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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.

If you’re a fan of Microsoft’s versatile note taking application OneNote you’ll be pleased to see it come to Apple’s iOS platform.

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If you’re looking for a one stop solution for organizing your eBooks, backing up and syncing them to Dropbox, and reading and annotating them, KooBits is a free Adobe AIR-based solution.

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Although the Android Market offers thousands upon thousands of applications to choose from, sometimes you’ll want to break free and install applications that aren’t available on the Market. Read on to learn how.

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If you’re rocking a Kindle and you use Chrome, Send to Kindle is an ideal fit to shuttle articles from your desktop to your Kindle.

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Icons for the Apple’s iOS and Mac OS X are littered with little hints and references to Apple’s base of operations, Steve Jobs, and computer and programming jokes.

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Wildly popular social gaming site Kongregate has released a mobile gaming app for Android phones. From the single app you can access 300+ games, download them for offline play, and more.

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There’s no need to navigate your media center like it’s the 20th century anymore. The future is now and you can zip through your media and control XBMC with the touchscreen of your iOS device.

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If you’re trying to get a bead on the weak spots in your office or home’s Wi-Fi coverage, free Windows application Heatmapper makes short work of generating a heatmap of signal strength for your location.

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More than 90% of iPhone users are running the most current OS, but a mere 0.4% are running the latest version of Android. The disparity highlights the poor practices of OEMs and phone carriers.

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Snackr is an Adobe AIR-based RSS ticker. Install, load it with RSS feeds, and watch the news roll right by.

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You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. Today we highlight how to master the new Office interface, USB boot a computer with outdated BIOS, and snap windows to preset locations.

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Dial Zero is a handy Android application that shows you the quickest route from the start of your customer service call to a real human.

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If you’re a fan of Dropbox, the cloud-based storage service, and puzzles then Dropquest 2011 is a perfect challenge for you. Solve all the puzzles and receive free Dropbox storage.

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If you’d like to start your Monday off feeling old, check out this video of school children trying to figure out what to do with the technology of yesteryear.

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If you have the newest Apple TV and you can’t wait to get it jailbroken, Seas0nPass jailbreaks both old and new Apple TVs.

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Earlier this week IBM’s took their Jeopardy playing supercomputer Watson to play a practice round with two human (and accomplished) jeopardy players. Watson tears out of the gate and barely lets up on the beatings.

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If you’re looking for a newsreader with a big eye-candy and wow factor rolled with high usability, Pulse is one of the sexiest readers around.

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Every week we bring you interesting facts from the annals of Geekdom. This week in Geek History saw the birth of HAL, the first landing on an alien moon, and the first real-world test of a fighter jet ejection seat.

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Google Translate for Android has updated and includes some nifty features like a Conversation Mode–on the fly translation of SMS messages.

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You can quickly and easily improve Photoshop’s performance by moving the scratch disk from your primary OS disk to a secondary drive. Watch this video demonstration to see how.

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Angry Birds, the insanely popular smartphone game, involves the sling-shotting of birds at fortified castles–an arrangement most of us haven’t spent much time questioning. It turns out the birds and their mortal e...

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Panoramic photos, at first glance, might seem to be exclusively in the realm of professional photographers. Armed with some tips and tricks, however, anybody can take stunning panoramic photos with little more than a point and shoot camera.

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The Washington Post shares an interesting set of infographics charting the rise and fall of popular electronics–like analog cellphones starting at $4,000 a pop and falling to under $100.

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Apture Highlights is a Firefox extension that turns your cursor into a powerful search tool. Highlight any text in your browser window and see search results from Google, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, and Wikipedia.

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A series of studies over the last century have proven time and time again: if people can’t see where they are going they can’t walk straight. Check out this video from NPR demonstrating the phenomenon and pick up ...

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