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What’s the Difference Between GPT and MBR When Partitioning a Drive?

Set up a new disk on Windows 8.1 or 8 and you’ll be asked whether you want to use MBR or GPT. GPT is the new standard and is gradually replacing MBR.

HOW-TO GEEK SCHOOL

Minecraft is one of the bestselling video games of all time but getting started with it can be a bit intimidating, let alone even understanding why it’s so popular. In this edition of How-To Geek School we’re going to help you get started with the game (or at least understand why your kids love it so much).


  1. Getting Started with Minecraft
  2. Improving Minecraft Performance on Old and New Computers
  3. Meet the Biomes of Minecraft
  4. Exploring Minecraft's Structures
  5. Meet the Mobs of Minecraft
  6. Exploring Minecraft Game Modes
  7. Surviving Your First Night In Survival Mode
  8. Your First Mine, Armor, and Further Exploration
  9. Advanced Mining and the Magic of Enchanting
  10. I'm a Farmer, You're a Farmer, We are Farmers All
  11. Engineering with Redstone
  12. Creating Custom Minecraft Maps
  13. Downloading and Installing Custom Maps
  14. Setting Up Local Multiplayer and Custom Player Skins
  15. Exploring Minecraft Multiplayer Servers

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The Future of Desktop Computing?

We are well used to our desktop computers and tablets, but what would a combination of these two types of computers with a traditional flat desktop surface be like? Computerphile profiles a working prototype of this combined physical interface system in today’s video.

by about 13 hours ago

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Desktop Fun: Rock Formations Wallpaper Collection Series 2

Wherever you go, nature has slowly but surely worked its magic on earthly landmarks and created some truly astounding rock formations. So get rid of your boring old backgrounds and ‘rock’ your desktop with the second in our series of Rock Formations Wallpaper collections.

by about 3 days ago

TECH NEWS

Go in Search of Adventure in ‘The Cave of Atman’

Are you ready to go in search of adventure and treasure? Then we have the perfect game for you to finish your work week out with. In this week’s game, you get to ‘lead’ a merry band of adventurers as they explore the Cave of Atman and face the terrors within!

by about 4 days ago

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Are There Moonquakes and Marsquakes?

There is no doubt about the seismic activity we experience here on Earth, but do quakes occur on other celestial bodies like the Moon or Mars? SciShow Space discusses what we know about seismic activity on the Moon and Mars, and how it differs from what we are familiar with here on Earth.

by about 5 days ago

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Block Spying and Tracking while Browsing with the Privacy Badger Extension

If there is one thing we are all tired of, it is being constantly tracked and spied on while we are browsing the Internet. With this in mind, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has been hard at work on an extension for Firefox and Chrome that helps put an end to the unwanted attention so that you can browse in peace.

by about 6 days ago

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AV-Test.org Releases Final Set of Anti-Virus Test Results for Windows XP

Are you still using Windows XP and worried about having solid malware protection for your system now that Microsoft ended support earlier this year? Then here is your last chance to see which anti-virus apps are doing the best job of protecting Windows XP beyond the end of support date!

by about 7 days ago

VIDEOS

A Real Life Holodeck Using an Oculus Rift

While we still have a long way to go before we have a holodeck as awesome as the one shown on Star Trek: The Next Generation, work on the first rudimentary holodecks is already under way. Today’s video features one of the early versions, a large scale tracking lab with VR headsets, located at the Max-Planck-Institut fur biologische Kybernetik.

by about 8 days ago

WALLPAPER

Bridges Wallpaper Collection for Your iPad

Whether they have a classic design or an artistic one, bridges are awesome to look at and their photos make terrific wallpapers on our favorite electronic devices. Travel across the water on your iPad’s screen with the first in our series of Bridges Wallpaper collections.

by about 10 days ago

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Test Your Timing and Physics Skills in ‘The Successful Experiment’

If you love games that test your thinking skills and sense of timing, then you will definitely enjoy today’s game. Your goal is to use bowling balls, basketballs, and bubbles in conjunction with a set of Rube Goldbergian style implements to get the 8-ball to the green checkered flag area on the game board!

by about 11 days ago

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Why is it Hot Underground?

Have you ever been curious why it gets hotter the deeper underground your go? Perhaps you have children who have asked you the same question? Then wonder no more! Emily Elert from YouTube channel MinuteEarth explains why Earth is hot underground in today’s video.

by about 12 days ago
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