Once a week we dip into the tips box and share some of the great reader tips that come our way. This week we’re looking at protecting your ears with automatic volume adjustment in Android, a compact way to take advantage of Windows ReadyBoost, and secure phone charging on the go.
If you’re looking for a clever way to stabilize your camcorder or video-capable DSLR, this chair arm to Steady Cam brace build is for you.
If you’re underwhelmed by the kludgy interface of Facebook’s native chat client, FB Chat Bully will help you tweak it, hide offline users, and more.
If you’re a big fan of older mechanical keyboards there may come a point where you have to restore one to its former glory. This DIY guide covers everything from brightening the plastic to rewiring the keys for a USB interface.
If you want to get serious about backing up your Android phone, including everything from system app data to saved Wi-Fi nodes, Titanium Backup can help. Read on to learn how to backup your Android phone from A to Z.
If you’re looking for a dead simple way to play around with stop-motion animation on your Android phone, Gifinator is it.
If you’re looking to score a solidly constructed and effective ring flash without dropping a lot of cash, this DIY build is both polished, portable, and efficient.
Once a week we dip into the reader mailbag and answer your tech questions. This week we’re looking at mobile credit card processing for Android, resizing hard drive partitions, and tethering your Android phone to your laptop.
WorldCat has released an interactive tool that pulls from their massive library catalog; easily search and trace connections between authors, fictional characters, places, things, and companies.
It’s a clever mashup; when you run 3D Compass the application combines the view from the phone’s camera with information from the GPS chip to map your location, information from the compass to give your bearing, a...
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite brainstorming tools and techniques; you responded and now we’re back to share your tips.
Gismeteo Weather Forecast is an Android weather application with a polished interface, attractive widgets, and the ability to monitor multiple locations.
It’s a Thursday afternoon and that tip-time-of-week again. This week we’re looking at managing audio profiles on Android phones, accessing Google Bookmarks on Android, and vintage organization with Cable Lacing.
Whether you’re doing some serious pre-Halloween costume planning or just want to see a really impressive DIY Portal 2 prop in action, this is a video worth checking out.
RSS feeds are an awesome way to keep up on news and new articles from your favorite sites. What if you need to combine multiple feeds into one to use with a widget, RSS-to-email, or other single-feed tool? ChimpFeedr can help.
We all have our own idea-generation workflows and this week we want to hear all about the tools you use to generate yours.