Everybody that’s owned a PC has had to deal with the eventual system boot slowdown. Here’s how to use Event Viewer to track exactly how long your system takes to boot up and shut down.
It’s that tips sharing time of week again! This week we’re looking at reader tips about sun glare reduction in photos, turning old credit cards into cable organizers, and activating the mouse “laser pointer” in PowerPoint.
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Mega Man arrives at the fortress of Chill Penguin ready to fight and defeat him, but Chill Penguin has a much better suggestion. What is it though? Watch to find out!
Have Wi-Fi network problems? This set of handy flowcharts will guide you (or a distant relative in need of assistance) towards Wi-Fi happiness.
What happens when you pit two of the most sophisticated AI chatbots against each other in a conversation? As this video highlights, some rather peculiar things.
If you’ve got a perfectly functional but boring alarm clock this Chumby-powered hack will upgrade its old Beep-Beep to a custom readout of the weather and daily headlines.
August has been a busy month here at HTG where we covered topics such as setting up a posthumous password contingency plan, when you should properly eject a thumb drive, got a first look at the UI for Windows 8, and more. Join us as we look back at the most popular articles from this past month.
The best place to have your calendar is with you. This week we want to hear about your favorite mobile calendar app and your best on-the-go calendar tips and tricks.
If you’re looking for a little levity to get you through the midweek slump, Kingdom Rush is a really polished Tower Defense-style Flash game with save points, multiple stages, and great interface.
The heavy, stylized shadows of HDR Photography are a professional, very dramatic look many photographers use. Here’s how a few moments with Photoshop or freeware Raw Therapee can get you a similar effect with your photos.