Every week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing questions. This week we’re extending Wi-Fi networks, resetting the access permissions on an external HDD, and training Windows to recall folder locations.
Courtesy of Spanish division of Vodafone, the above video highlights common ergonomic issues like poor spine alignment, monitor placement, and more. Take a peek for a quick refresher and then do some deeper reading in our gui...
Logging into both Google Chat and AIM is about to become a thing of the past; the two services are integrating in such a way that you can log in once and enjoy chat sessions with friends on both sides of the IM fence.
David Malki, the guy behind the Wondermark comics, created a really cool eight-page Victorian-esque magazine with beautiful artwork and entertaining projects from days gone by. The last page of the comic is a set of rules for...
If you love your jailbroken iOS device but you’re not a fan of Cydia’s clunky search interface, Cydia Search offers a speedy and easy to navigate web-based alternative.
OpenCaching is a free application that turns your Android device or iPhone into a geocache tool complete with maps, log book, and cache logger.
We don’t know about you but we’re absolute suckers for high-speed photography. This gallery combines novel things (Jello filled ornaments shot up with air guns, for example) with beautiful high-speed captures.
Every week we dip into the reader mail bag and pull out tips and tricks to share. This week we’re looking at a super simple shortcut for resizing windows, how to contain your mouse in a multi-monitor setup, and how to check your battery configuration.
There’s no need to go mucking about in your power settings to temporarily keep your machine awake, let Coffee perk it up and keep everything active until your downloads are finished.
We’ve all been there: you’re watching a movie, you can’t hear what the actors are saying, so you crank up the volume. Moments later, the bombs go off. Work around the dialogue/action disparity with a simple speaker hack.
Last week the Electronic Frontier Foundation sent out a call to action encouraging people to join the Open Wireless Movement. Do you agree with their stance or is Wi-Fi sharing risky business?
When it comes to unique ways to browse and display your music it doesn’t get much more unique than Planetary–an iPad-based music browser that arranges your collection like galaxies and star systems.
If you’re a fan of Pandora’s uncannily good music stations you’ll be pleased to hear they’ve rolled out a matching comedy stations. Search for a comedian to seed your station and enjoy the 10,000+ comedy routines.
A media center isn’t nearly as fun if all your media is mislabeled poorly organized. Read on to learn how to use Ember Media Manager to whip your media into shape and make your collection sparkle.
Jello has that certain jiggle to it but it’s a jiggle you’ve never seen quite like this. Check out the video to see Jello shot in ultra slow-motion.
On May 2, 2000 the US government shifted the way military GPS satellites sent data to civilian GPS devices. The shift increased the accuracy of the civilian devices by a huge margin allowing for extremely precise coordinate confirmations.
When nearing the end of a great book it’s natural to want more books like the one that is about to come to an end. YourNextRead takes the book you’re reading and suggests follow up books to match it.
Each week we dip into the Ask How-To Geek mailbox and answer your pressing questions. This week we’re looking at installing PDF printers, hiding accounts at the Windows Login Screen, and sharing a USB HDD between computers.
For a fresh, free, and geeky source of ring tones, it’s tough to beat WolframTones, a musical mashup of Wolfram Alpha and Mathematica that generates unique ringtones based on algorithms.
If you’re looking for a superbly camouflaged spot to stash valuables, flash drives, or other small objects, this clever DIY fake junction box as stash spot setup is ideal.
If you want to share a cool game on your iOS device but not let everyone read your email, Locktopus offers a simple app-by-app lockdown solution.