Have you ever wanted to make backup copies of your DVDs but didn’t want to mess with confusing DVD ripping software? Today, we’ll look at drop dead simple method to decrypt DVDs on the fly with DVD43 so you can easily copy them to your hard drive.
If you just can’t get used to the new Libraries feature in Windows 7, you can easily disable it with a registry hack—though we’d recommend learning about the benefits instead of disabling it.
Interested in Android but think you need to buy a new phone to try it out? Actually, your Windows Mobile phone may already have the capability of running Android. Today we show you how and the type of phone you’ll need.
If you’re the administrator of a shared computer or a few in the office, you probably want to have the users change their password periodically for enhanced security. Here’s how to do it in Windows 7 & XP.
Have you ever discovered a great article, picture, or download on a website, only to forget where it was later on? Here’s how you can use Evernote to keep up with interesting stuff on the web with the new Evernote extension for Chrome.
Have you had trouble finding the option to post a draft to your blog in the new Windows Live Writer beta? Here’s a trick that will let you post a draft post to your blog in one click.
Most people know that Outlook stores your email in a PST file, but figuring out where that file is located is a lot more tricky. Here’s how to figure out where it is, and how you can move it to another drive to save space on your primary drive.
Sure, you can hack Windows and install a custom theme if you really wanted to, or pay for a software package to do it for you. What you might not know is that you can use a silly trick to change the color of the taskbar with no added software—without changing your window color.
Have you ever tried to insert a special character such as the cent sign or the copyright symbol, only to realize that this key isn’t available on your normal keyboard? Here’s how you can make an AutoHotkey script that will let you easily insert any character you want.
For some users, changing Windows desktop wallpaper to a personal photo is one of their first tasks after a new install. Today, instead of using a photo, we’ll look at how to create a personal video with Windows Live Movie Maker and then set it as a Windows DreamScene.
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’re a programmer that uses TortoiseSVN to manage your Subversion source control project, you might wonder how to easily disable the menu items without completely uninstalling. Here’s a quick way to do it.
Would you like to download pictures from your Facebook account and your friend’s Facebook pages? Here’s a nice web app that can help you quickly download your pictures so you can use them anyway you want.
Would you like to dock windows on the side of your desktop, or add some new mouse tricks to Windows? Here’s how you can teach Windows 7 some new tricks with Preme for Windows 7.
Would you like to edit your online documents in Office 2010 or 2007 instead of in the Office Web Apps? Here’s how you can edit your documents offline and still take advantage of the online collaboration offered by the Web Apps.
Do you like to watch videos or monitor a certain webpage like Twitter while working? OnTopReplica lets you keep your favorite offline or online content on top of everything else.
Would you like to integrate Windows Live Messenger with social networks such as Facebook? With the new Messenger beta, you can do that and more quickly and easily.
You’re likely reading this article because you’ve noticed moe.exe running in Task Manager and are wondering why it it using up memory and CPU time. You’re not running program named Moe, so where is this process from and what is it doing running on your computer?
When you want to close an application window you “x” out of it or close it from the Taskbar right? What you may not know is, you can also close out of an application double clicking the icon on the left of an app window.
By default when you right-click your desktop to get to the Context Menu’s New folder, there is a lot of items you probably don’t use. Here we look at how to clean up the menu for faster access in creating a new folder.
Has Ubuntu disappeared from your Windows Boot Manager list after installing it with Wubi? Here’s how you can quickly restore it and use your Ubuntu as before.
While browsing in Internet Explorer you may need a quick definition, thesaurus access, or a translation for a word. The Define with TheFreeDictionary accelerator lets you do all three as needed.
Have you been looking to integrate MS Office install and your Zoho online account? Then join us as we look at the Zoho Plugin for Microsoft Office.
If you are a Windows Media Center user you are probably already aware that the Movie Library is a bit bland. Today we take a look at how to liven up your Movie Library with Media Center Master.
If you have ever needed to edit a whole folder of photos with the same effect or need to repeatedly crop, add watermarks, or drop shadows to images for the web, Phatch is the tool for the job. Phatch is a photo batch editor written in python so it works on any operating system.