Whether you’re looking for an interface for your new DIY arcade cabinet or want to build a custom keypad for an application, this detailed tutorial will show you how to frankenmod an old keyboard into a new interface.
Android: BT Controller links Android devices together so one Android device can serve as the gamepad for another Android device.
Once a week we round up some of the emails we’ve answered and share the solutions with the rest of you; this week we’re looking at overheating laptops, upgrading to a bigger HDD, and grabbing ringtones from YouTube videos.
If you’re looking to roll your own standing desk, this IKEA-based guide will get you started on the road to abandoning your desk chair.
ComicCon and cosplay pics are common geek blog fodder, but they’re usually from yesterday’s convention. This roundup of pics is a vintage pile of 1980 convention cosplay awesomeness.
Windows: If you’re looking for a quick and dirty way to create temporary file associations while using your portable apps on a computer, Portable Extension Warlock makes it easy to open files with the apps you want.
If you’re a post doc looking to get undergrads interested in the Large Hadron Collider what do you do? Build an awesome 1:50 scale replica of the Collider’s Atlas Detector, naturally.
With the increasing size and resolution of computer monitors, there’s oh so much more to show off. This week we want to hear all about your tips, tricks, and sources for finding and/or creating awesome desktop wallpapers.
Anyone who has worked in the trenches of IT knows that sometimes the only solution at hand involves duct tape and a long wait for a replacement part. Today’s clever field hack skips the duct tape but bridges a damaged cable with a staple.
Last year we showed you how to tether your Android phone to your computer, no rooting required. The only catch was that it cost $16—now we’re back with a just as simple but free-as-in-beer solution.
Once a week we round up some of the reader letters we’ve answered and share them with the greater audience. This week we’re looking at how to find great airline seats, whether or not you should turn your monitors off, and extending your network with a wireless repeater.
iPad: While you’ll find no shortage of visual-effect apps in the App Store that take advantage of the iPad touch screen, Thicket is polished, fun, and best of all, free.
Even though computer printers are relatively ubiquitous, you can’t just go pull one off the shelf and be guaranteed a good fit for your needs. Read on as we detail the ins and outs of buying a home printer.
iOS: Everyone loves the look of a sparkling fresh snow fall, but nobody likes scraping it off their car. Winter Wake-Up adjusts your alarm clock to compensate for bad weather so you can get to work on time.