How to Change the Capitalization of Office 2013’s Ribbon Bar

Office 2013 is now upon us and, much like Windows 8, there are plenty of people who are unhappy about the way things look. One aspect of the interface that has caused confusion, annoyance and derision is the decision to completely capitalize the tab labels in the ribbon.  If this is something that offends your eyes, it can be addressed in a few easy steps.

Strip the Ads From Your TV Recordings With MCEBuddy 2

One of the great things about time-shifting your television viewing is that you are able to watch the shows you love at a time that suits you. Just because you have an appointment on Wednesday evening there’s no need to miss out on your favorite program, particularly if you have a TV card installed – just record and watch at your leisure.

Efficiently Manage Your Gmail with the Multiple Inboxes Lab

Most people have more than one email account and if you are using Gmail it’s easy to get things set up so that all of your messages can be accessed in the same place. But if you would prefer to keep things ‘together yet separate’ the Multiple Inboxes Labs feature could help you to work with emails more efficiently.

Secure Your Files Using IFTTT for Double Backup in the Cloud

Cloud storage services such as Google Drive and Dropbox are endlessly useful. Not only can they be used to make your files accessible on multiple computers, they also serve as handy backup tools. Using IFTTT (If This Then That), it’s possible to double-secure your files by automatically copying files between different online storage services

How to Manage Your Android Device from Windows with SnapPea

Android users have not been dealt a great hand when it comes managing their devices from Windows. Different manufacturers provide device management tools ranging from the mediocre to the just plain bad – Kies, I’m looking at you. But I have discovered SnapPea, one of the easiest ways to manage, control and backup Android from Windows.

How to Use Spoon.net to Test Apps on a Virtual Cloud Computer

The idea of running server-side apps is nothing new, but it’s not really a concept that is readily associated with everyday applications such as OpenOffice. There are various online apps available – like Google Docs – but Spoon.net gives you access to a wider range of familiar titles that can be run in the cloud.