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Sharing your smartphone or tablet’s internet connection with another device or computer is known as tethering. Tethering is a very popular use of many smartphones (and some tablets), but many cell phone carriers in the United States also charge as much as $15 per month for the added feature regardless of the amount of data on a subscribers plan.…Read More »
Both the official BitTorrent client and the recently acquired uTorrent client have essentially become the same program, just with different logos. As such, the programs have not only the same features, but the same annoyances as well. One such annoyance is the toolbar installed in the program.…Read More »
uTorrent has been one of the most popular BitTorrent clients over the years, but ever since the BitTorrent company bought it, it has lost a little bit of popularity… mainly due to the ads they put into the program. This guide will show you how to remove or block the ads in uTorrent and enjoy your (hopefully legal) torrenting without worrying about ads from Zoosk and crappy freeware games.…Read More »
Although many suggest that Windows is the best operating system to play PC games on, it is by no means optimized for running them. The operating itself is more geared toward the general web browser who likes flashy desktop features, but who needs them during a firefight in Battlefield 3?…Read More »
The Galaxy S4 commercials have touted many of the hands-free features of its phone as being mostly unique to the device, but as with many “unique” features in the open source Android operating system, the functionality is now available in an app on the Google Play Store.…Read More »
Have you amassed a large Steam library thanks to the recent summer Steam sale? If yes, you might find searching for an individual title by opening up the Steam application a little annoying. Thankfully, there is a very simple solution.
AddToRun is a Windows program that will allow you to add any executable program, including Steam games to the Windows run menu (accessible by hitting the Windows + R keys at the same time).…Read More »
There are many people against Unity in Ubuntu but who still might want to use the base version of Ubuntu with a different desktop environment, such as Kubuntu, Xubuntu ,or even Linux Mint. In this guide, I will show you how to fully install Gnome 3, not just its shell, in Ubuntu.…Read More »
Many programs automatically run at startup in Ubuntu, but generally they are the just the most important applications for the operating system to function properly. There are times when a user may want to manually add programs to automatically start a program at Ubuntu boot.…Read More »
If you, like me, have not chosen to move all of your data to the cloud, instead opting for the ability to access data regardless of internet connection via one or more USB drives, you might be tired of the typical removable drive icon. …Read More »
If you are looking to experiment with some of the more hidden features of Google’s Chrome browser, chrome://flags is going to be your best friend.
This page, along with all of its options, should be available on any operating system that you chose to use Chrome on, but the I tested this in Windows 7, as that is what I use.…Read More »