Once a week we round up some of the reader questions we’ve answered to share with everyone. This week we’re looking at how to bulk edit the authorship on Microsoft Office docs, set up port forwarding on your router, and remote controlling your Android phone.
Windows/Mac/Linux/iOS: Popular screen-dimming software f.lux is now available for jailbroken iOS devices. Install f.lux to enjoy gently adjusted brightness based on the time of day for easy-on-the-eyes computer use.
Android: If you’re a fan of the travel search engine HipMunk you’ll want to scoot over to the Market and grab a copy of their new, and rather polished, Android application.
Today Amazon revealed their in-house Android-based tablet, the Kindle Fire, as well as a host of changes to the Kindle lineup.
After months of being accessible only via Windows-based smartphones, the Windows Phone Marketplace now sports a web portal for easy at-your-desk app browsing.
You might not have lost your Android phone or had it stolen, but if you want to prepare for that possibility, here’s how to setup your phone to respond and contact you with its location.
Android devices sometimes get criticized for sound quality, but Gingerbread’s EQ has changed that. We’ll show you how to take advantage of audio equalizers to boost your music and system sounds, whether you’ve got Gingerbread or you’re stuck with FroYo.
Gmail’s mobile interface just received a welcome update; you can now sign into multiple Gmail accounts, set a mobile signature, and set your vacation message from your phone.
Earlier this year rumors started floating around that Amazon would be rolling out a public-lending system supported by public libraries–most likely in time for the Christmas rush. The service is currently in beta and of...
Once a week we dump out the tips box mailbag and share the weeks hottest tips with you. This week we’re looking at how to speed up Windows 7,
Android: The default ringtone management system in Android leaves a lot to be desired; Ring Commander adds in a slew of management options including disabling ringtones, removing them, and more.
Android: If you’re a fan of the status bar in WP7 but not in a hurry to get an actual WP7 phone, StatusBar+ brings a WP7 style status bar to Android.
It’s that Ask How-To Geek time of week again; this week we’re looking at monitoring Android mobile usage, learning Windows keyboard shortcuts, and repairing old photographs.
We cover a lot of home server apps here at How-To Geek, so it can be tough to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve rounded up a ton of ways to keep your constantly-connected Windows machine working for you.
Last month, Evernote-acquired, Skitch released an Android version. Now Evernote has updated their Android app to integrate with Skitch. It’s a note-taking and annotating double whammy.
Death to the iEmpire [deviantART]
Last month we showed you how to get started with Usenet using SABnzbd. Now we’re back to show you how to supercharge your SABnzbd experience with add-ons and customizations.
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite mobile calendar app; you weighed in and now we’re back to highlight the trends in your comments.
If you’ve been disappointed that your favorite Facebook, Google+, or other Flash-based games weren’t available on the iPad, iSwifter is your silver bullet–no jailbreaking required.
The best place to have your calendar is with you. This week we want to hear about your favorite mobile calendar app and your best on-the-go calendar tips and tricks.
iOS: Popular, and previously Android-only, mobile web browser Dolphin is now available for the iPhone and iPad with a laundry list of awesome features to share.
Android: If you’re looking for a simple way to create and share panorama photos on the go, 360 is a free and effective panorama creator for Android.
If our post on Android-only Gifinator made you say “What about me!”, GifBoom is a free iOS animation creator.
Jailbroken iOS devices have a lot of useful apps. If you want easy access to simple tasks, but don’t want to unlock your phone or compromise your security to do it, LockGestures is for you.