Dropbox is a great service to save, share and store files and folders. Here’s a time saver that lets you save Microsoft Office documents directly to your Dropbox. Here I’m saving an Excel document. In MS Office 2010 click the File tab then Save As. If you’re using Office 2007, click the Office button then [...]
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VLC is our favorite free cross-platform video player for Windows. It has a plethora of great options, one of which is the ability to take a snapshot of videos you’re watching. Start playing a video in VLC. When you see a scene you want to capture, click Video >> Snapshot. You briefly see a small [...]
One of the new features of the Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update is enabling Restrictions. Here’s how to password protect the WiFi connection on your Kindle Fire tablet. Power on your Kindle Fire and tap the gear icon at the top of of the screen then tap the More button. Next, on the Settings page tap [...]
If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and want to prevent kids or anyone from accessing certain apps – lock them down. Enable restrictions to block users from using apps and accessing inappropriate media content. On your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch go to Settings >> General >> Restrictions. Tap Enable Restrictions. You’ll [...]
When the Kindle Fire first came out you could delete or favorite items from the Carousel on the home screen. A new feature of the 6.2.1 update, is it lets you remove items from the Carousel and Favorites. The Carousel is at the top of your Kindle Fire home screen. There you can scroll through [...]
There’s certainly no shortage of apps available for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Finding the ones you need is a daunting task. Here’s a look at five ways to help you find new apps that are free or discounted. AppShopper AppShopper is a universal app for finding apps. Download it directly to your iDevice [...]
Here’s how to add videos to the Kindle Fire and watch them when you don’t have a WiFi connection available.
Do you remember the first App you downloaded when you first got your iPhone? I do – White Noise. This is why I’m very excited to announce that starting today, groovyPost will be giving away 10 White Noise Pro licenses to our readers, courtesy of TMSoft. Before I explain how the rules for our giveaway, here’s a quick [...]
To get a fresh view of your Windows 7 system, change the Aero Theme. The Xbox 360 lets you change its Dashboard theme too. Here I’m using the latest Xbox dashboard update. Select Social then your Xbox Live avatar. On the next screen select Change Theme. Highlight the Theme you want to use. The theme [...]
I have to admit, I’m I sucker for pinball games. Today I found an excellent free app for iPad called Zen Pinball. It lets you play one table for free. While Zen Pinball only gives you one free table – it’s an awesome table. The Sorcerer’s Lair is a beautiful table that brings hours of [...]
While watching video in iTunes, it’s annoying not being able to browse the store or library at the same time. Here’s a quick tip to play the video in a separate window. Launch iTunes and play the video podcast, movie or TV show you want to watch. Right click on the screen and select Play [...]
Windows 7 Media Center provides a lot of options for viewing video content, except an intuitive way to get videocasts. Here’s how to use the free Media Browser plugin to do it. First, download and install the free Windows Media Center plugin – Media Browser. Installation is straight forward following the install wizard. Next launch [...]
Adding Dropbox to the Windows 7 Send To context menu makes adding files to Dropbox easier. Click Start and type: %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo in the Search box and hit Enter. Now right click the Dropbox folder under Favorites and hold down the mouse button. Release the folder then select Create Shortcuts Here. If you don’t have Dropbox [...]
Here’s how to copy and paste text on the Kindle Fire from Amazon. You just need to highlight text, copy it to the clipboard and paste.