Check out this free Windows utility that allows you to print files directly from the file system by dragging and dropping them onto an icon conveniently placed on your desktop.
The World Wide Geek demonstrates how to format an external hard drive for Mac OS X. External hard drives are usually formatted for windows. To change the format, you will need to use the disk utility option. Access the disk utility by going to finder and clicking on applications. Next, click on the utilities folder. Then, click on the disk utility option to open it. You can also search for disk utility in spotlight. Select your external hard drive in the options to the left of the disk utilit...
When I was a senior in college, I shared a two-bedroom, one bathroom, microscopic kitchenette suite with three other girls. We all loved to bake and cook but were fully aware that we were in for a crowded year. We needed to use space efficiently, which meant carefully picking what kitchen equipment was absolutely necessary. As a full knife set was out of the question, we settled on a Shun Classic Ultimate Utility Knife whose praises my father had sung for a long time.
Want to add a little extra control to the windows on your desktop? With Chameleon Window Manager, you can add buttons to the title bars of your windows that will allow you to customize the transparency, force a window to always be on top, and more.
Copying a file's path on your Mac isn't always an easy task. Thankfully, this cool little OSX utility called Copy Path Finder helps solve this problem and lets you copy the path of a file in your file system to the clipboard so that you can paste it into a text editor later.
Are you a speed freak? Not getting the fps rate you want in your favorite 1st person shooter? If you're answering yes, then it's time to get overclocking. This step-by-step video shows you how to use the ATI Overdrive utility and the MSI Afterburner utility to overclock your ATI AMD Radeon Graphics card to push those pixels to the max! The MSI Afterburner utility works with both Nvidia and ATI cards.
Having cool photos as your desktop can make your computer a welcome sight, but having to find a fresh one every so often can get pretty stale fast. Thankfully, freeware utility Flickr Wallpaper Rotator for Windows PC's can import images for your desktop from Flickr automatically at intervals you set. You can even set it to use photos from a Flickr search or show favorites from a specific user.
Beautiful cabinets really make the kitchen, don't they? Not only are cabinets handy storage, they also lend a certain level of elegance to the room depending on their craftmanship. If you would like to perform a kitchen makeover but don't want to hire someone else to do it for you, check out this eight part tutorial on how to build custom kitchen cabinets on your own.
In this how to video, you will learn how to use convert an ISO to a DVD using a Mac. First, download the ISO file. Next, go to your hard drive and applications folder. Scroll down to the utilities folder and choose Disk Utility. A new window will pop up. Open back the folder where the ISO file is and drag it to the window of Disk Utility. Insert the blank DVD into your Mac. Select Open Disk Utility and click okay. Right click on the file and select burn from the menu. Click burn on the next w...
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to use the aspnet_merge.exe utility to combine assemblies that have been compiled using the aspnet_compiler.exe utility. First, view the output of the ASP.NET compilation process to learn what assemblies are created. Next, learn the mechanics of using the aspnet_merge.exe utility to merge assemblies from the compilation of a web site, first seeing how to control the compiled assembly names with the –prefix option. Then see how to merge all the ...
Kitchen lighting is vital to having a beautiful and functional kitchen, but even knowing where to start when choosing the type of lights for your kitchen can be confusing. To find kitchen lighting ideas, Meghan Carter visited Kichler Lighting where she discovered the three different types of kitchen lighting you need to make the most of your kitchen.
Here's something everyone needs to know: how to copy a data disk (CD, DVD) using disk utility on OS X when you only have one optical drive. You will need to create a temporary disk image on your hard drive. Then use that disk image to create physical copies of your disc.
In this video, Bea Fields will show you exactly how to set up and use a new Facebook account. Facebook is an awesome social networking utility that can keep you in touch with friends, family and other loved ones. If you have never used this online utility before, check out this video and get started. You will be on your way to thousands of "friends" in no time.
There are many items in the kitchen that can be packed ahead of time for a smoother move. Learn about packing a kitchen with expert tips in this free moving video series.
In this clip, you'll learn how to record and toggle between different preference settings on an Apple computer running Mac OS X. With Airport Location Utility, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at MacMost can present a complete overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
No kitchen is complete without hanging wall cabinets. Whether your kitchen started off bare, or you've decided to throw up some new cabinets, installation isn't that hard. Like any home project, it just takes time and dedication. This instructional video demonstrates how to find the studs and mark the cabinets. You'll need some standard tools too, but if you've decided to hang your own cabinets, this probably doesn't come as much of a surprise.
Tim Carter demonstrates how to install utility sinks or a laundry sink without needing legs. Tim explains how not using legs can help with storage underneath the laundry utility sink and for cleaning under it.
The kitchen is probably one of the most-used rooms in your house, and the faucet can take a lot of abuse. Maybe it's worn out and drippy, or maybe you just want to upgrade your look. Replacing your kitchen faucet is a job you can do, and Lowe's is going to show you how.
You know how writing with your trusty No. 2 pencil gets to be a pain if you haven't sharpened the tip in a while? A sharp pencil produces crisp, pretty marks that enhance your writing, while a dull pencil tip causes smeared and sometimes illegible writing that looks slopping.
