Akemi Iwaya

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

There is nothing quite like the awesome feeling of finally being able to perform a major upgrade on your computer, but what do you do when your system refuses to make use of the whole upgrade? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a frustrated reader’s question.

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Computers have been with us for quite some time now, but before the advent of modern operating systems, what was used to make the early computer systems work? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post takes a curious reader on a journey back in time.

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We love looking for connections between people who lived in different time periods, hidden meanings in words that are spoken backward, and much more, but are all these spooky coincidences really coincidences? YouTube channel Vsauce discusses the topic and provides plenty of awesome examples in today’s video!

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If you have never registered a domain name of your own before, the process can seem a bit confusing or overwhelming. With this in mind, just how does the domain name registration process work? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a confused reader’s question.

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There is no doubt that social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others are used by a lot of people, but is a high level of social media use having an effect on our brains? You might be surprised by the answers in today’s video from YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE!

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The barometer may seem like a simple instrument, but it is very useful for helping us predict changes in the weather, especially when it comes to severe storms. What is the story behind the invention of this awesome weather forecasting tool and how does it actually work? Learn the answers in today’s terrific video!

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Assassin’s Creed has been a truly popular video game series over the years and the goodness continues to grow with each new release. Relive the assassins’ adventures across the centuries on your desktop with the first in our series of Assassin’s Creed Wallpaper collections.

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Do you need to keep your wireless router in a place that makes it stand out like an eyesore just to maintain a good signal in your home? Then make it ‘disappear’ and restore balance to your d├ęcor with this quick and easy DIY trick!

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If you have a computer that the RAM has possibly gone bad on, are there any operating systems that will function on the computer, at least to help you test and diagnose the hardware? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post taps into a lively discussion on the subject to satisfy a curious reader’s question.

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Are you looking for a unique addition to your desktop computing area? Then you will definitely want to have a look at today’s DIY project! Learn how to make an awesome glowing mouse pad using a few simple materials with this terrific DIY video.

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The peaceful kingdom of Ukron is in trouble! A dark army led by Pukin has invaded the kingdom and seeks to dethrone the king. Lead your fellow soldiers to victory as they work to defend the king and save Ukron from the minions of the dark army in today’s terrific defense game!

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How do websites remember your preferences for them (or desire for none), and what about the touchy subject of cookies themselves? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post seeks to shed some light on how cookies work and the information they store for a confused reader.

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Nearly all of us have seen at least one or more movie adaptions of the classic Frankenstein story, but was there a real Doctor Frankenstein, or at least a real-life individual that the character was based on? Today’s video looks at real-life people and historical medical science that may have helped to shape Mary Shelley’s classic story!

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Most of us can appreciate a good cup of coffee and the glorious caffeine it contains, but how exactly does coffee affect our bodies and brains? Learn more about this wondrous drink and how it interacts with our bodies in today’s awesome video from YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE!

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Looking at nebulae with their colors and unique shapes is always a breathtaking experience, one that will take your imagination on an ethereal journey. Bring these beautiful galactic formations to your iPad’s screen with the first in our series of Nebula Wallpaper collections.

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Ubuntu 14.10 has just taken its next step toward a final release this week with the availability of the first round of betas. There are six regular UI flavors and an alternative Kubuntu desktop UI version available for download, so grab a stack of blank DVDS and get ready for a weekend of testing fun!

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There are few things as frustrating as having a program update and suddenly break things that were working perfectly before. Case in point, website text size with the latest stable release of Google Chrome. Is there a simple solution to the text size problem? Today’s SuperUser post comes to the rescue to help an unhappy reader get things back to normal.

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If you ask someone to draw a star, chances are they will draw one with points on it, but why is that? And why do we see points on stars when we look at or take photos of them? YouTube channel MinutePhysics has the answers in today’s awesome video about stars!

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The 64-bit builds of Chrome have slowly but surely been working their way through Google’s release channel system and this week they have finally landed in the stable channel!

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Most of the time you do not need to restart your computer after uninstalling a program, but there are times when Windows will ask you to do so for a particular program. Can shutting your computer down work just as well as a complete restart? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.

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Which animal do you think is the deadliest one on our planet? Do you think of something big and ferocious, or something a bit smaller and unexpected? Learn the answer in today’s awesome video!

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The Supernova of 1054 was an outstanding sight when it appeared in Earth’s sky nearly a millennium ago, but how much have we actually learned about it since then? Today’s video from YouTube channel SciShow Space discusses what we now know about this famous celestial phenomenon thanks to modern technology.

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Earlier this year we shared a wonderful collection of Fences Wallpapers with you, and today we are back to surround you with more. Mark the boundaries on your desktop with the second in our series of Fences Wallpaper collections.

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Are you ready to explore lost dungeons and test your puzzle solving skills at the same time? Then pack up your adventuring gear and prepare for a journey into the unknown with Dungeoneer!

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When you are just starting to learn about networks and how IP addresses work, it can all seem a bit overwhelming, but with a little bit of study you can understand how it all comes together. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a confused reader learn about how IP addresses work for his Wi-Fi network.

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