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Maker Faire 2013: Reuse and Recycle 3D Printed Parts - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
3D printing is definitely awesome...but what if you make a mistake? No problem with this machine!
Maker Faire 2013: Realtime Interactive Sandbox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
The Anticlockwise group has a fun interactive landscape that you can really dig into!
Maker Faire 2013: Quickly Build Robot Prototypes - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
Build and prototype Lego Mindstorm NXT compatible robots in no time!
Maker Faire 2013: Wireless Fire-Breathing Wolf - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
Want to easily add wireless functionality to your projects? Fenir, the fire-breathing wolf can help!
Maker Faire 2013: The Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
The mad scientists at EepyBird.com perform some extreme diet coke & mentos experiments at maker faire!
Maker Faire 2013: Arduino Starter Kit - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
Check out this do-it-yourself microcontroller kit that has everything you need for your next great project!
Maker Faire 2013: Affordable Desktop CNC Machine - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/20/13
Have your own configurable desktop CNC machine at home!
Maker Faire 2013: The $300 3D Printer! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/19/13
3D printers are awesome, but are way too expensive for anyone but enthusiasts...until now!
Maker Faire 2013: Print Your Own 3D Holograms - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/19/13
Ever want to make your own 3D holographic print? Now you can!
Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts for any Application - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/17/13
Attention keyboard shortcut kings and queens, we've got a tip that that will give your clicker even more time off. Create custom commands and navigate applications like a pro with this Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Annotate Sites and Keep Track of Your Digital Notes - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/16/13
The web is a big, vast place, and sometimes it's hard to keep track of what you find. Today's browser add-on makes it easy to collect and keep track of your digital notes.
5 Hot Laptop Fixes! 5 Cool Things From Google I/O! Windows Upgrade: ReadyBoost Or SSD? Active HDMI Cables. Maker Faire Preview: $300 3D Printer??? - Tekzilla 05/16/13
On today's episode we talk about Google I/O announcements, keep your laptop cool, active HDMI cables, and Maker Faire!
Access Your Favorite Podcasts Anywhere - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/15/13
Put podcasts in their place! This site will let you keep content right where you want it without any downloads.
Bring Reddit Straight to Your Desktop - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/14/13
If you're still sporting the default Windows background, you may be suffering from chronic desktop boredom. We've got a cure with this Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Cheap RAM Is Going Away?!? How Much Memory Do You Need? Get A Switch! Save Your Hearing, DIY vs. Boutique PC, iPad Mini or Galaxy Tab 2, GeoGuessr! - Tekzilla 05/14/13
RAM Prices Going UP, iPad Mini or Galaxy Tab, and Protect Your Hearing
Clean Up your Desktop Automatically - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/13/13
The era of cluttered desktops is over! This Mac application is like calling housekeeping for your computer.
Add Hot Corners to Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/10/13
Improve your Windows experience with today's Tekzilla Daily Tip.
Improve Your Posture with a Cat! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/09/13
If you forget to keep perfect posture at the computer, this Mac application has got you covered. Just say no to slouching!
Google Glass Interview! 5 Tips To Boost Network Speed, Easy-Long Range WiFi, Connect VGA to HDMI, Windows 8 Airplane Mode, No Warrants For Your Data! - Tekzilla 05/09/13
Fix your network, get the latest on Google Glass, and make long distance WiFi easy!
Download All the Images From a Webpage - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/08/13
When it comes to saving images online, today's Chrome extension may be the fastest horse on the track.
Quickly Search Through Audio Clips Online - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/07/13
Friends don't let friends download needlessly. Check out today's time-saving Chrome extension for searching audio files.
New Xbox 720 Details! Find Old Versions Of Software Fast, Wattvision Home Energy Monitor, Airplane Mode For Laptop, Veronica's Mold, Galactic TCP/IP! - Tekzilla 05/07/13
New Xbox 720 rumors, real-time energy monitoring, custom ear buds and don't track me online software!
Use All of Googles Services In One Place - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/06/13
Google has tons of great services, but they are all spread out across different websites. Today's Chrome extension gives you access to all of those services in one place.
Set Schedules for Your Android Ringer - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/03/13
Today's app is like steroids for your sound settings. Set timers for your tones so they'll never go off at the wrong time again.
Compare SSDs With Ease - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/02/13
Dreaming of a new SSD? We've got a time-saving tool to help you find the perfect drive to meet your needs.
Google Glass. How to Solder a Lightsaber! Wolfram Alpha Mines Facebook, Stream Live TV to Android, USB 3.0 FireWire Hub, Jawbone Jambox, New Pi Case! - Tekzilla 05/02/13
On this episode we learn how to solder Star Wars style, stream live TV to Android over the internet, look at which companies to trust and more!
Surf the Web Straight from Your Keyboard - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/01/13
Using a mouse takes too darn long; learn how to navigate the web using only keyboard shortcuts!
Free Data Recovery for Windows! Do Speakers Wear Out? Intel Haswell Ship Date, OS X 10.9 Upgrades, Bestek's Super USB Charging Station, Now I Know! - Tekzilla 04/30/13
Undelete and unerase: Recuva saves lost data in Windows for free. Intel's new Haswell CPUs... we haz a ship date! How much is your data worth? Plus charge all your USB gear with Bestek's 1875W USB wall charging station and find out how long before your headphones or speakers wear out!
Search For Songs Across Multiple Music Services - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/30/13
Today we have an easy site to search for songs on a few popular music services.
Find What Apps Are Draining Your Battery - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/29/13
Does your smartphone battery die too quickly? Find out what's causing the drain with today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Tailor Spotify Playlists to Your Mood - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/26/13
Want to create the perfect Spotify playlist for any mood? Check out today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
New Xbox Details May 21st! DIY Dropbox & File Share: How To Set Up BitTorent Sync! Raspberry Pi vs. Arduino with Ben Heck, Unlocked HTC One, AMD7990! - Tekzilla 04/25/13
Share huge files with BitTorrent Sync, AMD's new 7990, and Ben Heck visit's on this episode of Tekzilla!
Turn Instagram into a Stylish Screensaver - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/25/13
Today we have an easy app to turn your Instagram feed into a screensaver.
Stream Music Hand-Picked by Your Friends - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/24/13
Today's Tekzilla Daily Tip is a great iOS app that streams music picked by your friends.
Windows 8.1 Skips Metro? Velodyne vPulse Review. Make A 3000' WiFi Wireless Bridge. Twitter Music. Backing Up TrueCrypt Files. Safe to Buy a New iMac? - Tekzilla 04/23/13
Is Windows 8.1 going to bring back the start button? Avoid common errors in English usage! Find out if you can get custom molds for any earbuds, long distance WiFi 101, and if it's safe to buy a new iMac, iPhone or iPad or are there new models coming?! Plus Velodyne... can a subwoofer company make great earbuds?
Fix Twitter: Bring Back Instagram and More! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/23/13
Want a few Chrome extensions to make your Twitter experience even better? We've got you covered!
Search Hashtags Across Multiple Social Networks - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/22/13
Get a better understanding of popular hashtags with today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Simulate a Cafe Environment to Get More Work Done - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/19/13
Need to concentrate on your next paper but don't have time to go to the nearest cafe? Take a look at today's website pick.
Great Free Photo Editor for Mac and Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/18/13
Need a photo editor to make image adjustments and add filters to your pictures? Take a look at today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
SSD Upgrade Help. BitTorrent Sync. Bowers & Wilkins Z2 Airplay & Lightning Dock. Seiki $1500 4K HDTV. New Harmony Remotes. OS Color Calibration. - Tekzilla 04/18/13
Build a private Dropbox with BitTorrent Sync, help pick out the right SSD for your laptop upgrade, new Harmony remotes from Logitech, Netflix is dropping Silverlight, OS color calibration and much more!
Open Two Websites Side By Side in One Tab - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/17/13
What if you could compare two web pages side by side without opening muliple windows? You can with today's software pick!
Ultimate Electronic Vacuum! Hackintosh or Mac Pro? Find a Faster GPU, 5 USB Chargers, Fix Facebook Home, Control Gmail After You Die, Instagram Party! - Tekzilla 04/16/13
Manage your Google accounts after you're dead, livestream graduation photos with Eventstagr.am and learn a few tweaks to make Facebook Home usable! Plus, check out 3M's Electronic Vacuum and much more.
Save Websites as Applications in Ubuntu - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/16/13
Ever wish you could save your favorite website as a standalone application? You can with today's Linux app!
Free Disk Mounting and RAM Disk Tool - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/15/13
Have tons of RAM but don't know what to do with it? Try making a RAM disk with today's software pick!
Launch Android Applications with an Ubuntu Flair - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/12/13
Need a slick way to launch apps and switch to running processes on Android? Look at today's app pick!
Calibrate Your Monitor, Get Colors Right! Sony Ships 4K Monitors! Make Win8 Play DVDs. Dump Android Bloatware. Bitcoin Bubble. SIM Cards For Travel! - Tekzilla 04/11/13
On today's Tekzilla, we help you get the colors right on your monitor, plus Sony ships 4K monitors, sim cards for travel, the bitcoin bubble and much more!
Make a Snazzy Photo Slideshows with YouTube - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/11/13
Everyone know that YouTube is the place to go for uploading videos. But did you know that it can be used to make photo slideshows too? See how on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip.
Save Your Job! Calculate if Twitter Will Get You Fired - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/10/13
Sometimes people forget that Twitter is a public forum which anyone, including your boss, can read. Today's tip will tell you how likely your feed will get you fired.
Spring Cleaning Your Computer! New Xbox: No Internet, No Games. How To Wrap A Cable. Webcam Picks, Google Cloud Print Printers, XL-ATX Motherboards? - Tekzilla 04/09/13
The new Xbox may require an always-on Internet connection. Grab the vacuum and download these awesome utilities... it's Spring Cleaning for your Windows or OS X box! Sync folders across multiple machines. Need a webcam? Better think about better audio, too! Finding a laser printer that works with Google's Cloud Print.
Restore Your Computer State After Every Reboot - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/09/13
If you manage a large number of computers, or just want to keep your guest computer in a pristine state, today's Tekzilla Daily Tip is for you!
Become Addicted to Improving Yourself with HabitRPG - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/08/13
Want an extra incentive to complete mundane tasks? Try making life into a game with today's Tekzilla Daily Tip.
Upload Web Files Directly To Dropbox from Chrome - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/05/13
Want to save an image or movie file to your Dropbox account, but don't need it on your local hard drive? See today's nifty Chrome extension!
Digitize Your VHS Tapes. Top 5 Apps for Rooted Android Phones. Watch Movies the Right Way, Turn Off Motion Smoothing. Red Vs. Blue Vs. Green HDDs. - Tekzilla 04/04/13
On today's Tekzilla, we show you how to digitize your old VHS tapes, 5 apps for rooted Android phones, red versus blue versus green HDDs and much more!
Browse the Best Pics From the Web on iOS - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/04/13
Want a one-stop shop for the best pictures that social media sites have to offer? Veronica shows you a great iPhone app on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Convert Text To Speech With a Chrome Extension - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/03/13
Today we show off a great Chrome extension that converts text into speech so you don't have to read!
Back Up 5 Terabytes Offsite! Apps To Track Your Mobile Data. Is Business Class Internet Better? Awesome Nexus 7 Dash Install. Help For Linux Noobs! - Tekzilla 04/02/13
Today on Tekzilla, we talk apps to track your mobile data, a Nexus 7 dash install and whether business class internet is actually better. Plus, back up 5 terabytes offsite and help for Linux noobs!
Bring Maximizing Consistency To Macs Green Zoom Button - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/02/13
Sick of Mac's green zoom button being basically useless? Take a look at today's small utility!
Office Prank For April Fools' Day - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/01/13
Want to play a harmless prank on friends or coworkers? Watch today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Find Animated GIFs and Transparent Images With Google Images - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/29/13
Need to make a quick image mockup but don't want to spend the time cutting out images in GIMP or Photoshop? Save yourself some time by watching today's Tekzilla Daily Tip.
Drivers Upgrade Your GPU. HDTV Bargains. Reboot Your Cable Modem, Get More Speed?!? T-Mobile Drops The Bullsh*t. Caffeine Prevents Sleep. Z-10 Mini. - Tekzilla 03/28/13
On today's Tekzilla, we talk driver upgrades for your GPU, HDTV bargain prices, T-Mobile's new outlook, rebooting your cable modem and much more!
Quickly Scroll Through Images On Any Site - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/28/13
Wish you could navigate through images a little bit faster? See today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Keep Track of Your Favorite TV Shows! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/27/13
Want to keep on top of all of your favorite TV shows? Watch today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
BioShock Infinite Review!!! GPU Upgrades from $150 to $1000. Access Everything Online With One Password! iRiver's Astell&Kern AK100 Sounds Amazing. - Tekzilla 03/26/13
On this episode of Tekzilla, Adam Sessler stops by to review BioShock Infinite, we talk expensive upgrades to your gaming PC, plus, TressFX and shipping to Australia!
Save and Discover New Music in One Place - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/26/13
Want a new place to collect music and discover new artists? Veronica shows off a great site on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Create Custom Vibrations for Contacts - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/25/13
It's fun to customize your ringtones...but what about your vibrations? Now you can on Android with today's app.
Improve VLC Playback with GPU Decoding - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/22/13
Have issues with stuttering H.264 files in VLC? Try today's tip to improve your video playback in Windows.
Samsung's 2013 HDTVs! Unleash Android, Hack Your Phone. $75 Audiophile Starter Kit. HP's WiFi Mouse. Sharp GX-M10 iPod Boom Box. Raspberry Pi Desktop - Tekzilla 03/21/13
Can the $35 Raspberry Pi cut it as a Desktop PC? Rooting your Android Smart Phone is easier than you think... and it might be the only way to upgrade the OS. We love Puppy Linux! $50 speakers worth owning? Screw Bluetooth, we've got a WiFi mouse!
Create Multiple Profiles for Any Mac App - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/21/13
Wish you could have separate profiles for individual programs to get different bookmarks or databases depending on your situation? Veronica Belmont shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip.
Share Huge Files for Free - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/20/13
Need to share files up to 1 TB in size with friends or clients? Take a look at SoShare!
Google Reader Replacements! Laptop Filth & Thermal Grease Hacks. Linux Steambox Success! Netflix Super HD Reviews. Bargain 2560x1440 WQHD Monitors. - Tekzilla 03/19/13
Lifehacker's Whitson Gordon stops by to share a couple replacements for Google Reader when its gone in July, we check out your Netflix Super HD reviews, the Linux Steambox and more on today's Tekzilla!
Copy and Paste Files to Any Computer on Your Network - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/19/13
Want a dead-simple way to send files from one device on your network to another? Check out today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Automatic Folder Size Calculator in Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/18/13
Want to always have an idea of how much space a folder is taking in Windows? Veronica Belmont shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
See What Info Google Is Tracking About You - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/15/13
Many people use Google for a multitude of online activities...but what is the company actually keeping track of? Veronica tells it how it is on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip.
Why Won't My Laptop Fan Shut Off?!? Raspberry Pi Challenge! Infinitec Pocket TV. Best Rechargeable AAs. 1080 Vs. 720p. HD Certs. Bluetooth Mice? - Tekzilla 03/14/13
On today's Tekzilla, we celebrate Pi Day! Take our Raspberry Pi Challenge, check out Berryboot and we tell you which rechargeable AA batteries you should be buying! Plus, Bluetooth mice and much more!
Watch YouTube Links From Within Any Website - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/14/13
Want to watch YouTube links without having to actually visit YouTube? See today's great Firefox extension.
Clean Install or Clone Your Drive? Linux Steambox! SSHD Vs. SSD Vs. HD. A Better Qi Charger. ZocDoc. Cheap Win8 Phone. Free Unlimited Storage Hack. - Tekzilla 03/12/13
Seagate's new solid state hybrid drives, a BlackBerry Z10 launch date, cheap OBDII adapters for Android and Windows, Steam meets Linux - is our new Steambox awesome or awful? Plus a free unlimited storage hack, using Gmail to find who's spamming you and much more.
Cheat at Twitter: Tweet More Than 140 Characters - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/12/13
Is Twitter's 140 character limit too constricting for you? Here's a way to cheat the system and type longer tweets.
