You’ve learned how to create scripts, use arguments, and build for loops. Now, let’s take a look at some more basic commands, text file manipulation, and redirecting input and output to files and other commands.
Once a week we open up the tips box and share some helpful reader tips. This week we’re looking at easily halting Windows automatic reboot on update, enabling Unity menus in Chrome, and putting tabs in your PuTTY interface.
If you’ve been thinking about shooting RAW with your digital camera but put off by the extra work required this codec pack brings native Windows support of RAW files.
Are you looking for a beautiful theme to brighten up your desktop? Then we have just what you need to add a perfect artistic touch to your desktop with the Taiwan Sketches theme for Windows 7. This wonderful theme comes with ...
Each week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at an HDMI connection with phantom sound issues, how to install the stock Android keyboard, and how to log URLS visited from your network.
Windows Home Server (WHS) is one of the most reliable and feature rich network attached storage devices on the market. However, WHS 2011 removed some key features. If you’re looking for an upgrade without losing features, look no further than Amahi.
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite todo list apps and now we’re back to highlight your favorites.
The wallpaper comes in a zip file with the following resolutions: 1280*800, 1344*840, 1440*900, 1600*1000, 1680*1050, 1920*1200, and 2560*1600.
Cygwin’s great for getting some Linux command-line goodness in Windows, but using the Windows Shell to access it kills some of that magic. Using Mintty and a few other methods, you can make the experience much more luxurious.
Are you a fan of classic aliens and UFOs? Then get ready to add out of this world attitude to your desktop and prepare it for imminent invasion with our Alien Customization set.
One of the most convenient tools browsers offer is the ability to save and automatically prefill your passwords on login forms. Because so many sites require accounts and it is well known (or should be at least) that using a shared password is a big no-no, a password manager is almost essential.
The wallpaper comes in a zip file with the following sizes: 1024*768, 1280*1024, 1366*768, 1600*900, 1680*1050, 1600*1200, 1920*1200, 1900*1400, 2560*1440, 2560*1600, 1024*1024 (iPad), and 640*960 (iPhone).
Every week we open up the tips box and highlight some handy reader tips and tricks. This week we’re looking at a no-fuss way to boot Android on your Nook Color, customizing your YouTube experience, and tracking laptop battery usage.
This week marks the climatic end of the Harry Potter movie saga, but if you want to relive the magic of the first six movies then here is the perfect theme for you. This awesome mega-sized theme come with 53 Hi-Res Wallpapers...
DOS Prompt Wallpaper [deviantART]
There’s a hidden advantage to digital photography, and it’s called Exif. See what it is, how it can help you, and how you can use it to learn from skilled photographers all over the internet.
Even though Starcraft 2 has been out for a bit, having a great looking theme for your desktop is always a good thing. Today we are featuring a Starcraft 2 theme from the good folks at 7Tutorials that comes in five different r...
Every week we dip into our mailbag to answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re finding your lost battery meter, repairing your broken VirtualBox install, and how and why you’d want to spin down your hard drives.
If you’re looking for a way to sync files from your network to your Android device without plugging in your sync cable, WiFi Syncr syncs to your network shares.
If you’re looking for a super simple way to create stop motion video Adobe Air-based JellyCam is a free and easy to use solution.
A wiki is a collaborative web-based writing environment where anybody with an account can create and link articles. In today’s article, we’ll explain how to install and configure MediaWiki without having to read a book.
Imagine: you walk into your room, sit in front of your computer, and it unlocks itself. You finish what you’re doing, walk away, and it locks itself. No, it’s not magic – it’s Bluetooth and it’s easy to set up!
Take your desktop back in time to the 1940-50s era city of Empire Bay where Vito Scaletta begins his quest to become a “made man”. This gritty theme comes with a great set of wallpapers and sounds from the game to...
Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer three of your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at how to keep windows always on top, adding custom libraries to the Start Menu, and how to fix a corrupt IE User Agent entry.
This week we learned how to automatically clean a Linux PC with Cruftbuster, force a Mac to sort folders on top of files (Windows style), found out your thoughts on what the best order for installing apps on a new computer was, indulged in more great Geek Deals, enjoyed reviewing the best How-To Geek articles for June, and more.