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.

A Hidden Feature of Google Handwriting

Google Handwriting recognition lets you write search queries on your mobile phone or tablet without using the keyboard. It can recognize shapes as well.

How to Install Linux on your Windows Computer

Are you a Windows user who is curious to test-drive Linux (Ubuntu in particular) but without disturbing your existing Windows setup? Here are five easy ways to help you run Linux on Windows.

How to Hide the Data on your Computer

Learn how to hide private files and folders on your computer using free tools. Maybe you don’t want mom to see any of the stuff you downloaded from the Internet.

Windows 8 Installation Guides

Whether you wish to install Windows 8 on your primary computer, or as a dual-boot alongside an older version of Windows or inside a Mac, these step-by-step guides should come handy.