We’re all familiar with the heat a single computer can generate; data centers generate exponentially more. Microsoft researchers want to tap into that waste heat and use it for residential buildings.
If you’re looking for a way to film your next flight from the police or document your epic cross-country road trip, this clever hacked together mount turns your passenger seat into a tripod.
Are you waiting for your vacation time to arrive or find yourself already missing those lovely days away from everyday life? Then we have something that may help make things a bit more bearable. So sit back, relax, and enjoy scenic views on your desktop with our Seaside Vacation Customization set.
Each week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at an HDMI connection with phantom sound issues, how to install the stock Android keyboard, and how to log URLS visited from your network.
It’s in the walls of your office, laid by the miles in data centers, and an integral part of any data network. Read up on the history of the humble Ethernet cable.
There’s no need to settle for electronic beeps and dings when DIY mods like this one exist; hack an old-fashioned counter service bell to notify you of new emails and more.
Popular file sharing service Minus has updated their web site, desktop app, and Android app with new interfaces and features.
Ever seen a mall photobooth create a “pencil drawing” from a photo? Give us about one minute, and see how you can create an easy grayscale image effect that looks like a tonal pencil drawing. Check it out!
Windows Home Server (WHS) is one of the most reliable and feature rich network attached storage devices on the market. However, WHS 2011 removed some key features. If you’re looking for an upgrade without losing features, look no further than Amahi.
This week we learned how to create Instagram style photo effects with GIMP or Photoshop, found out which dedicated todo list apps you prefer best, learned about the differences between various Linux Shells, announced that we are taking applications for a new writer here at How-To Geek, had fun customizing our desktops with classic alien goodness, and more.
Those pesky little aliens from Space Invaders have been with us for many years now and have found a special place in our game loving hearts. So look to the skies, power up your laser cannons, and get ready to add a retro gaming touch to your desktop with our Space Invaders Wallpaper collection.
This unique video provides a “behind the scenes” look at Mario’s regeneration and what he goes through each time he dies during game play. No matter what happens he never gives up and keeps going until he rescues his one true love.
Yeah Mom, I’m just good with computers [9GAG]
What happens after the end of the Portal 2 co-op campaign? This fan films sets out to answer that question.
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite todo list apps and now we’re back to highlight your favorites.
We’re creating and storing more digital data by the day and it all ends up somewhere. Where are the worlds largest data repositories? Check out this infographic to find out.