How-to Guides

This is a collection of evergreen how-guides and detailed tutorials to help you do more with software tools that you use daily.

Find New Music Based on Music That You Like Already

Learn how to find similar songs, music albums and bands based on your current favorite music, genre or artists who you already love listening to. You can even use YouTube as music discovery engine.

How to Test your Eyes using the Computer

Do you have normal vision? Learn how you can quickly test your eyesight at home using the computer itself with the help of the popular Sneller Eye Test.

How to Use Twitter During Office Hours

Are you not allowed to use Twitter during office hours. Is the Twitter website blocked in your company? This guide describes ways to help you use Twitter without letting anyone know.

Use Your Macbook In a Corporate (Windows-only) Environment

Do you want to use your Macbook at office which is a Windows only network and one that uses Microsoft Exchange server for email and calendar? This detailed guide has everything you need to use a Mac in a corporate environment. You can can mount network drives, connect to shared printers, share file folders and more.

When Some Specific Websites Do Not Open On Your Computer

Your computer can open YouTube and Google website but sites like Paypal, Orkut, eBay or Craigslist are unreachable. You can probably fix this issue by clearing your DNS cache or checking your Windows Hosts file.

How to Make Phone Calls from your iPad

The iPad is like an oversized iPhone except that it cannot make phone calls or send SMS text messages. There are however apps that can turn your iPad into a phone.

Create Video Games on your Windows PC with Kodu

If you are looking for software to create your own computer video games, try Kodu - it's a free program from Microsoft that will help you quickly design games for Windows PC and Xbox 360 without any coding.