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Cambridge University is now offering a free 12-segment course that will guide you through building an OS from scratch for the tiny Raspberry Pi development board–learn the ins and outs of basic OS design on the cheap.

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The Windows Event Viewer shows a log of application and system messages – errors, information messages, and warnings. Scammers have used the Event Viewer to deceive people – event a properly functioning system will have error messages here.

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You pay your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for internet access, and they turn on the sweet, sweet, fire hose of data for you. But who provides the flow for your ISP? Read on to learn the ins and outs of global data delivery.

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Harry Potter [The Paper Wall]

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Batman and the Avengers team up to defeat a common enemy, but their ‘after battle’ plans are extremely different! Can Batman learn to be a ‘team player’ who relaxes and has fun, or will he brood alone in his cave forever?

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If you’re a big fan of WolframAlpha’s ability to crunch the numbers on just about anything–and we certainly are–you’ll likely be just as delighted as we were to watch it massage the data from you...

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Sometimes even the boss forgets why you’re on Facebook all the time.

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Whether you have a DSLR or a point-and-shoot, this simple hack allows you to shoot awesome IR photographs without the expense of a high-quality IR filter (or the accompanying loss of light that comes with using it).

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Do you have a computer that you don’t want other people accessing – perhaps a server? You can have Windows email you whenever someone logs into your computer (assuming it’s connected to the Internet), giving you peace of mind.

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As part of our ongoing campaign to prove that everything looks better in slow motion, we present to you: ultra slow motion footage of rippling water balloons.

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We’ve seen IKEA gear hacked to hold audio and computer gear before, but this mod adds in a simple and effective twist.

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Your environment can have a big influence on your default keyboard hold: which kind of hold do you use?

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Searching in Windows 8 has changed significantly, in fact at first you might think that all most Metro apps “lack” a search function altogether. Read on to find out how you can use the search feature in almost any app in Windows 8.

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While you can use the Windows Task Scheduler to schedule your own automatic tasks, Windows also uses it behind the scenes to perform many system tasks – defragmenting your hard disks when you’re not using your computer, for example.

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