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Disable Auto-Brightness Adjustment in Windows 8.1

Disable Auto-Brightness Adjustment in Windows 8.1

When you are using Windows 8.1 on a laptop, you may well encounter different lighting conditions that make it difficult to see what is happening on screen. If you are experiencing problems with the way screen brightness levels are being changed for you, you can disable it so your screen or monitor remains at the same, constant brightness level.

Virtualbox: How to Set 32-bit Display In Ubuntu Guest  [Quick Tips]

Virtualbox: How to Set 32-bit Display In Ubuntu Guest [Quick Tips]

I installed Ubuntu Natty on my Virtualbox (Ubuntu guest on Ubuntu host) and the first problem that greeted me when I boot up is the 16-bit display error message: The virtual machine window is optimized to work in 32 bit color mode but the virtual display is currently set to 16 bit. Please open the […]

iDisplay: Turn Your Android Devices Into A Second Monitor

iDisplay: Turn Your Android Devices Into A Second Monitor

When you connect two (or more) monitors to your computer, you can drag an application window from one to another monitor. Now, what if your second monitor is your smartphone, or tablet and you are able to drag window to it and interact with your fingers? Sound cool, isn’t it? iDisplay is one such app […]

How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox 4

How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox 4

For those who are using Firefox 4 beta 7, you will notice that the status bar is now gone. In the past, whenever you hover your mouse over a link, the URL will be displayed in the status bar. With the removal of the status bar, the URL is now displayed in the address bar, […]

How to Change the Icon Size and Display Settings in Windows 7

How to Change the Icon Size and Display Settings in Windows 7

If you are using a large 27′ monitor like me, you will know how small your icons look like in the screen. Unless you enjoy looking small icons (and save up a lot of deskspace), you might be better off changing the icons (and text) to a bigger size instead of making the extra effort […]