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Android: if you’re looking for a dead simple reminder tool, Toastr pops up a reminder when you unlock your lock screen.

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In 1993, Douglas Adams–of The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy fame–lent his creative talent and voice to explaining the invention of the Ebook.

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This funny video takes a peek into an office where the boss is constantly monitoring his employees, but one woman has had enough! Will his ‘reign of terror’ come to an end or will he continue to rule with an ‘iron fist’?

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We’re confident we’ve seen some dusty PC cases in our day, but nothing we’ve ever cleaned produced the sheer volume of smoke-bomb like dust this neglected tower spews out.

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Ubuntu includes its own firewall, known as ufw – short for “uncomplicated firewall.” Ufw is an easier-to-use frontend for the standard Linux iptables commands. You can even control ufw from a graphical interface.

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There’s nothing more satisfying than building a hackintosh, i.e. installing Mac OS X on a non-Apple machine. Although it isn’t as easy as it sounds, but the end result is worth the effort. Building a PC with specific components and installing Mac OS X on it can save you thousands of dollars you might spend on a real Mac. And now, it’s time to step into the portable world. Today we will show how you can turn an HP ProBook (or any compatible Sandy Bridge laptop) into a 95% MacBook Pro!

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Kitchen craft has taken a turn for the geekier in the last few years with all manner of DIY projects; this DIY Sous Video cooker stands apart from the average hacked-together model and is polished enough to leave on the counter.

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If you’re looking for the geekiest card game around, you’d be hard pressed to beat CPU Wars–a top-trumps card game built around CPU specs.

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This weekend was the first time a commercial space craft successfully rendezvoused with the International Space Station. Check out this video to see the opening of the hatch.

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Vi is a powerful text editor included on most Linux systems. Many people swear by vi and find it faster than any other editor once they’ve learned its key bindings. You can even use vi key bindings in Bash.

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Ubuntu and Linux Mint are two of the most popular desktop Linux distributions at the moment. If you’re looking to take the dive into Linux – or you’ve already used Ubuntu or Mint – you wonder how they’re different.

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Our last edition of WIG for May is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as a smartphone hijacking vulnerability affects AT&T and 47 other carriers, a possible problem with Windows 8 booting too quickly, half of PC users are pirates according to a study, and more.

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Your browser sends its user agent to every website you connect to. We’ve written about changing your browser’s user agent before – but what exactly is a user agent, anyway?

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