Once a week we round up some great tips from the HTG Tips Box and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at recording Skype calls, grabbing MP3s from YouTube videos, and how to properly clean a camera lens.
The Templar is ready to engage the Ogre in battle, but the Ogre has a surprise in store for him. Will the Templar play along with the Ogre’s true nerd love of the matching game or will he choose a different course of action?
If you thought he was bad before…
The Nautilus file manager in Linux Mint allows you to browse all the files on your system, but it only allows you to write files in your home directory (e.g., /home/lori) and its subfolders, such as Documents and Desktop.
If you’re looking for smooth, even, studio lighting of small objects–like items you want to list on eBay–this inexpensive laundry-hamper hack yields a light tent for a mere $5.
At How-To Geek, we’ve written extensively about how it’s impossible to “enhance” images and reclaim detail that is lost or isn’t there to begin with. Are we changing our tune? Nope, there’s nothing magical about these tips, except for the improved results you’ll get when you improve your own low resolution images. Keep reading and give it a shot!
If you’ve used Google lately, you’ve probably seen Google+ taking over Google’s search results. You don’t have to put up with it — you can disable the integration, show better social-networking pages or hide those pesky Google+ notifications.
Electronic gear is not cheap to replace–from iPads to new smartphones to laptops, most of us go out of our way to protect our gear from harm. This week we want to hear about your favorite tricks, tools, and add-ons for keeping your screens scratch free and your gear intact.
Well, something is definitely going to get “repaired”…
The main menu in Linux Mint 12 contains a lot of items, but what if you wanted to add custom items, remove items, or rearrange items? To edit the main menu, you must use a menu editor program called Alacarte.
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If you’re overwhelmed by the sheer amount of stuff going on when you visit Amazon, BookFlavor offers a simple way to focus just on the books without all the extra visual clutter.
If you’re interested in experimenting with a free-floating lens, ala the commercial LensBaby, this inexpensive hack turns and old shower head and 50mm lens into a tilt-shift lens.