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.
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.
Would you like to keep your files and program settings synced between your computers? Here’s our overview of the new Windows Live Sync beta, which helps you keep your important files everywhere you need them.
Have you ever been listening to MP3 music files that were really quiet while others were really loud? It can be quite an annoying problem and here’s how to fix it.
Do you like to send notes and links to yourself or others while browsing with Internet Explorer 8? Now you can use your Windows Live e-mail account to send that information out using the Send with Windows Live Hotmail accelerator.
Microsoft has released a beta version of the next version of Windows Live Essentials, it includes tools like Movie Maker, Mail, Live Sync, and more for Vista and Windows 7. Here we’ll take a look at the beta suite and see what you can expect.
In Windows 7 Explorer, changing the view of your thumbnails and other files is easy by clicking the Change Your View button in Explorer. What you may not have noticed is there’s an Extra Large view setting as well.
Would you like a simple way to manage your recycle bin from your taskbar or based on the age of deleted items? Then join us as we look at RecycleBinEx.
This week we looked at the New Office Web Apps, backed up data to a virtual hard-drive, ripped audio CDs in Linux, added videos to a Boxee queue, used TrueCrypt on Macs, and much more. Now that the weekend is here you can enjoy catching up on all the geeky goodness with our weekly roundup of links and news.
If you are having a slow day and nothing looks interesting on the net what do you do? Instead of looking through the same sites again you could have fun finding new websites with the StumbleUpon extension for Google Chrome.
Online file storage services such as SkyDrive and Amazon S3 are becoming increasingly popular, and many of us additionally save documents and other files online daily with webapps like Google Apps. Here’s how you can integrate these storage services with your Windows PC and access them just like your normal hard drive and flash drives.
Does Photoshop annoy you by breaking the escape key in other programs? Here’s an AutoHotkey script that will let you run Photoshop and still use the escape key as usual in other programs.
Would you like to try out the popular Linux Mint OS on your Windows computer or netbook? Here’s how you can do it even without a CD/DVD drive with the Mint4Win installer.
We have covered TrueCrypt for on the fly encryption on other Operating Systems in the past. Now it is time to look at installing and using TrueCrypt on Apple Macintosh OS X (specifically 10.6.4).
By default you may notice that there is a slight delay when hovering your mouse over a Taskbar Thumbnail. Here is a neat registry hack that will allow you to speed it up.
Would you like to add spell checking to Internet Explorer and/or IE-based alternative browsers? With ieSpell you can get access to this missing feature in your browser.
It can be annoying when you’re using the default Command Prompt window settings and not being able to read everything easily. What you may not know is you can make it wider, and here is how.
Would you like to quickly access your Dropbox files while you’re browsing or using web apps in Chrome? Here’s a neat extension that can help you access your Dropbox quickly while in the browser.
The clipboard in Windows only holds one item at a time and can be frustrating if you are working with multiple items. Clipboard Manager lets you store multiple items and access them as needed.
Would you like to run Google Chrome with your favorite extensions and settings on any computer? Here we’ll look at how you can setup a portable version of Google Chrome on your flash drive so you can use it anywhere.
Do you need on-demand user agent string switching while browsing with Internet Explorer 8? If so then you will want to have a look at UAPick User-Agent Switcher.
If you own a Netbook with an Intel Atom processor, you might be looking for an easy way to find apps that are optimized for it. Today we look at Intel AppUp Center which allows you to quickly find and install Netbook apps.