Schedule Reminders to Answer Email - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/11/13
Want to get on top of your Gmail messages, but don't have time at the moment? Temporarily clear your inbox with today's Chrome extension.
View Every Free Kindle eBook - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/08/13
Have a Kindle and Amazon Prime? This tip is for you! Find every free ebook offered for Prime members.
Find the Perfect Vacation Getaway - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/07/13
Want to tune your vacation destination to exact specs? Veronica Belmont shows you two great travel sites on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Boot In Safe Mode, Fix Broken Windows! Sim City Fail. Big Update for Roku, $300 Windows Tablets, Responsive Web Design, Will 4K Video Blow My Cap? - Tekzilla 03/07/13
On today's Tekzilla, learn how to boot in safe mode, fix broken windows and check out the new Roku! Plus, will 4K video blow your cap and much more!
Prioritize iPhone Messages From Important Contacts - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/06/13
Want to make sure that you only have to deal with your most important messages while mobile? Take a look at today's iPhone app that does just that.
Disaster Prep Your Tech. Best Photo Apps for Smarphones! Apple Watch? Nexus 4 Wireless Chargers Hands On. MicroSD NFC. Blinky Red Light Saves Viewer! - Tekzilla 03/05/13
On today's Tekzilla, we talk camera apps for your smartphone, disaster prep for your tech, Nexus 4 wireless chargers and the blinky red light!
Catch Computer Snoopers in the Act - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/05/13
Worried that coworkers or friends are snooping through your computer while you're away? Catch them in the act with today's Tekzilla Daily!
Clean Your Keyboard and Mouse Without Unplugging - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/04/13
Ever notice suspicious crumbs or hairs on your keyboard and feel the overwhelming need to clean it immediately? Now you can without unplugging your keyboard or turning off the machine.
Countdown From the Address Bar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/01/13
Need a quick timer but don't want to install extra software? Today's Tekzilla Daily Tip is perfect for you!
Get All Your Social Media Notifications in One Place - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/28/13
Need one go-to place for all of your social media notifications? Then take a look at today's nifty Chrome extension!
Six Strikes: The Copyright Alert System Is Live! SpaceTop 3-D Desktop Rocks. Emergency Cell Phone Power. CableCARD vs. Pay Per View. Boot Camp & Win8 - Tekzilla 02/28/13
Six strikes and you're out? Just what does the new Copyright Alert System mean to you? Don needs a USB battery pack to keep his phone going on long hikes. Where can I buy legal copies of Windows to use with OS X Boot Camp?The SpaceTop 3-D Desktop let's you "reach inside" your PC... and the Leap Motion has a ship date. No S-video on your new HDTV? We've got analog to HDMI converter reccos! Schindler's List is one gorgeous Blu-ray.
Stop Your Mac From Sleeping - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/27/13
Need to finish an important background task without worrying that your computer will fall asleep before finishing? See today's TZD for a great app to solve this issue.
What To Do When a Friends Email is Hacked - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/26/13
Ever wonder what to do when a friend's email account is sending spam? Gmail has the answer!
FAT 32 Sucks For Backups. Geocaching Is Geek Fun! USB 3.0 Emergency Cable Secrets! Free Online Fax. Go To HadOneJob.com Now. Vegan Pseudo Cheddar Dip? - Tekzilla 02/26/13
Fat 32, geocaching, USB 3.0 emergency cable secrets and vegan pseudo cheddar dip on this episode of Tekzilla!
Reduce Chromes Memory Footprint by Suspending Tabs! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/25/13
Has Chrome been slowing your computer to a halt? See today's Tekzilla Daily Tip to help curb the issue!
Find the Perfect CPU for Your Next Build - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/22/13
Want to find the right processor for your needs? Check out this slick website!
PS4: The Missing Info! Speed Up Windows Installs. Nvidia's $999 Titan Tested... and Two GPU Upgrades You Can Afford. Can A Microwave Hurt Your HDTV? - Tekzilla 02/21/13
Faster Windows installs are easy! Plus the PlayStation 4 is unveiled: where's the console? Nvidia's new Titan GPU: did the 680 just get spanked??? Can a microwave oven trash your HDTV? Mandiant links China's Army to hacking. No 404 fail here! And much more.
Track the Latest Hyped Products and Events - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/21/13
Want to follow the latest news on cool gadgets coming out soon? Take a look at today's Tekzilla Daily Tip to for a website that will make sure you're on top of the latest trends.
Find Cheap Rooms While Traveling with Google Hotels - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/20/13
Want to travel on a budget? Google has the answer with their hotel search and comparison tool.
Uninstall Programs With a Right Click - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/19/13
Tired of scrolling through lists of programs to find the ones you want to uninstall? Check out today's app to include an uninstall option in the context menu.
Boxcryptor! Who's Tracking You Online??? Awesome Power Supplies, Noise Canceling Headphones, Tubalr Delivers Great Music, Truecrypt & Dropbox, More! - Tekzilla 02/19/13
Who's tracking you online... and can you stop them? Buying a new power supply? We've got reccos! Boxcryptor brings Dropbox and Truecrypt together. Noise canceling headphones: where they work best, and which ones you should buy. Tubalr: a new way to find great music... on YouTube. Cookies explained, and why you might want to block them. Online FAX? We need your help!
Auto-Delete Gmail Messages - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/18/13
Want to autopurge Gmail messages of your choosing? Watch today's Tekzilla Daily Tip to see how it's done!
Scrub Your Facebook Profile for Your Next Job Interview - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/15/13
Worried about potential employers seeing nefarious items on your Facebook page? Scrub it clean with today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Windows Install Made Easy! Power Your HDTV With Your Smart Phone, Power Supply Picks, Speaker Wire Ripoffs, MHL Explained, MS Surface Pro Tablet! - Tekzilla 02/14/13
Today on Tekzilla, Anand Shimpi visits to talk about Microsoft Pro. Plus, speed up your Windows install with a thumb drive, speaker cable recommendations and using your smart phone to power your HDTV!
Turn Vine Posts Into Animated Gifs - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/14/13
Vine videos are practically animated gifs in video form...why not seal their fate with this Mac app?
Become Zen: Try Out This Writing Tool - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/13/13
CALM DOWN, ZENWRITER IS HERE TO HELP!
Make Google Search Better!!! Don't Kill Your Laptop Battery. Mailbox Makes eMail Better, iOS 6.1.1 Is Here! Stop Junk Mail. Sioux Falls Secret! - Tekzilla 02/12/13
Block unwanted sites from Google searches. Will leaving your laptop plugged in all the time kill your battery??? There's a new Mailbox for OS X, and it's better than Sparrow. Google Search got you down? We've got tips to make it better! DMAChoice can stop junk mail and unwanted catalogs. Battery University.
Subscribe to Podcasts with Style in Windows 8 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/12/13
Need a good podcast app to use with your shiny Windows 8 install? We've got an application that will steal your heart.
Watch Animated Gifs at Your Own Pace - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/11/13
Watching animated gifs is serious business...and you should be in complete control of those moving images! Here's a Chrome extension to do just that.
Add Facebook Messenger to Every Website in Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/08/13
Need to keep constant tabs on your Facebook account? Today's Tekzilla Daily Tip shows you how to add a Facebook bar to every Firefox tab!
UEFI Secures Your OS! Laptop Upgrades: RAM and SSD. THX Tune-Up Tips. Find the Show You Want To Watch Online! Battery Deals. - Tekzilla 02/07/13
On today's Tekzilla, we check out a few websites to help you find a movie or TV show online, where to buy replacement UPS batteries, upgrading your laptop and more!
Keep Your Gmail Account Secure: Enable Text Messages Alerts - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/07/13
On today's Tekzilla daily, Veronica shows how to keep your Gmail account safe with text message alerts.
Listen to News Articles Read by Real People - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/06/13
Do you drive the work but still want to listen to the latest news during your commute? Watch today's Tekzilla Daily Tip for a great app that hires real people to read the latest stories.
How Much Money Have You Spent On Steam? - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/05/13
Ever wanted to see all of your Steam stats like play time, percent completed, and price per hour of play? Watch today's Tekzilla Daily Tip for just that!
SIM CITY Preview!!! Share Drives! NTFS For OS X, HFS+ For Windows. Libratone Zipp, XBMC 12, Tweetping vs. Vinepeek, National WiFi Is Back Again?!? - Tekzilla 02/05/13
On today's Tekzilla, we preview Sim City, take a look at the Libratone airplay speakers and more!
Magically Remove Objects from Pictures Online - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/04/13
Have an otherwise great photo that is ruined by an object in the background? Now you can salvage that picture with a few clicks.
Never Miss a Phone Notification Again - Tekzilla Daily Tip 02/01/13
Have you ever missed an important phone call because you were busy on the computer and away from your phone? With today's Android app, you'll never miss a phone notification again!
Analyze Your Facebook Profile With Wolfram Alpha! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/31/13
Ever want see tons of visualizations and stats about your past Facebook posts? Veronica shows you how to see just that with Wolfram Alpha.
Laptop: Upgrade or Replace? Super Bowl HDTV Tweaks! Blackberry Z10 Revealed! Free THX Tune-Up, GoPro Hero3 Teardown, Spare Battery Carriers, More! - Tekzilla 01/31/13
When you should upgrade or replace your laptop, Super Bowl HDTV tweaks, the Blackberry Z10 is revealed and more on this Tekzilla!
Listen to Pandora From Your Menubar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/30/13
On today's Tekzilla Daily, we take a look at an application to control Pandora stations without opening a browser.
GREAT Google Music Player for Windows 8 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/29/13
Looking to bring your Google Play Music to your desktop? Veronica has the tip for you!
Did RAM Prices Go Up??? WikiCancel. Vine Video: Six Seconds of Glory. Pick The Right UPS! Wireless Earbuds. Upgrade Your Camcorder With A Mic. iOS 6.1 - Tekzilla 01/29/13
We're talking mic upgrades that improve the audio on your video camera. APC Vs. CyberPower: Picking an Uninterruptible Power Supply. Is this a good first smartphone? WikiCancel your way out of anything. Twitter's new Vine... think 6 second tone poems of video fun. And much more!
Control Your Music from Across the Room - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/28/13
Need a way to control your music from across the room with no extra hardware? Check out today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Set Google Drive Folders to Auto-Expire - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/25/13
Want to send out files that are only accessible for a limited time? Labnol.org has a great script to auto-expire Google Drive links!
Keep Your Tech From Getting Stolen! Reset Your HDTV. 50 GB of Free Encrypted Storage. Pro DSLR Vs. Consumer Camera. YouTube Remote. Netflix Super HD - Tekzilla 01/24/13
On today's Tekzilla, we talk about protecting your tech, the difference between entry level and professional cameras, Kim DotCom's Mega project and much more!
Dont Panic! Send a "Battery Low" Message to Contacts - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/24/13
Ever have your battery run out and have friends or family members freak out because you're completely incommunicado? You'll never have to worry about that again with today's Tekzilla Daily.
Save Money on Steam Games - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/23/13
Today's Tekzilla Daily is all about saving money on your video game purchases. Watch the tip for a great site to monitor prices on Steam games.
Get in Shape! Free Workout Planning Site - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/22/13
Think a workout plan is too much effort to get together? Think again! Today's tip highlights a great website with automatic fitness planning.
Find PC Parts! Doxie One Scanner: Is It Really Easy To Go Paperless??? Why Do Crowds Slow Down Data Speeds? Dropbox vs. Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive. - Tekzilla 01/22/13
On today's Tekzilla, we talk reveal which sites we trust for PC part reviews, how to test audio gear and is Dropbox overpriced? Plus much more on this episode of Tekzilla!
OS X Finder Sucks! Fix Macs File Manager - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/21/13
Ever feel like OS X's Finder is a bit lacking? See today's Tekzilla Daily for a way to add tons of functionality to Mac's built-in file manager.
Quick Gmail Tip: Quote Specified Text in Reply - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/18/13
On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you a quick Gmail trick to speed up your email workflow.
Fix Java Now!!! Best HDTV at CES, When To Call Tech Support, Best Win8 Media Player, New HD Projectors, Solid NAS Benchmarks and We Funded 4 Wells! - Tekzilla 01/17/13
Today on Tekzilla, we talk a need for a Java fix, the best HDTV from CES, new HD projectors and when you should call tech support. All this and more on Tekzilla!
Create an Unattended Windows 8 Install - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/17/13
Getting ready to install Windows 8 to several machines? Check out today's tip to make your life easier.
Do it Tomorrow! A Todo List that Encourages Procrastination - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/16/13
Want a ToDo list that doesn't judge procrastination? Take a look at Do It Tomorrow!
Memory Failure! Steambox. Sennheiser IE800, Momentum, Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro, Fiio Amps. Remote Water Detector. Why Are NAS Boxes So Expensive? - Tekzilla 01/15/13
We're back from CES 2013 and we've got tons of stuff to tell you about, from headphones to backpacks and even, dare we say it...the Steambox?
Display Lyrics for Your Favorite Songs - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/15/13
Want an easy way to embed music lyrics from all of your favorite artists? Check out the Lyrics for Chrome extension today!
Listen to Your Favorite Podcasts Without iTunes - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/14/13
Want to listen to your favorite podcasts without having to open up iTunes or other clunky clients? Here's one good alternative!
Pelican Cases at CES 2013! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Patrick visited Pelican Cases to check out a few excellent cases for your iPhone 5 or Galaxy S3 as well as a couple of very strudy backpacks.
Getting 4K with Broadcom's HEVC Encoding - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Patrick stopped by Broadcom's booth to hear about their HEVC encoding process which will allow you to get 4K!
Winbot: The Window Cleaning Robot - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica headed over to Ecovacs' booth to check out their window cleaning robot, the Winbot.
Wilson Electronics Cellphone Boosters - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Patrick stopped by Wilson Electronics' booth and took a look at a couple cool cell phone boosters.
Eye Recognition and Tracking with The Tobii Gaze - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Patrick stopped by Tobii's booth to check out the Gaze, their eye recognition device.
Mini Routers: Halo TL-WR706 & TL-WR810N - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica stopped by TP-Link to check out their mini routers.
Fitbit Flex Wristband - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica headed over to Fitbit's booth to check out the Flex, a wristband version of their famous sleep and activity tracker.
Lowerbody and Infrared Saunas - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica got her relaxation on and tested out PLH Products' Lower Body Therapy and Infrared Saunas.
Serta i-Comfort Savant Bed - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica put her feet up and relaxed a little bit on Serta's i-Comfort Savant bed.
Garmin Nuvi 3597 - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica stopped by Garmin's booth to check out the Nuvi 3597 navigation system.
Belkin WeMo Baby Monitor - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
Veronica met up with Jonathan Strickland from the How Stuff Works Podcast to talk about Belkin's WeMo Baby Monitor. Recording and analyzing not only the data that makes your baby cry but also recognizing and notifying you of when your baby specifically needs your attention, makes the WeMo technology particularly special.
Sony Personal 3D Viewers - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/11/13
At the Sony booth, Robert got to try on their HMZ-T2H personal 3D viewers. Boasting improved design for comfort and the ability to use your own headphones for audio.
CES 2013: 4K TVs! - Tekzilla 01/11/13
Patrick and Robert took some time away from the show floor to discuss some of the cool stuff they've seen so far, in particular, the wealth of 4K TVs they saw on display. From Sony to Toshiba, hear what they thought about 4K being the future of television.
PhotoFast, i-FlashDrive HD - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Veronica stopped by PhotoFast booth, to check out the i-FlashDrive HD.
Astro Payment System - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Veronica stopped by Astro to check out the Astro Payment System and see how they differ from the big name in the industry, Square.
The 1 Terabyte DT HyperX Predator Flash Drive - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Veronica stopped by the Kingston booth to check out the monstrous 1 terabyte DT HyperX Predator thumb drive.
HAPIfork - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Veronica stopped by HAPILABS to check out the famed HAPIfork. Hear how it can curb your eating habits.
The Brain Controlled Puzzlebox Orbit Helicopter - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Patrick put his powers of concentration to the test as he tried out the Puzzlebox Orbit.
Nikon Cameras: D5200, Nikon 1 Series J3 & S1 - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
At the Nikon booth, Patrick got a peek at their new DSLR, the D5200, as well as the more entry level 1 Series, specifically the J3 and S1.
