View Your Google Maps Search History

I recently discovered something cool about Google Maps that I didn’t know existed. A few weeks back, I had searched for a local restaurant...

How to Add a Printer in Windows 8

Playing around with Windows 8 recently? If so, you might have come around to adding a printer! I recently installed Windows 8 and went...

Share Amazon Prime Benefits with Friends and Family

Amazon Prime is one of those incredibly useful features of Amazon that makes it so easy to keep buying stuff from their site. I...

How to Check Your Hard Drive for Errors

Do you think your hard drive is about to fail? Can you hear strange clicking sounds coming from your hard drive? Has your computer...

Run a Program in Compatibility Mode in Windows 8

As with other versions of Windows prior to Windows 8, you can run a program in compatibility mode in order to run older programs...

5 Ways to Secure Your Google Account

We recently posted an article 5 Ways to Secure Your Data and Information, which provided you with some great tips for adding more security...

Microsoft Office 2013 Screenshots and Review

Following their Windows 8 initiative, Microsoft is also in the process of revamping and finalizing their Microsoft Office 2013 productivity suite. The new Office,...

10 Metro Apps You Should Install on Windows 8

With the release of Windows 8 just around the corner, I thought I would write up an article on my favorite 10 Metro apps...

Show File Extensions and Hidden Files in Windows 8

Microsoft has learned a few things in the last couple of years and one of those is that it was always a pain to...

Create Bootable System Recovery USB Drive in WIndows 8

Yesterday, I wrote about how you could boot into the system recovery options in Windows 8 using various methods. Two methods involved loading Windows...

Transfer Files from Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8...

Whether you plan to upgrade your Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 machine to Windows 8 or buy a new PC with Windows 8...

Should You Shutdown Your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad at Night?

I get this question asked all the time and the answer varies depending on the device and the person. There are times when you...

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Upgrade and Clean Install Guide

Upgrading to Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is for the most part a simple process. However, there are a few unobvious steps along...

Boot Windows 8 into Safe Mode

We all have gotten accustomed to pressing either F2 or F8 to get the advanced boot options since Windows 2000, probably even before that....

How to Clean Install Windows 8

In Windows 8, performing a clean install is a very simple and easy process, unlike previous versions of Windows. In Windows 7, you had...

Move, Rearrange and Change Tile Size in Windows 8

Getting used to the new Start Screen in Windows 8? It’s basically composed of a bunch of tiles that are either static or “live”...

Check the Age of a Website

So someone asked me the other day how old a website was that he had seen the other day and I immediately asked what...

5 Hard Drive Formatting and Partitioning Utilities

Formatting hard drives and external hard drives is usually a fairly straightforward process. The two most popular operating systems, Windows and Mac OS both...

Google Chrome Running Too Many Processes?

I love using Google Chrome for browsing the Internet and one of the main reasons has always been because it’s super fast! I never...

Ultimate Setup Guide for Gmail with Outlook 2010

Up until a few days ago, I was using my MacBook Pro with the Mail app to manage all my email accounts. Unfortunately, my...

4 Ways to Safely Backup iPhone iPad Photos and Videos

If you have an iPhone, especially the 4S, you probably use it to take a lot of photos and videos. The camera is pretty...

Get the Most Out of Your iPad

When the iPad first came out, I waited a year until they released the second version. I figured the 1st generation model would have...

How to Share a Google Calendar

Google Calendar is great. I can access it from any computer, sync it to my smartphone, and sync it to my desktop email app...

How to Determine Where a Picture was Taken

A friend recently saw a picture posted on Facebook by a friend and wanted to find out where that picture was taken. The picture...

Change Default Web Browser in Windows 8

Windows 8 comes with two flavors of Internet Explorer 10, one for the Metro UI and one for the desktop. If you don’t care...