Cell phone technology has come a long way since the early days and it is progress that we can all be thankful for. This commercial from 1989 features a positively gigantic model when compared to today’s small and sleek cell phones.
Sunrise simulators use a gradually brightening light to wake you in the morning. Check out this creative build that combines a microprocessor, addressable LEDs, and a nifty laser-cut bracket to yield a polished and wall-mountable alarm clock lamp.
Last night was the 22nd Ig Nobel award ceremony. If you weren’t there to experience the festivities first hand, don’t despair–you can watch the entire ceremony here.
Last week Valve, the company behind the Portal series, received a crate containing a stunning replica of the iconic Portal turret sentry. Check out this video to see the turret in action.
This week’s game lets you test your strategic thinking skills as you attempt to choose and then follow the correct path for each color you have to work with. Do you have what it takes to see the patterns, plan ahead, and win or will you be denied the satisfaction of victory?
On Linux, the Root user is equivalent to the Administrator user on Windows. However, while Windows has long had a culture of average users logging in as Administrator, you shouldn’t log in as root on Linux.
It’s such an oft repeated warning that it’s firmly embedded in nerd lore: bring a magnet anywhere near your precious computer and suffer the dire consequences. But is true? Is your computer one run in with a novelty magnet away from digital death?
Arwen, Elves, The Lord of the Rings [The Paper Wall]
CGI technology is pure awesomeness when it comes to adding scenic views and effects to our favorites TV shows and movies. Watch the process unfold right in front of your eyes with this terrific video that focuses on the secon...
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This stylish and compact build makes it easy to enjoy streaming radio without the bulk and overhead of running your entire computer to do so. Check out the video to see the compact streaming radio box in action.
This massive LEGO construction combines 17 distinct modules into a lengthy factory-like conveyance system for five hundred LEGO balls. The variety and creativity of the methods employed is, dare we say, dazzling.
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Torchlight II, sequel to the extremely popular Torchlight action-RPG, is available for sale today. With four new classes and a massively expanded world, you’ll have plenty to explore.
VNC allows you to remotely access a computer and use its desktop, either over the Internet or from another room in your house. Windows includes a Remote Desktop feature, but it’s only available in Professional editions of Windows.