Posts by Bagel
    Posted January 5, 2012 by

    How to create your own MW3 ELITE clan

    So we all know that Infinity Ward has been slacking when it comes to ELITE, but for now it seems to be stable. Why not take advantage of this opportunity to create your own clan for you and your friends? It’s been a difficult task to actually get clan registrations to work in the past, […]

    Category Games

    Posted October 5, 2011 by

    6 Free and Easy Audio/Video Conversion Tools for Windows

    You’ve borrowed your cousin’s ancient digital video camera. After recording your kids at the park, you copy the file to your computer and then realize that it’s some odd file that won’t play on your system. You could download a unique program or drivers to view it, but then you’re limited to those tools. Instead, […]

    Category Windows

    Posted September 12, 2011 by

    Enable Multiple Cores on Windows 7

    Many games and other processor-heavy applications really require the CPU power of multiple cores. However, even if you have a dual, quad, six-core processor, you are not guaranteed that all of them are always turned on. By default, Windows will run all your cores. However, in some circumstances windows will set your active cores lower […]

    Category Windows 7

    Posted May 29, 2011 by

    City of Heroes: Disable Annoying Help Pop-ups

    Every time you make a new toon in City of Heroes you’re spammed with pop-up after pop-up that assume you have never played the game. Though these pop-ups are good for new players, seasoned veterans do not need them. They will not go away until you’ve received one of every pop-up, and there are hundreds, […]

    Category Games

    Posted May 23, 2011 by

    Use Verizon EVDO Device without VZAccess Manager

    Verizon EVDO is popular with rural and mobile users. The device comes with VZAccess Manager that is used to connect to the internet via your 3G modem. However, it is more efficent and you will gain a small speed boost by using Windows Dial-Up Connections instead.

    Category Windows

    Posted May 3, 2011 by

    Change PowerPoint 2010 Aspect Ratio

    PowerPoint has a default aspect ratio of 4:3, but most newer monitors and televisions have a ratio of 16:9 or 16:10. Therefore, when viewing a PowerPoint presentation, you’ll notice black, vertical bars on either side of your presentation. This is not very aesthetic and these directions will get rid of these letterbox bars for you.

    Posted April 29, 2011 by

    How Can I Safely Move My Steam Games to a Different Location?

    Steam is a powerful game management application. However, Steam puts all of its games in the same folder by default. For me this was not ideal. Who wants their main disk clogged down with games? These directions describe how to I safely moved my steam games to a different drive on a windows system.

    Category Games

    Posted April 21, 2011 by

    How to Play Xbox Live on a College Campus Network

    I started college in the fall of 2010 with great anticipations of faster internet speeds for Xbox Live. However, it did not work because my school requires me to first register computers on the network. No web browser exists on an Xbox (for now, wink wink) for registration so I needed a workaround. Here is […]

    Category Games

    Posted April 12, 2011 by

    Fix for Firefox Windows Not Grouping Correctly in Windows 7

    When I installed Firefox, I decided to untick the installation option asking to create a Firefox desktop icon. Later after creating and pinning a Firefox shortcut to the taskbar, I found that it launched a separate instance of the program and did not group correctly. If you have experienced the same issue, keep reading for […]

    Category Browsers

    Posted April 4, 2011 by

    Word: How to Create an Annotated Bibliography

    An annotated bibliography is often required in written assignments; however, many people are not familiar with the formatting required. In this screencast and tutorial, I demonstrate the steps required to create an annotated bibliography in proper MLA format using Microsoft Word.

    Category Microsoft Word

    Posted March 12, 2011 by

    Photoshop: Cut Out Text to Expose Background

    Text can be a valuable modifier in graphic design. Grunge text, retro text, professional fonts–you name it, there’s a text for it. Cut through your foreground layer with a text shape to reveal what’s hiding underneath on your background layer. It’s a very simple technique, yet there are endless possibilities of implementation.

    Category Graphics

    Posted June 8, 2007 by

    Get Latitude and Longitude Values from Google Maps

    Google Maps will display latitude and longitude values, and there are several methods to obtain these numbers. These techniques will provide the latitude and longitude coordinates for any location on the map. This article has been revised for the latest version of Google Maps.

    Category Google