<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/historygeek.jpg" />Every week we bring you a snapshot of the current week in the history of technological and geeky endeavors. This week we’re taking a look at the birth of YouTube, the death of the HD DVD format, and the first mega meme.
<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/2011/01/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/backupbirds.jpg" />Although iTunes usually does a good enough job backing up your data, the backups are encrypted and inaccessible save for totally restoring your system. What if you want to copy your saved games to a new device? Read on to find out how.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/historyimage1.jpg" />Every week we bring you interesting facts from the annals of Geek History. This week saw the beginning of Wikipedia, the release of Apple’s IIe computer, and Thomas Edison brought light to an entire town.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/banner1.jpg" />If you’ve ever played Portal, then you know just how delightfully creepy GlaDOS’s voice can be. Here’s how to create your own GlaDOS-themed sound clips so you can spread the Portal-based horror.
<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/2011/01/image24.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 ones that just didn’t make the cut.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Untitled-2asfasdf.jpg" />Every week we bring you interesting facts from the history of Geekdom. This week in Geek History witnessed the first successful demonstration of the electric telegraph, the safe landing of the Spirit rover on the surface of Mars, and the birth of famed fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4d25992e5d529.jpg" />If you’re looking for a great book to help you learn more about Windows home networking, there’s a new book on the market by our good friend Ciprian, and published by none other than Microsoft Press.