Once a week we round up some of the great tips readers mail in and share the with everyone. This week we’re looking at DIY flash diffusers, homemade Ethernet cable testers, and how to get the Windows 8 Metro UI in Windows 7.
Microsoft’s decision to remove the Start button in Windows 8 has caused a lot of controversy and made a lot of Windows users angry. The Metro screen is supposed to be a replacement for the Start menu.
Are you or someone you know new to LibreOffice? Want to get the most out of the free office suite or have questions about how to use a particular app from the suite? Then you will definitely want to grab your own free copies ...
Creating animations from scratch in Photoshop might seem daunting, but in fact, they’re very simple. Fire up Photoshop and grab some of your files. It’s time to annoy the pants off of your friends with lots of animated GIFs!
The Windows Firewall is powerful, but it doesn’t offer an easy-to-use interface for its advanced features. Windows Firewall Notifier fills the holes in the built-in Windows Firewall, offering easy management of outbound connections and a console that displays network activity.
One of the characters you might have seen around How-To Geek is our very own “Keyboard Ninja.” Today, we honor him in t-shirt form, and you can pick the first design you’d like to see printed for the HTG store.
While we’ve asked you about the software you keep in your virtual toolbox, this week we’re interested in the actual hardware. What must have tools have you tucked away inside your geek toolbox?
Frost covered surfaces carry a unique beauty all their own, so why not add some icy goodness to your desktop with the Frost Macros Theme for Windows 7? The theme comes with nine images featuring the frosty photographic talent of Duncan Lawler.
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If you’re looking for a free and quick way to check out which best selling Kindle books are currently available as free downloads, Zero Dollars Books presents them with a clean and uncluttered layout.
Found yourself in a sticky situation where the bad guys are all over the place trying to get you? Then you need Siri, the Ultimate Combat Assistant! Defeating the bad guys never looked (or worked) so good before now…