How To Make Windows 10 Change Color to Match Your Desktop Wallpaper

Now that you’ve installed Windows 10 and mastered the basics of Microsoft’s new operating system, you’re going to want to start digging deeper into some of the customization options available—like automatically changing the system interface colors whenever you pick a new wallpaper image. »9/24/15 9:22am9/24/15 9:22am

How to Customize the File Explorer Interface in Windows 10

File Explorer (formerly known as Windows Explorer) is your way into your PC—whether you’re looking for settings, files or peripherals, this is often where you’ll be starting your search (it’s pinned to the taskbar for a reason). Windows 10 brings a new look to the File Explorer interface, and here’s how to tweak it to… »8/19/15 4:35pm8/19/15 4:35pm

How to Add Customized Gesture Controls to Your Android Phone

Get yourself an Android phone or tablet and you can hack it to work in pretty much whatever way you want—and that extends to input as well. All In One Gestures is one of several apps on the Google Play Store that let you create customized gestures for controlling your apps and the OS itself. Here’s how to get it set… »5/18/15 9:58am5/18/15 9:58am

Don't Quit the Social Networks You Hate. Bend Them to Your Will

We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they're also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just "quit" Facebook altogether. Here's why that's a silly idea, and what you can do… »2/04/15 12:26pm2/04/15 12:26pm

The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your… »1/28/15 3:57pm1/28/15 3:57pm

How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here's how to make it happen. »1/21/15 11:35am1/21/15 11:35am

Zing Laser Brings Laser Cutting Goodness to the Average Guy

Fans of laser engraving can now prettify all their stuff with Epilog Laser's new Zing Laser, a machine that's roughly about the size of a bulky office scanner. The Zing Laser, one of the first fully functional low-cost laser etchers on the market, has 25 watts of cutting power and can engrave designs into wood,… »7/12/08 11:00am7/12/08 11:00am