One of my biggest pet peeves with RegEdit has always been the way we have to navigate several layers deep into the registry tree using the mouse. But thanks to a fantastic free utility called Registry Finder, you no longer have to. [Read more…]
There are several handy free utilities out there that will tell you what hardware’s inside your PC, and one of the best I’ve ever used is HWiNFO.
Like Speccy, HWiNFO is a free program that provides tons of details about your system’s CPU, motherboard, memory and such.
But HWiNFO also provides a live snapshot of the CPU temperature and various system voltages, great information to have if you’re a computer tech or system builder.
Here’s a screenshot of the HWiNFO Summary page: [Read more…]
If so, you surely know how frustrating the native Photos app can be.
I happen to like Windows 10 overall, but the Photos app leaves a lot to be desired due to its dearth of features and capabilities.
After my most recent photo editing session I decided that I really needed to find myself a better app.
We Americans love upgrading to a new smart phone at every opportunity, and most of us have several of them stuffed in a drawer somewhere.
If you’re like me, you probably hate having a perfectly good portable computer (that’s really what a smart phone is) doing nothing more than gathering dust.
I’ve written several posts in the past explaining how to give an old smart phone a new life by turning it into something useful (like a wireless security camera), and I have another such tip for you today. [Read more…]
Do you use Facebook on a laptop or desktop computer?
If so, you’re probably familiar with one or more of these common annoyances:
- Facebook is constantly switching your Newsfeed from “Most Recent” to “Top Stories”
- You keep seeing the same “Sponsored Posts” over and over again
- Political posts (and the arguments they generate) get your blood boiling
- You receive an important message from someone who isn’t on your friends list but Facebook hides it from you by placing it in the “New Message Requests” folder
- One of your Facebook friends “unfriends” you but you don’t find out about it until much later
All of these annoyances have irritated me at one time or another, and I’m guessing they’ve irritated you as well.
Luckily, there’s a very easy way to eliminate all of these Facebook annoyances in one fell swoop: [Read more…]