Having a media server is really awesome, unless the other people on your network don’t know how to share the bandwidth. Using some simple QoS rules, you can give your computer a priority and stop your streams from dropping out.
Not all Ethernet cable is created equally. What’s the difference, and how do you know which you should use? Let’s look at the technical and physical differences in Ethernet cable categories to help us decide.
Once a week we dip into the reader mailbag and answer your tech questions. This week we’re looking at mobile credit card processing for Android, resizing hard drive partitions, and tethering your Android phone to your laptop.
WorldCat has released an interactive tool that pulls from their massive library catalog; easily search and trace connections between authors, fictional characters, places, things, and companies.
It’s a clever mashup; when you run 3D Compass the application combines the view from the phone’s camera with information from the GPS chip to map your location, information from the compass to give your bearing, a...
With a quick download, you can now control either iTunes or Spotify straight from your dock, while the music player runs in the background. Keep reading to see how they work, and where you can download them for free.
This week we learned how to set up remote access for your Android device, “set up one-way file syncing, fix missing boot managers, & sync iTunes to an Android phone”, learned what Wake-on-LAN is and how to enable it, found out what your favorite brainstorming tools are, had fun customizing our desktops with a Steampunk theme, and more.
Most people love to have a bit of ice cream, candy, or baked treats on occasion to satisfy their sweet-tooth. Now you can take those sugar cravings one step further and fill your desktop with lots of sugary goodness from our Sweets-n-Treats Wallpaper collection.
You see everyone wearing those awesome looking goggles in so many steampunk photos and now you can make a pair of your very own. This great step-by-step tutorial from Fenris Designs comes with a suggested materials list and l...
Bring the adventures of Steve Rogers to your desktop as he goes from being a sickly man to a super soldier ready to combat the Red Skull. The theme comes with eight wallpapers showcasing various characters from the movie alon...
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite brainstorming tools and techniques; you responded and now we’re back to share your tips.
Gismeteo Weather Forecast is an Android weather application with a polished interface, attractive widgets, and the ability to monitor multiple locations.
Now that glorious Friday has finally arrived, it is time to sneak in a bit of fun while waiting to escape from work. In this week’s game you need to find the differences between two almost identical comic strips and you get to enjoy reading them at the same time.
Technology often yields ridiculous conveniences, like being able to turn on your computer from miles away without pushing the power button. Wake-on-LAN, has been around for a while, so let’s see how it works and how we can enable it.