Canon PowerShot N - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Patrick stopped off at the Canon booth to check out one cool new little camera, the PowerShot N.
Sony Triluminos 46W900A TV - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Robert checked out Sony's Triluminos display on their 46W900A TV.
Sony 4K Media Player - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Veronica stopped by to chat with Sony Product Trainer, Daryl Eshun and check out not only the prototype 4K TV, but also the Sony 4K Media Player that comes with the 84in 4K TV.
Sony 4K OLED - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/10/13
Robert headed to Sony's booth to check out the world's first and largest, at 56 in, 4K OLED TV.
LG EV93 21:9 Ultrawide Monitor - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Robert took a look at LG's Ultrawide EV93 monitor, see what he had to say about it.
LG Unveils its New OLED TV at CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
We bring the LG booth straight to you, showing off the new flagship LG OLED tv, unique with WRGB technology which incorporates a 4th white subpixel for improved brightness. It is on pre-sale in Korea and will be available in the US later this year.
Vizio EA83 Colorprime Display - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
While checking out his favorite piece of tech, displays, the Vizio EA83 Colorprime display caught Robert's eye.
CES 2013: The Best of What We've Seen So Far! - Tekzilla 01/09/13
Now that we've been here at CES 2013 for a couple of days, check out what sorts of things we've seen so far and what cool tech stood out to Robert, Veronica and Patrick.
Vizio Mobile: Tablets and Smartphones - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Robert continued his look at the Vizio Ballroom and checked out some of their mobile devices, like tablets and smartphones.
Vizio HD Touch Enabled Windows 8 Tablets and PC's - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Robert visited the Vizio Ballroom to check out the various Windows 8 touch enabled PCs and tablets. See what caught his eye.
Giant Robot Snake - Amazing Engineering at CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
A true feat of creation, Veronica talks about the building and engineering inside this giant mechanical snake!
Giant Robot Spider at CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
This solar powered giant robot spider shows just how far you can push technology with some creativity and engineering. Take a look!
Everything in One Spot, Accessible from Anywhere with my-Ditto - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
my-Ditto is the new way to share everything with everyone as your personal network attached storage! Robert shows how it can help you never miss a thing again.
Blue's Fancy New USB Mic from CES 2013: Nessie - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Blue's at it again this year with another amazingly affordable USB microphone! Take a look at Nessie, the mic that automatically adapts to whatever you're recording with a built-in pop filter and internal shockmount.
New Pinball Machines for Your Man Cave! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Veronica goes hands-on with the only REAL pinball machines on the planet! Stern Pinball brings the classic arcade hot spot to your man cave (or lady lair).
Samsung Press Conference Wrap-Up - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Robert headed to Samsung's Press Conference Wrap-Up where he got to check out what Samsung has on the horizon, including an expandable TV module.
Vizio Booth Tour: Upcoming TVs and Laptops - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Get a look at some of the TVs and laptops on display on the Vizio booth tour with Robert.
Ford Press Conference: Sync Apps - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/09/13
Patrick headed to Ford's press conference to check out the work they did on their Sync system.
Sony Press Conference - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Veronica fills you in on all the stuff she saw at Sony's press conference.
Fujifilm Press Conference - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Roger got to attend the Fujifilm press conference and saw some pretty cool innovations in the point and shoot department.
Monster Audio Press Conference - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Veronica got a chance to attend the star-studded Monster press conference, check out what she saw.
LG Press Conference: 4K Ultra High Definiton TV, OLED TV's, and a Laser Based Projector CES-2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Robert attended the LG's press conference and got to see a ton of innovation in the TV department.
Panasonic Press Conference: Swipe and Share 2.0, The Touch Pen and VT Performance Display CES-2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Robert attended the Panasonic Press Conference and got to see some new TV's with improved picture quality as well as some new integrated features.
Sharp Press Conference: 90 Inch LCD Screens, Generation 10 Glass Structures and IGZO Technology - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Robert got to attend the Sharp Press Conference and he saw some pretty cool new innovations not only in TV picture, but also in manufacturing as well.
Perceptual Computing, Ultrabooks That Perform Like Cell Phones, and Goodbye To The Keyboard - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Patrick got to check out some of Intel's new ultrabook design innovations and their idea of perceptual computing.
Hands-On with The Lenovo Helix - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Jim got some time with Lenovo's Helix, a touchscreen netbook that can detach from its keyboard.
Toshiba HD / Cloud TV's - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Veronica sat down with Scott Ramirez, the VP of Product Marketing, Visual Products for Toshiba to check out Toshiba's L9350 Ultra HDTV and their L7350 Cloud TV.
The Goal Zero Yeti Solar-Powered Generator - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/08/13
Goal Zero's Yeti is a solar-powered generator that can be used indoors or outdoors and is capable of powering larger appliances like refrigerators without emitting gas or noise.
Project SHIELD: NVIDIA's Game Console Announced! - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/07/13
Get a look at NVIDIA's Project SHIELD, an Android based gaming device.
Wireless Screens From Lenovo - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/07/13
Lenovo's Kevin Beck and Ashley Perry show off their new wireless screens: the X1 Carbon Touch and the Mobile Touch Monitor, to Veronica.
The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Touch Table - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/07/13
Veronica met with Lenovo's Vice President of Market Analysis and Intelligence, Samuel Dusi to check out their new 27-inch table PC, the IdeaCentre Horizon.
Wow! Stuff's Combat Creature: The Attacknid - CES 2013 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/07/13
Linda Krebs fills Veronica in on Wow! Stuff's newest Combat Creature, the six-legged battle robot, the Attacknid.
Special CES 2013 Announcement - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/06/13
We're at CES 2013 this week!
Generate Strong Passwords with Wolfram Alpha - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/04/13
Looking for a new way to generate random passwords? Rajat writes in with a great suggestion: use Wolfram Alpha! The site even generates mnemonic device to help you remember the password. Check it out today.
Windows Error Recovery. Affordable 4K HDTVs! Can Intel Replace Cable TV? Best Place To Mount Rear Speakers. The Downside of DIY Builds. Ubuntu Phones! - Tekzilla 01/03/13
Windows Error Recovery... what to do if you get the big black screen. Want your surround sound system to sound right? Put your rear speakers in the right place! Ubuntu is coming for cell phones! Buy it or build it... we're not talking PCs. Plus Robert's CES Preview: Affordable 4K HDTVs, affordable 3D projectors and more!
Block Websites from Tracking You - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/03/13
Do Not Track Me (formerly Do Not Track Plus) is by far the best way to stop website trackers for every browser. Keep track of how many trackers you've blocked and even get cool graphs in the process!
Learn Almost Anything for Free - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/02/13
The Khan Academy app for Windows 8 extends one of the greatest learning sites onto your desktop. Quickly and easily find topics that interest you and get straight to learning.
The Best Pandora App for Windows 8 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 01/01/13
Pradio is by far the best Windows 8 app for listening to your Pandora stations. Sign into your account and you'll be greeted with a beautiful looking program that functions well. Even cooler, you can pin your favorite stations right to the start screen!
Can I Upgrade My GPU? DIY Touchscreen Gloves! Gaming Headsets: Astro A50, Sennheiser U320, PDP Afterglow. Car Audio Upgrades. Acoustic Insulation. - Tekzilla 01/01/13
Happy New Years! Let's get DIY and make your favorite gloves work with the touchscreen on your phone!
Teleport Anywhere in the World - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/31/12
Ever wish that you could teleport to anywhere in the world in the blink of an eye? Well you can! ...sort of. With MapCrunch, you can jump to any Google Maps location. Filter jumps by location and enable stealth mode for even more fun.
Veronicas Top Tips of 2012: Go Back in Time! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/28/12
We're taking a look out our favorite Tekzilla Daily tips from 2012. Today's pick: timehop.com. Have you ever wondered what you were doing exactly a year ago? Now you can find out with TimeHop! This website gives you a glimpse into your social media past with a daily email service. Link: http://timehop.com/
Top Tips of 2012!!! 3 Tips for Windows 8 Newbies, Free Online Language Lessons, First 5 Tweaks For New HDTVs, Make Your PC Easier To Read, More!!! - Tekzilla 12/27/12
Turn a website into an audio book. Make websites easier to read at night. How popular are your tweets? Free online language lessons. Windows 8 Consumer Preview... 3 Tips for Windows 8 Newbies. Fl.ux, and the first five things to do to with your new HDTV and Home Theater gear!
Veronicas Top Tips of 2012: Secret OS X Features! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/27/12
We're taking a look out our favorite Tekzilla Daily tips from 2012. Today's pick: Mountain Tweaks. Mountain Tweaks gives easy access to hidden system preferences and tweaks for your OS X install. Most changes are focused around Mountain Lion and Lion, but you can even find some general Snow Leopard ones in there! Check it out today.
Veronicas Top Tips of 2012: Automatically Delete Duplicate Files - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/26/12
We're taking a look out our favorite Tekzilla Daily tips from 2012. Today's pick: Antitwin. Antitwin is a Windows application that detects and deletes duplicate files on your system. You can even set it to compare pixels to find duplicate pictures! Check out today's Tekzilla Daily to see it in action.
Veronicas Top Tips of 2012: Default to Private Browsing - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/26/12
We're taking a look out our favorite Tekzilla Daily tips from 2012. Today's pick: Default to Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, and IE. If you do lots of "gift buying" and don't want your browsing history tracked, check out today's Tekzilla Daily! Learn how to default to private browsing in all of your favoring browsers. Useful stuff: IE- "%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -private Chrome- Add "--incognito" Firefox- Set "browser.privatebrowsing.autostart" to 'true'
Free Software! Make Windows 8 Work For You, Android Security, Awesome iPhone Apps, Alfred Runs OS X, 7 Digital Camera Tips. New Tech Tips and Hacks! - Tekzilla 12/25/12
Just in time for the Christmas tech you found under the tree, we're showing you a bunch of free software for your stuff. If you got Android, iOS, Windows OS X, digital cameras or whatever, we'll get your holiday kicked off right!
Veronicas Top Tips of 2012: The Ultimate PC Troubleshooting Tool - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/24/12
We're taking a look out our favorite Tekzilla Daily tips from 2012. Today's pick: D7 from foolishit.com. D7 isn't trying to be pretty. This monster of a tool has one goal: put every troubleshooting tool you'll need in one centralized location. Functions include malware scanning, file recovery, and general PC tweaks.
See How Many Bots Follow You - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/21/12
Ever wonder how many of your thousands (or fewer) Twitter followers are actually real? Check out this site that shows you how many bots and humans follow you.
Last Minute Geek Gifts From Free to Squee! Geek Tools. Cards Against Humanity!!! Annoy-a-Tron, Sound Bar vs. Surround Sound, DIY Universal Remote... - Tekzilla 12/20/12
Cards Against Humanity: A Party Game For Horrible People. Sound bar? Try wireless remotes or a $235 Home Theater In A Box. Screw The Mayan Apocolypse. The Free Universal Remote You Already Own. Tech Support...
Change Folder Icons to Any Image - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/20/12
Take your folder personalization to the next level with this application that allows you to turn your folders into an image.
Download a GREAT Timer for Android - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/19/12
For all you Android users out there, we have one pretty sweet and very minimalist timer that you can download. It may be simple, but works extremely well!
Free Windows Disk Imaging Tools That Work, Moving with Your PC the Right Way, Making the Switch to Android, Clean Your Monitor Like a Pro! - Tekzilla 12/18/12
Moving your PC across the room is easy. Moving it across the country is a little bit harder. We share our secrets for moving with your PC gear. Plus we highlight our favorite disk imaging tools for Windows, get Roger's experience with moving to a new Smartphone platform and what you should keep in mind when you do the same and how a bottle of isopropyl alcohol can be a handy monitor cleaning agent.
Save Money With No Effort! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/18/12
With holiday shopping nearing its end, try out this handy Chrome extension that allows you to save a few bucks at checkout and avoid the trial and error process of online promos and coupon codes.
Manage Multiple Windows by Peeking Through - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/17/12
Wondering what window you have open behind the other? With this app, you can make your windows transparent to manag your windows better!
Make Your Favorite Songs Last Forever - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/14/12
Never tire of your favorite song with this website that analyzes and remixes your songs!
Best Windows 8 PC Yet! Samsung ES6500 LCD HDTV. Top Searches of 2012. Why Won't VGA Die? Mac or Windows for Video Editing? Lenovo IdeaCenter A720. - Tekzilla 12/13/12
Samsung's affordable ES6500 46" Samsung HDTV... is it better than Panasonic's ST50? Mac or Windows for video editing? 27" touchscreen makes Windows 8 awesome. What were Google's biggest search trends this year? Plus we show off HP's Elitebook 2570p and talk enterprise laptops.
Fake Your Tweet Location! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/13/12
Want to remain hidden? Use this site to make it seem like you're tweeting from anywhere in the world!
Watch YouTube Playlists Inside VLC - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/12/12
Learn how to use VLC to view your YouTube playlists!
DIY NAS Project. Indestructible iPad Cases. Alienware or DIY Gaming PC? NASA's Big Black Marble, Astronomy Apps, New Win8 Podcatcher, WhatWasThere.com - Tekzilla 12/11/12
FreeNAS or UnRAID. We're thinking DIY NAS build, and these are hardly your only options! Plus WhatWasThere.com, a toddler-proof iPad with indestructible iPad cases, ideas to recycle old PCs, high priced gaming PCs... are they worth your money? And much more!
Automate Commands When Connecting Bluetooth Devices - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/11/12
Use this neat little app to automate commands when you connect devices via bluetooth.
Attach Large Files to Gmail Messages - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/10/12
We show you how to attached large files directly to your Gmail messages!
View Office Documents Online With Perfect Formatting - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/07/12
With the Microsoft Office Web Apps Viewer, you can view Office documents and keep the formatting!
Edit YouTube Audio Clips Online - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/06/12
Looking to play around with the audio on YouTube videos or even your own local audio files? We present MP3Cut.net, which allows you to not only edit, but add fades and even more to YouTube videos or your own audio.
Will The Hobbit Make You Puke? 48 FPS Explained. PC Upgrades: Memory or GPU First? Slingbox 500 Rocks! Windows 8 Tablet Performance. Instagram's Gone! - Tekzilla 12/06/12
David is looking to upgrade his Windows box, but we've got concerns... is he upgrading his memory and GPU in the wrong order? Greg wants a Windows 8 tablet, and he doesn't want a big performance drop from his old laptop. Upgrading to Windows 8 with older hardware? Robert has some suggestions! And much more.
Integrate Rotten Tomatoes Reviews with IMDB - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/05/12
Get a comprehensive movie experience with IMDBRT, a Chrome extension that allows you to integrate Rotten Tomatoes reviews with IMDB!
Compare Prices For TV and Movie Downloads - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/04/12
No need for piracy anymore! With PirateAlts, you can have a list of the lowest cost streaming and downloading services.
7 iPhone Photo Lenses! The 4-Hour CHEF Teaches Knife Skills. 3 Smart Thermostats Save Energy. Eavesdrop on Rdio. Barnes & Noble Protests Amazon. - Tekzilla 12/04/12
Tim Ferriss, The Four-Hour CHEF, talks $7 cleavers, knife skills, and the battle between Barnes & Noble and Amazon. Better iPhone Photography: we've got lenses, mounts, and more! Programmable Thermostats, the Nest is just one of many excellent options. Eavesdropping on Rdio. And much more!
Turn Off Windows 8 Charm Search History - Tekzilla Daily Tip 12/03/12
With the holiday approaching, it can be hard to hide your online shopping history from that special someone. We show you how to keep your history a secret until Christmas time!
Save Dock Space with a Simple Hack - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/30/12
Today we have an extremely easy hack that lets you hide any OS X icon from the dock. See the video on the files that you need to edit to get it up and running.
Burn In Your New PC, Practicing Safe Gaming, Dumping Phone Bills, Ceton Echo Unboxed, Ooma HD2 Handset, Robert's Home Theater Wish List & Podcatchers - Tekzilla 11/29/12
We talk burning in your new PC, safe gaming, dumping your phone bill and much more!
