If you’ve been using Linux for some time (and even OS X) you’ll probably have come across a “permissions” error. But what exactly are they, and why are they necessary or useful? Let’s take an inside look.
If you have a lot of time and information invested in Facebook, it’s not easy moving to a new social network. Here are a few tips on moving your information from your Facebook account to your shiny new Google+ account.
Every week we dip into our mailbag to answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re finding your lost battery meter, repairing your broken VirtualBox install, and how and why you’d want to spin down your hard drives.
If you’re looking for a way to sync files from your network to your Android device without plugging in your sync cable, WiFi Syncr syncs to your network shares.
JellyCam is the creation of English programmer Chris Dennett. Chris was interested in playing around with stop motion video but not so interested in the tedious mucking around that came with some of the applications he tried ...
It’s a classic effect: the black and white photo with the stark, isolated red. Here’s how to knock out that effect in Photoshop in ten seconds with our (GIMP friendly!) method.
A wiki is a collaborative web-based writing environment where anybody with an account can create and link articles. In today’s article, we’ll explain how to install and configure MediaWiki without having to read a book.
This week we learned how to setup Rsync backups on Linux the easy way, “always keep app windows on top, pin a custom library to the Windows 7 start menu, & fixing the IE user agent”, learned what a Virtual Machine Hypervisor is, found out your thoughts on monitoring bandwidth usage, got our hands on some great Geek Deals, and more.
Recently we featured some of DC Comics finest heroes and today we are back with the heroes from Marvel Comics. Fill your desktop with super-powered goodness from our Heroes of Marvel Comics Wallpaper collection.
Have you had a frustrating day at your programming job? Then you need something to make you smile again. This terrific chart provides a humorous look at the various “programming monsters” that you may encounter while working.
Did you ever wonder what your favorite classic video games might have been like if downloadable content was available for them? Then sit back and enjoy as this fun video explores the possibilities of what things could have been like.
MIT Senseable City Lab, armed with anonymized mobile phone call and SMS data from ATT, has set out to chart what the US looks like when you map out social communities instead of geographical communities. Watch the video above...
Earlier this week we asked you to share how (if at all) you monitor your bandwidth for both home networks and mobile devices. We’re back to share your favorite tools and tips.
Install the extension, reload Chrome, and from then on any animated GIF you come across can be halted with a simple click. Click once to freeze, click again to unfreeze. It’s a one trick pony but if the ride you want is...
If you’ve ever seen carbon fiber you’ve likely thought it was some sort of space age material that could only be crafted under carefully controlled conditions in a factory.
The weekend is almost here, but until you can leave for home why not relax a bit and take the edge off your work day? In this week’s game you have a chance for greatness and the opportunity to visit Olympus as you work to build a new city in the bygone era of ancient Rome.