How to make your own ethernet cables

Here is an excellent video tutorial that will teach you how to make your own ethernet cables. The whole procedure can seem complex at first, but after a bit of practice, it becomes very easy. If it interests you, We’ve also published a similar guide on [GAS] 1.0. Enjoy!

Using Google Talk to update your social networks

By Mark O’Neill I am a HUGE fan of Google Talk, so much so that I am trying to find more diverse ways of using it, apart from chatting to people and sending / receiving files. I never quite clicked (excuse the pun) with the Gmail version of Talk and so I am using the […]

How to Retrieve or Reset your Lost Windows Password

Here’s an interesting video showing you a few techniques that can help you recover or reset your lost windows password. If this kind of thing interests you, we’ve also written about several password recovery techniques on our old blog.

One for the SEO Firefox geeks

By Mark O’Neill If checking a website’s PageRank or number of backlinks on Firefox is what fuels your loveboat, then you’re going to love this one. SEO Book has an excellent Firefox extension which gives you more than the standard information that Google normally offers.    It also works on Yahoo. Before you install “SEO for […]

Personal Disaster Recovery: Backup, Don’t Archive!

By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Aside from malware/spyware and viruses, the biggest trouble with most home computers can probably be attributed to the build-up of user data over time. You’ve seen it happen over and over again: digital pictures, videos, documents, spreadsheets, and more fill up the drive and eventually adversely affect the performance […]

Why you should always plan your next day before going to sleep

In the following video, renowned motivational author Jack Canfield explains why you should always use the end of your day to plan what you will do tomorrow. The reason is simple: by thinking of what you need to accomplish the following day, your subconscious will work all night for you, helping you be more effective […]

4 Calling Birds, 3 HDMIs, 2 CVIs, and an ATSC/QAM tuner…

By Brooks Flynn Guest blogger, Philips Consumer Electronics  What connections do I need on my new HDTV? Neilson recently published a study that reports out of 112.8 million U.S. homes with televisions, only about 12.7 million actually carry at least one HD channel. HDTV owners oftentimes don’t even know if they are receiving an HD […]

Automate PC shutdowns with Poweroff 3.0

By Mark O’Neill I have a lot of scheduled tasks running during the night when I am snoozing away in bed – virus scans, spyware scans, cleaning out the crap with CCleaner and much more. But at the same time, I get a lot of grief from the girlfriend about leaving the computer on all […]