Question: Help! Whenever I try to email a photo from within Windows Live Photo Gallery, it tries to open a Windows Mail account I don’t use anymore instead of Microsoft Outlook. How do I change this on my new PC?
You’re surfing the net for high-resolution photos and you stumble upon one you think fits the bill. Problem is, when the image downloads, Internet Explorer shrinks it down so you can see the entire thing — but now you can’t see the detail. Here’s how to change this.
Ever get the sense your “smiley face” emoticon was misinterpreted in an email or text message? Were you trying to use sarcasm, yet the recipient thought you were serious? Introducing the “SarcMark.”
Instantly activate your screensaver with a shortcut on your desktop or through your keyboard.
From the mailbag: JP from Montreal has downloaded a .NRG file and he doesn’t have anything on his computer that can open it. A quick Google search also didn’t give him any clear answers, says JP. No problem, we can help.
Last week, the world’s biggest chip maker demonstrated its new “WiDi” (“Wireless Display”) technology, allowing you to stream audio/video from your laptop to your TV over a WiFi connection. In this clip, you’ll see how supported 2010 laptops work with a device (like Netgear’s $99 Push2TV box), which is connected via HDMI to a television.
Create a simple shortcut to gain access to the “Master Control Panel” in Windows Vista & Windows 7, allowing you to tweak hundreds of different settings.
One of the coolest new features built into Windows 7 is the improved taskbar that lets you “pin” your most-used programs or files to the bottom of the screen. Simply click the icon to launch the desired app or file (or press the corresponding number on your keyboard). Here’s a trick to add this functionality to Windows Vista.
Here’s a neat iTunes feature you might not know about. iPhone or iPod touch owners can easily add lyrics to their favourite songs to read while listening to music. Here’s how to do it.