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How PCI Cards Differ From One Another and Fit Into Your Motherboard (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

Building a computer isn’t all that hard, but there are a few parts that can be confusing. When you start installing PCI cards—video cards, network cards, and other expansion cards—it’s hard to know which kinds of cards are compatible with your motherboard. Linus Sebastian from Techquickie fills us in. More »

Find Out if Your Suit Fits with Seven Simple Tricks [Clothing] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

You may not be an expert tailor, but you don’t need any special skills to know if a suit fits perfectly. All you need is your hands and a mirror. More »


Estimate the Time of Sunset with Your Hand [Survival] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

If you’re out in the unforgiving wilderness (or just want to get home before dark), you can easily estimate how long until the sun sets using your fingers. More »


Apply a Screen Protector Perfectly Every Time with the Hinge Method [Video] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

Screen protectors aren’t as necessary as they used to be, but if you still like to use them on your phone, YouTuber minh8080 has a foolproof method for applying them. More »


Change the Size of Windows’ Taskbar Thumbnails with a Registry Hack [Windows Tips] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

The Windows 7 taskbar is awesome, but its preview thumbnails are a tad small. If you want a closer preview of your open windows, this registry hack lets you customize their size. More »


How to Silence Your Noisy Computer (and Keep It Cool as a Cucumber) [Video] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

So you’ve got a kickass computer, but the summer heat means a warmer office, which means a hotter computer, which explains why your computer’s been impersonating a jet engine lately. If your computer’s generating a bit too much heat and noise, here’s how to give its cooling system an overhaul for cool, silent operation. More »


Free Up Hard Drive Space with a Simple Search Filter, No Extra Programs Necessary [Disk Space] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

We’ve shown you lots of ways to free up hard drive space before, but before you go and download disk-visualizing programs, you might want to do a quick search for big files. Here’s how to do it on Windows and OS X. More »


Give Google Reader Readable, Clutter-Free Interface with This User Style [Google Reader] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

If you aren’t a fan of Google Reader’s new interface, this add-on will take out all the clutter, giving you a pretty, readable version of the current article and nothing else. More »


Remove the Delay when Showing and Hiding the Dock in OS X [Video] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

If you like to keep your dock automatically hidden for more screen real estate on your Mac, it might bug you that it takes a good half second for it to show up when you mouse over it. This simple terminal command will eliminate that delay, so it shows up instantly. More »


How to Get Rid of Facebook Timeline, Bring Back a Simpler Profile View [Video] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Whitson Gordon at Lifehacker

Facebook’s new Timeline feature is rolling out to all users, and while we think it’s pretty awesome—not to mention ripe for customization—there are a lot of people who aren’t big fans. If you don’t really like the Timeline view, here’s how to get rid of it. More »


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