Earlier this week we asked you to share the ways you customize your computing experience. You sounded off in the comments and we rounded up your tips and tricks to share. Read on to see how your fellow personalize their computers.
There has been quite a bit of controversy surrounding Microsoft’s emphasis on the new Metro UI Start Screen in Windows 8, but when it comes down to it which is really better? The Start Screen in Windows 8 or the old Sta...
When you have a lot of Windows open on your PC, getting to the recycle bin can sometimes be a pain. Use this quick tip to create a fully functional recycle bin in your taskbar.
Once a week we round up some reader tips and share them with the greater How-To Geek audience. This week we’re looking at speedy file renaming in Windows 7, fast access to bookmarks in Android, and a neat GPS-based todo list.
Bookmarklets are extremely useful additions to have for your everyday browsing needs without the hassle (or slowdown effect) of extensions. With that in mind tech blog Guiding Tech has put together a terrific collection of 21...
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Although the guts of this DIY build are worth checking out in their own right, what really caught our eye was the beautiful resin cast case surrounding the build as it’s something that could be adapted to a wide variety of projects.
Android: If you have trouble getting out of bed in the morning, Morning Routine might be just the tool you need–an alarm clock that requires you to scan a barcode to deactivate it.
Although the Kindle and Nook get the most press time, there’s a world of ebook readers out there; eReaderLookup helps you search by price, size, screen type, storage, and other parameters to find the perfect ebook reader for your needs.
Classic Shell is an open-source utility that brings classic Windows features to newer versions of Windows. It offers the most classic Start menu for Windows 8 yet, and it lets you avoid the ribbon with a Windows Explorer toolbar.
There are two versions of Internet Explorer in Windows 8, one you can only launch from the Start Screen and the Desktop version which you can only launch from the Desktop. Lets look at how we can launch the Desktop version from the Start Screen.
Whether you spend your energy customizing via case mods or leave the box stock and re-skin the OS, we’re interested in hearing all about how you customize your computing experience and make the machine yours.
While the video arcade culture of the 1970s and 80s has largely vanished from the American landscape, it’s alive and well in Japan–100 Yen: A Japanese Arcade Experience is a documentary exploring Japan’s sti...
Windows 7: Bing Desktop is a new and lightweight offering from Microsoft that automatically swaps your desktop background every day and offers quick access to the Bing search engine.