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.

The Best Twitter Apps for Windows

Want to know which is the best desktop app for Twitter. Read this detailed review and comparison of the most popular Twitter apps for Windows desktop with screenshot images. Covers both Adobe AIR clients and native Windows apps.

SEO Basics: Creating a Google Friendly Website

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips for small businesses and new web masters. These simple but effective SEO tips will help make your website search engine optimized especially for Google, the grand-daddy of the Internet.

How to Purchase Books Online for Less

Learn money saving tips that will help you buy (new and used) books online at the cheapest price with a combination of comparison shopping, discount codes and smart thinking. College students can also save on textbooks by renting them from online stores.

Who’s Talking About You on the Internet?

Meet some of the best tools that will help you track what other people are saying about you, your business or your products on other websites, forums and social media sites.

How to Install WordPress on your Computer In 5 Minutes

This tutorial describes how you can install WordPress on your local computer in 5 minutes using the free Web Installer from Microsoft. You don’t have to be a geek and the process of installing WordPress is as simple as installing another Windows application.

Add Google Translation Widget to your Website

Google Translation Widgets are available in four different flavors – as a JavaScript based Language drop-down, as a overlay toolbar, as AJAX for in-place translation and as plain HTML . This article will help you pick the right Google Translator button for your website.

Write Your Own Facebook App in 5 Minutes

This step-by-step tutorial describes how you can write your own Facebook App in 5 minutes even if you are not a geek. A video screencast for writing Facebook applications is also included for easy reference.

How to Buy Genuine Software Online for Less

Want to buy software online for cheap? Read this article as it provides useful tips to help you purchase licensed software programs at a discounted price. You’ll also learn about various resources to keep track of software discounts, deals and coupon codes.

Which Edition of Windows 7 Should You Buy?

Windows 7 is available in Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate editions. This detailed buying guide for Windows 7 will help you pick the right edition of Windows 7 for your needs at the right price.

Bing Tips & Tricks

Now that Bing is available for use outside Microsoft, here are some quick tips and tricks that will help you do more with Bing.com.

Location Tracking with Google Latitude

Your friends and family members can know your exact location on Google Maps via Google latitude – a free application for mobile phones that can also be used on a regular web browser. It updates automatically as you move around and you may also use this to track school going children.

How to Write a Web Slice for Internet Explorer

Web Slices in Windows Internet Explorer 8 help you track website headlines, rss feeds, stock quotes, ebay auctions, etc. from your browser favorites bar without having to visit the site repeatedly.