The man who powered on the first LED half a century ago is still around to talk about it; read on to watch an interview with LED inventor Nick Holonyak.
Much like you can map out volcanic eruptions to create a neat pattern around the Pacific Ring of Fire, you can also map out hurricanes and tropical storms. Check out this high-resolution visualization to see the pattern forme...
Given how often our smart phones and tablets spend plugged in and topping off their battery reserves, it’s easy to assume they’re sucking down a lot of power. Analysis shows the lilliputian but powerful devices ar...
If you thought you knew everything there was to know about the Mario franchise, prepare to be surprised by the odd and expansive trivia dug up by Did You Know Gaming.
How do you display all your vintage game consoles while keeping them in a clutter free and ready-to-play state? This wall-mounted display does a great job showing off the retro gear while keeping everything tidy.
In a rather unlikely pairing, PopCap Games and the American Dental Association have teamed up to give away copies of PopCap’s smash hit game Plants vs. Zombies; grab a copy for yourself and print off some game coupons to hand out at Halloween.
This Saturday, during the Ohio State-Nebraska game halftime, the Ohio State University marching band paid tribute to decades of popular video games in an impressively choreographed 10 minute show.
If you’re already longing for some custom screensavers on your new Kindle Paperwhite, you’re in luck. The new Kindle has been jailbroken, opening it up to all sorts of custom hacks and modifications.
In the newest edition of TableTop, the board gaming video blog, Wil Weaton and his friends take a look at Pandemic–a challenging cooperative board game that pits players against a viral outbreak.
Once a week we round up some of the tips and tricks you mail in and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at monitoring your Android device’s battery, DIY camera stabilizers, and a handy Chrome tool for tidying up web pages.
Whether you’re an Apple fan or not, this 3.5 minute tribute to the evolution of Apple products is a neat look back at decades of computing history and iconic design.
The radio frequencies of Earth’s radiation belt have uncanny resemblance to a sort of whale/bird song remix. Check out this video to learn more about NASA’s efforts to explore the belts and listen to the Earth’s song.
Ian, an IKEAHacker reader and Los Angeles area geek, explains the motivation for the build:
Beneath the shiny case of your computer and GUI of your operating system there’s a lot–CPU utilization, memory access, and disk space consumption to name a few things–you can keep an eye on. How do you keep an eye on resource utilization and more on your computer?
By far the most praised feature of the new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite ebook reader is the new display; this video takes you behind the scenes with the design team and highlights what exactly makes the evenly lit display work so well.
Day after day your humble and hard working router holds your home network together and links it to the greater internet. Is it possible to work it to death?
Prior to this update, Gmail could search inside of HTML attachments but lacked more advanced attachment querying abilities. Now when you search your Gmail account you’ll see search results for not only the subject and b...
Why log on to see if your friends are available for a game of Halo 3 when you can glance at this traffic-light-indicator to see if it’s go time?
Android: If you want the look of Windows Phone 7 tiles on your Android phone without completely replacing your launcher and interface, Real Widget offers the shortcut tiles without the total overhaul.