Once a week we share reader problems and three solutions; this week we’re looking at increasing Wi-Fi connectivity, how to calibrate your monitor, and how to sneak in a good prank or two at work.
A lot of companies are starting to sell portable 3G routers that you can take with you when you go out, but what happens when you forget, luckily How-To Geek is here to save the day with this neat command line trick.
The first thing any Linux user does after installing Linux is installing their favorite packages. Ubuntu makes this easy by syncing your installed applications between computers. And terminal users can install their favorite packages with a single command.
Windows comes with a variety of ways to rename multiples files at once from Windows Explorer, the Command Prompt, or PowerShell. Whether you’re looking for an easy-to-use graphical interface or a powerful command-line method, you’ll find it here.
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This week’s edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness such as Microsoft’s roll out of new SkyDrive features, delivery has begun for the first units of Raspberry Pi’s $35 Linux computer, Google may face a fine over the Safari privacy bypass issue, and more.
Have you ever wondered how the “Most Visited” bookmarks folder included with Firefox works? It’s not just a special-cased folder – it takes advantage of the Places database introduced in Firefox 3, and you can create your own smart bookmarks.
Firefox is one of the more popular web browsers that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Firefox has a lot of built-in, useful features and you can install many extensions to expand its functionality.
Last year we shared a wonderful collection of night-time city wallpapers with you and today we are back with more. Add some unique night-time beauty to your desktop with the second in our series of Cities at Night Wallpaper collections.
Both Chrome and Firefox can restore bookmarks you’ve deleted, but Chrome doesn’t make it easy. Chrome contains a single, hidden bookmark backup file. The backup file can only be restored manually and is frequently overwritten.
If you’ve been meaning to learn how to solder in order to start tackling some fun and interesting projects, Soldering Is Easy will get you started.