The Amazing HP 7 Model 1800 “Mesquite” Tablet: Intel powered, Wal-Mart (!) exclusive Not great, but pretty darn good. Email, social networking, Skyping, Google HangOuts, and watching videos are a breeze. Music player is awesome! Did I mention $99?? This is a guest post from our friend and longtime Practical Hacks reader and contributor, Michael […]
For years I’ve been searching for an easy and inexpensive way to monitor our home while on the road, without luck. I’ve tried a few different programs, but all involved initial set-ups that exceeded my technical skills, and I gave up in each case. Enter iCam. Install the $4.99 app on your iPhone (or Android […]
Love quickly switching between websites by using tabs with Firefox, Chrome, or Safari? Wish you could use tabs with MS Office? Now you can, thanks to a freeware utility called Office Tabs. Office Tabs installs in seconds, is readily customizable, and will make your use of Office easier, faster, and dare I say, more enjoyable. […]
I recently ran up against the nastiest piece of malware I’ve ever encountered – Windows Security Suite – (which of course has nothing whatsoever to do with Microsoft or Windows). In a word, the program makes your computer seem completely infected and compromised, to the point where you can’t launch your browser, Task Manager, your […]
If you use Google maps to create itineraries or check out sights to visit and own a Garmin GPS, the two are a powerful travel planning combination. It takes just seconds to download sites, including their addresses to your Garmin device.
All that’s required is a Garmin GPS and one of the following PC’s & browsers:
Recently someone at work asked me to “burn some files on a disk.” How quaint! I hadn’t burned a data disk in years, what with thumb drives being so handy, inexpensive, and compact. But this last attribute can also be a negative: USB drives are so small, they’re easy to lose. What if you lose […]
Here’s one of the simplest explanations I’ve found yet: Of course I’m still waiting for an invitation as well… you?