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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.

Earlier this week we asked you about your streaming habits  and now we’re back to highlight the trends, tips, and tricks from your responses.

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The map by itself is pretty neat but the coolest feature of Cable Map is the ability to plug in dates to see the cables that existed before, were constructed since, or were in place during that year. You can also hone in on s...

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Whether you’re looking to make a pile of props to outfit your buddies as a Space Marine Squadron for Halloween, replicate modeling props for your table top games, or cast a copy of your favorite action hero, this how-to casting guide can help.

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Every week we open up the tips box and highlight some handy reader tips and tricks. This week we’re looking at a no-fuss way to boot Android on your Nook Color, customizing your YouTube experience, and tracking laptop battery usage.

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Install the application, enable IMAP in your Gmail account, plug your login credentials into SMS Backup, and you’re set to go. All your SMS messages will automatically be dumped into your Gmail account without any furth...

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Sleep Timer is different than most similar apps in the sense that it is not a media player itself; Sleep Timer is a tool you layer over your existing media applications. Sleep Timer is compatible with nearly every sort of And...

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Spotify, a music discovery and streaming service that is wildly popular in Europe, is now available for US users.

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Connecting to the internet from Wi-Fi hotspots, at work, or anywhere else away from home, exposes your data to unnecessary risks. You can easily configure your router to support a secure tunnel and shield your remote browser traffic—read on to see how.

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The new market features better app search and suggestion–including extra categories to better highlight the top downloads across a more diverse spectrum–movie rentals, ebooks, and a totally overhauled interface. C...

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Over at Make they’ve put together quite a list of quadrotor videos from around the web and from multiple labs working on quadrotor projects.

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Earlier this year StumbleUpon released an iPad version of their web discovery engine; the recent update comes packed with features that make mobile discovery fun.

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Media streaming is all over the news lately as Congress grapples with what it means to stream content and how streaming affects copyright holders. While the current debate doesn’t directly concern people who stream from private collections for personal use we hardly have to tell you how quickly the movie and recording industries like to bend new laws to their benefit.

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Even if you have no intention of going on vacation anytime soon the Photo Fakeouts section of Oyster.com is quite entertaining. It’s like a how-to guide for taking flattering real estate photos. You can hit up the link ...

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In the above video we see a block of glass go from an unrefined chunk that looks a lot like a hunk of ice to a highly manufactured glass lens destined for a television camera. It’s a detailed process that, as we hear at...

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At 360VR, a site specializing in wrap around photographs of everything from landmarks to machines, they’ve shared a peek into the cockpit of the Space Shuttle Discovery. Hit up the link below to look all around and get ...

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Every week we dip into our mailbag to answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re finding your lost battery meter, repairing your broken VirtualBox install, and how and why you’d want to spin down your hard drives.

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If you’re a Galaxy Tab owner you can easily install Ubuntu 10.10 on the tablet and enjoy dual booting between Ubuntu and Honeycomb.

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If you’re looking for a way to sync files from your network to your Android device without plugging in your sync cable, WiFi Syncr syncs to your network shares.

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JellyCam is the creation of English programmer Chris Dennett. Chris was interested in playing around with stop motion video but not so interested in the tedious mucking around that came with some of the applications he tried ...

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MIT Senseable City Lab, armed with anonymized mobile phone call and SMS data from ATT, has set out to chart what the US looks like when you map out social communities instead of geographical communities. Watch the video above...

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Earlier this week we asked you to share how (if at all) you monitor your bandwidth for both home networks and mobile devices. We’re back to share your favorite tools and tips.

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Install the extension, reload Chrome, and from then on any animated GIF you come across can be halted with a simple click. Click once to freeze, click again to unfreeze. It’s a one trick pony but if the ride you want is...

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If you’ve ever seen carbon fiber you’ve likely thought it was some sort of space age material that could only be crafted under carefully controlled conditions in a factory.

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Once a week we crack open the tips box and share the great tips you’ve sent in. This week we’re looking at how to easily set up multiple wallpapers in Windows 7, zip through iBook, and track falling app prices.

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Visit Cantio as a guest and you can search for music to your heart’s content. Sign up for a free account and you can create playlists, watch the videos accompanying the music, and pull up additional artist info. In addi...

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