This great video provided by Home Depot demonstrates the right way to install tile for your kitchen countertop with a sink. Make sure to make your measurements precise as any inconsistencies will stick out like a sore thumb.
If you have multiple spreadsheets you want to merge into a single master file, you can easily accomplish this task by using the ASAP utilities. This tutorial demonstrates how to get the most out of this tool for your own spreadsheets and MS Excel projects.
By partitioning the hard drive on your Intel-based Mac computer, you can run and install Windows 7 on your Apple machine. This video demonstrates how to use the Bootcamp utility on a Mac and the Leopard or Snow Leopard driver to successfully install the Windows operating system!
This video tutorial shows you how to improve the performance of your Windows XP PC by freeing up disk space. This is done by running xp's Disk Clean up utility
This is an instructional video featuring Doug Prime, founder of the Future Engineers Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. This is an instructional on utility knives that are used to cut foam board and cardboard. The blade replacement is integral to this craft or hobby tool's maintenance.
Formatting a hard drive is not exactly an essential computer skill, but it certainly is if you're a technie who's looking to start building your own computers. Hard drive formatting involves erasing/formating a hard drive or USB flash drive to be compatible with different formats like MAC OS Extended and Windows OS.
This tutorial demonstrates how to use Disk Utility to verify and repair disk permissions and how to verify your hard drive.
The Mac OS's Disc Utility allows for the encryption of files. To open Disc Utility click on the magnifying glass (spot light) up in the top right hand corner, and search for Disc Utility. Click on the first result in the list. Once Disc Utility is open, click on "create a new image" in the top tool bar. A new window will drop down, where you choose what you want to save the new image as. Give it a name, and choose the size you want it to be. Moving down, choose the encryption you want to use ...
Whether updating your home design or protecting against mold and mildew, the installation of kitchen tiles is a simple process that any home crafter can do. This video tutorial shows how to install backer board and tile your kitchen floor. Once you've cleaned the area where your backer board will go, measure to make sure all materials will precisely fit into place. Before setting the tiles, plan the layout on a sheet of graph paper to figure out if you'll need to cut tiles. Finally, apply gro...
If you need a little extra space in your kitchen, but can't add any more cabinetry, then this next tutorial is for you. In this video you'll find out how to build a serving/prep cart for your kitchen. This can be moved to any place in your kitchen and is ideally used for preparing food. So check it out, be safe, and enjoy!
Gary teaches us how to use disk utility to format Mac drives in this tutorial. First, go to your utility folder in your applications folder. Now, look for all the drives connected to your computer. A disk is a physical drive and the volume is a hard disk on your machine. You can partition this to two volumes by selecting the drive and clicking "erase". Now, select the latest version of the Mac format and then choose a name. Click erase, and now a new volume will be created on your computer. I...
This video tells us the method to partition the external hard drive for Time Machine. This process consists of a couple of steps. In the first step, go to 'Finder'. The second step involves clicking on the 'Applications' option on it. After choosing the 'Applications' and go to the next step involving going to 'Utilities'. Choose 'Disk Utility' from the options displayed. This step will open a new window. Choose the hard drive on the window opened after choosing 'Disk Utility'. Click on the '...
The first thing to do to install tune-up utilities on Windows 7 is to, go to Google and search tune up utilities. Then you scroll down to CNET download website and click download now. After you clicked it hit save file and wait for it to load. After you finished downloading it in that box right click it and choose open containing folder. Then drag the file to your desktop and right click on the folder and go all the way down to properties. Once you are on to it go to compatibilities and check...
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to configure Cisco and iptables firewalls with a utility.
In this video Chris Pels shows how to create an MSBuild project that orchestrates the execution of the aspnet_compiler and aspnet_merge utilities for an ASP.NET web site. First, learn the fundamentals of the compilation process for an ASP.NET web site and the role of the two command line utilities. Next, see how to create an MSBuild project file and the primary elements such as PropertyGroup and Target. Then learn the details of how to execute the aspnet_compiler and aspnet_merge utilities fr...
Painting kitchen cabinets is an easy and inexpensive way to bring old cabinets back to life. Meghan Carter shows you how to paint kitchen cabinets and offers a few inspirational decorating ideas for really dressing up your kitchen cabinets.
Tim Carter shares some kitchen remodeling ideas and tips to help you get the kitchen of your dreams. Well-instructed video to create a more spacious kitchen.
In this clip, Chef Jason Hill talks all about kitchen shears (or kitchen scissors). In order to be the best cook you can be, you will want to make sure you have the right shears. Shears are designed for cooking and work a million times better than a knife or normal pair of scissors for things like cutting through bone. Check out this chef's tip and make sure you choose the right pair for you.
Is your kitchen out of control cluttered? Do you have paper work, utensils, and junk mail scattered in the one room in your house that should act as your sustenance sanctuary? In this episode of Real Women Scrap, the hub of every household is attacked as well as other ways to unclutter your kitchen.
Repair, spackle, and paint a kitchen like a professional. Learn how to paint a kitchen with tips from a painting contractor in this free video on home decor.
Most people have a few different knives in their kitchen drawers, but not everyone knows which one does what. Sometimes it seems easier to just grab whatever's clean, but choosing the right knife for what you're trying to do can actually make a pretty big difference.