Set up hot keys without any added software on Windows XP or better.

It’s very annoying and counter productive for your hands to leave the keyboard as you use your mouse to click, click, clickity click click away at something. Join the ranks of power users to add keyboard shortcuts for every computer task you do. Yup any task! Built into Windows is the ability to let you […]

MonitorES Helps You Save Energy, Money and Time!

This incredibly small  98.2kb file will allow you to automagically power off your display when you lock your computer. It also does a bunch of other things, including muting your master volume and setting your status on IM clients to “away.” The full list of features is as follows: Automatically turn off monitor Automatically pause […]

Yahoo launches automatic notetaking tool

If you’re one of those people who researches information online and winds up with a bunch of scrawled notes on the back of envelopes, Yahoo could have the solution. The firm is launching a feature in its search engine which can automatically take and store notes from the pages you visit. Search Pad launches today […]

Send Files from your Browser to Another Browser – Without Limits

We all know what P2P and FTP are – but did you know that with P2P you can transfer a file to someone else using only your browser? Huh? I hope I didn’t lose you! For those of you interested in transferring files from one computer to another over the Internet, there is a interesting new […]

Science is Sexy: Will the Large Hadron Collider Blow Us Up?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Maybe you’ve heard about the recent controversy over the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.  This device, probably the most complex machine ever devised by man, has been the focus of much debate because of its potential to do two things. Be an enormous waste of money Create a black […]

[GAS] Resource Center: Free IT and Business Books Summaries

We have an amazing offer for you guys today. In partnership with tradepub, the folks who help us with our IT resources center, we can now offer you access to a multitude of free IT and business-related books summaries. A Summary isn’t merely a digest or excerpts strung together. It’s a seamless document that reads […]

Cool new things you can do with your cell phone

In this engaging and hilarious talk from the EG’08 conference, New York Times technology columnist David Pogue rounds up some handy mobile phone tools and services that can boost your productivity and lower your bills (and your blood pressure).

An introduction to SpiceWorks: The free and awesome way to manage your network

I use SpiceWorks 3.5 to document and manage a lot of functions on my network. The best part about it is that it is free! I don’t know why so many administrators refuse to document their networks. Maybe they feel it helps their job security, but in the long run, this can become quite a […]

7 Tips To Avoid Being A Conficker April Fool

With the Conficker virus set to go through a currently uncertain change tomorrow (April 1), here are seven ways to be sure you’ve protected your machine against the fallout. Don’t panic: The chances are the April Fool’s Day deadline has been overhyped. All that’s known for certain is that the number of potential website addresses […]

HOW TO: Reset your Lost 2003 Active Directory Admin Password

AskTheAdmin is back again with another “how to” for the GAS readers. Today’s tutorial will be covering a technique that will allow you to reset your lost 2003 Active Directory Administrator Password. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us and you are not alone. I have never had this happen to me in […]

HOW TO: Get back in Windows after losing your password

Hey there GAS readers! AskTheAdmin here guest posting on how to recover YOUR Windows password. This is not meant as a how-to hack your friend, girlfriend, dog or lover’s computer, but as a way to get you back into your Windows machine as a last resort. If you have another username and password on this […]

How to Survive Quicksand

Contrary to popular belief, surviving when stepping into a pool of quicksand is actually easy. All you have to do to is to calmly lie on your back, and you’ll be quickly floating on top of the muck instead of drowning in it. The following video segment from Bill Nye, The Science Guy, will bring […]