If you have an old web cam or two laying around you can convert them into a CCTV system that pushes email and growl notifications to you any time motion is detected in the area they are monitoring.
There are hundreds of ways to isolate an object or remove a background in Photoshop, and this is one of the absolute easiest. See how a quick download and some simple techniques can help you cut out images with ease.
Are you looking for a fun DIY project that will enhance your geek photographer cred? Then how about printing out and building your own 35mm Pinhole Hasselblad camera! Kelly Angood has put together an awesome 8 page PDF file w...
Google offers a pretty comprehensive set of online applications which many of you probably take advantage of. Here is how to easily configure Firefox to use Google’s online offerings for email, RSS, PDF and office documents as your default in-browser viewer without the need for a pesky toolbar.
Craigslist is a great resource for scoring local deals but only if you’re adept at using it. Today we’re taking a look at tips and tools you can use to go from being a casual Craigslist user to a deal-scoring ninja.
Are you ready for a different perspective on your desktop? Then get ready to view a small world that is larger than life with the Small World Theme for Windows 7. This terrific theme comes with 16 wallpapers showcasing how th...
YouTube user Photoinduction really loves playing with electricity and is always looking for new ways to put it to good use. In the video above he demonstrates how you can literally wipe the data layer right off a CD or DVD us...
Mobile apps are more popular than ever with individual apps boasting download counts in the millions and application sales breaking into the billions of dollars; take a peek at the phenomenon with this app-focused infographic.
Note: The original size for the wallpaper is 1420*900 but it can be easily placed on a larger black background to match your monitor’s resolution.
Google Video is shutting down its hosting services as of the end of this month; users will be able to download their old videos until May 13, 2011.
Whether you are creative in your spare time or make use of your talents for a living, having a desktop that reflects your artistic passions can be fun and inspirational. Add a touch of creativity and imagination to your desktop with “An Artist’s Desktop” Customization set.
It’s in your car, home theater system, phone, and audio player but it doesn’t have an instruction manual. It’s an equalizer, and with a little know-how you can tweak your audio and fall in love with it all over again.
You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. This week we take a look at understanding allocation sizes, tweaking your right-click context menu, and changing the taskbar color.
Visit CraigsEasy, add the bookmarklet to your bookmark toolbar, and then any time you want to view a set of Craigslist search results in an easy to browse image-gallery format, you just click the bookmarklet. Watch the video ...
If you’re trying to install an OS or are testing out boot disks, you might be wondering how to change the boot device. Here’s the quick and easy technique to change it.
Smart Video Enlarger is a free Google Chrome Extension that automatically scales YouTube videos to the size of the browser window–or slightly smaller if you prefer to read the video comments along with the video.
Earlier this year Google launched the Data Viz Challenge–a five week competition that challenged developers to visualize how federal income tax is spent. Watch the video above for a sneak peek or follow the link below t...
Photoshop Actions, you may remember, allow users to do record and replay complex tasks with no programming skill. But exporting, sharing, and installing downloaded actions can be confusing. Here’s simple instructions on how you can do all three.