Create Custom Refresh Images for Windows 8 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/29/12
The built-in refresh function is great, but it defaults to only backup applications from the Windows Store. But let's face it, most of your apps are going to come from outside sources. That's where RecImg comes in--create custom backup images that include all of your programs.
Search Gmail By Attachment Size and Date - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/28/12
Do you want to free up some space on your Gmail account but have no idea where to start? Check out these handy new search terms that can help. Search by size and emails that are older than a certain date!
Add Twitter Results to Your Google Search - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/27/12
Did you miss those Google search results that shows realtime tweets? Well they're back with the Chrome plugin Hashplug.
SSD Deals! Multi-Tool iPhone Case, Boost Android Battery Life, Nest Thermostat Review, Firemin Caps Firefox Memory Use, Atari Arade, Gorburger! - Tekzilla 11/27/12
Multi-Tool case adds blade to your iPhone! Atari Arcade brings old school games to your browser. Linux podcatcher recommendation? We've got tips for boosting battery life on Android phones! And Apple isn't the only company that cuts off old hardware: Where is Windows Phone 7.8?
Refresh Your Windows Install Without Losing Personal Files - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/26/12
Today, we show you how to refresh your Windows install without losing your personal files!
Chrome: Play Virtual Instruments with Friends - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/23/12
Jam with Chrome is a cool HTML5 app that lets you play music with friends over the internet. There are tons of different instruments to choose from and you can dive in with a QWERTY keyboard to pull off some sick solos. Start your web band today!
Learn a New Language While Browsing the Web! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/22/12
Language Immersion is a Chrome extension that randomly translates words or phrases on a website to another language. You can then use context clues to figure out the meaning...hopefully picking up these new words in the meantime.
Black Friday Sucks, Shop Online! Best HDTVs of 2012. What's Inside A Silent PC? 3 Great Blu-ray Players. Bombproof Flashlights. The 4 Hour Chef! - Tekzilla 11/22/12
It's that time of the year again! Black Friday is upon us and we give you the heads up on shopping online, plus HDTVs!
Leave Notes, Photos and Messages Around The World - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/21/12
Findery is a website that lets you leave and explore notes from around the world. Have a favorite coffee shop or took a cool picture somewhere? Leave a note to share with others!
Hitman: Absolution Scoring Sucks. Awesome Digital Camera Picks from $100 & Up! Thanksgiving Photo Help. Siri is Coming to OS X? Sleeping in Airports - Tekzilla 11/20/12
Extend Wi-Fi Using A Second Router. Two photo fails you can't edit out, and a great hack for group photo perfection in Photoshop Elements. The "Guide To Sleeping In Airports" is not a joke, especially if your Thanksgiving flight gets delayed! Why do Veronica and Patrick talk so fast on Tekzilla? Lori Grunin's back with some awesome digital camera picks! Does OS X really need Siri?
Chrome: Disable Website Tracking - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/20/12
Google recently added a "Do Not Track" option in Chrome that will potentially keep your browsing activity a little more private. The browser will now send a 'do not track' request to websites while browsing, which should prevent targeted advertising on your machine.
Windows 8: Turn Off Smartscreen - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/19/12
Windows 8 added a "Smartscreen" feature to protect end-users from installing software that wasn't vetted by Microsoft. But you're a smart Tekzilla viewer... you don't need Microsoft telling you what to do! Here's how to turn off Smartscreen so you can get back to installing what you want.
Copy Music and Movies From Your iPhone Without iTunes - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/16/12
There are several programs that let you copy media from your iPod or iPhone...but DeTune is by far the most stable and easiest to use that we've encountered. Just connect your device and you'll be able to drag your media off to whatever folder you choose.
Make a Professional Looking Resume Fast! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/15/12
Need to make a resume but don't want to deal with formatting and fussing with fonts? Try out Slash CV for an easy way to build a clean-looking resume. Just fill out relevant text fields and you'll be give a PDF!
Beer Box WiFi Booster. 7 Great Smartphones For Every Budget. Tune Your PC Monitor For Free, Vizio SB4021M Soundbar, WiFi Analyzer, VUDU HDX vs. Blu-ra - Tekzilla 11/15/12
Best smartphones to look for on black Friday? $49 and up, ATT, Verizon, T-Mobile and more, PCMag's Sascha Segan has some great picks! Beer Box WiFi Booster: Justin took our advice, grabbed some aluminum foil and made his WiFi work better!
Merge, Split and Encrypt PDFs Online! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/14/12
If you need a quick and easy way to modify your PDFs, Sejda is the place to go! Merge documents, rotate, encrypt, and more with the web application.
Run Two Windows 8 Apps at the Same Time - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/13/12
Disappointed in the way Windows 8 apps take up the entire screen? With the snap feature built into Windows, you can run two Modern UI apps at the same time! Watch the tip to see how it's done.
Always Choose Custom Intall! Sifteo Cubes, 5 Tips For Boosting Wi-Fi, Anonymous Internet, Blackberry's Back?!? What's Coming At CES 2013? Thingiverse! - Tekzilla 11/13/12
On today's Tekzilla, we check out ways to boost your Wi-Fi, the return of Blackberry, the Thingiverse and much more!
Show More Windows 8 Tiles - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/12/12
Do you have a large monitor and want to display more Windows 8 Live Tiles on that extra real estate? Check out Windows 8 Start Screen Tiles for an easy way to change the number of tiles displayed per row.
Find and Fix Holes in Your Online Privacy - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/09/12
PrivacyFix is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that scans your Facebook, Google, and browser settings looking for potential security holes. Once threats are detected, it will take you to the exact page needed to fix the issues.
Wii U Unboxed! Add USB Ports To Android, Play DVDs on Win8, DIY USB NAS, Amazon Prime Monthly, Office Mobile 2013, DIY Windows 7 UEFI Installer! - Tekzilla 11/08/12
Its time to unbox the Wii U! Get a DVD collection to play on Windows 8 and Sharon Vaknin from CNET stops by to show us how to connect a USB device or SD card to an Android phone or tablet!
Curb Your Facebook Browsing Habit - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/08/12
Facebook Nanny detects when you are idly browsing Facebook posts and cuts you off if you have no notifications. The concept is simple but extremely effective if you want to reduce your time wasted on FB.
Hide Your Time-Wasting Tabs with a Click - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/07/12
Panic Button might save your job one day. If you see your boss coming by, hit the panic button or press your chosen key combo to quickly hide your time-wasting tabs and bring up a "safe" page.
IdeaPad Yoga 13 Convertible Laptop, Galaxy Note II, Chrome Remote Desktop, iPad Mini, MS Surface, Artist Friendly Smartphones, and CarBibles.com! - Tekzilla 11/06/12
On this episode of Tekzilla, we look at the IdeaPad Yoga 13, Chrome's Remote Desktop and Carbibles.com!
Backup Photos to Multiple Online Sites - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/06/12
PicBackMan automates the process of uploading pictures to multiple photo storage sites (such as Flickr, Picassa, Dropbox, Facebook, etc). Just choose which folders you want and the corresponding services you want to backup to. And you can even transfer photos from Facebook or Instagram to other sites!
Free Program to Fix Blurry Photos - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/05/12
Smart debur is an open-source project aimed at perfecting photographer's not-so-perfect photos. The program gives you a few different blur options to fix and can obtain impressive results on certain pictures. Try it out on your images for free!
Learn to Touch Type Like a Pro - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/02/12
Typist is a great Mac application that teaches you how to type quickly without looking down at your keyboard. There are tons of exercises and lessons, so you're guaranteed to become a pro.
Build 3D LEGO Buildings Inside a Browser - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/01/12
LEGO and Chrome teamed up to create a super fun LEGO block simulator. Build your 3D creation, share it with friends, and find other masterpieces scattered across the Australian continent.
Disaster Tech. Windows 8 Antivirus Recommendation. Strong Passwords Are Easy To Remember! HD Laser Projectors, Ziploc Bags, Disney Bought Star Wars?!? - Tekzilla 11/01/12
In this episode, in light of Hurricane Sandy, we show you some very useful emergency tech and show you how to create an easy to remember password that's still tough to crack.
Windows 8 Performance, Skipping The Windows 8 Start Screen, New Nexus Tablets, Syncing Bookmarks, Google Music On The iPhone and The Last Netbook - Tekzilla 10/31/12
In this episode of Tekzilla, we check out how to boot straight to the Windows 8 desktop, how to play Google Play music on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and discuss whether netbooks have died out.
Get Email Alerts on Cheap Airfares - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/31/12
Our favorite travel site, Hipmunk, has just release a new airfare monitoring feature. This means you can get free email alerts whenever a chosen flight drops in price!
Access Hidden OS X Features and Settings with Ease - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/30/12
Mountain Tweaks gives easy access to hidden system preferences and tweaks for your OS X install. Most changes are focused around Mountain Lion and Lion, but you can even find some general Snow Leopard ones in there! Check it out today.
Newbies Guide to Installing Windows 8 Apps - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/29/12
Downloading Windows 8 applications can now be found in a centralized location instead of scattered across the interwebs. Watch today's Tekzilla Daily to find the easiest way to install and uninstall Windows apps from the Microsoft Store.
Free Alternative to MS Office - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/26/12
OpenOffice and LibreOffice are great, but they can feel a little bloated especially on startup. If you're on Windows and want a lighter-weight office suite, check out Kingsoft Office Suite. You can do most everything that Microsoft Office offers but with less of a footprint.
Classic Shell Fixes Windows 8! New iPad Mini, Awesome New MacBook Pros! Hide Your HDTV Cables. Logitech T650 Touchpad, T620 Touch Mouse for Win8. - Tekzilla 10/25/12
5 Windows 8 Fixes! Apple drops a new A6X processor into the iPad, releases a 7.9" iPod Mini, and the new MacBook Pros drop DVD drives! Windows 8 is here. What needs fixing and where did Media Center go? How do you hide the cables that run to your wall mounted HDTV? Get a discount on Windows 8!
Clean Junk Mail From Your Inbox! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/25/12
Swizzle scans your inbox for junk emails and gives you an easy interface to unsubscribe from mailing lists. If you do want to keep some of the subscriptions, you can choose to roll them all into one digest email!
Find Instagram Photos Based on Location - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/24/12
WorldCam is a simple but powerful website that searches Instagram photos based on location. Once you find pictures that you like, click through to the full Instagram site.
Free Tool to Send Files Securely - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/23/12
zeZebra is a file sharing service that lets you send any sized files to friends with no middlemen. This means that your file doesn't get stored on some server in the cloud; it transfers straight from you to your friend.
Must Have Tools for PC Users! Amazon Kills eBook Collection, Car Battery UPS Upgrade? Steam's Stupid Direct X Thing, Fun With Massive Amounts Of RAM - Tekzilla 10/23/12
What would you do if all your eBooks -and your account- got wiped by Amazon? Upgrade a UPS with a car battery... yes or no? Tools you need to work on a PC? Our list is short, but super useful! We asked what you do with massive amounts of RAM: photo-stitching and super servers are on the list! Creattica.com means design inspiration.
Recover Serial Numbers for Installed Software - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/22/12
Do you need to install a fresh copy of Windows but don't have the serial numbers for some of your installed software? Fear not! MyKeyFinder scans your registry keys and extracts serials for currently installed software--including Windows itself.
Endless YouTube Playback - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/19/12
We've talked about some of YouTube's built-in functions to make a great music streaming service... but appspot has a great page that displays music videos even better than YouTube itself.
How to Install Unofficial Chrome Extensions - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/18/12
Sometimes you want to live dangerously and try out extensions that haven't been vetted by Google in the Chrome Web Store. While there is some security risk for doing so, there are also tons of unofficial extensions that are really useful that you can't get without manually installing.
Equiso Smart TV! Run 512 GB of RAM. $400 4K Video Camera. Android HDMI Stick. HDTV Wall Mounting Part II. Google Datacenter, Online Translation Sucks! - Tekzilla 10/18/12
DIY NFC Tiles and the awesome apps that use them! Rumors vs. facts... when tech news isn't. Upgrading memory? Windows 8 can pack up to 512 GB of RAM... how about Windows 7? NFC Task Launcher. InstaWiFi. And convert .WTV files from Windows Media Center into something your phone can play.
Find Out if Your Accounts Have Been Hacked - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/17/12
Pwnedlist lets you check if your account information has been leaked onto the web. The sad reality of the Internet is that someday your passwords might be stolen from one of the dozens of sites you are registered to. Check if you should change your passwords today.
Control Online Music Services with Your Keyboard - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/16/12
Unity Music Keys is a Chrome extension that gives complete control over your media in your tabs. Don't hunt around for which tab is playing music...check the extension to see which song is playing and skip between tracks. Plus, you can use your keyboard's media keys!
Build the Ultimate Video Editing PC. New iPod Touch and Nano Reviews. Skydiving From Space. Cheap PC Surround Sound Speakers. Get Free HDMI Cables - Tekzilla 10/16/12
Robert and Veronica discuss Felix Baumgartner's record breaking skydive from space and did Veronica get parodied on last weekend's Saturday Night Live? We explain how to build the ultimate video editing PC. And viewers share a tip on how to score FREE HDMI cables and some alternatives to linkedin.com for expanind your business contacts.
Free Tool for Editing Photoshop Files - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/15/12
Photoshop is a great program, but has a huge price tag. If you're desperate to edit a PSD file, don't worry! This Tekzilla Daily shows you how to open the proprietary files in Paint.net, a completely free image editor, with the PSD Plugin.
Make YouTube Your Personal Radio Station - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/12/12
YouTube has two features that make it a great streaming service for the music you like. With the Music Discovery Project and YouTube Leanback you can get your dose of music related goodness.
Painless SSD Upgrade. Xbox 720 Vs. Gaming PC! Mini Galaxy SIII & Windows Phone 8 Coming. Plasma Beats LCD: Samsung E8000 Review. Hard Drive Reccos. - Tekzilla 10/11/12
Dumping your hard drive for an SSD? We can make the move pain free! Gaming PC now, or wait for the next gen Playstation and Xbox? HTPC Hard drive: Green, Black or Red? Windows 8 Phone Pre-Orders and Samsung Mini Galaxy SIII are coming!
Turn On Firefox's Built-In PDF Reader - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/11/12
The latest version of Firefox has a new built-in PDF viewer, however, it hasn't been enabled yet. Follow these simple instructions though from today's tip and you can ditch Adobe's Acrobat plugins!
Track Planes In Real-Time! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/10/12
PlaneFinder is probably the nerdiest you can get with airplane tracking: view real-time flight paths, pictures, and even weather overlays. Seriously, check it out today!
Avoid This Epic Email Fail! Kindle Paperwhite Review. Avoid Lasers & 5 More Camera Saving Tips! Boost Your WiFi For Free. Eton Ruckus Solar Speaker! - Tekzilla 10/09/12
Solar Powered Bluetooth Audio: We test out the Etón Rukus Solar Bluetooth Speaker! Tips to boost your WiFi. Mackenzie ruined the CMOS in his digital camera with a laser...we have some products and tips to help protect yours! Plus, don't use the wrong email address, Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite review & more!
Google Maps Amazing Underwater Street View - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/09/12
Google has left the road behind and taken their street view technology under the sea! Visit the waters of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to Apo Island in the Philippines, all from the comfort of your own home. With Google Maps technology, you can.
Use Windows System Restore to Recover a Single File! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/08/12
Ever lost a file and realize you never backed it up? Well, before you break out the old recovery software, its not too late! Try System Restore Explorer. This handy application allows you to search for and recover files that Windows automatically backed up by mounting system restore points.
Secure Your Dropbox! Enable Two-Factor Authentication - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/05/12
Want to add one more layer of security to your Dropbox files? Check out this tip on how to add two-factor authentication! That means that you'll type in your password and a code sent to your mobile device. Way more secure!
AMAZING Realtime Wind Map of the US - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/04/12
Viewer, Tim, sent in this really cool wind visualization map, writing that the map is, "highly amusing on a Friday morning". Check it out for yourself.
TecTile NFC Tags, Pelican's Crushproof Backpack, TechKeys for Keyboard Modders! Big HD Screens vs. Projectors, File Expander, Rosewill Keyboard Fail! - Tekzilla 10/04/12
The best mechanical keyboards... and Rosewill's keyboard fails. Pelican ProGear U100 Urban Elite Laptop Backpack: Is it crushproof? TecTiles make anything support Near Field Communication... another treat for Galaxy SIII owners! Big HD Screens: combine 4 60 inch LCDs, or get a projector?
