Once a week we round up some of the interesting questions we’ve answered from the Ask How-To Geek mailbox and share them with the greater readership. This week we’re looking at Xbox 360 upgrades, Christmas light wiring, and stripping Kindle DRM.
Still wondering what Spiderman is doing working an office job and who exactly Chuck Testa is? Know Your Meme is here to help with the top 10 memes of 2011.
When you get a new computer (Mac, in this case), you might want to check how well it can perform. By running a benchmark, you’re actually finding out your machine’s scores regarding various performance-related tasks, and then you can compare your results with others.
Active Directory is essential to any Microsoft network built on the client-server network model–it allows you to have a central sever called a Domain Controller (DC) that does authentication for your entire network. Instead of people logging on to the local machines they authenticate against your DC. Lets take a look at how to install Microsoft’s Active Directory.
This week’s edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness such as Apple’s possible loss of the iPad trademark in China, the Justice Department’s investigation into e-book pricing, AT&T’s cut-back on speed for heavy data users, and more.
How-To Geek is a great place to learn all kinds of things, and some of our articles are in-depth explanations of how something works. We call these explainer topics, and here’s the best ones that we published in 2011.
The variety of architectural styles across our world serve as a window into the dreams and imagination of different people and cultures. Journey through these realms on your desktop with the first of our Architectural Views Wallpaper collections.
Christmas will soon be here and we have just what you need to make your holiday stationary beautiful and unique. So grab up your printing supplies and get ready to impress your loved ones with your artistic talents using our Christmas 2011 Fonts collection.
If you’ve managed to get access to the newest version of the Twitter web site, also known as #NewNewTwitter, you might have noticed that the content is now on the right-hand side, which just feels unnatural. Here’s how to fix it in Chrome or Firefox.
We have all been there at one time or another when looking for an answer to those burning questions…
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite local file search search tips, tricks, and apps. Now we’re back to share the wealth.
If you’re looking to ad a bit more of a sci-fi twist to your holiday decorations this geodesic gingerbread house is more Moonbase Alpha than grandma’s cottage in the woods.