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Whether shopping for a new computer or upgrading an old one, you’ve likely come across the the “64-bit” designation and wondered what it meant. Read on as we explain what Windows 7 64-bit is and why you’d want a piece of that 64-bit pie.

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Have you ever wondered what playing Mario would look like if set up with a first person shooter point of view? Then get ready for a whole new perspective with this awesome video! Mario game play has never looked better…

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Do you love sailing and all things related to the sea? Then come aboard with the Sailing Theme for Windows 7. This gorgeous theme comes with 14 wallpapers showcasing sailing ships from around the world and 19 soothing seashore sounds for your system.

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Firefox 4 has finally been released, and while it looks an awful lot like Opera, there’s no question that it’s faster, better, and an all-around great upgrade from 3.6. Here’s a couple of highlights.

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Curious about the history of nuclear reactors after all the attention they’ve received in the news? Take a peek at the history of reactors with these gorgeous cutaway drawings of vintage nuclear power plants.

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Ubuntu has pretty good theming system, visual effects, and eye-candy stuff, but you may love the elegance of Windows 7 Aero class, transparency, or the Start Menu. Today we’ll show you how to transform Ubuntu to look like Windows 7.

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If you’re not planning on upgrading your iPad any time soon but you would like in on some of that smart cover action, this simple DIY hack can help.

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Mozilla Firefox [DesktopNexus]

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If you’re a sucker for interesting data maps (and we certainly are), then you’ll want to check out this world map animation created by geolocating thousands of historical dates.

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The regular fonts on your computer are perfect for your document and image work most of the time, but occasionally you need something unique with a bit of style instead. Handwriting styled fonts can add an elegant, casual, or fun touch to make those personal letters, cards, invitations, and image captions really stand out.

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Wireless is everywhere and routers are the force that makes it happen, so why not supercharge yours to take proper advantage of it? DD-WRT will let you boost your router’s range, add features, and more.

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So you have a bunch of files with sloppy-looking names. It’s not that the names are wrong, but they’re all lowercase, missing spaces, and generally messy. Not a problem for Total Commander’s multi-rename tool! Read on and see.

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You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. Today we take a look at using Greasemonkey scripts in Google Chrome, picking the right cable for your media center, and how to create a custom Windows 7 jumplist for any application.

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If the nuclear reactor situation in Japan has you curious about radiation exposure and what the different levels and degrees mean, this easy to read infographic from XKCD should help clear things up.

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Windows 7 gives the ability to quickly pull up a calendar from the taskbar by clicking on the time. What you may not know is that you can also quickly jump to dates in different months and years.

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The transparency of glass is such a fundamental component of our daily lives–it allows light into our homes, high visibility while driving our cars, and the color of wine to be admired–but many people misunderstan...

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If you’ve been dissapointed with the performance of commercially available hard drive docks (and more than a few people have) this spartan DIY solution removes the bottlenecks most commercial docks are crippled by.

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When there’s a shortcut or trick that can help you save time, it’s our mission to pass that help along to you. Our new cheat sheets are a collection of exactly that, ready for your download and great for printing. Here’s the very first one, for Photoshop.

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Have you ever find yourself frantically clicking your mouse to get to the right slide that your audience ask you? If you do, we have some simple tricks that you can use to move between slides easily.

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AutoHotkey scripts are a great way to customize your computer, but may seem daunting at first. Don’t worry – getting started is much easier than it looks! Read on to see.

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