Access Google Voice Without a Browser - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/03/12
Want to access Google Voice functions without having to leave a browser open? Check out GVNorifier, which allows you send texts, make calls and even set message alerts without the need for an open browser.
HIDDEN Windows Trick: Upload Files From a URL - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/02/12
Did you know that you could paste the URL of any online file into the Windows open box when uploading to a site like Facebook or Dropbox? This way, you don't have to download the files to upload them again! (Technically the file is downloading in the background, but nonetheless it's pretty seamless.)
Screw BitTorrent, Go USPS! Dump Expensive Phone Service, 3 VoIP Boxes! Veronica's iPhone 5 Review. HDTV Size Check. Subwoofer Boxes: Build or Buy? - Tekzilla 10/02/12
Veronica's back... and she's got a wedding ring and an iPhone 5 review! (Hint: That screen might be too big!). Quit spending too much money on your monthly phone service and get a VoIP box. Is a 3-inch smaller HDTV worth fighting over? The simplest plan for transferring gigabytes of files, screw BitTorrent and go USPS and much more!
Save Clipboard Text to Your Desktop with 1 Step - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/01/12
PasteAsFile pastes text and images from your clipboard to a file on your computer. After copying text, right click and choose "PasteAsFile" from the context file. That's it!
Try Jumpshare for Simple Drag and Drop File Sharing! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/28/12
Jumpshare is a file sharing service that is literally drag and drop. Links can be used to create full galleries of files and the built in viewers are really slick.
External GPUs For Laptop Gaming! Transfer Big Files For Free. 5 iOS Map Apps That Don't Suck. Straight Talk Phone Service. Wall Mount Your HDTV. - Tekzilla 09/27/12
Hey... it's Tekzilla's 5th Anniversary! How good is phone service from Straight Talk? We've got inside info from current users! Where can I find the pictures from Veronica's wedding? External GPUs: you'll need a $300 enclosure and Thunderbolt! Moving Gigabytes of files? We can help you do it for nothing! And more!
Pause Gmail to Stop Email Distractions - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/27/12
Inbox Pause for Chrome and Firefox is the easiest solution to put a complete hold on all gmail messages. Whenever you've caught up on your important business, click one button and everything will go back to normal.
Preview Links Before Clicking - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/26/12
SwiftPreview for Chrome gives you a preview window of web links before clicking on them. This lets you scope out the situation before fully committing to a link.
Little Known Task Manager Tricks - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/25/12
For most people, Task Manager is reserved for one purpose, closing misbehaving applications. But you can do so much more! Check out the video for useful Task Manager functionality.
Galaxy S III Beats iPhone 5! Best Gigabit Switch. 4G Ethernet Adapter. Biggest USB Battery Pack? 320 Kbps MP3 vs. Lossless. Veronica's Married! - Tekzilla 09/25/12
Robert's Android Adventure: buying the right phone for your carrier... and why he chose the Galaxy S3 over the iPhone 5! Can I connect Ethernet gear to 3G or 4G wireless Internet? Which Sounds Better: 320 Kbps or Lossless? Ryan's Galaxy Nexus needs more battery... we can fix that!
Lockdown Your PC When You're Away - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/24/12
Predator for Windows let's you lock and unlock your PC with a thumbdrive and password. Just create a USB key and take it with you whenever leaving the computer. Potential intruders will be locked out and greeted with a loud and annoying alarm without the proper credentials.
Default to Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox and IE - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/21/12
If you do lots of "gift buying" and don't want your browsing history tracked, check out today's Tekzilla Daily! Learn how to default to private browsing in all of your favoring browsers.
Borderlands 2: Got Enough GPU? Prometheus on DigitalHD! Don't Buy The Wrong Galaxy SIII! How Intel Engineers UI Performace. 5 Hidden iOS 6 Features. - Tekzilla 09/20/12
Fox DigitalHD Delivers Prometheus online 3 weeks before Blu-ray and DVD! Don't buy the wrong Samsung Galaxy S3... it's all about getting the right model for your carrier. Borderlands 2: Finally, we've got a reason to get a new GPU with PhysX. 5 iPhone features you probably haven't heard about. Intel's Francois Piednoel's talks UI Performance!
Read Websites Like a Newspaper! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/20/12
Sick of always scrolling down to read content on your favorite websites? Now you can take advantage of your widescreen monitor for web browsing with Column Reader! This Firefox plugin separates webpages into magazine-style column chunks that make scrolling a thing of the past.
Supercharge Your Netflix Viewing Experience - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/19/12
Netflix is a great service that offers tons of content...but it can sometimes be difficult to find videos that you are interested in watching. Today's Tekzilla Daily is all about improving your Netflix experience so you can watch content that is relevant to your interests.
Set and Lock Your PC Audio's Volume - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/18/12
Sound Lock is a tiny system utility that prevents computer audio from going over a set threshold. This means you can turn up the volume on a quiet dialog scene without fearing the impending explosions that are sure to come.
$50 Android Tablets! Apple EarPod Revew. Sort Out Your Photo Storage Mess. Safer Sites For Gaming. Two Smartphones, One Number? ThisIsWhyImBroke.com - Tekzilla 09/18/12
Sorting out a 250 gigabyte Photo Mess! How much Android tablet can you get for Fifty Bucks??? MobileGeeks tells us what you give up with a cheap tablet... and where you can get one! Hands-on review of Apple's new EarPods. Can I use two phones with one SIM chip? Safer places for gaming online.
Download and Save "TED Talks" Videos - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/17/12
TED Talks are often captivating and wonderfully eye-opening. But what if you want to download these presentations to put on your mobile phone or computer on the road? TED Downloader makes it super simple to batch download talks at the quality of your choosing and even grab the subtitles!
Hide Your Messy Desktop with One Click - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/14/12
Shade is a simple application that gives you the power to do one thing: hide the mess on your desktop with a single click. Toggle the app on and off in the menubar and even set your own image to act as the shade!
iPhone 5 Announcement Reactions! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/13/12
Apple has announced their long-awaited iPhone 5. It's faster, slimmer and even more compelling. But should you ditch your current contract and race to get one right now? Find out as Patrick Norton and Anthony Carboni discuss the iPhone 5 with Ty Moss from Ty's iPhone, Mark Watson from Soldier Knows Best, Tekzilla's Robert Heron and AppJudgment's Graham Hancock.
iPhone 5 Hands-On Report! Intel's Next CPU: The News From IDF, iOS 6, New iPod Touch & Nano, Ceton Companion, & Is Blu-ray Obsolete? - Tekzilla 09/13/12
How does Apple's new aluminum and glass iPhone 5 feel? PCMag's Sascha Segan has the word! Intel Developer Forum: PCPer's Ryan Shrout has the inside scoop. How long will Blu-ray last as a format... should you wait for 4K? Ceton's Companion is the perfect $5 remote for your HTPC... if it has a Ceton CableCARD reader!
iPhone 5 Announcement Reactions! - Tekzilla 09/13/12
Apple has announced their long-awaited iPhone 5. It's faster, slimmer and even more compelling. But should you ditch your current contract and race to get one right now? Find out as Patrick Norton and Anthony Carboni discuss the iPhone 5 with Ty Moss from Ty's iPhone, Mark Watson from Soldier Knows Best, Tekzilla's Robert Heron and App Judgement's Graham Handcock.
The All Purpose Tool For Windows You NEED to Download - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/12/12
Pipy is an application launcher that pulls from Unix-based operating systems by allowing you to pipe output from one set of commands to another. You can search your hard drive for a file and then dig even further by sending the results to the 'grep' command. The potential is pretty incredible!
Disable or Enable Chrome Extensions Automatically on Specific Websites - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/11/12
Extension Automation makes it easy to manage all of your extensions by giving the control to set up rules for specific sites. Enable or disable extensions automatically every time you visit a new address.
Encrypting Gmail. Kindle Paperwhite & Fire HD. Oculus Rift: VR Gaming Finally Gets Real! NAS vs. Home Server. Transcoding Sucks,Texting While Driving? - Tekzilla 09/11/12
Which is more dangerous: driving drunk, or texting when you drive? Oculus Rift... it's not a sci--fi novel, it's the 3D VR gaming gadget we want now! Is Veronica's New eReader Kindle's Paperwhite or Fire HD? Should you add storage to a server that transcodes, or just stuff drives into a NAS box? FreeNAS and UnRAID vs. RAID hardware. Can you use Pretty Good Privacy to encrypt Gmail?
One-Click Screen Sharing - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/10/12
Screenleap is a website to makes it dead simple to share your screen. Click a single button and then send out the link to your viewers. In addition to this simple service, they now offer a Chrome extension that lets you automatically generate the link and send it to gmail contacts. Check it out!
Stop Wasting Time with a Simple Chrome Extension - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/07/12
Morphine is a productivity plugin for Chrome with a twist; the longer you use the Internet for actual work, the more credits you accumulate towards time-wasting plugins. Check it out in the Chrome webstore.
iPhone 5 Coming September 12th! 4 Ultrabook Laptops. UDID Stolen? Don't Panic! Nokia Windows Phone 8. HDMI Switches. Your DIY Home Automation. - Tekzilla 09/06/12
Thinking about a new laptop? Loyd Case shows off four Ultrabooks! What's going on with the theft of 12 million iPhone and iPad UDIDs? Is Apple's iPhone 5 coming September 12th? Nokia's new 820 and 920 Windows Phone 8 smartphones, and more!
Forward Growl Messages to Mountain Lion's Notification Center - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/06/12
OS X's Notification center is still fairly new and not a ton of programs support sending messages. But the open-source project Growl has been around for several years and has amassed quite a back catalog of supported programs. Now you can send Growl messages to notification center with no setup at all. Check out Hiss.
Search Like a Pro with Google's Online Courses - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/05/12
We've given you tons of Google search tips on Tekzilla in the past, but Google one-upped us with their power searcher tutorials put on by one of their in-house research scientists. Learn everything there is to know about finding relevant search results.
Free Way to Monitor Your Mac's Network Activity - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/04/12
Private-Eye is a free network monitoring application that shows all incoming and outgoing connections on your computer. Sort by incoming and outgoing, or even filter on an application basis.
Convert Words From Pictures into Text - Tekzilla Daily Tip 09/03/12
Have you ever wanted to copy some text from the Internet only to realize it was in an image? Now you don't have to worry with GT Text, a free and open source program that makes it easy to grab text from images.
Speed Up Windows. Buy The Right HDTV The First Time! mSSD vs. SSD. BatteryRecycling.com. Is My PC Too Old For An Nvidia 570? RS232 Won't Die! - Tekzilla 09/03/12
What is the bare minimum you should be looking for in your first HDTV? PC gaming and HDMI refresh rates. Can you run 120Hz video on your HDTV? Putting a mSSD on your motherboard or in your notebook is a good idea... even with Windows 8! Should I put a $300 Nvidia 570 GPU in a six year old PC? Why does my HDTV have an RS232 port?
Free Tool to Extend MacBook Pro Battery Life - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/31/12
Gfxstatus is a useful menubar item that lets you choose between Integrated or Discrete graphics on late 2008-2012 MacBook Pros. If you need more power, force the discrete option. If you need to save battery life, choose the integrated graphics. And if you trust the computer to switch back and forth, choose the "Dynamic" option and enable growl notifications so you can see the switch occur!
Copy Music off Your iPad, iPhone or iPod! Finding a Tech Job. Tricks For Setting Up Your First HTPC! 3 Free Screen Recording Tools. Zotac ZBOX. - Tekzilla 08/30/12
A mouse that works on Glass. Building your first HTPC... don't spend money on hardware you don't need! Awesome screen recording software for making HowTo vidoes! More OTA antennas: Walltenna, Leaf or DIY. Finding a job without a Bachelors Degree. ITT for a tech degree? Here's software to suck the music and movies off your iPhone, iPad or iPod using Senuti or SharePod! The Zotac ZBOX Nano. Broadcom Hardware Decoder vs. GPU.
Change Mountain Lions Notification Background - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/30/12
Mountain Lion's Notification Center background is a nice woven metal image that does look fairly nice. But what if you want to customize the bar to your liking? You can without any extra software! Watch today's Tekzilla Daily for the step-by-step instructions.
Create the Perfect Playlist for Any Road Trip - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/29/12
Roadtrip Mixtape is the perfect tool for planning out a playlist for a long car ride. The web app finds artists based in the city you will be traveling through and creates a playlist to fit the entire length of your trip. Plus you can use it on smartphones too!
Make Software License Agreements Understandable - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/28/12
Almost every piece of software has an end user license agreement. But most people skip over the terms without knowing what exactly they are agreeing to. EUALyzer summarizes the legal jargon and highlights any troubling aspects. Now you can skip over EULAs with more peace of mind!
Who Gets Your Facebook and Twitter When You Die? Customize OS X Mountain Lion Toolbar. Laptop Motherboard Upgrade? Add A Start Menu To Windows 8! - Tekzilla 08/28/12
What happens to your online accounts and storage when you die? Do you have to buy a phone or modem from the carrier? (Can I buy a MiFi on Amazon and get service?) Customizing the Toolbar Color in OS X Mountain Lion: Will Candybar work? Bringing the start menu back to Windows 8. Motherboard swaps for laptops: can you, should you?
Fix Shaky-Cam Footage with Windows 8 Movie Maker - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/27/12
You've been able to edit videos for years with Microsoft's free Movie Maker. But in the 2012 version on Windows 8, a feature that is usually reserved for expensive editing software has been released: stabilizing footage! Check out the tip to see how to use the feature.
Turn Websites Into An Audio Book! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/24/12
SoundGecko is a web service that generates mp3 files from any submitted URL. The service is currently free and makes it easy to queue up multiple articles for a long car trip.
Find Out Which Websites are Tracking You - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/23/12
Mozilla's "Collusion" extension is a great way to see which websites are tracking you and how different ad companies watch you across multiple sites. See your tangled web of stalking today.
You Need More RAM! Poach Deals On Amazon, Best Buy and More. Picking The Right Size HDTV For Your Room. 3 Awesome Mouse Pads. Cheap HD Antennas! - Tekzilla 08/23/12
How much memory does your new computer REAAAALLY need??? The ultmate OTA HD Antenna? It's cheap! Mouse ruined your desktop? Join our search for a better mouse pad! How big should your HDTV be? These price comparison tools help you get better deals... and poach Amazon. Internet by Carrier Pigeon... and the myth of memory speeds!
Prevent Your Laptop From Going to Sleep - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/22/12
NoSleep lets you close your laptop lid without the computer going to sleep. Pretty specific, yes... but the functionality can be extremely useful. For example, you can leave long downloads running overnight without the display keeping you up. Or attach an external monitor and store your laptop out of the way. There are tens, even hundreds of possibilities.
Acer Aspire S5 Hands-On. What Does iCloud Backup? Permanently Delete Dropbox Files. Do You Need Thunderbolt Now? Ultimate Wildfire Info Page. - Tekzilla 08/21/12
Fast-Rewind.com is the place for eighties movies. Best headset and mice for web calls! Dropbox: the port developer's version tool and, yes, you can completely delete files on Dropbox. Should you drop the extra cash for a motherboard with Thunderbolt built-in? And more!
Add YouTube Videos to PowerPoint Presentations - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/21/12
The new preview of Office 2013 has some pretty useful features, like adding web videos to your documents. Watch today's Tekzilla Daily to see how to insert whatever multimedia madness you wish!
Schedule Your PC to Turn Off, Standby, or Log-Off - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/20/12
Sleepwalker is a handy Windows program that gives you the power to schedule PC shutdown. But that's not all, you can choose other power options after a certain task has completed, like emptying the recycling bin or deleting temporary files.
Google's 3 New Handy Search Features - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/17/12
Google is always adding a few tiny tweaks to make your search experience just a little bit better. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows off three new additions to the Google search page.
