy access to all that Google goodness with GButts.
Sometimes you might want to share information from other documents in Microsoft Excel. Here we will show you how to create a hyperlink to another document.
Ever find yourself needing a quick unit conversion and wishing for an easy access solution? Now you can have unit conversion goodness on your home computer and as a portable app with Convert for Windows.