Do you like backing your files up online and also happen to have a Gmail account? Now you can easily backup your files in your Gmail account with Backup To EMail.
Do you use Firefox’s Search Bar often each day and wish that you could make some changes in how it operates? Now you can make those wonderful little tweaks with SearchLoad Options.
Are you tired of websites always asking for your e-mail address and then bombarding you with high amounts of spam? Now you can get what you need and put an end to the harassment with Spamavert.
A necessary security practice is having Antivirus and other Malware protection utilities installed on your Windows computer, but they need constant updating to be effective against the newest threats. Today we take a look at ThreatFire from PCTools which runs along side your current Antivirus utility to add protection against Zero-day attacks.
Do you use Alt-Tab window switching for your Windows desktop and find yourself wishing for that same functionality in Firefox? Now you can enjoy all that switching goodness in your browser with TabNavigator.
In previous versions of Windows it can be a tedious task managing music, photos, documents and other files that are scattered in different directories on your hard drive. Today we take a look at the new Libraries feature in Windows 7 that allows you to organize folders from multiple locations in one spot.
Video editing is an important aspect of our work. I was looking for some video editing solution for my Ubuntu machine and came across this useful piece of software which makes the editing of videos a very easy. The software is called OpenShot and is a free and open source solution for editing videos on Linux environment.
For today’s Friday Fun we take a look at a couple of simple but addicting flash games based on collapsing colored bricks. It has been a tough week and you have given enough of your time to the company, so relax and have fun with these games.
Ever find yourself needing to make a last minute change to a document, spreadsheet, presentation, or image but you do not have access to regular software suites? Now you can easily remedy that situation with Open IT Online.
Finding a way to easily access recently used files, folders, and websites could be annoying in previous versions of Windows. Today we take a look at the new Jump List feature in Windows 7 that allows you to quickly access recently used items.
Want an easy way to share documents, photos, and other files with people over the web? Now you can with Opera Unite which is a new service to be included with the Opera 10 browser. Today we take a look the new Unite feature and what it has to offer.
Ever find yourself needing to acquire information about a particular domain but want an easy way to do it? Now you can with Win32Whois.
Editor’s Note: Chi.mp is a free service, and we really like it, but this shouldn’t be considered an official How-To Geek endorsement.
We all go through several computers and other electronic devices over a lifetime and getting rid of them is not as easy as throwing them in the trash. Today we take a look at how to dispose of your old machines in a secure and environmentally responsible manner.
Only a few weeks have passed since I learned how to solve a Rubik’s cube for the first time, and now I’ve become completely addicted to puzzle games. It’s time to find a new puzzle.
Do you love using smooth scrolling in Firefox but wish that you could make personalized adjustments to it? Now you can with the SmoothWheel extension for Firefox.
Tired of the default download manager setup in Firefox and wanting something more? Now you can modify the download manager to suit your own personal style with the Download Manager Tweak extension.
Tired of the same old desktop wallpapers and wishing for something more artistic to suit your mood? Now you can enjoy turning your favorite wallpapers and pictures into works of art with FotoSketcher.
Remember in Vista how it was an annoying chore getting it to recognize external devices like printers, phones, and digital cameras? Well now in Windows 7 there is a cool feature called Device Stage that allows you to easily see and manage all of your external devices from one spot.
One of the first things you might notice in Windows 7 is the addition of the new Gadgets and Screen Resolution items to the context menu. The only problem is that you might not really want them there—so we’ll explain how to get rid of them.
If you just can’t see the point of the desktop Gadgets included in Windows 7, or even the Sidebar gadgets in Windows Vista, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily disable them with a simple configuration change.