We’re big fans of tinkering, building, and the maker-ethic around here so, as you can imagine, this video of an energetic seven year old testing his Rube Goldberg machine puts a big smile on our faces.
We love a good Arduino-based project around here. Now, thanks to this handy guide, it’s easy to add a remote control to the project via Bluetooth and controlled by an Android phone.
Have you been admiring the awesome Roboto font that Google created just for the Ice Cream Sandwich release of Android? Now you can download all 16 variations of Roboto for your favorite computer!
What do you get when you combine a year’s worth of NASA lunar projects into continuous render? You get this awesome video that shows you ever house of every moon phase in all of 2012.
Keen to try out Windows 8, but aren’t quite ready to give up on Windows 7 just yet? Follow this fun easy guide to get the best of both worlds.
Windows 8 always shows the Metro-style Start screen when you log in. You don’t have to click the Desktop tile every time you log in, you can boot straight to the desktop with this quick trick.
Developers and IT administrators have, no doubt, the need the deploy some website through HTTPS using an SSL certificate. While this process is pretty straightforward for a production site, for the purposes of development and testing you may find the need to use an SSL certificate here as well.
The ability to pin websites to your Start Screen is a nice touch in Windows 8, however by default the sites you pin open with the Metro version of Internet Explorer. Here’s how to change that.
You have questions and we have answers; once a week we round up a handful of reader questions and share the answers with everyone. This week we’re looking at removing Windows 8 from a dual installation, understanding Linux file permissions, and disabling the Scan and Fix popup in Windows.
If you’re a fan of David Allen’s productivity system Getting Things Done and popular cloud-based note service Evernote, The Secret Weapon combines the two into a cloud-based GTD system.
The app includes support for downloadable content, progress tracking (if you’ve set up a Khan Academy account), and will soon include companion exercises. If you’re unfamiliar with the Khan Academy, head over to t...
Android: A free Box.net cloud storage account comes with 5GB–upgrade to 50GB by taking their new Android app for a test drive.
You may have heard photographers talk about “Chromatic Aberration” like it’s a disease. Today, we’ll give a explanation of what this term means, and share an advanced technique for removing it from photos, should the need arise.
With a quick registry tweak, you can add any application to any Windows Explorer context menu. You can even add application shortcuts to your desktop’s context menu and launch your favorite applications just by right-clicking on your desktop.
Ubuntu One lets you easily synchronize files and folders, but it isn’t clear how to sync configuration files. Using Ubuntu One’s folder synchronization options or some symbolic links, you can synchronize configuration files across all your computers.
This week’s edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as Apple and book publishers face an e-book antitrust lawsuit, Mozilla does not want Pepper for Flash on Linux, pre-rendering led to a browser statistics error in favor of Chrome, and more.