If you’re totally new to the idea of building your own media center, let alone one based off a tiny and fanless micro-computer, you might be wondering exactly what’s in it for you. (If you’re completely unfamiliar with the Raspberry Pi, we’d suggest checking out the introduction to our tutorial: The HTG Guide to Getting Started with Raspberry Pi.)
There are some Chromebooks with awesome hardware out there, like the beautiful Chromebook Pixel, but they don't quite hit their full potential with Chrome OS. Here's how to install Ubuntu and get more out of your Chromebook.
Fixing a broken computer isn’t as hard as it sounds and there are many repairs someone with a few minutes can learn. But taking the time to read the entire manual on a computer can take far longer than a few minutes. Luckily, the web has lots of options both for those with broken computers and those who don’t like to read. To that end, we have collected 50 must see YouTube videos for DIY computer repair listed mostly by number of views. Whether taking on a nasty virus, upgrading your old system, or even bringing a laptop back from a watery grave, there are options for all.
Everybody likes a good Windows 7 tip — something that eliminates an annoyance, streamlines a task, or offers useful customization of a particular feature. This latest roundup of favorite tips from our Microsoft Windows blog ranges from speeding up menus to killing rogue processes to scanning system files and repairing errors.
Getting a new PC, whether it is at work or at home, is one of those “makes you smile” moments. Just like the “6 Million Dollar Man” we all want better, stronger, and faster. However, every new PC that crosses your path is in need of a few tweaks. This document lists 10 enhancements you should make to every new PC, no matter whether it is a workstation or the family media computer. These tweaks will bring out the best in your new PC and give you a solid foundation for future applications and operating system updates.
Modern PCs are certainly marvels of technology–and yet for all their advances, computers still do crazy, inexplicable things. Computing mysteries tend to be less “Who dunnit?” and more “Why won’t it?” But worry not: We’ve rounded up these and other mindbogglers of the PC universe–and solved them for you.