Last week the PlayStation network was breached again–over 93,000 US and European accounts were accessed illegally. It’s yet another reminder that we should all be using strong and varied passwords. Read on for a refresher.
Whether you’re trying to dodge an angry government, a connection throttling ISP, or the watchful gaze of media conglomerates, anonymizing and encrypting your BitTorrent traffic can help. Read on to learn how.
Hard drives 1979-2011 [9GAG]
Autumn is the most colorful time of year, so why not make your desktop just as bright and cheeful? The Autumn Theme for Windows 7 comes with 38 Hi-res wallpapers, custom Autumn icons, and Celtic system sounds to create a peaceful desktop experience.
If you open different virtual machines in VirtualBox often, you will like VBoxLaunch. It allows you to launch virtual machines directly from the Start menu using a jumplist without having to launch the VirtualBox Manager first.
If you’re looking for an interesting electronics project that combines something old and something new, this clever build combines a new Arduino chip to re-create a 1970s era microcomputer.
With this simple hack you can turn any LCD screen into a multidimensional display capable of showing 3D hologram-like images.
Chrome: If you routinely use popular cloud-based storage solutions like Dropbox, Box.net, Google Docs, and others, Cloud Save allows you to directly download a file from the web to your cloud drive.
So you want to launch a program with parameters, but you prefer to pin programs to the taskbar rather than have shortcuts everywhere? Read on to find out how you can achieve this in a few seconds.
For years, Windows tweaking people have tried to convince everybody that if you disable the pagefile, you’ll get a big performance boost. One of our readers did a ton of testing to prove that this is not true.
Once a week we round up some of the reader emails we’ve answered and share them. This week we’re looking at removing the shortcut arrow in Windows 7, remapping the Caps Lock Key, and disabling Google Instant Search Results.
The Navigation Pane in Word 2010 allows you to jump around your document in several ways. You can use it to find text, Word objects, such as tables and graphics, and to jump to specific headings and pages.
Android: Smart Browser Chooser is a simple application that toggles your browser based on the network you’re connected to–automatically switch to an optimized browser for lower data usage when you’re on your mobile data plan.
While you’re likely not the kind of person that drinks hard liquor out of a plastic flask, don’t turn your nose up at the cheap little bottles–they make excellent DIY flash diffusers for soft lit photos.