Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag to answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at deleting duplicate Windows Media Player entries, hotkey switching for right/left-handed mouse settings, and changing Word’s default font.
If you’re looking to set up a standing desk without breaking the bank, this attractive IKEA mod provides budget-friendly standing desk benefits.
In a very short window of time Netflix has changed the way we pick and consume movies and laid its primary competitor to waste. Check out this infographic for an interesting look at the consumer shift.
The secret sauce in GTrot’s approach is the use of your Facebook network. When you tell GTrot that you want to go to New York City, GTrot combs through all your Facebook friends and looks for people with connections to ...
You might have heard the enigmatic acronym “HDR” in reference to photography. It stands for “High Dynamic Range” and it creates photos with gorgeous, impossible detail and clarity. Keep reading to learn more, and see how you can use it.
If you’re wondering what have been taking up space on your hard disk, then you have come to the right place. In today’s article, we’ll show you how to get rid of unneeded files from your computer.
This week we learned how to force a browser to remember passwords, customize folder backgrounds and icons in Windows Explorer, improve photography by learning the elements of exposure, sync encrypted files with Dropbox and SecretSync, found out how you backup your data, and more.
Images of planets can stir the imagination with thoughts of alien cultures, lost civilizations, and the wonders that might be found on them. Lift off and take your desktop into orbit and beyond with the first in our series of Awesome Planetary Orbits Wallpaper collections.
One of the features that many people love in Chrome is the minimal UI at the top of the browser. Want to minimize it even more? Then you will definitely want to make use of the new feature added to the Experimental Features page.
We’ve recently shown you lots of ways to remove backgrounds from photos using Photoshop and some other tools, but did you know you can do the same thing from within PowerPoint 2010? Here’s how to do it.
Yesterday Amazon announced that they now sell more Kindle books than physical books. Where do you fit on this shift towards digital reading?
With an increasing amount of our lives stored in digital format—financial documents, family photos, work projects—it is increasingly important to backup. This week we take a look at your backup strategies.
If you’re a student (or at least know one with a .EDU address you can borrow) and you’re in the market for a Windows 7 PC you can score a free Xbox in the process.
Sous vide, for the unfamiliar, is a process of cooking food in water at precisely controlled temperatures. For example, you can cook a steak by putting it in a vacuum-sealed plastic bag and then cooking it to the exact temper...
In this week’s game you get to head south of the border to help Pancho escape the canyon he is trapped in. You will need to have good timing and be able think your way through the traps along the way. Are you up for the challenge?
With so many musical genres, it’s no surprise there are plenty distortion pedals out there. But what makes them so different? Let’s take a closer look at what happens to audio signals as they pass through these relatively simple devices.