If you've been wondering exactly how to program RSS feeds into the new Nero 8, help has arrived. CNET Editor Molly Wood shares a Quick Tip for programming your favorite RSS feeds into Nero 8's feed reader on the StartSmart interface.
In an effort to retool the way users get to the applications on their profile, Facebook has added a new feature in the form of a quick finder for profile apps. If you're used to the row of icons on the left side of Facebook's navigation, this idea isn't too far off. Any apps that have been installed on your profile will show up as small icons in a cluster. Clicking on any of them will jump you down to where the app's box is located, as well as briefly highlighting it with a dark blue … Read more
The new beta version of the classic streaming-media app RealPlayer lets users record both audio and video streams to their hard drives. In this Quick Tips video from CNET TV, Tom Merritt shows you how it's done.
You may have heard about Skype, but did you know that little old Windows Live Messenger can make phone calls? Molly Wood shows you how to make voice and webcam calls using the popular IM software.
An elvish gentleman of the Macalope's acquaintance writes to point out that Apple has once again failed to credit security researchers who found flaws in its products.
Well, except for Tom Ferris.
And Matt Slot.
And Jonathan 'Wolf' Rentzsch.
Uh, Tom Ferris again.
Oh. And David Vaartjes and iDefense VCP.
And Adam Gowdiak got some credit there.
But no one on that last one!
Of course, they could have found that one on their own.
Hmm. Boy. Now the pointy one really kind of wonders what kind of a joker you'd have to be … Read more
I recently shot a video called "Another way to speed up Firefox," and a couple of you e-mailed me for a transcript of the steps! Without further ado, here they are:
First, open Firefox, and type "about:config" in the address bar. In the filter box here on the top, type "network" and scroll down to "network.http.pipelining".
Then, double-click the line to change the value from "false" to "true." You can also right-click and select "Toggle" to do the same thing.
Now, go to … Read more