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.
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.
Over at the Windows Phone blog, they’ve just announced that one of the top requests from developers was using Visual Basic to write apps for the phone. Visual Basic? Seriously?
This is no ordinary pineapple. It can actually hijack people’s wireless connections and get them to use the pineapple to connect to the internet instead of the router they meant to connect to—and then monitor what they are doing.
When reader Yutaka wrote in telling us that he made a 2-bit CPU on paper, we were scratching our heads—but after reading his article, it’s actually pretty interesting.
Over at Arstechnica, they’ve figured out that the generic icon used when there’s no picture for a contact is actually a silhouette of Bill Gates.
Who needs boring pictures of landscapes or posters of Star Wars characters when you could have some real artwork on your walls? These guys have created some amazing artwork from your favorite 8-bit video games.
Yes, this is a real, working Jump to Conclusions application for your Android phone, and you don’t need to get run over by a truck to make it.
This is, without question, the nerdiest desktop setup ever. Looks like it’s put together with Rainmeter and… not sure what else. You’ll see lots of close-ups of various system stats and other gadgets all ove...
Without question, Google Maps is one of the most amazing mobile applications for your Android phone, but it gets even better—there’s a few extra features that you might not have noticed.
This tutorial isn’t really useful for modern PCs, since the motherboard has the pins instead of the CPU, but it does remind me of a funny story of something that actually happened to me.
Kevin Purdy, one of my fellow writers over at Lifehacker and all-around good guy, has just published an excellent book covering everything you could ever want to know about Android—and it’s available online for free.
Since I spend a large amount of my time testing out applications, taking screenshots, and doing web development, I’m constantly needing to resize windows to various sizes—so I’ve put together an AutoHotkey function that does it for me.
One of the great things with Android phones is the gigantic collection of widgets that you can install to show all sorts of information on your screen—but what if you don’t want a widget? Here’s how to see the exact battery level without a memory-wasting widget.