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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Looks like we need more floppy disks…

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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?

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That is definitely going to be an awkward conversation explaining why that was a bad idea…

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Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you're right!

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If you’re looking for some lightweight speakers with an eye catching design, this project combines open-source speakers with a glass jar to showcase the home-rolled guts.

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your tips, techniques, and tools for organizing and tracking your projects. Now we’re back to highlight the tools you use.

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If you’re in desperate need of some siege weapons to defend your cubicle kingdom, this novel little hack turns card stock into catapults.

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Will advanced technology or primal braun be the deciding factor in this epic battle?

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Whether you can’t get enough Minecraft or you’ve never started playing it, you can hop right into your browser and play a classic edition of the game for free.

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In this week’s game aliens have slipped into town and stolen something from the local gun fighter, which sets off a quest for revenge. Are your shooting skills good enough to help the gun fighter defeat the aliens or will they sit back and laugh at your poor aim?

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Even if you don’t have much drawing talent, it’s surprisingly easy to create a photorealistic caricature from a photograph with good resolution and a few minutes in Photoshop. Grab an image and get ready to become a caricature artist!

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Have you ever wished that instead of having to manually login to a server in order to see the system log, the events would simply come to you? How-To Geek goes into how to setup a syslog collector.

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