It’s time to bust open the tip box and share some of this weeks reader tips. Today we’re looking at an easy way to print selectively and squeeze out extra prints, how to backup and lighten your wallet, and the oft over looked scroll wheel zooming.
It’s late, the lights are already out, and you realize you didn’t plug in your phone to charge. Avoid in-the-dark fumbling by using felt to give your charging cord a tactile right-side-up marker.
Hackerish High Tech Wallpaper [deviantArt]
Windows 7 has a ton of great features, most of which are really obvious—but there’s also some great features hidden away that you might not know even exist. One of these is that Windows 7 can automatically change your default printer based on which network you’re connected to.
With specific hardware configurations, Windows refuses to let you change the Critical Battery Level below a specific point. If you’ve got a big battery, this prevents you from using every last bit of juice. Thankfully, there are two easy workarounds.
When reader Artem wrote in with this tip, I was pretty surprised—turns out you can paste images from the clipboard directly into Gmail with Ctrl+V or the context menu… but only in Firefox 4 at the moment. In Google Chrome, it works a little differently.
Every day you battle the mean streets—fluffy pastures?—and equip yourself accordingly. This week we’re asking you to dump out your bags, laptop cases, and even pockets, to show us what geeky tools you pack with you every day.
Do you love playing Chess and have a Linux system ready for more gaming goodness? Then you may want to look at PyChess. PyChess allows you to play versus the computer or go online to play against other people if desired.
In the world of Street Fighter you need to be very careful about letting those parking meters expire. See what happens to this gentleman when the green monster meter maid punishes him for his parking violation!
After upgrading Firefox 3 to version 4, when you first launch the new release the interface is drastically different. If you find you are more partial to the Firefox 3 interface, with a few configuration changes, you can easily make Firefox 4 look like its predecessor.
If you’ve ever wondered head crash, a stuck spindle, or bad bearing sound like you don’t have to wonder any longer. This collection of hard drive audio recordings catalogs all the ways a HDD can bite the dust.
The Ceph are back and tougher than ever as the battle now rages in New York City. Join U.S.M.C. Force Recon Marine “Alcatraz” as he struggles to defeat the Ceph and stop the spread of the Ceph-created Manhattan Vi...
If you find yourself killing a little too much time on web sites like Facebook, Reddit, and other time sinks, Chrome Nanny can help you keep focused by partially limiting or outright blocking distracting web sites.
Table is most probably one of the best tools in Microsoft Word; it lets you align text, perform calculations, and today we’ll show you how to use tables to add flair to your documents.
The best thing about Firefox is that it’s incredibly customizable, but have you ever wondered how much of a price all those add-ons take? Here’s how to see which add-ons slow down Firefox startup time the most.