Posts Tagged ‘tips’

Convert the Quick Launch Bar into a Super Application Launcher

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Tired of downloading third-party application launchers? I’ve used them in the past, but could live without them. So why not create your own application launcher in Windows 7? Check out this guide to converting the Quick Launch bar into an app launcher!

Convert Quick Launch bar into Application Launcher

Automate Tasks in Linux with Crontab

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If you read this blog or the HowToGeek, you probably know how to use Linux. If so, do you know how to automate tasks using Crontab? It’s a powerful utility that lets you automatically create backups, schedule updates, synchronize files, and more.

Automate Tasks in Linux using Crontab

Quickly Switch between Tabs in IE

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All newer versions of Internet browsers now support tabbed browsing as opposed to opening multiple windows. If you used to use ALT + TAB to switch between windows, how do you switch between tabs? Easy! CTRL + TAB!

Switch Between Tabs in IE with Keyboard Shortcut

Windows Media Player 12: Tweak Video & Sound with Playback Enhancements


If you are using Windows Media Player 12 to play your movies and music library, you should check this out. In case you are not satisfied with the quality you are getting, you should experiment with the playback enhancements that Windows Media Player offers. This guide presents them one by one, tells you what they do and gives a few recommendations on when to use them.

How to Use Playback Enhancements in Windows Media Player 12

Make your Joomla & Drupal Sites Mobile with OSMOBI


If you are a blogger working on Drupal or Joomla, then OSMOBI is the tool for you. With OSMOBI you can build a mobile version of your website in minutes, without having to write a line of code. All you need to do is: create an account, download the module and theme, install them on your site, activate the mobile version of your site. Plus… the free package does the trick for most sites while the payed one doesn’t rip you off.

OSMOBI homepage | Subscription Options & Pricing

How to Find Your Mac Address

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Find to find the Mac address of your computer? It’s fairly simple actually. Check out the post below on how to determine the Mac address of your network card.

How to Find Your Mac Address

Enable Check Box Selection in Windows 7

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In Windows Vista and Windows 7, there is a nifty little configuration option that lets you select multiple files or folders without having to use the CTRL key! You can enable check boxes, which make life so much easier.

Enable Checkboxes in Windows 7

How to Manage Playback & Recording Audio Devices in Windows 7


Windows 7 offers some pretty need customizations for your playback and recording audio devices. For example, you can set your headphones as the default playback device for communication (via Skype, etc) and the speakers for the rest. If you want to learn how to do this, and other settings, check out this useful tutorial.

How to Change the Default Playback & Recording Audio Device

The Public Folder Demystified (Win 7 & Vista)


Ever wondered what the Public folder is in Wondows Vista & Windows 7? If you did, check out this article. It answers this question and also shares some scenarios where you might want to use it.

What is the Public Folder & How to Use it

Stream Music on your Home Network with Windows Media Player 12


This useful tutorial tells you how to stream music over your homegroup with Windows Media Player 12. It also shows how to remote control what’s playing on other computers. Pretty geeky, useful and cool.

Stream Music Over Your Home Network with Windows Media Player 12

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