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SkyDrive is an online storage system included in Windows Live, which gives you 25 GB of space that you can sync to your desktop. Here’s how to connect it to your Windows 7 computer as a mapped drive.

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This week we learned how to backup and resurrect a dead or dying system disk with Clonezilla, use Windows 7’s Previous Versions to go back in time and save files, get 20GB of Amazon Cloud Storage for 89 cents, get past difficult levels in Angry Birds with video cheats for every level, see what your fellow readers had to say on the subject of registry cleaners, and more.

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Everybody loves a good prank… unless you are the one on the receiving end of the fun. It’s time to hone your pranking skills, not just to make sure you are the best, but so you can avoid being pranked by others.

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Displaying specially branded or themed Ubuntu wallpapers on your desktop is a terrific way to show your support for this great operating system. Today we have a new set of wallpapers that will let you add that perfect touch of Ubuntu themed fun to your desktop.

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UPDATE: An “undo” function has been added to the script. There are comments in the batch script which explain how to use this.

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Do you have a colorful avian themed desktop that is in need of matching icons? Then we have a wonderful set of bird icons that will add the final touches to your specially themed desktop.

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Blu the Macaw has a non-stop series of adventures in South America as he meets a potential love interest, works to conquer his fear of flying, makes new friends, and tries to stay ahead of the poachers who want to sell him an...

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Many companies abstain from participating in April Fools’ day jokes online while others try to outdo themselves. Check out this infographic to see the history of internet pranks.

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your experiences with Windows registry cleaning applications. You responded with hundreds of replies and now we’re back with a roundup of the key ideas and reader experiences.

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Speakers with cones and drivers? That’s not mad scientist enough for you. The only kind of tunes you want to listen to are those generated by high voltage electrical arcs. This weekend build a set of plasma speakers and...

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ALIEN CITY [DesktopNexus]

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Even if you were never a Dungeons & Dragons fan–but especially if you were–you’ll appreciate these clever alignment charts mapping popular TV show characters over the spectrum from Lawful Good to Chaotic Evil.

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Friday has finally arrived again, so why not take a break and have fun with something different? In this week’s game you engage in a battle to reclaim your notebook from the fleet of enemy planes and support forces that have invaded it.

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Got a bunch of files that need to be edited the same way? You can automate the process to save time and effort using Audacity’s Chain feature and modify tons of files at the same time.

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March has flown by and it is time once again for our monthly round-up of the best articles from the great authors here at How-To Geek. So pull up a comfortable chair, grab your favorite beverage, and enjoy the reading.

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The upcoming version of OS X, also known as “Lion”, has a new feature that many people hate—scrolling on the trackpad is reversed, just like an iPad or iPhone. If you want this feature in Windows, it’s as simple as can be.

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LibreOffice does not natively support the Global Menu feature in Ubuntu 11.04 yet, but you can start enjoying that Global Menu goodness using the lo-menubar extension.

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It’s time to delve into the tips box and share this week’s top reader tips. Today we’re looking at tips and tricks to help you recover your lost flash drive, turn C batteries into D batteries in a pinch, and silencing your HDD with elastic bands.

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Do you want a quick way to conduct searches in Firefox’s Address Bar using your favorite search engines? Then see just how easy it can be to search using this terrific set of shortcuts with the Instantfox extension.

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