Google has a tremendous number of free services they offer which many of your probably take advantage of. But have you ever considered what you might lose if all of a sudden you lost access to your account? Just like all important data on your hard drive, your critical data in “the cloud” should also have backup consideration.
Don’t be in the dark about who is visiting what web sites on your LAN. Use our two-prong approach to lock in on who is browsing what on your home network.
Are you looking for a beautiful theme to brighten up your desktop? Then we have just what you need to add a perfect artistic touch to your desktop with the Taiwan Sketches theme for Windows 7. This wonderful theme comes with ...
This day in Geek History the creator of the first internet worm was the first person sentenced under the Computer Fraud Act.
Minecraft is an amazing open-ended game, but what if you could take it to the next level? Using the Essentials Plugin Suite, you can add create and manage user groups, specify permissions for commands, and even add a class system!
We’re all familiar with the heat a single computer can generate; data centers generate exponentially more. Microsoft researchers want to tap into that waste heat and use it for residential buildings.
If you’re looking for a way to film your next flight from the police or document your epic cross-country road trip, this clever hacked together mount turns your passenger seat into a tripod.
Are you waiting for your vacation time to arrive or find yourself already missing those lovely days away from everyday life? Then we have something that may help make things a bit more bearable. So sit back, relax, and enjoy scenic views on your desktop with our Seaside Vacation Customization set.
Each week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at an HDMI connection with phantom sound issues, how to install the stock Android keyboard, and how to log URLS visited from your network.
It’s in the walls of your office, laid by the miles in data centers, and an integral part of any data network. Read up on the history of the humble Ethernet cable.
There’s no need to settle for electronic beeps and dings when DIY mods like this one exist; hack an old-fashioned counter service bell to notify you of new emails and more.
Popular file sharing service Minus has updated their web site, desktop app, and Android app with new interfaces and features.
Ever seen a mall photobooth create a “pencil drawing” from a photo? Give us about one minute, and see how you can create an easy grayscale image effect that looks like a tonal pencil drawing. Check it out!
Windows Home Server (WHS) is one of the most reliable and feature rich network attached storage devices on the market. However, WHS 2011 removed some key features. If you’re looking for an upgrade without losing features, look no further than Amahi.
This week we learned how to create Instagram style photo effects with GIMP or Photoshop, found out which dedicated todo list apps you prefer best, learned about the differences between various Linux Shells, announced that we are taking applications for a new writer here at How-To Geek, had fun customizing our desktops with classic alien goodness, and more.
Those pesky little aliens from Space Invaders have been with us for many years now and have found a special place in our game loving hearts. So look to the skies, power up your laser cannons, and get ready to add a retro gaming touch to your desktop with our Space Invaders Wallpaper collection.