Once a week we round up some of the responses we’ve fired off to How-To Geek readers and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at how to move the default location for documents in Windows 7, backing up Android, and multi-monitor taskbars in Windows 7.
A lot of us are lamenting the removal of the Start button and menu in Windows 8 Consumer Preview. However, a hidden context menu, or what is known as the Win+X menu, has been added.
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Last year we shared a video of a pair of floppy drives playing the Imperial March from Star Wars. This composition features eight drives cranking out the theme song to Doctor Who.
What do you do when you see a sweet LED and fiber optic chandelier but you don’t want to shell out over a grand to buy it? You build it yourself.
This augmented reality sandbox features realistic sand movement, differentiated tools, and (most impressively) real time topography and water flow. It’s destined to be the coolest children’s museum exhibit ever.
For those of you of the artistic persuasion, you might be using Photoshop or GIMP to color your scanned drawings. Fortunately, putting the line art in a transparent layer is very easy with this slick technique.
There’s more to CCleaner than clicking a single button. This popular application for wiping temporary files and clearing private data hides a variety of features, from fine-grained options for tweaking the cleaning process to full drive-wiping tools.