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Wirelessly Sync / Share Your Music Collection with Any Mobile Phone

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-30-1-03-12-10.jpg" />Have an iPhone or Android phone and a music collection too large to sync to it?  Want to share your library with friends? Here’s how to sync your library with your smartphone over the internet, or stream it in any browser.

Schedule Windows 7 Media Center Optimization for Better Performance

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-09-15-[01-51-58].png" />Windows 7 Media Center include an Optimization feature that will optimize media to work with WMC. The process can take a long time if you have a large library and here we look at how to schedule it to occur while you’re sleeping.

Step-by-Step Guide to Installing iTunes Without Extra Bloatware

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-09-13-[01-26-33].png" />Last week our friend Ed Bott wrote up an excellent article on how to install iTunes 10 on Windows without extra bloat. Today we take a look at doing a minimal install with a step by step tutorial.

Upgrade Your old iPod with Rockbox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-02-1-06-40-34.jpg" />If you are tired of trying to keep up with Apple's new iPod releases, upgrade your old iPod for free with Rockbox. Rockbox allows you to upgrade your aging iPod with new themes, fonts, games, and more.

The How-To Geek Guide to Windows 7 Media Center

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-30-[19-56-33].jpg" class="widepic" />If you’ve moved from XP to Windows 7, this might be the first time you’ve had access to Media Center. Here we’ve created a guide for our best tips, tricks, and tutorials for using Windows 7 Media Center.

The How-To Geek Guide to Computer Microphones

<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.

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.

How to Make Winamp Look like iTunes

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-22-[23-43-31].jpg" />Winamp is a terrific, customizable media player that keeps getting better with each new release. If you are tired of the default skins included with it, then join us as we show you how to make Winamp look like iTunes.

10 Great Skins That Make VLC Media Player Look Awesome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-19-1-02-08-29.jpg" />VLC media player is terrific for playing all kinds of media files on your system but you may not care for the native look. We have a great collection of skins to help get you started on removing the “blah factor” and make VLC a lot more fun to look at.

Manage Your Netflix Queue from an Android Phone

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-16-[18-17-35].png" />Are you a Netflix user constantly on the hunt for new titles to add to your Queue? We’ll look at how to manage your Netflix Queue from Your Android phone using the Movies by Flixter App.

How To Play Recorded Mobile Audio (.AMR) in Evernote Without RealPlayer

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-15-1-00-36-00.jpg" class="widepic" />If you’ve ever created a voice note in the Evernote mobile client and then tried to play the files through Evernote on your Windows desktop, you’ve probably seen the obnoxious message that tells you to install RealPlayer. Yeah, like we want to do that!

Backup Your Windows 7 Media Center Settings with mcBackup

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-05-[02-55-05].png" />If you’re a HTPC enthusiast and use Windows 7 Media Center, you probably have a lot of scheduled recordings and channel lineups you’d like to backup. Here we take a look at a simple tool that will allow you to do it easily.

How To Use Your iPod with Foobar2000

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-08-03-[18-47-31].png" />Are you an iPod owner but not a fan of using iTunes to sync your music library? Today we take a look at using the fully customizable Foobar2000 to work with your iPod.

10 Tips To Make iTunes for Windows Run Faster

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-07-27-[20-42-14].png" />If you’re running iTunes on a Windows machine, you might be frustrated with how slow it loads and performs. Here are some tips for getting better performance and make it less annoying.

Run Google Reader Play on Windows 7 Media Center

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-07-28-[00-00-03].png" />One of the cool new services from Google Labs is Google Reader Play which integrates with Reader lets you browse the web in a visually appealing way. Today we show you how to run it in Windows 7 Media Center.