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Manage Your Netflix Queue from an Android Phone

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-16-[18-17-35].png" />Are you a Netflix user constantly on the hunt for new titles to add to your Queue? We’ll look at how to manage your Netflix Queue from Your Android phone using the Movies by Flixter App.

How to Use Dropbox with an Android Phone

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-12-[00-28-56].png" />Dropbox is an awesome application for sharing your files with all your computers and devices. Today we take a look at using Dropbox on your Android phone.

How to Install Android Apps and Share Contacts Using QR Codes

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-08-[16-31-44].png" />Have you ever seen those odd looking square barcodes on a website and wondered what the heck they where for? Well, today we’ll take a look at how to use those barcodes (called “QR Codes”) to install apps and share contacts with your Android phone.

How to Find Your 3G or Wi-Fi Speed on Your Android Phone

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-04-[18-13-30].png" />Are you curious about what kind of connection speed you are getting with your Android phone? Today we’ll take a look at how to easily check your Wi-Fi or 3G speeds with Speedtest.net’s Speed Test app.

Watch Internet TV, Movies, and Local Content with Zinc TV

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-07-22-[17-44-59].png" />There is certainly no shortage of video entertainment on the web, but it’s not always easy to find the selections you want. Today, we’ll take a look at how to combine your favorite Internet TV, Movies, and local content with Zinc TV.

Simplify DVD to MP4 Conversion with VidCoder

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-07-07-[16-26-08].png" />Have you ever tried using Handbrake or some other video conversion software and found it a bit overwhelming? Today, we’ll look at a more user friendly way to convert DVDs to video files using VidCoder.

Decrypt and Copy DVDs to Your Hard Drive Without Ripping

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-07-06-[16-35-53].png" />Have you ever tried to make a backup copy of a DVD in your collection only to be tripped up by the disc’s copy protection? Today, we’ll look at how to quickly decrypt DVDs on the fly with DVD43.

Create Your Own Windows DreamScene with Windows Live Movie Maker

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-07-05-1-02-57-27.png" />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.

Rip a TV Series DVD and Convert to Individual H.264 MP4 files

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-30-[22-11-25].png" />Would you like to rip an entire TV Series disc set and convert the episodes to individual MP4 files? Today we’ll take a look at how to setup and batch process an entire DVD set using Handbrake and the H.264 codec.

How to Rip a DVD to your Hard Drive and Play it on your PC

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-24-1-21-39-43.png" />Are you looking to for a way to play your media DVDs without rifling through your collection and swapping discs? Today we’ll take a look at ripping a DVD to your hard drive and playing it with some popular media players.

Quickly Rename Ripped or Downloaded TV Series Files

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-23-[14-18-35].png" />Media center applications, like XMBC and Boxee, often require certain naming conventions to properly pull cover art and metadata for TV episodes. Here’s how you can organize your TV shows by quickly with TVRenamer.

Use Your Mouse as a Laser Pointer in PowerPoint 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-21-[22-28-42].png" />Have you ever wished you had a laser pointer to focus attention on a key point in a PowerPoint slideshow? Today, we’ll take a look at how can use use your mouse as a laser pointer in PowerPoint 2010.

Add Videos to Your Boxee Queue Directly from Your Browser

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-21-[17-38-04].png" />Are you are a Boxee user who is always finding cool videos online you’d like to watch later? The Boxee Bookmarklet makes it easy to add videos to your Boxee queue directly from your browser.

Quickly Hide Menu Strips in Windows Media Center

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-17-[18-19-51].png" />Are there certain menu strips in Windows 7 Media Center that you just never use? Today we’ll take a look at quick and easy way to hide those unused menu strips with Hide Menus Strips v1.3.

How to Manage Your Movies in Boxee

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-16-[14-21-31].jpg" />Boxee is a free cross platform HTPC application that plays media locally and via the Internet. Today we’ll take a look at how to manage your local movie collection in Boxee.

Quickly Copy Movie Files to Individually Named Folders

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-15-[17-21-37].png" />Some HTPC media manager applications require movie files to be in stored in separate folders to properly store information such as cover art images and other metadata. Here we look at copying movie files to individual folders.

Add Transitions to Slideshows in PowerPoint 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-06-12-[20-12-24].png" />Sitting through PowerPoint presentation can sometimes get a little boring. You can make your slideshows more interesting by adding transitions between the slides in your presentations.