The Best Time to Buy an HDTV. 3 Bluetooth Keyboards That Don't Suck! Are Online Backups Safe? Mophie Powerstand. Two Factor Authentication Vs. Phones - Tekzilla 08/16/12
Backing up online takes a loooong time. The final version of Windows 8 is now available on TechNet and MSDN. Do application specific passwords undermine two factor authentication? Mophie's Powerstand for iPad, wireless keyboard reviews and more!
Discover What Apps Run in OS X Mountain Lion - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/16/12
RoaringApps.com is a quick reference guide to find which applications are compatible with OS X Lion and Mountain Lion. Wondering if upgrading will break your current apps? Check out the site today.
3 Essential Features in the Mountain Lion Preview Tool - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/15/12
There is no denying that OS X's built-in image and PDF viewer, Preview, is a very handy program. Each OS iteration seems to add a few new useful features, and Mountain Lion is no exception. Check out Veronica's rundown on what's new.
Shark Week Tech! iPhone 5 Rumors Suck, Google Punishes Piracy, Headphone Amp Reco, How Companies Can Protect Your Data, Secret Email Account! - Tekzilla 08/14/12
Autonomous ocean robots search for sharks! Dino Dai Zovi discusses how companies can better protect your data. Do headphone amps make music sound better? We're ignoring iPhone 5 rumors! Google buries the search results of copyright violators. All about the tech of tacking sharks! A 360 degree panorama from the Mars Rover Curiosity!
The Ultimate Tool For PC Troubleshooting - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/14/12
D7 isn't trying to be pretty. This monster of a tool has one goal: put every troubleshooting tool you'll need in one centralized location. Functions include malware scanning, file recovery, and general PC tweaks.
Automatically Install and Update All Essential Software - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/13/12
Instead of hunting down each individual program that you want to install on you computer, try Soft2Base! This handy application manager lets you install many popular programs from a single location. The best part? It will also scan your existing applications and tell you if they need updating.
Gimme Bar - Like Evernote and Pinterest Combined - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/10/12
Gimme Bar is a web service that lets you save and aggregate clipping from the web that interest you. Hook up Twitter and Instagram, save text, and even grab entire copies of websites! Plus, you can back everything up to a Dropbox account! Grab the Chrome extension or use the bookmarklet to get started.
Buy Successful Kickstarter Projects in One Place - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/09/12
Outgrow.me aggregates all of the funded Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects in one place. Check out the site for lots of fun and unique gifts that you won't find anywhere else.
Secure Gmail and Yahoo Email: Two Factor Authentication. 3-2-1 Backup Rule. Free Data Sync Tool. Password Generator. Router Firmware Upgrade. Bobak! - Tekzilla 08/09/12
Apple ID Phone resets suspended. Amazon no longer adding new credit card accounts by phone. 3-2-1...the perfect formula for backing up! And Mars Curiosity: sharing science or littering? (Relax, we love that Rover!)
Share Multiple Files in Dropbox with a Single Link - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/08/12
If you want to send multiple Dropbox files to someone but don't want to waste space by zipping them up, check out this tip! This little URL hack will automatically zip up files for whomever you send the link. Just add ?dl=1 to the end of a share link.
Apple Gives Hackers Your Passwords. New Curiosity Pics From Mars! Parent Proof An iPad. HDTV Calibration Shortcut. 5 Awesome Gaming Mice. - Tekzilla 08/07/12
Apple shares your passwords with hackers! Robert's gonna tell you how to set up an iPad for dad. Curiosity has landed on Mars! Way to go NASA we've got more pictures and videos! What does getting hacked hard mean... and can you even prevent it??? That and more on today's Tekzilla!
Secret to Remembering Keyboard Shortcuts - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/07/12
Keyboard shortcuts can save lots of time...but it's hard to remember all of the different key combos. That's where CheatSheet comes in. When enabled, a window pops up showing all of the available shortcuts for each program. Happy cheating!
Delete Mac Junk Files From Your PC Drive - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/06/12
If you have ever transferred files from a Mac to PC, you know that OS X creates tons of unneeded files that are an eyesore. DXPurge automatically strips those useless files so that you can store files without the clutter in Windows.
Seamlessly Integrate Gmail with Dropbox, Box and Google Drive - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/03/12
Attachments.me gives you tons of options for your Gmail attachments: save to web services such as dropbox, google drive, and box.net; set up filters to organize incoming attachments; and search through past attachments on the website.
Google Drive Search Shortcut For Chrome and Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/02/12
If you want to search straight from the Chrome Omnibar or Firefox's address bar, don't miss today's Tekzilla Daily tip! Veronica gives a step by step on how to set up a quick search for Google's cloud service.
5 Free Photo Apps. Custom Fitted Mice. Turn 7 Remote Controls Into 1 Super Remote! Find Awesome Free Software. AirPlay The Olympics. Dropbox Spam. - Tekzilla 08/02/12
Should I get a router with a modem built in? Alternative.To finds awesome free software! The best way to learn new Photoshop tools. AirPlay streams great from OS X Mountain Lion. Free photo editing software you'll want to download! Big hands? Try a big mouse.
The PC Shot Put: Revision3 Olympics Event #2 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/01/12
Want to see a computer get punched in the face? Watch Event #2 of the official Revision3 Olympics - the PC SHOT PUT! That's right, today we take our tech expertise to the limit by throwing a computer as far as we possibly can. Which team will come out first? You might be surprised!
Instantly Search Your Mac and Cloud Services in One Place With This Handy App! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 08/01/12
Found is a great Mac application unifying the search of multiple cloud services along with your local files. Quickly drag and drop files or attach them to your email straight from the search window!
Delete Unwanted Entries From the Right-Click Menu - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/31/12
If you like to install lots of new software, you might run into the problem of having way too many context menu shortcuts. CCleaner is a great and easy way to get rid of all those unneeded entries to make your computing experience a bit less cluttered.
iPhone 5 Launch Date Rumors! Raspberry Pi Media Center Made Easy. 6 Ways Clonezilla Beats Ghost. Best HD Video Format. MedalCount.com! - Tekzilla 07/31/12
More help getting getter wedding video audio! 5 parts you need to boot your Raspberry Pi. Encoding your precious video: how can you save space and make it last for years? Medalcount.com for instant Olympic results! Rasbmc. Our favorite on ear headphones: Sony MDR V300 versus Grado SR80i!
Have Files You Want Gone for Good? Military Grade File Shredder for Windows! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/30/12
Did you know that emptying the recycle bin doesn't really delete files on your computer? The PC more or less forgets about the file...but recovery software can get your sensitive files back. That's where File Shredder comes in. This program lets you easily and securely delete files with the click of a button.
Make Websites Easier to Read at Night - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/27/12
If you do lots of late night internet browsing, you know that the bright color schemes of most websites can be blinding. Save your eyes with these extensions for Firefox and Chrome!
Free Online Language Lessons - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/26/12
Duolingo is a new service that gamifies learning a language. Build points, level up, and earn achievements while translating real online content.
Turn Off OS X Mountain Lion Gatekeeper! Watch The Olympics For Free! 5 Tools You Need To Fix PCs! Share WiFi Safely. Tweak Your Monitor's Brightness! - Tekzilla 07/26/12
Tools to fix your friend's PCs? Here's our favorite software and hardware! Is sharing WiFi dangerous? Wanna watch the Olympics without cable or satellite? You'll need a password... or an OTA Tuner! How to hack a Windows PC to look good on your HDTV. A starter kit of tools and software you need to work on PCs. OS X 10.8, aka "Mountain Lion" Is Here! Wedding video? Get the sound off the board! PLUGE, Intel 3000 Graphics... and the settings you'll need to fix your monitor's brightness in Windows!
Pause Videos and Watch Them Later on a Different Computer - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/25/12
Have you ever been really engaged in a video but needed to run off and do errands...only to forget about the video that you had been watching? PauseForLater.com has a solution so you can pick up that video right where you left off. Download the extensions or install the bookmarklet for your browser.
Fix Computer Hibernation Problems! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/24/12
Ever set your computer to automatically hibernate after a certain amount of time, but find that it never goes to sleep? Well now you can find what is keeping your machine awake. Check out these simple commands for both Windows and OSX.
College Laptop: OS X or Windows??? Three Great HD Wedding Camcorders. Are Extended Warranties a Ripoff? OUYA: Program Your First Android App! - Tekzilla 07/24/12
Kelly wants to know how to build an Android game! Free dynamic range compression in VLC and Windows 7. Ouya... College computer buying help from recent college grads. The pitfalls of shooting wedding video. Are extended warranties a good deal for consumer electronics like HDTVs, camcorders, laptops and phones?
Hide Files Inside Other Files - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/23/12
Clotho lets you hide files inside other files or folders on your hard drive. While this isn't secure like encryption programs (such as TrueCrypt), it can be an easy way to keep prying eyes away from your personal items.
Go Back to the Past: Find Out What You Were Up To One Year Ago Today! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/20/12
Have you ever wondered what you were doing exactly a year ago? Now you can find out with TimeHop! This website gives you a glimpse into your social media past with a daily email service.
Collaboratively Doodle with the World - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/19/12
Global Doodle gives you a 16km wide canvas to collaboratively draw with the rest of the world. The site even has social aspects so you can tweet your masterpiece and draw with friends.
Mars Rover on Xbox. Forget the Kinect, We Want a Leap! Five Batman Movies You Can Watch at Home. Free Antivirus That Works. ColorHug 4 More LED Bulbs! - Tekzilla 07/19/12
Think the Kinect is cool? For $70 Leap will bring Minority Report style computing to your desktop. Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8. The Free Antivirus we use at home. Can't get a ticket to The Dark Knight? Here are five Batman movies you can watch at home! And built to MIL-STD 810G, Mophie's Juice Pack Pro packs a 2500 mA battery into an armored iPhone case. And more!
Protect Your Information: Generate Strong Passwords Simply with OS X - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/18/12
Need strong passwords but don't want to use an extra program to generate them? Check out today's Tekzilla Daily tip on how to use OS X to generate ultra-secure passwords for you.
Never Lose Files Again. Comic-Con 2012! WD Red: Green Drives Can Kill Your NAS. Cinemagraphs Made Easy. Zombie Apocalypse Store - Tekzilla 07/17/12
Comic-Con... Roger and Veronica were there: Archer Cosplay, Breaking Bad, Pacific Rim and more!
Rearrange Google Black Bar Links - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/17/12
Have you ever wished that your most-used Google services were right on the top black bar? Now you can with Big G Black Bar Sorter for Chrome. Just drag and drop links!
Download Entire Youtube Playlists or Channels - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/16/12
Direct YouTube Downloader makes it easy to download entire channels or playlists from YouTube. You can even select between different qualities and formats!
Save Gmail Attachments with Google Drive - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/13/12
Need a faster way to save attachments to Google Drive? Skip all of the downloading and re-uploading--install Gmail Attachments To Drive for Chrome instead!
DIY 36 Camera Video Surveillance PC! 600 vs Fireproof Hard Drive: ioSafe Solo G3, Three Awesome Tools to Synchronize Your Data, What's a Bass Trap? - Tekzilla 07/12/12
You could buy an all-in-one video surveillance system from Costco... or build one into your PC like we did! Fireproof ioSafe Solo G3 tested. Plus synchronize files across multiple PCs, and more!
Use Pinterest Like a Pro - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/12/12
If you're a fan of Pinterest, check out Pinterest Pro for Chrome! Veronica shows how this extension adds extra functionality to let you pin like a pro.
Sign PDFs with Your Webcam - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/11/12
Need to sign a PDF but don't want to drag out the scanner? In OS X Lion, you don't have to! Veronica shows you how to use your webcam to digitally sign PDFs in Preview.
Best DSLR for Beginners, Should You Water or Air Cool a CPU, Clone Large Drives Quickly, and Should You Let Best Buy Calibrate Your HDTV? - Tekzilla 07/10/12
We share our picks for the best entry level DSLR camera for someone who wants to capture fast action and tips on getting the most from that camera. Is water cooling always better than air when cooling a CPU? That and more on today's Tekzilla!
Identify and Disable in Use Files - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/10/12
Ever get the error that a file is "in use" when trying to delete it? File Governor makes it easy to see what process is using that file and delete or change it.
Automatically Delete Duplicate Files - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/09/12
Antitwin is a Windows application that detects and deletes duplicate files on your system. You can even set it to compare pixels to find duplicate pictures! Check out today's Tekzilla Daily to see it in action.
Discover YouTube Videos Created Near You! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/06/12
Have you ever wanted to search YouTube for a videos taken at a specific location? Now you can with Youtube Videos Near Me. It's as easy as dropping a pin.
Twitter Fiends! Find Out Which Twitterers Follow You Back. - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/05/12
JustUnfollow gives you extra info about the users you follow on Twitter. See who follows you back, which users are inactive, and much more. Check out the tip to see the site in action.
Supercharge Windows 8: Top 5 Keyboard Shortcuts! Plus the Best HDTV of 2012 - Tested, Find Cheap Cables & More! - Tekzilla 07/05/12
Our top five shortcuts supercharge Windows 8. Save your water soaked electronics by dousing 'em in alcohol. Panasonic TC-P65VT50 hands-on review: Best HDTV of 2012. Our go to sources for cheap HDMI and ethernet cables. Does brightness change the color of your monitor or HDTV?
Send Secret Online Messages That Self-Destruct - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/04/12
Ever want to send a note to a friend that self-destructs like a spy movie? Now you can with Burn Note. Veronica teaches you how to setup these 007 messages today.
Customize Your Keyboard for Free! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/03/12
Have you ever wished your keyboard had a slightly different layout? Keytweak allows you to map a few keys differently without changing your entire keyboard layout.
5 Things from Google I/O You Can't Miss Including the $200 Kindle Fire Killer Nexus 7 Tablet & Pre-Order Google Glasses! - Tekzilla 07/03/12
Android 4.1 Jellybean Is Awesome! It's more like 5.0. New APIs. Google's Nexus Q Player Is Odd. Websites help you find Cheap Gas. Will a sound card Improve Gaming Performance? Dish Hopper DVR Explained. Google Glasses Pre-Orders!
Turn Social Media Pics into Collages - Tekzilla Daily Tip 07/02/12
Loupe is a fun web application that creates collages from your social media pics. Connect your Instagram, FB, or other services to build shaped collages to share online.
Control Volume with a Mouse Scroll - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/29/12
Don't have a dedicated volume button on your keyboard? No worries! Veronica shows off a program called Volumouse that lets you easily adjust volume with your scrollwheel.
Top 5 Mountain Lion Features with Upgrade! Falcon Northwest's Small Performance PC, and Best PC TV Tuner For Sharing! - Tekzilla 06/28/12
We show off the top 5 features in OS X Mountain Lion that'll make you want to upgrade. Loyd Case is back to answer your toughest PC questions and he shows off Falcon Northwest's latest performance PC. All that and more!
Browse Instagram Inside Chrome - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/28/12
Love Instagram but hate having to view it on your phone? With this helpful Chrome extension, you won't have to! Veronica gives the rundown on Instagram for Chrome.
Organize Windows Without Moving Your Mouse - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/27/12
Spectacle is a Mac app that lets you easily arrange windows with keyboard shortcuts. You can align windows to the left, right, and every which way... enough to make even Windows 7 jealous.
Sonos SUB Review. Fastest Mobile Network: Verizon Vs. AT&T Vs. T-Mobile. Save Wet Electronics. Automagic Trophy Cam Packs Motion Sensor, Night Vision! - Tekzilla 06/26/12
Who's Got the Fastest Mobile Network in the US? USB Thumb Drive versus Washing Machine: How to Save Wet Cell Phones, Cameras and Other Electronics. Does the Sonos SUB Pack $700 Worth O' Bass??? Amazing Pictures - Day or Night - from Bushnell Trophy Cam. And much more!
Keep Reading Habits Private on Facebook - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/26/12
Unsocialize is a plugin that bypasses third-party prompts when reading news stories from Facebook. Read articles in peace without Facebook auto-posting your reading habits.
Encode Videos with a Single Click - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/25/12
On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to convert movies straight from Finder in OS X Lion without fussing with extra programs.
Minimize Groups of Applications in Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/22/12
PutAside is a simple application that lets you minimize a whole group of applications with a keyboard shortcut. Veronica shows how you can selectively choose which applications to minimize on today's Tekzilla Daily.
