<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-28-1-00-30-37.jpg" />Sometimes being able to send out a quick text message to someone you know would definitely be helpful. But what if you are at your computer and can not use your mobile phone? Just fire up your favorite email account and get that message out using the SMS Gateway addresses that we have collected together for you.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-30-[00-54-50].png" />If you’re a new user to Windows 7 Media Center you know it can act as a DVR and pause or record Live TV. You can set up a schedule for it to record your favorite TV programs as well.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-27-1-17-17-40.jpg" />Linux distributions like Ubuntu open the main menu with Alt+F1 instead of the Windows key that most new Linux users would be expecting, but it used to be simple to change the shortcut key. Since Ubuntu 9.10 the process isn’t so obvious, but we’ve got the instructions for you.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-27-1-15-32-59.jpg" />Do you have questions about the compatibility of a particular software or bit of hardware with Windows 7? You could experiment and find out the hard way or head over to the Microsoft Windows 7 Compatibility page to do a quick and easy search instead.
A very useful function which is missing from the Windows library of command line tools is the ability to replace text in plain text files. Here's how to do it with a simple script.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-29-[18-19-20].png" />If you’re an iTunes user, when you get a new machine you probably want to transfer all of your content to it. Here we show you a few different ways to everything from one computer to another.
By default Outlook will block images in HTML formatted email until you allow them to be downloaded. This is due to possible malicious code that may be included. Here is how to always accept images from trusted senders.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-26-1-23-12-05.jpg" />We’ve already shown you how to customize shortcut keys in any Linux application, but for today’s lesson we’ll take it a step beyond—and assign a shortcut key that switches an open application to be the currently focused window.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-26-1-18-56-01.jpg" />Ubuntu has an easy way to keep your system clock synchronized with the internet time servers, but sadly it’s not enabled by default. Here’s the quick steps required to enable it for your system.
Common system and/or environmental events such as resuming from standby or losing network connection can cause problems for certain applications which expect to be always on and connected.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-26-1-19-18-33.jpg" />With Gmail adding the ability to make free calls within the US and Canada, now is a great time to invest in a quality computer microphone. We’ll take some of the guesswork out of that process, and give you some tips on setting up your microphone once you get it.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-26-[22-57-23].png" />To watch streaming Netflix content on your iPhone in the past you needed to jailbreak and hack it, but no longer. Today we look at the new official Netflix app that will now stream content to your iPhone or iPod Touch.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-26-1-19-07-56.jpg" />Think you have the perfect combination of geek knowledge and writing skills? We're looking for an experienced writer to join our team.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-26-1-18-08-16.jpg" />One of the more annoying problems with Linux has always been the lack of AutoHotkey support, so you couldn’t customize your shortcut keys—but now with the open source application AutoKey, you can do that and more.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-26-[01-31-06].png" />If you’re sharing or collaborating on a Word document, you might want an easy way to add comments to parts of text. Here we look at how to add comments to documents in Word 2010.
<img src="http://productivegeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/4915470780_32e1734299_b-Copy.jpg" alt="" width="650" height="163" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1942" />You can always save money on textbooks by buying online, going ebook, or renting what you need. But there are riskier ways to save a buck that just may yield even greater payoff, such as getting the international or earlier edition of the text, or avoid the purchase altogether.