Charles Mauro, a user experience and research design expert, offers a point by point teardown of Angry Birds and what exactly makes the game so alluring to so many people. He argues that it isn’t a fluke, but that Angry...
Sometimes you just want things to be simple, and whether you want to buy a book, DVD, or even products like shaving cream and dry goods, you can do it in a snap with Amazon’s mobile app. If you’re a Prime member, it’s free 2-day shipping as well.
We have discussed installing Ubuntu on a USB thumb before. This time, we’re doing it differently, to make it cleaner and easier to store your files.
It’s easy to amass a pile of bookmarks and even easier to end up with a mess on your hands. This week we want to hear your tips and tricks for keeping your bookmarks in order.
Are you enjoying the beautiful Fall foliage in your location but want to indulge in gorgeous Autumn colors from elsewhere? Then get ready to take your desktop to Asia with the Autumn Color in Japan theme for Windows 7. The th...
Courtesy of One Minute Physics, a clever video on how–using a simple laser pointer–you can break the speed of light.
Once upon a time a large hard drive cost as much as a used car (and we have the retro ads to prove it).
Windows: Unlimited Mouse is a simple application that removes the mouse movement restrictions which keep your mouse cursor from breaking through the edges of the monitor. With it enabled, all edges wrap around to the opposite edge.
When you add a drive to your PC, by default it gets a drive letter, whether it is a removable drive or even a fixed hard drive inside of your PC. Lets take a look at how we can hide these drives.
If the thought of reinstalling Windows and all your favorite apps has kept you from upgrading to a Solid State Drive (SSD), we’re here to help. Read on as we show you how to migrate Windows 7 to a speedy new SSD without reinstalling everything.
Recently, we showed you how to use the Windows 7 Start menu in Windows 8. Now, we’ll show you how to have the functionality of Metro UI and the Windows 7 Start menu in Windows 8 at the same time.
How fast can you paint a full size picture of a sci-fi landscape? Artist Brandon McConnell shows you how it can be done in less than a minute and have a painting that looks awesome.
Chrome: One if the biggest complaints about the recent Google Reader update is the large spacing between headlines. This simple Google Chrome extension returns the headline rows to their former size.
If you have a device that doesn’t come with a wall-adapter, this tutorial outlines how you can construct your own using generic parts and, in the process, free yourself from dependency on fickle batteries.