<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/2011-02-09_122350.jpg" />Every week we bring you a snapshot of the week in Geek History. This week we’re taking a peek at the public release of Gmail, the first time a computer won against a chess champion, and the birth of prolific inventor Thomas Edison.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/2011-02-08_153053.jpg" /> Valentine’s Day is less than week away; if you want to prove yourself the geekiest cupid around you’ll definitely want to check out our guide to geeky Valentine’s big and small.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/historyheader213.jpg" />This week in Geek History saw the beginning of the Cthulhu horror mythos, the Columbia space shuttle disaster, and the birth of Facebook. Also, check out our new addition “Other Notable Moments” at the end for more facts and trivia from this week in Geek History.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/WiiTransfer.jpg" />Whether you want to backup your game saves because you’ve worked so hard on them or you want to import game saves precisely so you <em>don’t</em> have to work so hard, we’ve got you covered.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/2011-01-11_150913.jpg" border="0" alt="2011-01-11_150913" />We’ve shown you how to hack your Wii for homebrew software and DVD playback as well as how to safeguard and supercharge your Wii. Now we’re taking a peek at Wii game loaders so you can backup and play your Wii games from an external HDD.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/image25.png" />This year, How-To Geek’s own Justin was on-site at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where every gadget manufacturer shows off their latest creations, and he was able to sit down and get hands-on with most of them. Here’s the best of the bunch.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/banner2.png" />Staying connected may be hard no matter what network you are on, and in flight Wi-Fi isn't pervasive enough to count on. Here are tips and tricks to keep yourself entertained when unplugged and traveling.