Being a multi-computer household, we have chosen one computer to be the dedicated multi-media computer. This is where we store all our music, videos, images etc. On occasion you want to access some of this media, sitting at another computer.  If you are at home, using  Homegroup in Windows 7 is the ultimate solution (see this article by Rich).

But, What if, you are not at home?

The good news is that you can stream the music and videos from your home computer to your laptop over the Internet.

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Your Tips and Tricks Featured [Set 1]

Posted by Stu On November - 28 - 2010

Your Tips and Tricks FeaturedA month ago we let you know we were opening up the forums for your tips and tricks.  We’ve had a slow start but that doesn’t mean there’s a  shortage of quality tips and tricks.

As promised, here’s two of the best so far.  Of course, a big thanks to all who have contributed.

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Create the Windows Aero Effect in Photoshop [How To]

Posted by Rich On November - 27 - 2010

This is a guest article written by Bituser from bituser.com. Find out more about Bituser at the conclusion of this guide.

This is a simple guide that will show you how to create that awesome looking Windows Aero effect in Photoshop. If you are using another image editing program, then you may need to change some steps, but it is possible to create the following in most modern programs.

If you want to skip the tutorial and download the file for yourself, get it here:

Download Photoshop Aero Effect PSD

Download Photoshop Aero Effect PSD

Otherwise, improve your Photoshop skills by following this tutorial:

Step 1

Start by creating a new document. Match the settings of your window to that of the screenshot.

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Enable Disk Quotas [Quick Tip]

Posted by Thomas On November - 27 - 2010

If you have a shared computer in your household or office you may experience that the free space on the hard drive gets smaller and smaller. Especially if you have a Tweens (Teens using the computer filling it up with music, pictures, downloads etc.) using it. There is a way to make sure every user has enough storage space – Disk Quotas.

Here’s How:

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Best Technology Blog Posts of the Week (November 27th 2010)

Posted by Angel Luis On November - 27 - 2010

Because the internet is more than just Windows Guides, we have prepared a selection of the best technology posts of this week.

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Christmas Desktop Wallpapers: Wallace & Gromit

Posted by Rich On November - 26 - 2010

This year, the UK Post Office is giving away a pack of five Wallace & Gromit wallpapers. Here’s a preview of these wallpapers (download link below):

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