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.

How Much Electricity Does Your Computer Use?

Learn how you can calculate the exact electricity cost of running your laptop or desktop computer all day long with some free software that can automatically measure power consumption.

Backup your Gmail Inbox Online

This tip describes how you can backup your Gmail mailbox online so that you have access to all your emails even if the main service is down.

The Apple iPad: Hands-on Review

Hands-on review of the Apple iPad - know more about the capabilities as well as the limitations of Apple's tablet.

Find Out How Much Traffic a Website is Getting

Learn about free tools that help you find out how much traffic (or hits) a site is getting on the web. They are good for competitive market research or for spying on your competitor's site.

My Gmail Account and Google Apps Got Hacked

What should you do when your Gmail or Google Apps accounts are hacked? How do establish your identity to recover your stolen Google Accounts. Here are some tips to protect you from hackers.

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.