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Install a Wii Game Loader for Easy Backups and Fast Load Times

<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.

The Best of CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in 2011

<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.

Our Favorite Tech: What We’re Thankful For at How-To Geek

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/image136.png" />It’s Thanksgiving, and this year we’re going to share all of the great technology that we’re really thankful for. Join us for a look at the tech products that keep each of the How-To Geek writers going. Also, Happy Thanksgiving!

How to Hack Your Wii for Homebrew Games and DVD Playback

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cac1d5a3b157.jpg" />Want to play emulated games on your Wii?  How about DVD playback?  Here’s how to use the SmashStack exploit to hack your Wii with the latest system menu and enable all of that and more!

Other Ways to Use Your PC When Your Internet Dies

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-25-[21-22-10].png" />Nothing is more annoying than getting your Internet connection shut down, due to weather, or perhaps forgetting to pay your bill. Let’s take a look at some ways you can be productive and entertained without the Internet.

Geek Fun: Halo 2600

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-04-[21-52-51].png" />Have you ever wondered what Halo would look like if it were created during the Atari 2600 days? Since everyday is a good day to have fun on company time, today we look at a cool and unique take on Halo with Halo 2600.

Play the Microsoft Game “Are You Certifiable?”

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-04-15-[13-53-42].jpg" />Want to know if you have what it takes to be certified by Microsoft? Today we check out an enjoyable way to practice and test your IT knowledge of Microsoft products.

Play a New Random Game Each Day in Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-14-[16-18-15].png" />Being able to unwind for a few moments each day can make the time pass so much better and help you feel refreshed. If your favorite method for relaxing is playing a quick game, then join us as we take a look at the Random Games from MyGiochi.net extension for Google Chrome.

Play Avalanche!! in Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-02-23-[18-53-50].png" />Everyone needs a few minutes to relax and unwind during the work day. For some people visiting their favorite social network is the perfect solution, but if you love games then you will definitely want to have a look at the Avalanche!! extension for Google Chrome.

How To Use Parental Controls in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-02-09-[23-42-40].png" />The Parental Controls feature in Windows 7 is a valuable tool for controlling the amount of time your children spend on the computer and the programs they’re using. Today we take a look at how to setup and use Parental Controls in Windows 7.

Export Your iGoogle Homepage to Another Account

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2009-12-14-[00-04-36].png" />If you’re a fan of iGoogle, you probably have a perfect setup with RSS Feeds, Themes, and other gadgets just how you like it. Today we take a look at exporting those settings into another Google account so you don’t have to rebuild your favorite homepage.

Geek Fun: Remember the Old-School SkiFree Game?

<img src="/geekers/skifree-thumb.png" />I was stumbling around the web yesterday when I came across a blast from the past: The original SkiFree game for Windows, written by a Microsoft programmer on Windows 3.0 back in 1991. Imagine my surprise when I found out the same game actually works just fine on Windows Vista.

Waste Time With the Geekiest Flash Game Ever

<img src="/geekers/fantasticcontraption-thumb.png" />Around midnight I stumbled across a new flash game posted by one of our forum members... about 3 hours later I realized that I was still playing, and hadn't written anything for today... but no matter, I'll pass on this productivity killer for everybody to enjoy!