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Jason Fitzpatrick

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

Last month, Evernote-acquired, Skitch released an Android version. Now Evernote has updated their Android app to integrate with Skitch. It’s a note-taking and annotating double whammy.

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If you’re an astronomy buff with an interest in the lunar program, you don’t want to pass up these newly released high resolution photos of the landing sites and impact craters our moon explorations left behind.

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Last month we showed you how to get started with Usenet using SABnzbd. Now we’re back to show you how to supercharge your SABnzbd experience with add-ons and customizations.

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E-ink is easy to read, ebook readers are lightweight, the only pesky hiccup is that whole electricity thing. Avoid running out of juice, no matter how long your vacation, with this ebook reader solar panel hack.

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Incandescent light bulbs might not be the new kid on the lighting block anymore, but the science behind them is as fascinating as ever.

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Google is doing a little autumn cleaning and shuttering, merging, and outright removing nearly a dozen services. Services affected include Google Notebooks, Maps, Pack, and Sidewiki.

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It’s that Ask HTG time of week again where we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at BIOS support for USB keyboards, disabling URL warnings in Office, and accessing Linux partitions in Windows.

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Tidying and storing earbuds has been a hot topic lately; this polished DIY project turns an acrylic scrap into a stylish holder.

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The last year has seen a number of high profile security breaches. ShouldIChangeMyPassword tells you if your login was among the compromised.

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If you’re interested in some high-voltage experimentation on the cheap, this DIY Tesla Coil is a steal.

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On September 2, 1859 telegraph operators all over North American noticed a peculiar thing: their machines, unplugged from a power source, kept working.

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite mobile calendar app; you weighed in and now we’re back to highlight the trends in your comments.

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With this simple hack you can tear apart a 12 v battery to get, well, a lot more (button cell) batteries–$40 more worth.

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If you’ve been disappointed that your favorite Facebook, Google+, or other Flash-based games weren’t available on the iPad, iSwifter is your silver bullet–no jailbreaking required.

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It’s that tips sharing time of week again! This week we’re looking at reader tips about sun glare reduction in photos, turning old credit cards into cable organizers, and activating the mouse “laser pointer” in PowerPoint.

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Have Wi-Fi network problems? This set of handy flowcharts will guide you (or a distant relative in need of assistance) towards Wi-Fi happiness.

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What happens when you pit two of the most sophisticated AI chatbots against each other in a conversation? As this video highlights, some rather peculiar things.

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If you’ve got a perfectly functional but boring alarm clock this Chumby-powered hack will upgrade its old Beep-Beep to a custom readout of the weather and daily headlines.

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The best place to have your calendar is with you. This week we want to hear about your favorite mobile calendar app and your best on-the-go calendar tips and tricks.

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If you’re looking for a little levity to get you through the midweek slump, Kingdom Rush is a really polished Tower Defense-style Flash game with save points, multiple stages, and great interface.

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If you’re looking for a basic primer to share with friends and family who are a bit unclear on their role in their own computer security, this guide from Microsoft can help clear things up.

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iOS: Popular, and previously Android-only, mobile web browser Dolphin is now available for the iPhone and iPad with a laundry list of awesome features to share.

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Wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a program that automatically downloaded, categorized, and organized your favorite television shows—a true fire-and-forget solution? There is; read on as we show you how to build a supercharged TiVo with Sick Beard.

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If you’re looking for a way to create a custom fit drawer liner for your tools, electronics, or other small objects, this clever hack uses some old fabric and expanding spray foam to create a perfect fit.

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Earlier this year we shared a humorous video focused on what Super Mario Bros. would be like if the brothers had Portal guns. Mari0 takes the idea and turns it into a real game.

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