Don't-Miss Software Stories

Another way to restore the Windows 8 Start button and menu

Slick freebie Pokki makes the Windows 8 desktop a much more familiar and convenient place. And it comes with its own app store!

How to organize, showcase, and share your out-of-control photo collection

Shoot all the photos you want, but show off and share only your best. We’ll show you how.

Supercharge your desktop with Rainmeter widgets

We'll show you how to get the hang of this powerful and customizable (yet initially confusing) widget wonder and help you make your desktop one of a kind.

Make fast work of finding photos with Lost Photos

Lost Photos trolls the depths of your email account, looking for any images and saving them to your hard drive.

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How to Resize Photos Easily

Here's a handy tool that automatically resizes photos to your preferred dimensions.

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How to Get Started Screencasting

Want to start your own Internet show, share PC tips and tricks with friends, or just show off your gaming skills via video? Here's how to start producing your own screencast.

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How to Edit Photos With Adobe's Camera Raw

Here are some tips for using the mini photo editor that you've probably always ignored.

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PC Building Best Practices: Software

In the second part of our PC building best practices series, we outline a number of issues that can arise when you're configuring and installing software on a newly built PC.

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What Do These Words Actually Mean? Add-ins, Add-ons, Plug-ins, Apps, Applications, and Utilities

Robert Conner asked me to define the various words for different types of programs.

How to Banish Bloatware

Keep your PC running lean by switching to smaller, faster versions of popular programs.

How to Edit Images for Free

Want to do some serious image editing without spending a lot of cash? Here are a few of the better image editors that you can download for free on your Windows, Linux, or Mac system.

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Use SugarSync to Keep Any Two Folders in Sync

Dropbox and SkyDrive force you to relocate folders to their hierarchy. SugarSync doesn't. Here's how to make the most of it.

Remove Unchecked Items from MSConfig

After reading Windows Takes Too Long to Boot, Mark Fraleigh went to MSConfig and unchecked several programs. Now he wants to remove them from MSConfig, altogether.