Enable or disable items in the “New” sub-menu for easier organization.
Have you ever deleted files or folders from your computer and cleared out the Recycle Bin — only to realize you needed something you removed? Well, in most cases, there is a way to recover files deleted from the Recycle Bin (Windows) or Trash (Mac).
Synchronize all your Google Chrome installations across different computers.
From the mailbag: My daughter says her friend ‘hacked’ into her Gmail account and read all of her messages. How does this happen?
Usually when we receive a question like this it’s regarding an aging computer that isn’t running as well as it used to. This time around, it’s how to take care of a brand new computer. Here are a few considerations.
There are many free software packages available that let you import, manage and edit your memories, but I’ve found Google’s Picasa to be one of the easiest and most versatile options around. This is especially true in fixing “red-eye” in bright-eyed kids and pets. Check out this minute-long video, courtesy of Palm Springs Computer Tutor, on the different ways to have Picasa get rid of that creepy satanic look!
The Laptop Laidback is Canadian contraption ($99.99 + $9.95 shipping) that might best be described as a kind of “TV tray” for reclining or horizontal computer users. As its name suggests, it holds your laptop sturdily while you chill out on a sofa, bed or recliner.
Customize practically everything in Windows for a more personalized computer.
From the backyard pool to canoeing to snorkeling, you can create striking pictures of people in, on, or near water. Here’s how, with these tips provided by our friends at Kodak.
It’s one of the most aggravating features built into Windows Vista: User Account Control (UAC) is when you’re asked repeatedly if you’re sure you have the administrative privileges to perform an action. Here’s how to turn off UAC — and those pesky reminders, too.