Everybody loves a good prank… unless you are the one on the receiving end of the fun. It’s time to hone your pranking skills, not just to make sure you are the best, but so you can avoid being pranked by others.
The upcoming version of OS X, also known as “Lion”, has a new feature that many people hate—scrolling on the trackpad is reversed, just like an iPad or iPhone. If you want this feature in Windows, it’s as simple as can be.
Everybody always tells you to make sure that you are backing up your PC, but what does that really mean? And what files do you actually need to backup? Today we’ll walk you through the basics of backing up your PC, what you should back up, and why.
A few months ago, we sent our ubergeeky writer Justin down to a Samsung event to check out their new line of Smart TVs, where he also created a video showing off how their search feature works. It’s worth watching, if for no other reason than to see how well he did.
If you’re a fan of the great American author H.P. Lovecraft, this is a must-download. And if you’ve never read his work, here’s your chance—there’s versions that should work on almost every e-reader device.
Firefox 4 has finally been released, and while it looks an awful lot like Opera, there’s no question that it’s faster, better, and an all-around great upgrade from 3.6. Here’s a couple of highlights.
Hopefully you’ve got some automated backups for your PC. If not, you should really start doing so.
Everybody’s got that family member… the one that wants to jump in and help fix a PC, but screws it up every time.
From the “It’s about time” department: Twitter has finally joined Facebook and Gmail with a new “Always Use HTTPS” option in the preferences. If you use the twitter.com site, you should enable it right now.
Microsoft has released the final version of Internet Explorer 9, and there’s just one question you should be asking yourself: Should I bother installing it? Here’s everything you need to know about the latest release of Microsoft’s infamous browser.
By the end of the year, this is going to be me.
There should really be an app for that.
But… Adobe Flash won’t stop crashing on me!
All hail our spammer-killing overlords.
Planning on buying the new iPad 2 when it comes out later today?
If you want to keep on top of birthdays for all your Facebook friends, but you don’t want to check Facebook all the time, you can import those birthdays into Google Calendar, where you can then setup reminders.
I once found a security vulnerability in Intranets.com (now WebEx weboffice), and they sent me a box of swag. Some pretty nice stuff, too.
As a geek, I’m not subject to the normal whims of the populace, which can be annoying when you hang out on Twitter and there’s a flood of tweets about things you don’t care about. Here’s how to filter tweets in the Twitter web interface.
After you install the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 that we mentioned yesterday, you might be wondering how to reclaim some of the lost drive space—which we’ll show you how today—but should you actually do it?