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What Is The Windows Registry Editor & How Do I Use It? [MakeUseOf Explains]

Technology Explained

What Is The Windows Registry Editor & How Do I Use It? [MakeUseOf Explains]

The Windows registry can be scary at first glance. It’s a place where power users can change a wide variety of settings that aren’t exposed elsewhere. If you’re searching for how to change something in Windows, you’ll occasionally find articles telling you to edit the registry and change certain settings. These changes are often referred to as registry hacks or registry tweaks. If you need to edit the registry, don’t worry – making a few quick changes is easy.

16-01-2013
What Is The Windows Registry Editor & How Do I Use It? [MakeUseOf Explains]
7 Most Important Websites We Can’t Live Without

Internet

7 Most Important Websites We Can’t Live Without

The World Wide Web (now more commonly known simply as the Web) has been with us for over 20 years now, and in that relatively short space of time it has unequivocally changed the world. For better or worse. The architects of the Web could not have foreseen what a huge impact their creation was going to have, but over the course of two decades and counting the Web has evolved into a sprawling mass of websites and pages that number in the billions.

16-01-2013
7 Most Important Websites We Can’t Live Without
When Defaults Are Bad: How To Pick a Unique Wireless Channel For Your Router

Internet

When Defaults Are Bad: How To Pick a Unique Wireless Channel For Your Router

Wired ethernet will always be better than wireless connections, but sometimes you don’t have a choice – all manner of mobile devices need wifi. There is however one very basic step you can take which will give you an instant speed boost – picking a unique wifi channel that no one else is using. Today I’ll show you how to scan the wifi spectrum and pick the best channel available to you.

16-01-2013
When Defaults Are Bad: How To Pick a Unique Wireless Channel For Your Router
Identify The Guy Who Stole Your Phone, Tablet Or Laptop

Internet

Identify The Guy Who Stole Your Phone, Tablet Or Laptop

After spending hundreds of dollars on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops, we all try to be vigilant when it comes to thieves. In most cases you can walk down a street without any trouble; most days your briefcase or satchel won’t be stolen when you put it down beside you in a restaurant or railway station. Most days, your home or office won’t be broken into and your computer stolen.

16-01-2013
Identify The Guy Who Stole Your Phone, Tablet Or Laptop
iOS Pages Turns Your iPad Into a Desktop Publishing Device

iPhone and iPad

iOS Pages Turns Your iPad Into a Desktop Publishing Device

If you are using your iPad like a laptop computer or notebook, Apple’s iOS version of its word processor, Pages ($9.99), is exclusively designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. In its most recent update, Pages received improved capability with Microsoft Word and the Mac version of Pages.

16-01-2013
iOS Pages Turns Your iPad Into a Desktop Publishing Device
The GParted Live CD: A Quick Way To Edit Your Primary Partitions [Linux]

Linux

The GParted Live CD: A Quick Way To Edit Your Primary Partitions [Linux]

Edit your partitions from outside your operating system. The GParted Live CD is a simple Linux distro you can use to change the size of your partitions – or wipe a drive entirely. Built around GParted, the ultimate partitioning software, the GParted Live CD is probably the simplest way to use GParted on any computer – regardless of what operating system it runs.

16-01-2013
The GParted Live CD: A Quick Way To Edit Your Primary Partitions [Linux]
It’s Raining Deals: Turbo-Charge Your Shopping And Save Money With Booly [Firefox]

Browsers

It’s Raining Deals: Turbo-Charge Your Shopping And Save Money With Booly [Firefox]

There are dime a dozen tools that watch out for the next price drop or a bargain grab. From price notifications to deal hunting, browser extensions and add-ons have been a favorite for long. In this brief article, we will take a look at a handy Firefox add-on called Booly which could qualify for a try out as shopping accessory.

16-01-2013
It’s Raining Deals: Turbo-Charge Your Shopping And Save Money With Booly [Firefox]
InstaWeb – Turn Any Webpage Into a PDF For Offline Reading [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

iPhone and iPad

InstaWeb – Turn Any Webpage Into a PDF For Offline Reading [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

Do you find yourself looking for a cool way to save articles you see on the web? We put out so many quality articles, that you are bound to want to keep some around for reading offline, or for just coming back to when you need them. We offer plenty of information in PDF form in our Cheat Sheet and Guides sections, but wouldn’t it be awesome if you could turn any one of our articles into a PDF quickly and easily? Well with InstaWeb, you can.

16-01-2013
InstaWeb – Turn Any Webpage Into a PDF For Offline Reading [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]
Bring Your Flickr, Instagram, Facebook Photos & More In One Place With Stipple

Internet

Bring Your Flickr, Instagram, Facebook Photos & More In One Place With Stipple

Between Instagram, Facebook, Flickr and Twitter, you probably have a lot of photographs that you’ve uploaded to the web. It becomes a pretty unwieldy task trying to keep track of all your images in so many different places. While there have been a few sites to pop up that aim to merge the experience, making it easy to access all of your online photos in one place, few do it as well as Stipple.

16-01-2013
Bring Your Flickr, Instagram, Facebook Photos & More In One Place With Stipple
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