Once a week we round up some great reader tips and share them with everyone; this week we’re looking at DIY Wi-Fi boosters, indefinitely extending your Kindle library loans, and easy keyword-based wallpaper updates.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to calculate the values for resistors based on their color bands? Then you will definitely want to download this awesome DIY papercraft Resistor Value Calculator from Adafruit!
Are you ready for something new and fresh on your desktop? Then the Saplings Theme for Windows 7 is definitely worth looking at. The theme comes with twelve beautiful images of newly sprouted and young trees that will brighten up your day.
Last week we shared a neat video with you that highlighted the shipping routes which powered the trade of the 18th century; this animation highlights current water and land transportation routes in a spectacular way.
Creating a background image for your webpage (or desktop background) isn’t challenging at all. In fact, even a newbie Photoshop user can bash one out in about ten seconds. Here’s the simplest of simple methods with surprising, great results.
The new SkyDrive is a compelling product from Microsoft. With an ample 7 GB of free storage, a slick interface, and the ability to download unsynced files from any connected computer, SkyDrive gives Dropbox a run for its money.
The Windows Store is a great addition to Windows 8, but in true How-To Geek fashion we are here to show you how to disable it. There are a number of reasons you might want to do this, most notably if you are testing Windows 8 in a corporate environment.
This week we’d like to you imagine, if you will, that you must distill down your computer knowledge into three rules to pass on to a new computer user. What do you tell them? How do you save them from making the mistakes you made?
What would Super Mario be like if each level was condensed down to a single screen? Find out with Super Mario Summary! Each level of this game fits on a single screen but will certainly keep you busy as you try to win…
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If you’ve played even a few round of the popular Pictionary-like game DrawSomething, you’re more than familiar with several of the player types highlighted in this humorous video.
Videos Near Me is a simple web-app that combines your geographic location (or whatever location you select) with the GPS coordinates of YouTube videos, generating a videos-shot-here playlist in the process. It’s a fun w...
We’ve previously covered customizing Windows Explorer’s context menus by adding custom shortcuts and removing existing shortcuts with the Registry Editor. FileMenu Tools is an easy-to-use, graphical alternative to these fairly complicated registry hacks.