One hundred million people have a Dropbox account. Discover why you should join them.
Once your idevice’s screens are stuffed with apps, there’s no need to uninstall an app before adding a new one to your collection. Just go ahead and install it. The app will be on your device, but hidden from view.
One of less than obvious tools Windows offers is the right-click menu within file dialog boxes. Give it a try: open an application and then press Ctrl-O or click the Open icon to display the Open dialog box. Right-click any of the files or folders displayed in that dialog and you’ll see a context menu pop open.
Some people love the iPhone’s ‘soft’ keyboard, others loathe it. Whichever camp you belong to, you can make your keyboarding life far more efficient by taking advantage of all the hidden tricks lurking beneath the keyboard’s apparently simple exterior.
I was sitting around a fire with a bunch of friends on the weekend and one of them was doing some work on her notebook. All of a sudden she cried out – her battery had died and she hadn’t saved her work.
When you dig down through folder within folder within folder to find a file, there are a variety of ways to navigate back up through those layers of folders, including one not-so-obvious shortcut.
Windows file search is a handy feature, but it doesn’t always get you what you need. Here’s a simple tip to help you uncover a file within its context.
When you need to apply the same formatting to multiple parts of a Microsoft Word document, there’s no need to go through the same motions repeatedly. Word provides a smogasbord of techniques for formatting a bunch of elements in a document quickly and efficiently.
Windows 7 lets you download your wallpaper from an RSS feed. That means you can get a stream of wallpapers from any photo blog or website with a feed.
Backing up your data is preparation for the blow that will strike. With a recent backup in hand, even a distressing event such as a hard disk failure may prove to be no more than a blip in your routine.
WordPress delights and terrifies me. This open-source blogging platform is a wonder to use. Not easy, but easy enough, and filled with such endless possibilities. But…it’s scary as all get out, too.
Windows 7 includes all sorts of small improvements that will make your computing life more enjoyable. These tips will help you make the most of your desktop working environment.
If you have a document open in Word 2007 or Word 2010 and you open another document, that second document is displayed in the same window as the first. To view the now-hidden first document, you can’t, as you might expect, swap between the two documents by pressing Alt+Tab…
The latest version of Microsoft Office comes in 32-bit and 64-bit flavours. It’d be natural to assume that if you have a 64-bit computer running a 64-bit version of Windows then you should install the 64-bit version of Office 2010. Not so. You’re almost certainly better off using the 32-bit version.
That’s because Microsoft has included little in the 64-bit version that you won’t find in the 32-bit version, with two exceptions…
The real joy in taking photos is in sharing. Whether it’s a cute snap of your daughter playing with her first set of Lego blocks or a dazzling shot of Saturn’s rings taken through a telescope-mounted camera, your photos cry out to be handed around. With your computer, you can give your prize snaps a [...]
It’s a trivial task to sort your Outlook contacts: simply display them in List view and click any of the column headers. So, to sort by category, click the Category column header; to sort by name, click the Full Name column header. It’s an equally trivial task to sort your contacts by multiple criteria. Trivial, [...]