When you want to use certain utilities and tweak your Windows computer, many times what you need is hidden deep in the system. Today we take a look at Windows Access Panel which allows you to quickly access system settings and utilities without having to dig through the entire OS.
Do you prefer to have clean and gentle looking webpages to look at when browsing the internet? Now you can easily change how websites look in Firefox with the No Color extension.
Have you ever found a website with a design or layout that you think is great but finding out the pixel sizing for individual elements is a hassle? Now you can easily get that information with myRuler.
The Shutdown Event Tracker is a great tool for enterprise admins to keep track of server shutdowns. There’s been more than one experience where we’ve been troubleshooting a downed server, and it would have been extremely useful to know what was going through the mind of the person who shut it off. But if you are not running an enterprise, or you just find it more annoying that useful, here’s how to shut it off.
With the amount of different portable audio devices and music software applications, sometimes it is difficult getting the correct formats. Today we take a look at XRECODE II which will convert virtually any audio file format to another.
If you like to keep your browsing private, you probably already clear your history and cookies after a session, but your tracks are not completely gone. There’s also another type of cookie to get rid of called Flash Cookies or Local Shared Objects (LSOs). Today we take a look at how to get rid of these pesky files and improve your privacy.
Have you been thinking about how much easier it would be to having the Print & Print Preview commands in Firefox’s Context Menu? The Print Context Menu extension for Firefox allows you to avoid having to use the File Menu to access the print commands.
Do you find yourself needing a color code for the website work that you are doing and just want a quick simple way to get it? Now you can enjoy color code finding goodness with Color Detector.
When you shutdown or restart your computer, you may want to keep track of the reason for it. Today we look at enabling Shutdown Event Tracker which will allow you to document why the system is being shutdown or rebooted.
If you are new to the world of Linux, you probably unzip your tar.gz files first, and then extract them from the tar file… at least, if you are even bothering to use the command prompt at all. It’s easy to gunzip or even bunzip2 the files with a simple command-line switch.
If you’re currently running Vista and want to upgrade to Windows 7, an in-place upgrade can be an easier option than a clean install. Here we will take a look a the steps to take before the upgrade and walk through the actual process of the upgrade.
Frustrated with having no quick and easy way to access the Unsorted Bookmarks in your Firefox Browser? See how easy it is to change that with the Unsorted Bookmarks Folder Menu extension.
Creating a new user on Ubuntu server is easy—just sudo your shell to root, or run the following command:
Tired of watching your printer ink and paper getting wasted because of unnecessary or unwanted areas on a webpage? Now you can start saving that printer ink and paper with the Printliminator Bookmarklet.
Have you ever seen a picture with great colors and wanted a color scheme based on that image? Now you can get those color schemes easily with the ColorSuckr extension for Firefox.
Recently a build of Google’s Chrome OS was released for testing. Though it’s not ready for prime time, you might want to test it out in a virtual machine. Today we take a look at how to setup and run it in VirtualBox.
When you’re busy multi-tasking on your PC, sometimes getting to the Recycle Bin can a pain. Today we take a look at a couple of different methods for adding the Recycle Bin to your Taskbar for easier access.
If you are new to URL Shortening or are just looking for some good services to use, then join us as we take a quick look at URL Shortening and four of the more popular services available.
Are you looking for something to make your tabs stand out better in Firefox? Now you can have website inspired colors for your tabs with the FabTabs extension.
Windows Server 2008 R2 is the latest version of Microsoft’s Windows Server operating system. Microsoft tries their best to make each task as simple as possible, and Server 2008 R2 is a shining example of that goal in action. We’re going to take you through a basic install and show you just how easy it is.