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The Beginner’s Guide To Tabbed Browsing

Tabs allow you to open multiple web pages in a single browser window without cluttering your desktop. Mastering tabbed browsing can speed up your browsing experience and make multiple web pages easier to manage....

How Is My Computer Able to Restart Itself?

It’s such a common place activity that most of us have likely never stopped to even think about it: the automatic restart. Whether user or application-initiated, what exactly happens when your computer cycles its own po...

Why Are Dial-up Modems so Noisy?

Throughout the 1990s the majority of internet users began their session with the noisy handshake of a dial-up modem, but what exactly was all that electronic chatter about? Read on as we investigate one of the more iconic so...

The Best How-To Geek Articles for September 2012

Last month we covered topics such as whether or not ReadyBoost is worth using, if should you leave your laptop plugged in all the time or not, 14 special Google searches that show instant answers, and more. Join us as we look...

How to Watch Netflix on Linux

Many Linux users reboot into Windows to watch Netflix, but you can watch Netflix on Linux without rebooting. Unfortunately, the solution here is inefficient – while Linux geeks have explored a variety of other clever soluti...

The Best How-To Geek Articles for June 2012

This past month we covered topics such as why you only have to wipe a disk once to erase it, what RSS is and how you can benefit from using it, how websites are tracking you online, and more. Join us as we look back at the be...

Enhance Internet Explorer 9 with Add-Ons

If you’re one of those who still use that “other” browser (Internet Explorer or IE), you’ll be glad to know that there are ways to extend the functionality of IE just like you can in Firefox or Chrome....
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