Many ebook readers natively support PDF documents but, unfortunately, not all PDF documents are easy to read on a small ebook reader screen. Let’s take a look at two simple and free ways to convert PDF files for enjoyable reading.
You’re typing away filling out a form online, you click the save button, and the site throws up an error message. In most cases all the text you just typed is gone–unless you’re using Lazarus to bring it back to life.
Although Dropbox has an official Android application it’s a bare bones affair. Dropsync supercharges Dropbox syncing on your Android device with a pile of extra features and true two-way syncing.
Curious about the programming languages in use all around you? This timeline-style infographic highlights the major programming languages of the last 50 years and where you, indirectly, experience them.
Every week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your computer and tech-related questions. This week we’re looking at swapping file icons, missing volume icons, and sending links to your smartphone.
If you’re a fan of old text-based games like MUDs and choose-your-own-adventure style books, Age of Fable is an illustrated text-based game you can play right in your browser.
Dual Monitor Taskbar adds a functional taskbar to your secondary Windows 7 monitor complete with Area peak.
If you frequently use mind maps in your office, classroom, or as part of your personal brainstorming and organization workflow, Blumind is a powerful and free mind mapping tool.
Late last year Gmail for Android adopted Priority Inbox support. The most recent update allows you to sync only your priority inbox for faster and more efficient syncing as well as other battery/bandwidth saving tricks.
Once a week we open up the tips box and share some helpful reader tips. This week we’re looking at easily halting Windows automatic reboot on update, enabling Unity menus in Chrome, and putting tabs in your PuTTY interface.
If you’ve been thinking about shooting RAW with your digital camera but put off by the extra work required this codec pack brings native Windows support of RAW files.
If you like the idea of Dropbox but you’re not a big fan of entrusting your data security to a third party rolling your own Dropbox-style backup system powered by SSH and rsync is a viable alternative.
Earlier this year Microsoft rolled out an iOS app for popular note-taking application OneNote. The updated release brings a slew of new features including search, sharing, and customization capabilities.
If you’re looking for an ultra-minimalist wallet this single-sheet-as-wallet paper folding trick should do the trick.
If you’re a comic book fan, you’ll love the trivia-laden stroll through Marvel’s history laid out in this infographic. Michael Jackson almost bought Marvel? Sauron was created to get around a ban on werewolves?
Lockscreen Calendar is a handy Android application that puts your upcoming calendar events right on your lock screen–and therefore right in front of you every time you go to open your phone.
Don’t be in the dark about who is visiting what web sites on your LAN. Use our two-prong approach to lock in on who is browsing what on your home network.
This day in Geek History the creator of the first internet worm was the first person sentenced under the Computer Fraud Act.
We’re all familiar with the heat a single computer can generate; data centers generate exponentially more. Microsoft researchers want to tap into that waste heat and use it for residential buildings.
If you’re looking for a way to film your next flight from the police or document your epic cross-country road trip, this clever hacked together mount turns your passenger seat into a tripod.
Each week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at an HDMI connection with phantom sound issues, how to install the stock Android keyboard, and how to log URLS visited from your network.