This week we learned how to make your Android phone tell you where you lost it, sync your media across your entire house with XBMC, customize and tweak your system tray icons in Windows 7, learned how to start using QoS (Quality of Service) on a router, had fun with a unique set of grab bag icon packs, and more.
It has been a bit since we did our last roundup of Windows 7 focused wallpapers, so today we are back with a whole new batch. Fill your desktop with that ‘lucky 7 goodness’ using our Windows 7 Series 2 Wallpaper collection.
September has been an exciting month here at HTG where we covered topics such as the release of Windows 8, cleaning a dirty desktop computer, the file system you should use for your USB drive, and more. Join us as we look back at the most popular articles from this past month.
The best anti-virus out there! [via Reddit]
Mac: If you’re looking for a stylish and customizable break timer for Mac OS X, Time Out is a solid pick. Adjust the transparency, control iTunes and other apps, create exclusions, and more.
If you’re concerned you’ve been spending too much time on the internet, whether or not you get this video is a pretty solid indicator of how deep down the rabbit hole you’ve gone.
The work week is almost over, but until you can go home why not take a few minutes to relax and have some fun? In this week’s game your mission is to help a penguin warrior defeat the zombie hordes using precise shooting skills.
If you’ve got multiple computers at your desk, you probably know that it’s a pain to use more than one keyboard and mouse. Here’s how to use a single keyboard and mouse on more than one PC using a tool from Microsoft.
Keeping your data safe by performing regular backups is important. However, how many of us actually remember to stop what we’re doing and back up our data manually? An easy-to-use, automatic backup solution would solve that problem.
Once week we round up the best reader tips and share them here. This week we’re looking at running Windows 8 as a VMware machine, speeding up Windows 7 search with Agent Ransack, and making zip ties reusable.
Sometimes a person just gets tired of seeing EULAs that are as long as books and longs for something simpler.
Is your favorite text editor lacking a few features? Maybe you want to easily get a word count or change the case of selected text. There is an easy way to enhance your editor with these and additional features.
Luigi decides to starting wearing the same colors of clothing as Mario does. Is this an innocent change or is there a more sinister motive behind Luigi’s new colors? Watch to find out the results when confusion and mayhem set in!
Windows: If you’re a VirtualBox power user, VBoxLauncher generates a custom jumplist of all your VirtualBox machines for easy access.