How to Set Reminders in Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/21/12
Did you know that Windows has a built-in program to set automatic recurring reminders? Veronica explains how to get things up and running so you'll never need to use Microsoft Outlook to set reminders again.
Samsung Galaxy S III Hands-on! Microsoft Surface, Windows 8 Phone, QoS for Better Gaming, Sharp Quatttron HDTV Tested, Brave Movie Gets Dolby Atmos! - Tekzilla 06/21/12
Two more locks for your MacBook Pro Retina. QoS, aka Quality of Service: can tweaking settings in your router deliver better gaming and video conferencing? Samsung Galaxy S III Hands On Review and more.
Explore World Landmarks in Your Browser - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/20/12
Ever wish that you could explore the wonders of the world without all of the traveling? Now you can with Google's new World Wonders Project. Veronica shows how you can traverse stunning locations with a street-view style navigation, all while staying at home.
Better Address Book App for Mac OS X - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/19/12
CoBook is a replacement for OS X's built in address book that automatically updates contacts based on their social media profiles. Veronica shows off the application's superb integration with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn so you can keep up-to-date with all of your contacts.
Aviiq Ready Clips, Wireless OBDII for Under $20, Two Problems with the New MacBook Pro, Griffin SmartTalk Solar Speakerphone, TheMonstro Finds Music! - Tekzilla 06/19/12
Find out what music is popular with TheMonstro.com. Back up before Windows crashes! Why doesn't the MacBook Pro have a DVD Drive or a Kensington Lock Built In? And more!
Dropbox Any Folder Without Moving It! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/18/12
Ever want to backup a file with Dropbox but don't want to move it to your Dropbox folder? Veronica explains how Windows users can do just that with an application called Dropboxifier.
Backup Your Instagram Photos - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/15/12
Instagram doesn't make it easy to save all your photos, but Instarchive is here to help. Veronica has the details for making sure you don't lose those precious sepia-toned memories.
Dell XPS One 27 Rocks! Download Facebook Photos, HDTV Wiimote LG LM6200, Seagate Backup Plus, Thunderbolt vs. USB 2.0, GeekDad Day, Hungry Riders! - Tekzilla 06/14/12
Low-cost 55" LED HDTV: Robert finds one major flaw with LG's LM6200, and it's not the motion sensing remote control. New Top Level Domains? It is Reveal Day! How about a .play, .movie and .realestate for new top level domains? All that and more on today's Tekzilla.
Mute Sound From Any Tab in Chrome - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/14/12
Can't figure out which tab is making that noise? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica checks out Mute Tab, which can silence your problem for good.
Adjust YouTube For Easier Viewing - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/13/12
If you find yourself getting distracted by all the clutter on YouTube, Veronica has something that might help. YouTube Black Theme dims all the content you don't care about on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Get Windows 8 Features in Windows 7 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/12/12
Don't want to wait for Windows 8 to get those cool new features? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how WinPlusX can give you access to at least one of those new menus.
New MacBook Pros, iOS 6 Maps from WWDC! Best Comic Book Reader, F.LUX for Late Night Computing, GPU for 3D CAD, Airtime Demo, Erase Your MacBook Air - Tekzilla 06/12/12
Mountain Lion, MacBook Pros, Air, iOS 6: Apple dropped a flood of new products in the World Wide Developer Conference Keynote! Erase your MacBook before you sell it. And Airtime is Chatroulette without naughty bits from the Napster guy.
Add Thumbnails to Video Files in Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/11/12
Wish you had thumbnails to those video files in Windows Explorer? Media Preview can do the job, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Fast Browse Gmail Attachments - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/08/12
Gindex is a website that displays your Gmail attachments in an easy-to-understand way. Veronica explains how to sort by type, file extension, sender, and more on today's Tekzilla Daily!
Best Games From E3! Fix Your Leaked LinkedIn Password, Securely Erase Your Mac or PC, Use Your iPhone to Calibrate Your HDTV, Happy IPv6 Day! - Tekzilla 06/07/12
World IPv6 Launch! Affordable 23" monitors. Is Apple bringing Turn by Turn navigation to the iPhone? And shiny new games aren't the only story from E3!
Get Free Kindle Books - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/07/12
On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows off a website with a plethora of free-to-read ebooks that you can read on your Kindle.
Stop Firefox Plug-ins with Task Manager - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/06/12
Save memory by disabling plugins in Firefox! Veronica investigates a way to easily stop all plugins on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Run Any Website Search from the Chrome Address Bar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/05/12
Chrome can search many websites straight from the address bar. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to save time by skipping straight to your search results.
Windows 8: Upgrade Now, Sony Gaming Tablet, Google Chromebox, Gaming CPU: Core i5 3570K Beats Core i7 3770K? SureFire Earplugs, PC Part Picker - Tekzilla 06/05/12
Is adding water to sealed lead acid UPS Batteries a good idea? Core i7 vs. Core i5 for gaming. PCPartPicker.com makes shopping for a new PC easy! Windows 8 Release Preview: is there anything new? SureFire Earplug Recco and more!
Quickly Find Time for Any Time Zone - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/04/12
EveryTimeZone is a website that visually represents different time zones around the world. Veronica explains how to compare different regions by simply dragging a slider.
Find the Perfect Etsy Gift - Tekzilla Daily Tip 06/01/12
Can't find a gift for that person who has everything? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica checks out Etsy Gifts, which can help find that one-of-a-kind item for your loved one.
E3! COD: Black Ops 2 + 5 More Games! V-Moda Faders VIP Earplugs: Save Your Ears From Summer! Amazon Instant Video on Xbox 360, HDMI Audio Hack & CRI - Tekzilla 05/31/12
V-Moda Faders VIP earplugs: don't let loud bands - or mowing the lawn - ruin your hearing! Destructoid is here with a preview of E3, the biggest show in video games: COD: Black Ops 2, Star Wars, Guild Wars 2, PS Vita and more!
See a Kickstarter Project's Progress in Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/31/12
Looking for more details on that Kickstarter project? Kicktraq can break it down into charts, and Veronica has the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Customize OS X Lion's Recovery Feature - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/30/12
If you hate it when OS X Lion restores all your windows, we have the answer. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how RestoreMeNot can mitigate that restoration chaos.
Add More Useful Buttons to the Title Bar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/29/12
Want more options besides Maximize and Minimize? eXtra Buttons adds more features so you can take control, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
The Ultimate Light Bulb, Four Great $200 Digital Cameras, SiliconDust HDHomeRun DUAL HD Tuner, Lumens & Color Temperature Explained and GeekDad Day - Tekzilla 05/29/12
Use your PC to get free over-the-air HDTV! The Withings Scale will work with Fitbit! Superzoom and great low light performance... can we find a digital camera with both for $200? GeekDad Day... it's better than Father's Day! It won the L Prize, but is this LED light bulb really worth $55?
Show Hidden Windows Files with a Key - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/28/12
Wish it was easier to toggle simple features in Windows Explorer? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how HiFiTo puts those controls at your fingertips.
Find Out the Winners to Anything - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/25/12
Can't remember who won the World Series? Or American Idol? Who Won The lists every winner you can think of, from Nobel Laureates to Oscar Winners, and Veronica has the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Best HDTV of 2012, Revive Your Cell Phone Battery! Comcast Dumps the Data Cap, SSD or HD for Laptop? GPU Video Encoding Sucks, Can I Secure Dropbox? - Tekzilla 05/24/12
Share files securely: Box.net vs. Dropbox. Handbrake uses all my system resources when I back up movies: what can I do? Comcast thinks it's time to drop the 250 GB monthly data cap, begins tiered pricing trial. Buying a new laptop: 1TB HD vs. Factory SSD vs. DIY.
Preview YouTube Videos Without Clicking! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/24/12
Want to check out that YouTube video before clicking through, to make sure it's worth watching? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how YouTube Preview gives you a peek, along with a ton of stats.
Replace Gmail Icons with Text - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/23/12
If you hate those new icons in Gmail that only have symbols, it's easy to switch em back to text. Veronica shows you how to decrypt those icons, on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Awesome Map Finds Your Best Local Cell Carrier! 10 Cool Things From Maker Faire! FitBit Aria Smart Scale Review, Chrome Overtakes IE, $1000 Gaming PC - Tekzilla 05/22/12
Veronica vs. the FitBit Aria: What Good is a Scale with Wi-Fi? Loyd's Here Fixing DVI Monitor Detection Problems, Keeping Dust out of PCs, and Stomping on the Myth That PC Gaming Has to Costs Thousands! Our Favorite DIY Geekery From Maker Faire!
Keyboard CapsLock On Screen Reminder - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/22/12
Don't want to look down at your keyboard to find out if your caps lock key is on? Keyndicate adds an indicator in the system tray for all your lock buttons, and Veronica shows you how it works, on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Undo Accidentally Closed Windows Apps and Folders - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/21/12
Ever wish you could reopen that Windows Explorer folder you just closed by accident? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how UndoClose can reopen both applications and folders after you've exited.
Get 3D Views of World Famous Landmarks - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/18/12
Want to get an up close and personal look at some of the world's most famous landmarks? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica introduces you to Google Photo Tours, so you don't even have to leave your house.
Diablo 3! Automatic Updates Protect Windows, Backlit Kindle is Coming! Denon HTIB, When Will Microsoft Drop Windows 7? Speaker in a Lamp, Nyan Cat Mug - Tekzilla 05/17/12
More wireless speakers! Marmitek Speakers Anywhere 400. Acoustic Research AW850 wall lantern speaker. When will MS drop Windows 7 support? Blu-rays get two more annoying warnings you can't skip! Denon DHT-1513BA Home Theater In A Box. Max from The Destructoid Show talks Diablo 3. What happens when Microsoft or Apple stops supporting your OS? Nyancat Mug!
View Likes in Any YouTube Thumbnail - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/17/12
View counts don't tell you anything about a video's quality. If you're wondering if that video's worth watching, check out Janus. Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Super Enhancement for OS X's Finder - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/16/12
OS X's Finder can be customized, but it's still missing a few things. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica checks out XtraFinder and all its awesome features.
Max Payne 3 Review, Notational Velocity Supercharges SimpleNote, Salt Air Kills Tech, Alienware Laptops, Internet Activated Software Can Get You Fired - Tekzilla 05/15/12
Internet activated software can get you fired. Veronica does amazing things with SimpleNote and Notational Velocity. Destructoid's Tara Long reviews Max Payne 3. Getting Google Drive working on the iPhone and more!
Add Button Commands to Windows Explorer - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/15/12
Longing for more features for Windows Explorer? StExBar gives you a bunch of new options for your Explorer windows, and Veronica has the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Custom Default View for Windows Explorer - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/14/12
Wish you could make every Explorer window display its contents the same way? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to set a folder's view as the default for all windows.
How to Chill Out Without Even Trying - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/11/12
Looking for a way to chill out? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how calm.com can relieve stress and bring some relaxation to your day.
Mother's Day Tech Gifts! NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight Review, Fitbit Ultra, Nike+ Fuelband vs $17 Pedometer! Chronological Order for Google Search - Tekzilla 05/10/12
We review Barnes and Noble's NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight. Exercise Gadgets: Fitbit Ultra vs Nike+ Fuelband... vs a $17 Pedometer... our resident triathlete has a review! The word on Media Center in Windows 8! Tech for Mother's Day and more!
How to Free Up Memory When Using Chrome - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/10/12
Wish Chrome didn't take up so much RAM? With TabMemFree, Veronica shows you how to free up memory from those background tabs, on today's Tekzilla Daily.
How to Find YouTube Videos You'll Like - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/09/12
Need a new source for cool YouTube videos? Enter YouTube Topics, a new way to find YouTube videos by subject. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica's walks you through it.
Switch Monitor Resolutions Quickly - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/08/12
If you find yourself switching screen resolutions often, you probably wish there was an easier way. HotKey Resolution Changer IS the easier way! Veronica shows you how to put it to use on today's Tekzilla Daily.
When's the Best Time to Buy a Mac, iPhone, or iPad? Google Docs Offline Fail, Webcams Under $40? Long Term Look: LifeProof Case, Incredibox! - Tekzilla 05/08/12
Use Evernote instead of bookmarks or favorites. You can almost use Google Docs when the Internet is offline. Long Term Looks: how did the Lifeproof iPhone 4/4S case and SOL Republic AMPS earbuds hold up under extended use? One more reason why gaming DRM SUCKS! AM-Deadlink finds dead links fast.
Make Custom Collage Screensavers - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/07/12
Wish you could turn your screensaver into a collage of your favorite photos? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to use Photo Collage Screensaver to turn your memories into a useful tool.
Browse Famous Art Museums Online - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/04/12
If you love browsing art galleries, but don't have the time or budget to visit the major museums across the world, the Google Art Project has you covered, and Veronica has all the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Backyard Speakers! LG Home Theater in a Box, Will The Hobbit Look Awful? Find the Eclipse, Free Windows Screencap Software, Sync All Your Bookmarks! - Tekzilla 05/03/12
Is LG's Home Theater in a box the answer for an all-in-one system? An eclipse is coming, and NASA has a map for you to track its progress. Does 48fps ruin The Hobbit? And we've got the best free screencap software for Windows.
Disable Animated GIFs in Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/03/12
Do those animated GIFs drive you crazy? If you use Firefox, you don't need to tear your hair out. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how easy it is to disable those animations.
Merge Multiple PDFs into One Document - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/02/12
Looking for a way to mash multiple PDFs into one document? No need to download separate software - OS X can do that all by itself and Veronica walks you through it on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Ivy Bridge Ships, Is it Time to Upgrade? Maxthon Browser Review, Switch Your Windows IP, Get Facebook Video Without Facebook, AMD vs. Intel - Tekzilla 05/01/12
Can you add RAM to your GPU? Ivy Bridge is here, Ryan Shrout has the benchmarks! who shouldn't buy it? Change IP settings automagically. The first step to secure WiFi. Maxthon: a browsing alternative to IE, Firefox and Chrome! A 12V vacuum that doesn't suck. Go see The Avengers! Who won our hackintosh???
Pin Folders to Windows Explorer Jumplist - Tekzilla Daily Tip 05/01/12
Wish you had easier access to those folders you use every day? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to pin folders to the jumplist so you can open them with just two clicks.
Automatically Organize Files into Folders - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/30/12
Want an easy way to organize your files into folders without manually creating them one by one? Order In My Folder puts those files in their place, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Turn Words into Visual Poetry - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/27/12
Feeling creative, but don't know how to draw? FlickrPoet will match up your words with Flickr images, making beautiful art pieces, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Inside Google Drive! Samsung ES-8000 Review, Glowing e-Reader, iPad Car Chargers that Work, DIY Battery Recycling, Win Our Hackintosh! - Tekzilla 04/26/12
The best way to search Tekzilla! Why you need a 2 amp charger for your iPad. Why Logitech's Harmony One is our favorite Universal Remote. Help recycling batteries! Should you leave Dropbox or Box for Google's new Drive?
Make Unclickable Links Clickable! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/26/12
Plain text URLs are SO ANNOYING! On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how Clickable URLs can save you from copying and pasting non-clickable URLs.
Which of Your Tweets are the Most Popular - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/25/12
Wonder which of your tweets are the most popular? Twtrland can tell you which of your pictures people loved the most, or how many of your tweets contained links. Watch the video for the details.
Add Tabs to Windows Explorer - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/24/12
Tabs are so much easier to handle than separate windows, so why not add them to Windows Explorer? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica checks out QTTabBar and all the glorious benefits to multiple tabs.
Hackintosh Giveaway! Ultimate Windows Inventory Tool, The Worst Mobile Carrier, SOL Republic AMP Review, Move HDTV Safely, Windows Phone Beats Android - Tekzilla 04/24/12
How do you make a home theater easier to move? Thinking about a new phone? Sascha Segan has some great info from PCMag's Annual Reader's Choice Survey! SOL Republic AMPS... are these earbuds worth buying??? iPhone 4G is a lie. Belarc Advisor is still awesome!
How to Fast Boot Your PC - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/23/12
If you can't stand how long it takes your PC to boot up, Veronica has a handy tip for speeding up that whole process on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Make Your Twitter Stream Funny - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/20/12
Looking for a fun new way to read your twitter stream? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how Liblr can turn the most mundane tweets into a hilarious quotable.
