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Why remap a keyboard? Sometimes a key dies, other times the placement of a key is ruining your productivity, or maybe you’re a gamer and need your keyboard layout to change right the heck now! You can even give a key you never use a new purpose. There are a lot of reasons to remap a keyboard, and the good news – it’s really easy to do. There are a few excellent tools that will aid you in your remapping quest. From suggestions on the best remapping tools to tips on how to remap your keyboard for better productivity, our
Editing photos is without question one of the most popular graphic-based activities on a computer. The creative power to alter an image is like none other, and Photoshop by far is the most prevalent photo-editing software. Photoshop however is also notorious for being one of the most complicated pieces of software to get the hang of. The reason being – there are literally hundreds of tools, effects and techniques that one could use to achieve different effects. Photoshop is loaded with so much stuff that it can turn many people away due to the complexity of it all. There are
This year we’ve seen Google getting more serious about Google+. The social network got a much needed overhaul earlier this year. If you’re an avid Google+ user and love to edit photos, then you’d love what we have to share in this guide. Earlier this year, Google acquired the popular online photo-editing application Snapseed, and now they’ve integrated it into photos in Google+ profiles, replacing the original photo editing tools. Snapseed has long been known as one of the easiest-to-use photo editing tools available. It offers basic and creative photo editing options, plus those cool filters you love on Instagram.
Did you know there are hidden uses lurking behind many of the gadgets in your home? Your webcam especially, the thing you rarely use, is one of the most under-utilized. Selfies and Skyping with friends and family are the main uses of the webcam, but there are several more interesting uses for this so-called “straightforward” device. From homeowners looking for a method to set up home surveillance to using face recognition to login to Windows, the uses of a webcam can go above and beyond it’s intended use. 8 Awesome Uses for Your Webcam. Home Monitoring System The basic webcam,
Even though Microsoft Word comes with dozens of font choices, adding a new font to the software may be something you’d like to do at some point. Maybe you’re in school and need a specific font or perhaps you’re working on a creative paper project at home. Whatever the reason, adding a new font can be a breath of fresh air to a creative activity. Adding new fonts to Microsoft Word is surprisingly easy. There are thousands of awesome free fonts available on the web, and it takes just a few steps to add a new font to your fonts
File sharing takes place all day every day from many computers worldwide. It seems you need to skip around between the file-sharing services as they impose restrictions such as a download and time limit. All is well if you can find the file you need from a different website, but what if you’ve already downloaded one file, and you need another from the same site but you’ve reached your download limit? How does one bypass these restrictions imposed by the file-sharing sites? Bypassing download limits could be as simple as getting a new IP address. Websites look at your IP
We plug lots of devices in our computers via USB. These can be cell phones, external drives, thumb drives, etc. – you name it, and it’s probably capable of usage via USB ports. Because of this, it’s also pretty common to encounter USB drive errors. There are some errors more common than others and some that seemingly only a few of us experience, but can be very annoying and disturb our workflow. We’ve put together some troubleshooting steps you can follow for any error that will help you resolve it effectively. Because only so much can go wrong when it
Sticky Notes have been a great way for me to keep track of everyday tasks right on my Desktop. It works flawlessly except when I start using my laptop and have to keep referring back to the other computer to read the notes. Windows Sticky Notes lack the ability to sync the data across various computers. However, there is a simple workaround that’ll allow users to sync the Sticky Notes data across computers. It can be set up to ensure a perfect update on one when the other is updated or changed. Using Google Drive and a nice system command,
Cleaning your computer is one of those necessary things you must do as a responsible computer owner. Just like taking your dog for a walk each day, you also need to clean your computer regularly. Keeping your computer clean will help it run better and keep it in good working order for a longer time. But the cleaning techniques can vary greatly depending on cleaning a PC or a laptop. Both have hardware that can be quite different and therefore each has specific cleaning instructions. Our guide will outline how to clean your laptop and PC both safely and thoroughly.
Image based Memes are quite popular on Social Networks. Even if you don’t browse the web that often, you will have most likely come across one or other form of Meme, especially if you are active on social media sites like Facebook. The actual definition of a Meme is, “An idea, behaviour, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” Of course, within the Internet, Memes fulfil that definition, but in a way which is different to “real-life” social memes. As well as portraying cultural norms, Internet Memes have been given a distinct comical twist, making them perfect
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