Earlier this week I built my first Windows 8 VM using VirtualBox. Only problem was more than half the built-in Metro Apps wouldn’t load / launch on the VM. Weather for example… I can see it, I can click on it but no matter what I try, none of the Metro apps on my Virtual […]
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This Outlook 2010 tip will save you 1.3 seconds every day. Ready? Open Outlook 2010 and Open your Calendar. Now up near the top, Click and hold the mouse button on the Month A list of months will popup. Select a Month or, while holding down the mouse, move the mouse above or blelow the […]
Windows 8 keyboard shortcut keys can save you a lot of time. Here’s a complete list of all the shortcut keys we’ve found in Windows 8 along with General keys as well.
Anyone who’s been reading my blog knows that when it comes to screencapture software, I’m a big fan of Techsmith. And when it comes to screencasting, Camtasia and it’s free little brother Jing are hard to beat. That being said, Camtasia isn’t cheap which is why I thought I should drop a quick note to […]
One of the things I like about Google’s new social platform Google+ is the ease of locking down the profile information. The controls are simple to use and allow you to keep things as locked down or open as you want by specifying who (including circles) can see what field. Full the full write-up, see […]
Around this time of year, the non-techy media outlets start railing out their back to school checklists and to-dos. Each time I get to the section in these articles about computers and laptops, I can’t help but roll my eyes. It’s always the most pedestrian and inactionable tips in the world: Mac or PC? Doesn’t […]
This morning I logged into my Google Music Beta account and discovered I had 8 invites I could send out. This is a great sign because just a few weeks ago I had only 2 (and those went quickly…). Now, since I know these invites are going to go quickly I thought I would start-up […]
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Since the beginning, Windows has placed its taskbar along the bottom of the screen. But as you may have noticed from some of my screenshots, I keep mine on the right-hand side, with small icons enabled and my taskbar buttons set to Never Combine. I like it a lot. In fact, whenever I’m on a […]
Over the last few Friday Fun groovyPost’s, we’ve mentioned a few old-school gaming articles, like the Android Nintendo 64 Emulator, our ZSNES article and our tutorial guide to playing old-school DOS games on a Vista or Windows 7 computer. Well if old-schoolin it isn’t your thing, today I’ll explain how-to get a free copy of […]
Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcut keys can save you a lot of time. Here’s a complete guide along with a few tips for IE and Windows Apps.
Hey, it’s the beginning of March. Have you been following all the new fashion statements? I know I haven’t, but I’m sure my PC has. With this cool tutorial we’ll show you how to get a super groovy hi-tech look for your PC using Rocketdock, photoshop and a few downloads! groovyVideo They say a photo […]
You’re probably reading this because you found mDNSResponder.exe running on your computer and you want to know what it is, and why it is there. Fortunately, the process is not a virus and it was developed by Apple so no need to panic. There, feel better? Ok, let’s take a closer look now that the […]
You’re probably reading this because you’ve seen conhost.exe running on your computer, and now you want to know all about it. Okay, maybe not all about it, but at least if it’s safe, right? Well today we continue our series on What is that Windows Process explaining that you don’t need to worry about conhost.exe […]