Satarii Swivl Review, Amazon Instant Video on PS3, Speed Up OS X for Free! Find Windows Product Key Fast, Which 4G is Fastest? Sharp 4K 32" HDTV - Tekzilla 04/19/12
Update Silverlight, Fix Netflix! Robotic camera mount follows your every move. Find your product keys and serial numbers... before you wipe your system! Who's got the fastest 4G out there??? Amazon Video on Demand hits the PS3.
Resize Web Images in by Dragging - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/19/12
Need a closer look at that photo posted online? With Image Resizer/Scaler, you can drag any image to make it bigger so you can get a closer look, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Add Most Used Folders to OS X Menu Bar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/18/12
Want easier access to the folders you use the most? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how TopHat Folder Menu Lite puts the folders you need to access quickly right in your menu bar.
Take Better Cell Phone Pictures! New Laptop Vs. SSD Upgrade, Google Hangout Fails, Tech Certifications for a Better Job, TravelIQ & More! - Tekzilla 04/17/12
Free Videoconferencing for 3-6 People. Five Tips For Better Photos. When Upgrading Doesn't Make Sense. Trouble Free SSDs for MacBook Pros. Ultimate Geography Quiz. Professional Advice On Tech Certs. Bagel Fight!
Customize Windows Right Click Menu - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/17/12
Wish you had that one more convenient shortcut in your context menu in Windows Explorer? Right Click Tweaker lets you add some super useful features, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Turn Off Auto-Click Feature in Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/16/12
Tired of those Start Menu categories automatically opening before you're ready for them? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to turn that annoying feature off for good.
Learn How to Reset Any Gadget! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/13/12
Is your phone, camera, HDTV or other gadget acting up? Veronica has the instructions to reset almost any device under the sun, and she shows you how to find yours on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Why are Uploads Slower than Downloads? Want Speed: Put an mSATA or SSD Drive in Your Mobo! Become a Home Theater Installer, Triple Monitor Gaming GPUs - Tekzilla 04/12/12
Goodbye Mr. Marshall. Assymetric broadband speeds. Loyd Case talks PC upgrades: Is it time to upgrade your CPU? Crossfire cards don't have to match exactly! DOCSIS 3.0: Think 120Mbps up! Want to design and install Home Theaters? We've got courses! You love the Metro Data Duster!
Send Websites to Your Phone Fast - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/12/12
Need a convenient way to send a website to your phone? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica tries out QR Code Generator, which creates a QR code for any website you choose.
Access Every Emoticon Ever Made! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/11/12
Tired of the boring old smiley faces everyone has used since the beginning of time? Emojicons brings a new batch of emotions to your text, and Veronica shows you her favorites on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Hide Mouse Cursor Automatically - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/10/12
Looking for a way to make that cursor disappear when you're busy typing or watching a video? AutoHideMouseCursor makes sure it never gets in your way again, and Veronica has the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Nokia's Lumia 900 Reviewed, Google Chrome Extensions You Need to Install, The Best Games from PAX East 2012, Running 64-Bit Windows on 2GB of RAM - Tekzilla 04/10/12
Will Smith from Tested.com shares his experiences with Nokia's Lumia 900, Anthony Carboni is here with his report from the videogame-fest that is PAX East 2012, and more!
Automatically Turn Off PC Sound When You're Away - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/09/12
Wish your computer knew when you were gone so it could just turn off the sound and not annoy your co-workers? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how Auto Lock does just that to make your friends and family a bit less annoyed the next time your computer starts blaring a popup ad when you're not there.
Snappy Photo Interface for Reddit! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/06/12
Sometimes Reddit is more suited towards a more photo-friendly interface, and that's why we've got Scrolldit. Veronica walks you through the features, and shows you how much more efficient and visually pleasing it can be, when you can see more than one post at a time, on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Million Dollar HDTV! Tornado in a Can, Blu-ray DRM Chaos, Backups for the Long-Term, and Chocolate Egg Salad Sandwiches? - Tekzilla 04/05/12
What makes Panasonic's 152" plasma worth a MILLION dollars? What's the best way to store backups for the long-term? Can an enclosure kill a hard drive? Chinatown is on Blu-ray, this extreme duster will blow you away, and how the heck do you make a Cadbury creme egg salad sandwich?
Hide Any Pop-up Text in Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/05/12
When you hover over a URL or photo in a browser, you'll often be treated to some popup text, aka Tooltips, but sometimes they can just be annoying. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to get rid of them forever.
Put iTunes in OS X's Menu Bar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/04/12
There's no need to switch to iTunes just to switch tracks or change playlists. With You Control: Tunes, all those controls are right in your menu bar, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Save Your Desktop Layout - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/03/12
Don't want to keep rearranging your icons every time they get shifted around? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica uses Desktop Restore to save the layout of the desktop, so those icons are ready to come back whenever you need them.
Where's Pat? HDTV Troubleshooting 101, Cool Uses for USB Flash Drives, Free CD/DVD/Blu-ray Burning Tools, and Finding Royalty-Free Music - Tekzilla 04/03/12
Pat's busy with his new bambino, so Rob and Veronica are here to show you how to troubleshoot your HDTV woes, must have tools for USB drives, free CD/DVD/Blu-ray burning utilities and where to find good royalty-free music for your next video or indie film project.
Keep Copied Text in Clipboard Forever! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 04/02/12
Wish you could copy some text and keep it on your clipboard even after you restart your computer? Now you can, with Clipboard Zanager, and Veronica shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Back Up Windows Automatically - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/30/12
World Backup Day is tomorrow, and to prepare, Veronica explains how to use Windows' System Restore feature so you don't get caught off guard by a PC disaster.
World Backup Day Special! Windows Restore Vs. System Restore, OS X Time Machine, What to Do Before You Backup Online & Stream Blu-rays from a Server. - Tekzilla 03/29/12
The top five tools for saving data! Backup your data and celebrate World Backup Day! Photos, financial data, homework - back 'em up before they disappear. The best way to back up online, how to backup Blu-rays, Crash Plan, Carbonite and more!
Use Chrome Like an Internet Radio - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/29/12
Internet radio stations are a great alternative to FM radio, but what's the best way to keep track of your favorite stations? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how easily Radio Player Live integrates into Chrome for easy listening.
Turn Any Twitter into an RSS Feed - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/28/12
Want to keep up with a Twitter-er without actually using Twitter? Just use RSS instead! Veronica explains how to turn those tweets into an RSS feed on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Fight OS X's Most Annoying Feature! Repairing the New iPad Sucks, Favorite Leatherman, Ultimate Netflix Directory, More Free Malware Fighting Tools! - Tekzilla 03/27/12
RAMDISK... it's like an SSD for Free. Clean Out Time Machine Backups. Kyle from iFixit shows why the new iPad will be so hard to repair and why people are burning PCs in Africa. TV and Movies Now is the ultimate directory of Netflix and Amazon Prime offerings!
Resize and Move Windows Like a Pro - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/27/12
Looking for some way to easily control your window size and position? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how Sizer can help you put those windows in their place.
Turn Wikipedia Into a Puzzle Game - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/26/12
You're browsing Wikipedia all the time anyway, so why not turn it into a game? With WikipediaMaze, you can earn points and badges and create games for other players too! Check out today's Tekzilla Daily as Veronica shows you how to play.
Compare Digital Cameras Side by Side - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/23/12
It can be hard to buy a camera without ever holding your desired model, but Digital Camera Size Comparison gives you a better idea of what the camera of your dreams would feel like in your hand. Veronica has more on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review! $6 Fix for Broken Laptop Screen, Are Gigabit Routers Faster? Region Free Blu-ray Players, We Hate Canned Air! - Tekzilla 03/22/12
Who's got the best Ultrabook? Belkin Universal Wireless AV Adapter review. Better info on reparing broken laptop screens! David wants to know if he should have gotten a router with Gigabit Ethernet. Where's the canned air?!?
A Better Firefox Add-ons Manager - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/22/12
Need a more practical add-ons manager for Firefox? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how Addon Manager Fix can give you just that.
Add Shelves to Your OS X Desktop - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/21/12
DesktopShelves Lite gives you a new way to manage your folders by giving you shelf-like access right on your Mac's desktop. Check out today's Tekzilla Daily for more details from Veronica.
Spring Clean Your PC! Wipe Out Malware and Viruses, Fix Noisy Fans, Best Lens Cleaning Tool, Free Screen Cleaning, Clear Hard Drive Space and More! - Tekzilla 03/20/12
Preventive Maintenance... Get the dust bunnies and cat fur out of your PC! Our fave tool for cleaning lenses, scopes, binoculars and more! Cleaning viruses and malware out of infested systems. We even shine up your screen and show you how to lube your fans!
Scroll Any Window Without Clicking on It! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/20/12
Want to be able to control the windows on your desktop without pulling them into focus? Mouse Hunter lets you scroll any window that your mouse is hovering over, without needing to click on it first. Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Fun Free Photo Morph Tool for Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/19/12
Looking for a tool that lets you transform one photo into another? Veronica has just the thing for you on today's Tekzilla Daily, and it's called Fotomorph.
Easy Way to Compare Smartphones - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/16/12
Wonder how those two smartphones compare against each other? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica has a tool that lines up the pros and cons of each so you can make the best choice.
iPad Game Controllers, Add More HDMI Ports, Triple vs. Double Channel Memory, New GPUs from AMD and NVIDIA, DIY Sonotube Subwoofer & Happy Pi Day! - Tekzilla 03/15/12
How hard is it to build a subwoofer using Sonotube? Fix Blu-ray audio on your PC. The Legend of El-Pipe-O! Gamers, you need a new GPU??? Loyd Case is back! Twenty Twelve HDTVs are shipping, Robert tests HDMI switches, and more!
Close Tabs to Relaunch Later in Chrome - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/15/12
Want to keep a tab around so you can get back to it later? There's no need for it to take up space in your browser window, thanks to Page Snooze, and Veronica shows you why on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Turn Tweets into Essays - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/14/12
Need some filler text for your site? Today's Tekzilla Daily features a tool to turn your tweets into paragraphs that you can use, and Veronica has the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Keep an Eye on Your PC's Network Activity - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/13/12
Want to keep an eye on the current speed of your network? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica's got a tool that puts that speed right in your taskbar.
Cell Phone Map Scam? Replace Your Laptop Screen, Recover Deleted Files for Free! Sim City V, DIY Custom Icons, Sputnik 0667 Retro Case Mod, GDC 2012 - Tekzilla 03/13/12
Best new games from GDC 2012. Should you replace a dead laptop screen? Instagram for Andoid, and more.
Pick the Perfect Color for Your Website - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/12/12
Need to pick that exact color to add to your website? Instant Eyedropper makes it super easy, and Veronica shows you how you can use it to make your life easier, on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Search Google By Drawing - Tekzilla Daily Tip 03/09/12
Can't find the words to describe the image you're searching for? With Search By Drawing, you can show instead of tell. On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how easy it is to search Google with pictures.
Unlock Additional Settings in OS X - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/10/10
Looking for more ways to tweak your OS X machine? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica introduces you to TinkerTool, which brings you loads more options to customize your Mac.
Get Lyrics To All Of Your Favorite Songs - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/08/10
Want to follow the lyrics to your favorite songs without being distracted from your normal browsing? With MiniLyrics, you can read along as your music plays in any player, and Veronica has all the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Is An Electric Car Right For You? - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/05/10
Tempted to get an electric or hybrid car but don't know if the savings are worth it? Try out this Electric Car Calculator to find out on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Dog-Ear Webpages in Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/05/10
Wish there was a way to mark a spot on that website? Now you can, with Dog Ears for Firefox. Veronica has more on today's Tekzilla Daily.
James Cameron From Blu-con! USB 3.0 Kicks Ass. Android Beats iPhone, Best Music Online, Solar Keyboard, DST Breaks iPhone Alarm, HD Audio, Linux Security Software, Solar Keyboard - Tekzilla 11/04/10
Print from iPad without iOS 4.2! MacBook Air DIY SSD Upgrade, Best Places To Listen To Music Online... Rdio vs. HDtracks! Android... it's the new iPhone! Daylight Savings Time Breaks iPhone Alarms! Logitech's New Solar Keyboard, Blu-con: James Cameron and John Landau Talk Blu-ray, 3D -and- a box full or your viewer questions
Move Chrome Tabs With Just the Keyboard - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/03/10
Looking for a way to move your tabs around without using the mouse? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you how to use QuickShift so you can use the keyboard to manipulate those pages.
Blu-con 2010 - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/03/10
Patrick Norton and Robert Heron journey down to Beverly Hills and discover James Cameron's secrets of 3D HD!
The Future of Blu-ray - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/02/10
Patrick Norton is down in LA with the HD Nation crew covering Blu-con! Stay tuned to the Tekzilla Daily feed for more updates as the day rolls on!
Put NASA TV On The Windows Desktop - Tekzilla Daily Tip 11/01/10
Want to stay updated with everything over at mission control? Try the NASA TV widget and get the feed directly to your desktop. Veronica shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Edit Webpages Before They Print - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/29/10
Don't you just hate printing out a webpage and getting a dozen pages of nonsense? Trim it down before you press "Print", thanks to Print Edit! Veronica has more on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Bluetooth is Dead! Google TV Revue(d), HDR Video: Soviet Montage Interview, Wi-Fi Direct, Google Voice Without Gmail, S.M.A.R.T Says My Drive Is Dying! - Tekzilla 10/28/10
Adobe Air 2.5: It's Gonna Be Everywhere. MacBook Air Teardown, Dawn of a New Day: Ray Ozzie On The Future of Windows, Ubuntu Dumbs Gnome. We haz Google TV Hands On! S.M.A.R.T. says your drive is dying... should you PANIC?!? HDR ain't just for photography anymore. We're talking HDR Video with Soviet Montage Google Voice Without Gmail?
Which Candidate Is Right For You? - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/28/10
Still can't decide who to vote for on November 2nd? VoteEasy matches your own opinions with all the candidates and shows you who's the best fit. Veronica walks you through it on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Turn Your Mac On and Off Automatically - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/27/10
Want a simple way to turn your Mac on and off automatically? No need for third party software - that feature is built right in, and Veronica shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Pin Files and Folders to Windows 7's Taskbar - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/26/10
Wish you could pin a specific file to your Windows 7 Taskbar? Now you can! Veronica shows you how, with the help of Windows 7 Taskbar Items Pinner, on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Clean Text of Bad Formatting! - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/25/10
Want to get rid of the formatting in that text? Looking for an easy way to swap between lowercase and uppercase? CleanHaven's got you covered, and Veronica has all the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Movie Reviews From Twitter Friends - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/22/10
Don't care about professional movie critics' opinions? Fflick is here to organize all your Twitter friends' thoughts on the latest films, and Veronica has all the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Windows Phone 7: Thumbs Up! Cracking BIOS Passwords, Dead HDTV Recycling, CDMA, GSM and LTE Explained, NES Turns 25, Audiobooks for Android! - Tekzilla 10/21/10
Mac Mini: The Ultimate Set Top Box? Our Favorite Gigabit Router, Netflix Goes Disc Free on PS3 and Wii! Can Windows Phone 7 beat. iPhone and Android: Sascha Segan Weighs In. Super Mario Brothers Turn 25, Fixing Steam Trains, Find Electronics Recycling Near You! CDMA, GSM and LTE Explained (and why we didn't pee our pants over the Verizon iPhone) Kinect Advertising: That'll Be Half a Billion!
Trim The Context Menu in Firefox - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/21/10
Is your context menu in Firefox getting too cluttered? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you Ffchrome, a simple tool that hides your neglected context menu entries and keeps the good stuff accessible.
Use a Right-Click to Search Sites in Chrome - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/20/10
Cut out the middleman with your online searching with Context Menu Search! Veronica shows you how to get search shortcuts directly in your context menu.
Quickly Show Hidden Window Files in Windows - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/19/10
Find yourself switching between "show hidden files" and hiding them? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you Toggle Hidden Files Gadget, which makes it as simple as a single click.
Convert Units of Measurement Like a Pro - Tekzilla Daily Tip 10/18/10
Need to convert gigabytes into megabytes quickly? With Unit Converter Windows Gadget, you can do it all right from your desktop, and Veronica shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily.