Have you ever wished that Windows displayed the full date instead of the short date format that is displayed in the Windows 7 Taskbar? With this easy tutorial you will have Windows displaying the date exactly how you want it to.
If you were making a list of the features you want most in Windows Explorer, what would be at the top? Here’s a look at what Windows 8 has to offer for your file management tasks.
Every week we open up our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at a computer that doesn’t keep the time, using Wake-On-LAN, and rolling your own karaoke tracks.
If you’re a fan of Pulse, the news-aggregation service with slick mobile and web interfaces, you’ll be pleased with their new bookmarklet and add-on for easy read-it-later article stashing.
Firefox: Light Switch is a lightweight add-on that dims everything on a page but the media element that you’re interacting with, such as a video or game.
Do you spend a lot of time using Windows Explorer? Wouldn’t it be handy if you could start your favorite program right from within the Explorer window? There’s an easy way to add applications to your Favorites List in Explorer.
This week we learned how to bump your desktop into 3D with BumpTop, get blazing fast, powerful, XP-style search in Windows 7, “learned what makes a portable app portable, how to build a Firefox kiosk, & how to safely store headphone cables”, found out what causes the “File Downloaded from the Internet” warning and how to easily remove it, enjoyed the latest batch of Geek Deals, and more.
Wind, water, and other forces of nature have created unique, beautiful rock formations across our world. Now you can bring these wonders of nature to your desktop with the first in our series of Rock Formations Wallpaper collections.
There’s loads of information suddenly pouring out of Microsoft about how Windows 8 really works, and today they explained how they are handling when you copy files over top of other files with the same name.
This DIY build is so ambitious it wasn’t enough just to create a fiber optic starscape, it includes a remote control that cycles through distinct color schemes.
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite tips, tricks, and sources for cheap textbooks. Now we’re back with a roundup of your money saving advice.
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Why does one string on on an instrument sound different than another? How do we hear a melody over the acoustic din of day-to-day living? Watch this informative video to find out.
Your work week is almost over, so why not have a bit of fun as you wait for the end of the day to arrive? In this week’s game your goal is to correctly build sets of paths between like-colored blocks without running out of space or path blocks. It starts out simple enough, but are you up to the challenge when the going gets tough?
Jailbroken iOS devices have a lot of useful apps. If you want easy access to simple tasks, but don’t want to unlock your phone or compromise your security to do it, LockGestures is for you.