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Understand Words Using DictionarySearch

Personally, I used to look up words with fervor in the belief that it would make me seem incredibly clever in standard conversation. When I didn’t see an immediate payoff, the effort of physically opening up a dictionary an...

GeekNewb: Get to Know These Windows 7 Hotkeys

Even if you’re not much of a keyboard ninja, there are certain shortcuts that simply seem ridiculous not to know: Ctrl+V springs to mind as an obvious example. But even uber-geeks will agree that much of the time it really ...

Highlight Text Online Using Wired-Marker

If you work in an office, you probably look up and bookmark quite a few things over the course of the day. They may not be work related, but either way you don’t want to lose them. If you study, this is doubly true. For tho...

Preview Tabs in Firefox with Tab Preview 0.3

For many, Windows 7 has changed quite a bit about our browsing habits. One of the most useful features has been the ability to distinguish between pages quickly by using taskbar previews. Sure, this did exist in Vista, but mo...

Play Real Media Audio Using VLC

Last week we showed you how to download and convert Real Media Audio streams using RealPlayer itself. While useful, there was an inherent flaw in the logic of this post: Most users would prefer never to sit at a computer with...

Switch to the Dvorak Keyboard Layout in XP

You might have considered the susceptibility of your wrists to carpal tunnel. You might be trying to prevent your invasive friends and family from using your PC without looking like you have something to hide. You might even ...
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