How To Have a Windows 8 Start Menu

Windows 8 has been out for a while now and the main complaint that I hear is that the start menu we are all used to is missing! I feel that most people would be comfortable switching to Windows 8 or at least giving it a try if there was a start menu. Fortunately there…

Use Plex To Stream Movies to Roku

Roku has a lot of great features right out of the box, but being able to stream movies from your home network is not one of them. Fortunately there is a free solution for this. With a little help from Plex Media Server and a little bit of your time, you can easily setup a…

Install FontForge on Mac OS X

I was prompted to write this tutorial after being contacted by a reader who had a question. Upon initial searching, I found that there are a bunch of articles and sites you have to wade through in order to install and run FontForge on Mac OS X. So I decided to figure out how to…

How To Get OneNote for Mac OS X

For the longest time users have been waiting for OneNote for Mac OS X. There are numerous alternatives out there, free and paid versions, and for the most part they work just fine. But….OneNote they are not. Recently Microsoft has finally made OneNote for Mac available! Happy happy, joy joy! 

Installing XQuartz on Mountain Lion

What is XQuartz? Mac OS X uses what is called X11 to run software through the X Window System. It has been around since OS X Leopard. It has a long history of open source support and has been running under the project header, XQuartz. Apple pretty much based their X11 app on this project.…

How To Install Java on Mac OS X

Install Oracle Java 7 on Mac OS X Nowadays, just about everything on the web uses Java. At some point or another you will probably need to install Java on Mac OS X to be able to enjoy the Internet, websites and Apps to their fullest. It’s not a hard process, and