The ability to pin websites to your Start Screen is a nice touch in Windows 8, however by default the sites you pin open with the Metro version of Internet Explorer. Here’s how to change that.
You have questions and we have answers; once a week we round up a handful of reader questions and share the answers with everyone. This week we’re looking at removing Windows 8 from a dual installation, understanding Linux file permissions, and disabling the Scan and Fix popup in Windows.
If you’re a fan of David Allen’s productivity system Getting Things Done and popular cloud-based note service Evernote, The Secret Weapon combines the two into a cloud-based GTD system.
iPad: The Khan Academy is a remarkable education resource that offers thousands of videos on everything from astrophysics to finance. While you can watch all the videos online, their newly released iPad app makes it easy to d...
Android: A free Box.net cloud storage account comes with 5GB–upgrade to 50GB by taking their new Android app for a test drive.
You may have heard photographers talk about “Chromatic Aberration” like it’s a disease. Today, we’ll give a explanation of what this term means, and share an advanced technique for removing it from photos, should the need arise.
With a quick registry tweak, you can add any application to any Windows Explorer context menu. You can even add application shortcuts to your desktop’s context menu and launch your favorite applications just by right-clicking on your desktop.
Ubuntu One lets you easily synchronize files and folders, but it isn’t clear how to sync configuration files. Using Ubuntu One’s folder synchronization options or some symbolic links, you can synchronize configuration files across all your computers.
This week’s edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as Apple and book publishers face an e-book antitrust lawsuit, Mozilla does not want Pepper for Flash on Linux, pre-rendering led to a browser statistics error in favor of Chrome, and more.
With the use of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and netbooks, most of us do everyday tasks online, such as purchasing goods and banking. However, if we don’t secure our personal data on our computers and online, we could be asking for serious trouble.
Last year we shared a wonderful collection of colorful wallpapers to help make your desktop feel fresh once again and today we are back with more. Brighten up your days and inspire your creative side with the second in our series of Colors Wallpaper collections.
Looks like we need more floppy disks…
When running the latest version of Windows 8 in a virtual machine in VMware Workstation, the shared folders feature doesn’t work because you can’t install VMware Tools. So, how are you supposed to transfer files between your VM and your Windows 7 host?
That is definitely going to be an awkward conversation explaining why that was a bad idea…
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