One of the more annoying things with replying or forwarding emails is the original message you reply to says open and you have to manually close out of it. Here we show you how to alleviate the annoyance.
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.
We spend a lot of our online time in an RSS reader, but not everything we want to follow has an RSS feed. There are web apps to monitor pages for changes, but forum threads spill over onto many pages – how can you get an RSS feed for a specific thread?
One of the best features on an Android phone is the Google Maps & Navigation, which gives you excellent turn-by-turn navigation for free. To make it even better, you can create a shortcut to your own house, so you can immediately get directions to take you home from anywhere.
Would you like to use the new Reader feature in Safari, but don’t want to switch browsers just for one feature? Here’s how you can add a similar reader tool to Firefox and Google Chrome with the iReader extension.
If you’ve ever created a voice note in the Evernote mobile client and then tried to play the files through Evernote on your Windows desktop, you’ve probably seen the obnoxious message that tells you to install RealPlayer. Yeah, like we want to do that!
Just like Windows 7 and OS X, Ubuntu has the ability to create a slideshow wallpaper thanks to GNOME 2.28. Here is how you can take control of your wallpaper slideshows with a simple to use GUI tool or a down and dirty text editor.
Do you have an older PC or laptop laying around just collecting dust and not sure what to do with it? You could sell it, but not get much for it. Here we bring you a guide on how to bring it back to life.
A couple of enhancements in Word 2010 & 2007 is the Mini Toolbar and Live Preview features. While these enhancements are welcome by some, other users may find them annoying. Here is how to turn both features off.
Life isn’t just about how-to articles, interesting downloads, and Friday Fun. The new How-To Geek ETC section is here to bring you everything else—geeky news items and random links that we’ve found while browsing the interwebs.
Would you like a new Notepad replacement that incorporates the latest technologies while staying slim and fast? Text editors are usually bland, boring programs, but here’s a new one that makes your text come to life beautifully.
There’s a wider selection of smart phones and mobile OS’s than ever before, but you can’t just go buy every phone available and try them all out. Here’s how you can test out the latest version of the BlackBerry OS for free on your PC.
Google Docs is a great solution for saving and sharing documents online, but browsing to the site every time is time consuming. Here we look at a Desktop Gadget that lets you upload files with a simple drag & drop.
Windows customization isn’t anything new, but with Windows 7, customization got a lot easier with theme packs. Here is how you can create your own theme pack from scratch.
If you’re a music fan who likes Flac and Ogg files, you know WMP won’t play by them default. Here we look at installing a free small file that will add support for Flac, Ogg, and more.
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.
We all love to download stuff from the internet, and there are heaps of great download manager tools that we can use to schedule our downloads. It might just be easier to use a download manager, but there is no harm in exploring the tools that already comes with our Ubuntu and make the full use of it.
If you try to update certain Windows files (such as programs or word documents) while they are in use, you get the the standard “access denied, file is in use” error. While the reasoning behind this is obvious, it can be quite annoying if you need to update a small executable which is currently in use by another user. In these situations, you have, among others, the following choices, all of which take up your valuable time:
Want to easily stream video from the collection on your computer to a portable Apple Device over Wi-Fi or Internet? Today we take a look at what might be the easiest way to stream video to your iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad with Air Video.
Are you wondering if you’re running the 32 bit or the 64 bit version of Office 2010? Here’s how you can quickly find out which version you’re using.