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Create Read Later Lists in Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-09-[17-24-37].png" />Have you been waiting for that “Read It Later” extension goodness in Google Chrome? Now you can create “Read Later Lists” with the Local Read Later extension.

Dual Boot Your Pre-Installed Windows 7 Computer with Ubuntu

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-12-[14-45-54].png" />You have a new computer that came with Windows 7 pre-installed on it, and you want to create a dual boot system so you can run Ubuntu Linux as well. Here we will take you through how to create a new partition in Windows 7, then install Ubuntu 9.10 on it.

How To Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 and Vista

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-1012010011301.png" />With the amount of different versions of Windows being used now, you’ll probably find yourself trying to share files between them. Today we take a look at how to share files between Vista and Windows 7 machines.

Create Notes Inside (and Outside) of Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-13-[20-40-58].png" />Have you been looking for a note taking extension that can tie in with Firefox and work “outside” too? Then you might want to take a good look at the QuickFox Notes extension for Firefox.

Send Notes to Your E-mail Account with Scribbly

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-12-[17-45-22].png" />Are you looking for a note-taking app that can easily send notes to your e-mail account and stay out of your way? Then join us as we take a look at Scribbly.

How To Take Screenshots with Word 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-12-[17-32-00].png" />One of the new features in Word 2010 is the ability to take screenshots and paste them directly into your documents. It should allow quicker document creation, and today we will show you how easy it is to use.

Schedule Updates for Windows Media Center

If you use Windows Media Center in Vista or Windows 7, it can sometimes be annoying when it decides to download updates and waste bandwidth while you’re working on other things. Here we take a look at scheduling the updates for a specific time.

How To Change XSplash Themes in Ubuntu 9.10

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-01-12-[18-32-28].png" />With every new release of Ubuntu, there's a new XSplash theme that comes in. Today we show you how to change it and also show you some cool themes you might want to add to your machine.

Monitor the Weather for Your Location in Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-09-[17-19-29].png" />Want a quick and simple way to monitor the weather for your location in Google Chrome? See how easy it can be as we take a look at the Weather Forecast extension.

Remove Webpage Formatting or View the HTML Code When Copying in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-11-[18-02-28].png" />Are you looking for the ability to do more than just copy formatted text (and images) in a webpage? Now you can easily copy the same areas as plain text or see the underlying html code with the Extended Copy Menu extension for Firefox.

How To Upload Office 2010 Documents to Web Apps Technical Preview

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-11-[00-38-23].png" />One of the major new features in Office 2010 is the ability to share and edit documents online with the Office Web Apps service. Today we take a look at how to save them to your SkyDrive for use in Office Web Apps.

Make Mouse Navigation Faster in Windows

You might not be a Keyboard Ninja, but would like to be able to navigate through Windows with the mouse more quickly. You can make mouse navigation faster by increasing the pointer speed and using the “Snap To” option available in XP, Vista, and Windows 7.

Learning Windows 7: Manage Your Music with Windows Media Player

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-08-[17-26-30].png" />If you’re moving from XP to Windows 7, you’ll notice that Windows Media Player 12 is a different than previous versions. Today we will take you through the process of managing your music collection in Windows 7 with Windows Media Player, and look at some of the new features.

Create and Pin Fav-Icon Sized Tabs in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-08-[20-52-48].png" />Would you like those “Fav-Icon Sized Pinned Tabs” planned for the future Firefox 4.0 release now? Then you will definitely want to take a look at the App Tabs extension.

Learning Windows 7: Desktop Themes and Backgrounds

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/win7wall1.jpg" />When getting a new Windows computer, the first thing many people do is tweak the background and themes to change the look and feel. In this article we will show you how to change themes and backgrounds, find hidden themes, and create a background slideshow on your desktop.

Dual Boot Your Pre-Installed Windows 7 Computer with Vista

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-07-[22-06-10].png" />You have just received a new computer with Windows 7 pre-installed on it, but you might still be fond of Vista and want to create a dual boot system. Today we take you through the process of creating a Windows 7 / Vista dual boot system without using any third party software.
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