NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
There’s loads of add-ons that can help you duplicate tabs in Firefox, even copying all of the history to the new tab. What you might not realize, however, is that you can do the same thing without any add-ons.
If you’re installing Windows Live Essentials on more than one PC at a time, it’s silly to use the default installer, which downloads all the components on every single machine. Here’s how to get the full installer.
This is the kind of technology mash-up that makes geeks squeal like little girls… mounting an Android phone to a Wii Wheel to control retro NES games in an emulator. Oh yeah!
Cracking wireless keys with a brute force attack can take forever on a regular desktop PC, requiring days or weeks to run through millions of combinations. With cloud computing, that time becomes minutes.
This concept is clearly not meant to be realistic, but it looks really cool… the interface seems like it would be useful even on a regular phone these days.
Most of Microsoft’s knowledge base articles have boring names, and read like the dictionary… incredibly boring. So when we came across this one, we couldn’t help but laugh at the name that’s so out of character.
Have you ever noticed that middle-clicking your bookmarks bar in Google Chrome sends them into a new tab… in the background? It’s rather annoying, but there’s a quick extension that can solve the problem.
Having good anti-malware software as a supplement to your anti-virus software is important for your PC security strategy. This week we would like to know which anti-malware software that you use.
Just as the name implies, the Slideshow extension for Google Chrome turns photo galleries from sites like Facebook, Picasa, or Flickr into a slideshow for easy image browsing.
The latest Firefox beta steals a feature from Google Chrome, and moves the tabs up to the top of the window… though if you look closely, it actually looks an awful lot like Opera as well.
Fantastic Contraption 2 is an amazing physics-based game that you really need to check out.
This week we learned how to how to play retro video games on a Windows PC, remove Ubuntu One from Ubuntu 10.04, run Android on a Netbook or Desktop, install, manage, and delete fonts on a PC, import e-mail from Outlook to Apple Mail.app using Thunderbird, and more. Now you can relax while enjoying our latest batch of geeky goodness.
The debate on who is or what makes one starship captain better than the other is pure classic geekness at its best. This week we want to know who you think is the better starship captain…Kirk or Picard.
This week we learned how to keep IM conversations private, get started with OneNote 2010, find missing USB drives in Windows 7 & Vista, create customized Ubuntu Live CDs, test drive Google Android on your PC without buying a phone, and more. Now it is time to sit back and enjoy this week’s roundup of geeky goodness.
The pdf format is an extremely popular way to store and share documents at home and work. This week we would like to know which pdf software you use.
This week we learned to transfer a drive image over a network using an Ubuntu Live CD, insert special characters with single keystrokes, change your wi-fi router channel to optimize wireless signals, run Android on a Windows Mobile Phone, bypass Firefox 4.0 beta’s incompatible add-on error, and more. Now that the weekend is here, you can kick back and enjoy our latest batch of geek goodness.
Every day new viruses appear with the sole purpose of compromising your personal information and computer systems. This week we want to know which anti-virus software you use.
This week we learned how to restore the Wubi Ubuntu Bootloader, speed up OS X navigation with Quicksilver, integrate MS Office and Zoho online accounts, took a screenshot tour of the Windows Live Essentials beta, normalized the volume of MP3 files, and more. After such a busy week it is time to kick back and relax with our weekly roundup of geeky goodness.
If you have a computer then it is very likely that you use some kind of word processing or office software on a daily basis. What we want to know this week is what office software do you use?