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Chrome Tab Navigation Shortcuts

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Here are a few Google Chrome tab navigation shortcuts for the keyboard enthusiasts out there. Continue reading

Add an Image Folder to Kindle

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

This article describes how to add and view pictures on a Kindle Keyboard (Kindle 3). Continue reading

In the third in a series of articles chronicling the search for a smartphone, we look at major cellphone carriers and the costs of their plans. Continue reading

Google Search: A Different Perspective

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Here’s a couple of Google Easter eggs that will take your browser window in new directions. Continue reading

In Search of a Smartphone Part Two: Security

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

In the second in a series of articles chronicling the search for a smartphone, security is examined; including a look at safe handling, phone lock, and antivirus. Continue reading

Snowfall Free Live Wallpaper

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

The often dazzling (and occasionally disturbing) Live Wallpaper animated images bring an Android home screen to life. Today, we take a look at Snowfall Free Live Wallpaper. Continue reading

Google Pac-Man

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

In 2010, Google celebrated the 30th anniversary of Pac-Man by replacing their signature logo with a fully functional Pac-Man game. It’s still out there, and we tell you where to find it. Continue reading

SOPA: Stop Online Piracy Act

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Here’s a look at H.R.3261, otherwise known as SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), a bill before the US House of Representatives, which attempts to offer a solution to the problem of digital copyright infringement. Continue reading

Upgrading to 64-bit

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

In this article, we take a look at how to determine if an operating system is 32-bit or 64-bit, and whether an upgrade is possible and practical. Continue reading

In Search of a Smartphone Part One: The Basics

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

This is the first in a series of articles chronicling a search for, and hopefully, the eventual acquisition of, a smartphone. In this article, smartphone basics are examined. Continue reading

Free Lookout Security and Antivirus

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Lookout Security and Antivirus is designed to protect mobile devices from spyware and malware, along with backup and restore options. It also contains features to discourage theft and help locate lost phones. Continue reading


Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

ZoomInto is a free and lightweight browser add-on, designed to quickly edit .jpg images found on the web. Once editing is complete, the images can be saved, emailed, or sent directly to a favorite social networking site. Continue reading

Gmail Checker for Firefox

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Gmail Checker is a handy little Firefox extension that offers incoming email notification and provides quick and easy access to one or more Gmail accounts. Continue reading

Forecastfox Weather

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Forecastfox Weather is a free and customizable extension for Firefox and Chrome that places current weather and weather forecasts in a convenient location on your browser. Continue reading

Roku Part Two

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

In Roku Part One we discussed the basics of Roku, a media streaming device that delivers internet audio and video to your television. In this article, we take a look at some of the available channels, and at navigation methods. Continue reading

VueMinder Calendar Lite

Monday, November 21st, 2011

VueMinder Calendar Lite is a free and full-featured stand alone calendar application for your computer. This article takes a look at the reminder features available. Continue reading

Roku Part One

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

An introduction to Roku, a media streaming device that delivers internet audio and video to your television. Continue reading

Maintain Browser Consistency: Firefox

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

We’ve covered Opera and Internet Explorer. Now we’ll set up a consistent look between browsers, with this look at Firefox. Continue reading

32-Bit and 64-Bit Explained Part Two

Friday, November 4th, 2011

In this second segment of a three part series, 32-bit and 64-bit processors are examined, with a look at processors, memory, and how hardware and software interaction affect overall performance. Continue reading

32-Bit and 64-Bit Explained Part One

Friday, October 28th, 2011

In this first segment of a three part series, 32-bit and 64-bit processors are examined, with a basic explanation of processor terminology. Continue reading

Google Chrome Desktop Shortcuts

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Here are a couple methods for creating webpage desktop shortcuts in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera. Continue reading

Control Flash Content in Internet Explorer

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Speed up your browsing by using these built-in tools to control website Flash content in Internet Explorer. Continue reading

Learn how to set up a consistent look between browsers, with this look at Internet Explorer. Continue reading

Google Dictionary Extension for Chrome

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Finding word definitions on the web just became easier, thanks to a new extension for Google Chrome. With this feature installed, simply double-clicking a word on a web page activates a pop-up with a definition of that word. Continue reading

Open File Location in Process Explorer

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

A file location can be easily opened in the Vista and Windows 7 Task Manager, but this feature wasn’t built-in to XP. However, the handy task manager utility, Process Explorer, solves that problem for XP users. Continue reading

Add an Image to a Signature in Gmail

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Here are two different methods for adding an image to a Gmail signature. One is designed to automatically attach an image enhanced signature to all emails, the other offers options for multiple signatures, that can be easily attached. Continue reading

Digital Comic Books

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Are paper and ink comics becoming another casualty of the digital revolution, or can they find room to coexist in today’s world? With the mobile device comic apps becoming more popular, only time will tell. Continue reading

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