PC Tutorials & How-Tos

Chrome High DPI Mode
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 16, 2014

How to Enable Chrome High DPI Mode in

Out of Office Email
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 14, 2014

How to Create an Out of Office Email Reply with iCloud

Blindfolded Running Off Cliff
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 12, 2014

One Mistake: The Fall of Mediabridge

Gavel Laptop Lawsuit
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 7, 2014

Are There Any Winners When Companies Sue Online Reviewers?

AudioMate OS X
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 6, 2014

AudioMate Makes OS X Audio Device Management Quick and Easy

Lock Screen Message Mac
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 6, 2014

How to Set a Custom Lock Screen Message in Mac OS X

Windows Search
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 5, 2014

Modify Windows Search Indexing Options to Search File Contents

Posted by Jim Tanous on May 4, 2014

Get Easy Access to Control Panel Settings with Windows God Mode

Boot Camp Icon
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 2, 2014

How to Change the Boot Camp Icon of an NTFS Volume in OS X

Old PC Windows 95
Posted by Jim Tanous on May 1, 2014

How to Determine Your Computer's Windows Installation Date

Posted by Jim Tanous on April 27, 2014

How to Disable the Acrobat Safari Plug-in

Windows XP Extended Support
Posted by Jim Tanous on April 16, 2014

Microsoft Cuts Windows XP Extended Support Costs for Enterprise Customers

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Start Screen Power Button
Posted by Jim Tanous on April 15, 2014

How to Show or Hide the Windows 8.1 Update 1 Start Screen Power Button

Twitter Tweet
Posted by Jim Tanous on April 14, 2014

The Quiet Type: 44% of Twitter Users Have Never Sent a Single Tweet

Windows XP Support Ends
Posted by Jim Tanous on April 8, 2014

Microsoft Ends Windows XP Support Today

Laptop App Web Notifications
Posted by Jim Tanous on April 2, 2014

How to Manage Safari Push Notifications in OS X Mavericks

Google Drive Phishing Scam
Posted by Jim Tanous on March 14, 2014

New Phishing Scam is Hosted by Google via Google Drive Exploit

OneNote for Mac OS X
Posted by Jim Tanous on March 14, 2014

Microsoft Reportedly Launching OneNote for Mac as a Free App ‘Soon’

Amazon.com Package
Posted by Jim Tanous on March 13, 2014

Amazon Prime Membership Rises 25% to $99 Per Year

Disable Bing Windows 8.1 Search
Posted by Jim Tanous on March 5, 2014

How to Disable Bing Web Results from Windows 8.1 Start Screen Search

Folding@home Chrome
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 26, 2014

Contribute Your Spare CPU Cycles to [email protected] With Its New Chrome Web App

Windows 8 Start Screen Reduced
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 21, 2014

Microsoft Cutting Windows 8.1 Licensing Costs by 70% for Entry Level Devices

Steve Jobs Stamp
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 21, 2014

Steve Jobs to be Honored With Commemorative Postage Stamp

Email Attachment Paperclip
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 21, 2014

How to Disable Email Attachment Previews in Mac OS X Mavericks

Microsoft OneDrive
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 19, 2014

Microsoft’s Cloud Service SkyDrive is Now OneDrive

Laptop Internet Websites
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 17, 2014

How to Configure Websites to Launch Automatically at Login in Mac OS X

Duplicate LaunchServices Entries in OS X Open With Menu
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 13, 2014

Rebuild LaunchServices to Fix Duplicate Entries in OS X's 'Open With' Menu

Windows XP Security
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 13, 2014

Windows XP Systems Could Be Infected Within 10 Minutes of April 8th Support Deadline

Unix System Files Root Directory
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 7, 2014

How to Include System Files in OS X Finder Search Results

Target Logo Network
Posted by Jim Tanous on February 6, 2014

Target Breach Caused by Failure to Segment Payment and Non-Payment Networks

Power Mac G4 Banned
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 26, 2014

Was Apple’s 1999 Power Mac G4 Really Classified as a Weapon?

Trash Can Paper
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 25, 2014

How to Disable the Recycle Bin in Windows

Paper stack
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 24, 2014

How to Add Line Numbers in Word 2013 Documents

NSA Quantum
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 15, 2014

The NSA is Using Hidden Radios to Spy on Offline Computers

Posted by Jim Tanous on January 13, 2014

How to Create Folders in iCloud and Better Manage Your Documents

DuckDuckGo Privacy
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 13, 2014

Privacy-Focused Search Engine DuckDuckGo Saw Traffic Nearly Double Following NSA Spying Revelations

VCR
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 11, 2014

Forget 4K, Three-Fifths of Americans Still Have a VCR

Posted by Jim Tanous on January 10, 2014

Email via Google+ is a Taste of the Future with a Terrible Introduction

Posted by Nik on January 6, 2014

Why Is The Linksys WRT54GL The Best Damned Wireless Router Ever?

Target Display Mode iMac Xbox 360
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 4, 2014

The Ins and Outs of Your iMac's Target Display Mode

Energy Efficiency
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 3, 2014

Apple Touts Major Reduction in Energy & Material Use for New Mac Pro

Netflix
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 30, 2013

Netflix Now Offering $6.99 Single-Stream Plan for New Subscribers

Facebook Video Ads
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 17, 2013

Facebook Testing Autoplay Video Ads in User News Feeds

Outlook 2013 Navigation Bar
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 16, 2013

How to Customize the Outlook 2013 Navigation Bar

Beyoncé iTunes
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 16, 2013

New ‘Visual Album’ from BeyoncĂ© Shatters iTunes Sales Records

Mac Pro
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 14, 2013

High-End Mac Pro Prices Leak Thanks to Apple’s Business Team

Windows 7 Support
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 11, 2013

Microsoft Starts Planning for the End of Windows 7 Support

iOS App Store 1 Million
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 9, 2013

iOS App Store Hits One Million Active Applications

Pony Botnet Password Hack
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 4, 2013

Malware-Enabled ‘Pony’ Botnet Nabs 2 Million User Passwords

Amazon Prime Air Drones
Posted by Jim Tanous on December 2, 2013

Amazon Prime Air Promises 30 Minute Deliveries via Autonomous Drones