Every week we round up the tips you’ve submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and showcase them here. This week we’re looking at a simple trick to split your speaker output, finding your headphone and charging ports in the dark, and workplace friendly earplugs.
Want a crash course in the history of video games? Watch this rapid-fire video from the workshop of design firm Column Five for a whirlwind trip starting with Pong and ending with the E3 2011 Expo.
Encrypting data is one of the best things you can do to secure it in the event that your computer or remote host is compromised. This week we want to hear about your encryption plan, what tools you use, and how you keep your data secure.
If you frequently find yourself accessing the same sub-menus in Chrome–like History, Extensions, Plugins, Downloads, etc.–Mega Button adds a simple toolbar interface for nearly instant access.
Enjoy a 1080p tour of the earth as shot by astronaut’s digital cameras in this relaxing and narrated video identifying interesting major and minor features on the Earth’s surface.
Syncing files between your computer and your iOS device via iTunes can be tedious and requires that you tether to your computer. Break free and enjoy wireless access to shared files from anywhere on your network—and beyond.
Whenever there is a massive password leak it offers a treasure trove of data for security experts to analyze and the massive leak of Sony logins and passwords was no exception. Consider the analysis a guide in what not to do.
Photography doesn’t have to be expensive–although a trip through your average photography catalog would argue otherwise!–check out this simple way to create a huge and cheap soft box.
Every week we dip into our reader mailbag to answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re taking a look at how to check your Android version, use the speaker and headphone port simultaneously, and load files on your iPad.
It’s easy to sit way too long at your computer without a break. Breaker is a customizable break timer that lets you configure single loops or complex break patterns.
From The National Academies Press announcement on the subject:
Plug in your Twitter handle and WhenToTweet analyzes your 300 latest followers and their 200 previous tweets to determine when they’re active (if you feel like shelling out for a “Pro” analysis you can get u...
Steve Stockman, author of How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck, shares some great tips in a video that–to his credit!–doesn’t suck. Watch it above to score five great tips that will radically improve t...
Peter Brands, a Dutch case modding hobbyist, decided to take things to the next level by ditching his old tower-style case and building a desk that houses his entire PC. The end result is pretty impressive. He had a neighbor ...
If you’re a Portal fan, you’ll undoubtedly appreciate this very polished fan film epilogue to the original Portal game.
Every week we dip into our tips bag to share some handy reader tips with you. This week we’re looking at tips to help you share folders between Linux and Windows installs, upgrading your Canon’s firmware, a simple way to clean your keyboard.
Photosynth stands a part from most other panoramic tools thanks to a super simple interface and a set of algorithms that seamlessly match up your photos even if you didn’t put the camera on a smooth panning tripod head....