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March has flown by and it is time once again for our monthly round-up of the best articles from the great authors here at How-To Geek. So pull up a comfortable chair, grab your favorite beverage, and enjoy the reading.

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The upcoming version of OS X, also known as “Lion”, has a new feature that many people hate—scrolling on the trackpad is reversed, just like an iPad or iPhone. If you want this feature in Windows, it’s as simple as can be.

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LibreOffice does not natively support the Global Menu feature in Ubuntu 11.04 yet, but you can start enjoying that Global Menu goodness using the lo-menubar extension.

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It’s time to delve into the tips box and share this week’s top reader tips. Today we’re looking at tips and tricks to help you recover your lost flash drive, turn C batteries into D batteries in a pinch, and silencing your HDD with elastic bands.

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Do you want a quick way to conduct searches in Firefox’s Address Bar using your favorite search engines? Then see just how easy it can be to search using this terrific set of shortcuts with the Instantfox extension.

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Twelve years ago The Matrix made cinematic and geek-culture history with a fusion of epic story telling, ample special effects, and a compelling look at the life of men and machines in a dystopian future. Grab some computer s...

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Everybody always tells you to make sure that you are backing up your PC, but what does that really mean? And what files do you actually need to backup? Today we’ll walk you through the basics of backing up your PC, what you should back up, and why.

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If you’re doing some shopping at your local Barnes & Noble, these coupons will save you 50% on your brick and mortar purchase.

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Celestial Objects [DesktopNexus]

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Beer brewing is an old art steeped in science; check out this infographic and companion guide to see the process behind it and learn how to brew beer in your kitchen.

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There’s little worse than an amazing set of in-ear monitors that constantly fall out, and without that seal they’re not doing their job right. With some silicone putty, however, you can get a fit that seals right and locks tight.

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March 31st, 2011 is “World Backup Day”—celebrate it by using free software Clonezilla to clone an exact copy of your OS system disk, regardless if you use Windows, Mac OS, or Linux!

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If you go searching online for ways to speed up your computer you’ll immediately run into a variety of registry cleaning applications. Is registry cleaning effective? Weigh in with your experiences.

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Link reaches the end of his quest but wait, he did it without the sword?! Just how did he do it? Watch to find out what his ingenious solution was!

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Remember the smirky dog from Duck Hunt that laughed at you every time you got a bad score? Well here is your chance for revenge. This quick and easy to play flash game lets you hunt the dog instead!

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Revering your lens in order to take inexpensive macro photos is a common trick but it exposes the inner elements of your lens in a way they weren’t intended to be. This simple filter adapter protects your lens during the reverse-lens process.

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If you’re looking for cheap and reliable online storage—who isn’t?—you can score a year 20GB of online storage from Amazon for under a buck. How? Read on as we highlight the perks of Amazon’s Cloud Drive and how to get nearly-free storage.

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Logging your daily achievements is an excellent motivator and a great way to see what you’ve accomplished. iDoneThis automates the process by sending you a daily email prompt and logging your replies.

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Space Station [DesktopNexus]

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If you want to give your retro game playing a properly retro look, this great mod uses the shell of an SNES system to house an emulator that plays games from over eight different systems.

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