tweaks

How To Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favourite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that’s easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings and more. With them, you can unlock additional features or just get some crazy stats. Let’s take a look at some of the most useful among them.


Get The Old Zoom Button Back In Yosemite With An Option-Click

Yosemite swapped out the old green “zoom” button with a new full-screen mode button. If you miss the old zoom function, you can get it back with an Option-Click.


Speed Up CrashPlan Backups And Free Up CPU Power With These Scripts

We love CrashPlan for its inexpensive, unlimited and automated backup service, but many of us have seen terrible upload speeds or high CPU usage when CrashPlan is running. This might be the fix you need.


The Best Apps That Take Advantage Of Yosemite's New Features

Yosemite has been out for a week now, and that means apps are getting updated to support some of its new features. From Notification Center tweaks to Continuity features, here are some of the best apps taking advantage of Yosemite.


How Anti-Aliasing Smooths Out Your Games, And Which Type To Use

If you’ve ever played a video game on your PC, you’ve probably seen a setting called “anti-aliasing”, which smooths out jagged graphics. But there are different types of anti-aliasing, and some are better than others.


Tweak Chrome For Android To Answer Questions In The Suggestions Box

Android: Google Chrome is a solid web browser for Android, even if it’s not the best one. OMG! Chrome discovered a neat hidden feature that makes Chrome give answers to questions in the dropdown suggestions box while searching.


LockScreen Tweakbox Xposed Module Tweaks Your Lock Screen

Android (rooted): Even though you only pass through it most of the time, your lock screen is an important part of your smartphone experience. The LockScreen Tweakbox Xposed module allows you to tweak a variety of little things on your lock screen for a customised solution.


Add Any Application To The Windows Context Menu

If you’re looking for a way to help clean up your Windows desktop icons and taskbar, you can make any application accessible in the desktop context menu. The How-To Geek has a simple method for adding any application to the context menu, and it just takes a few registry edits.


Make Your Windows Type Cursor More Visible By Increasing Its Thickness

If you ever find yourself squinting at your screen, searching for your typing cursor, you might want to increase it’s thickness. Here’s how you can make that famous blinking line a little easier to see in Windows.


Control All Your Laptop's Hardware From The Windows Mobility Center

Windows: Your laptop has a lot of hardware with various settings. Some you can access from the taskbar, others are buried in the Control Panel. However, most can also be found in the lesser-known Windows Mobility Center.