Your keyboard is one of your most important peripherals, but it’s bound to get clogged with dirt and grime over time. Dust off, scrub down, and clean up your number one input device safely with these tips.
Every week we dip into our reader mailbag to answer your burning tech questions. This week we’re looking at signing
Not a day passes by without doing an online search. You may know of basic search operators like AND, OR, etc. but an increasing number of web applications support even more keywords that’ll help you fine tune your search to the core. Here are some you may have never heard of.
Journey to the furthest reaches of the universe with this wonderful theme featuring photo-realistic images of distant planets and outer space events by GTGraphics.
Are you a Manga fan who wants something fresh to liven up your desktop? Then you are in for a real treat with the Classic Action Manga Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with 8 colorful action-filled Manga illustrations by ...
If you’ve revisited an old video game only to experience Pixel-Shock you’ll be excited to hear about a new process for rendering old 8-bit games in smooth vectored frames.
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Bring the beauty and wonders of Australia straight to your desktop with the Best of Bing: Australia 2 Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with fifteen wallpapers showcasing wildlife, the outdoors, and cities of Australia.
Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag to answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at deleting duplicate Windows Media Player entries, hotkey switching for right/left-handed mouse settings, and changing Word’s default font.
If you’re wondering what have been taking up space on your hard disk, then you have come to the right place. In today’s article, we’ll show you how to get rid of unneeded files from your computer.
This week we learned how to force a browser to remember passwords, customize folder backgrounds and icons in Windows Explorer, improve photography by learning the elements of exposure, sync encrypted files with Dropbox and SecretSync, found out how you backup your data, and more.
One of the features that many people love in Chrome is the minimal UI at the top of the browser. Want to minimize it even more? Then you will definitely want to make use of the new feature added to the Experimental Features page.
Once upon at time before the age of HTML, the internet looked like a command prompt and a world of text. Telehack is a simulation site that recreates the early internet experience.
I’m pretty sure many How-To Geek readers love customizing the visual aspects of their operating system. Do you have any other tips worth sharing about how to further customize how folders in Windows Explorer look like?
Today we’re going to show you how to use the Android App Inventor tool to create your own Android app, without having to write a lot of complicated code. It’s a really simple process that only requires some dragging and dropping.
Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag to answer your tech questions. This week we take a look at how you can avoid frequent reboots, moving MS Office, and how to share your laptop’s internet connection.
Cloud storage is a must have for any geek, and Dropbox is leading the way with its simplicity and affordable prices. With SecretSync you can take full advantage of Dropbox without giving up your privacy by encrypting sensitive documents easily.
If you use the password manager built into your browser for remembering all your web logins, or are considering it in light of the recent events with LastPass, you have (or will) inevitably come across certain sites which simply will not allow you to save your password. However, with a simple click or two of your mouse, you can work around this limitation and force your browser to remember the password on these uncooperative sites.
This week we learned how to optimize Manga and Comic collections for Kindles, make use of more tools & techniques to remove image backgrounds in Photoshop, asked and found out what your geek hobbies are, made out like bandits with this week’s Geek Deals, and more.
Are you into rare and exotic sports cars? Then get ready to park a classy set of cars on your desktop with the Bugatti Veyron Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with 28 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom icons, and car sounds for your system.
You can use Audacity to recreate a few really common and popular effects, such as “rewinding” and that creepy ghostly pre-echo. All you need to do is start with reversed tracks.
If you have images or PDF files with text in them that can’t be selected, you can use the OneNote printer and the built-in OCR functionality to extract the text from them. Here’s how to do it.
Every week we take a moment to dip into the reader mailbag and pull out some tasty tips. This week we’re taking a look at Kindle shortcuts, snappy ways to search in Explorer folders, and easy Android ringtone organization.
Do you have a wildlife themed desktop that needs some great icons to go with it? Then we may have just what you are looking for. The icons in these two packs have a stylish wire-frame look to them that will add a unique, arti...
The Galapagos Islands are well known for being geologically young and the large number of endemic species that can be found there. Now you can do some exploring of your own and bring the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands to y...