Cut, Edit or Remix Music and Songs Online for Free

by File in: Cool Websites

Need to remix some music for a dance competition at school or for a party where you’re the DJ? Well, you can always use Adobe Audition if you have lots of money laying around or you can download Audacity for free and edit music that way, but it’s got a bit of a learning curve and […]

How to Upload and Tag Pictures and Photos in FaceBook

by File in: Fun Stuff

If you’re a FaceBook user, you may have seen that you get a notification when someone tagged a photo of you and this photo also shows up on your Timeline if you approve it. When you upload a photo to Facebook, you can also tag someone to ensure they get the notification and it’s quite […]

Disable Visual Effects in Windows for Better Performance

by File in: Computer Tips

There are many ways to increase the performance of your PC and today’s article will talk about disabling visual effects and setting Processor Scheduling settings. These are fairly straight-forward and one of the simpler settings to change, but they don’t give much of a performance boost. What that means is that this tip will increase computer […]

How to Make a Simple Graph or Chart in Excel

by File in: MS Office Tips

Excel is a powerful tool that you can use to create charts and graphs for small or large amounts of data. In this Excel tutorial, I’ll show you how to take a small set of data and create a simple bar graph, along with the options you have to customize the graph. Once you have […]

Turn Off Indexing in Windows for Better Performance

by File in: Computer Tips

Turning off indexing on your hard drives is another very simple way to boost performance in your PC. Before I get into the details of turning off indexing, let’s try to go through the reasons why you would want to disable indexing in the first place and when you should leave it enabled. There are basically […]

How to Burn, Copy, and Backup a CD or DVD

by File in: Free Software Downloads

As a technology enthusiast, I often get asked how to quickly burn or copy CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs for free. Most people have heard of software like Roxio, Sonic, or Nero, but none of them are free and they are usually so bloated with extras that your computer actually starts to run a lot slower […]

Hide Files and Folders in Windows (Easily Hacked)

by File in: Computer Tips

Need to hide a folder quickly on your Windows PC? Well, here’s a very simple way using only Windows and no third party software. This method of hiding files and folders in Windows is quite rudimentary, which means that anyone who knows what they’re doing with computer will easily be able to find it. However, it’s […]

Change Drive Letter in Windows for an External USB Device

by File in: Computer Tips

This is a guide on how to change the drive letter in Windows for an external USB device like a hard drive or USB stick. Here’s a common problem that I have seen: You plug in a USB flash drive into your computer and it says ready to use, but for some reason nothing shows up […]

How to Setup Picasa with Google+ Photos

by File in: Google Software/Tips

I originally wrote this article back in 2007, but I’m updating it for 2014 because a lot has changed in seven years. Firstly, Picasa Web Albums no longer exist. Since the release of Google+, all photo storage takes place in Google+ Photos. You can, however, still use Picasa on both a Mac and PC to […]

How to Protect Your Computer from Hackers, Spyware and Viruses

by File in: Computer Tips

This article has been inspired by a situation I ran into while visiting a cousin in India. Since I’m in the IT field, she asked me to take a look at her computer since it was acting “funny”. The “funny” part was that the computer would automatically restart whenever you tried to install ANY software onto it or […]