Are you annoyed with the limitations of the Windows 8 start screen? Although there are twenty backgrounds, in my opinion they’re all pretty unimaginative. Here is a way to liven up your start screen in a matter of minutes.
We all know electronic devices are not meant to get wet, but not everyone knows what to do once that inevitable finally happens. Our writers were asked to share their personal stories of water damage and tips to revive the water damaged device. Check out the tips here.
Most Linux distro comes with a package manager that allows you to easily install binary package (DEB or RPM). However, if you are planning to customize the software you are installing, like adding additional features, then you might want to use the source packages and compile them yourself. Here is how you can do so.
If you don’t like how a website looks, you can now change its font with the Font Changer extension for Chrome. It alters a website’s font face (through Google Web Fonts), type and size.
Airdrop allows you to send a file over to another Mac that is in the same WiFi network. However, not all Macs support Airdrop, especially those without the latest updates. Even those with the latest updates may not work out if not under a WiFi network. This doesn’t mean you have to miss out. Here, we will go over how to use Airdrop in both situations.
If you are using a desktop mail client to manage emails for all your email addresses, you will have come across the option to use either POP3 or IMAP. What exactly are they? And how can they affect the whole emailing experience? Read on to find out more.
Have you ever wanted to block a website from Google search results? Maybe the website/domain contained spam or malware, or maybe you just weren’t fond of it. Today I’m going to show you how to block a website in Google Chrome.
If you’re into repairing computers and laptops, there’s a big chance you have all the tech tools you need already. But in case you are forgetful, here is a quick checklist of tools that you should have in your arsenal for every computer repair visit.
If you’re a developer of any sort, you’ve probably heard of Pastebin.com. Stikked is an open source pastebin-like product that you can host it on your own web server and it is probably one of the best out there.
Even though a kid might be technically capable of using an Android phone or tablet, there’s still some things out there on the web that kids shouldn’t see at that age. Here is how you can setup parental control on Android devices.
You might have seen our article on Haiku, an open source implementation of BeOS. It’s not the only open source re-implementation of a classic computer OS. Icaros is a reimplementation of the classic Amiga OS for PCs. It’s based on AROS (the Amiga Research Operating System), but is available in a ready-to-run live version.
In this installment of the “Social Media From the Command Line” series, we’re going to show you how to access Tumblr, Flickr, and YouTube from the command line.
Are you looking for an easy way to check the color of the Sign In screen in Windows 8, without having to edit the registry? There’s nothing wrong with using the registry tweaking methods, but not everyone is comfortable doing that. Here is one quick and easy way to change the color of the Sign In screen with a simple click.
AppleCare is not cheap and many people will wonder if it is really worth the deal. In this guide, we show you when you should buy AppleCare and when you should not.
There are plenty of backup software for Windows, but if you are looking for a simpler native application, look no further than the File History tool that is natively available in all Windows 8 machine.
Being able to automatically change the desktop wallpaper on your Mac each day is nothing new. However, having a large collection of high-quality wallpapers to choose from, and being able to stream them directly from a website, is new. Here is how you can get your Mac to fetch beautiful wallpapers online and set it on your screen on regular interval.
If you’re wondering what to do with an old computer, check out these fourteen ways to make good use of your old coomputer before you throw it away.
Since young, I’ve developed an affectionate nostalgia for old school computing. Imagining how digital artists of the early ’90s laboriously crafted character-by-character ASCII text art, as well as ANSI, blows my mind! Today I’m going to blow your mind as well by showing you how to turn your boring lines of text into exciting ASCII text art.