Lately I’ve noticed an annoying trend on Twitter—people constantly spamming your @replies feed with these posts saying that you were the top story on somebody’s feed. Very irritating, but here’s how to get rid of it.
The screen that you see when your computer first starts is known as the BIOS, and it’s based on a really old technology that is finally being replaced with something better—and it will make your PC boot faster, too.
Evernote is a great system for storing notes, images, and web pages so you can find them later, and you can make it even better by integrating the search directly into the Google Chrome Location bar.
If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on the latest Ubuntu Linux release, it’s available now in a release candidate—or you could wait until the 10th when the final version comes out.
Today Evernote added a new feature to their Google Chrome extension—now you can search Google and you’ll see if there are matching notes in your Evernote account.
The Windows Live Essentials 2011 suite is finally out of beta and available for download—it’s a whole set of very capable applications for free, like Windows Live Writer, Messenger, Sync, and Movie Maker.
You’re no doubt reading this article because you’re wondering what those two processes are doing cluttering up Task Manager, and also wondering why they are in capital letters. You’ve come to the right place.
Google Instant has two new enhancements: new keyboard navigation features and the availability of Google Instant across more search features, like News, Video and Books. New keyboard navigation features allow you to fly throu...
If you haven’t seen the 70′s movie called Soylent Green, you might find this comic slightly confusing. Also, that’ll be negative 500 nerd points for you.
Have you ever seen somebody use upside down text on the web? Ever wonder how to do it? Let’s take a quick look at how the characters are actually put together, and show you an easy generator that will do it for you.
Over at Lifehacker, they’ve written up a very thorough guide to why you shouldn’t bother using Task Killer applications on your Android phone—because they really don’t do any good.
One of the great things about Linux is that you can do the same thing hundreds of different ways—even something as simple as generating a random password can be accomplished with dozens of different commands. Here’s 10 ways you can do it.
Over on YouTube, one of the nerdiest people in the world has created an ALU, or arithmetic logic unit, out of blocks and pieces in a virtual world. This means you could actually run around inside the processor of a computer a...
It started life as the Foxmarks extension, then they rebranded it to Xmarks and made it work across any web browser—and now it has died a deadly death. The service will be around for a few more months until it’s truly dead, but it’s time to look for other options.
If you’ve ever had an itch to guide a little ship around a web page and blow stuff up, this is the bookmarklet you want.
Enclosing text in quotation marks is fairly standard practice on the command line, especially when dealing with files that have spaces in the names, but how do you know whether to use single or double quotes? Let’s take a look at the difference, and when you should use one vs the other.
How can you claim you’re “thinking different” unless you have a statue of Steve Jobs next to your Mac?
If the aliens ever invade earth, we’ve now got a plan—stick a Malaysian astrophysicist out front to talk to them. That’s right, the UN is actually planning on appointing an ambassador just in case we make contact.
Have you ever played the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon trivia game? You’re supposed to figure out how to link one actor back to Kevin Bacon within 6 steps.