Almost half a million Yahoo user accounts were compromised in a recent exploit. If you’re a current Yahoo service user or have an old account with a shared password on it, now’s the time to change it. Read on to g...
Quite a bit has changed from over the last two decades of web development. This highly interactive timeline charts the introduction of new technologies and browser versions with additional information on each.
Linux is very flexible, but the amount of power it puts at your disposal can sometimes be overwhelming. These quick tricks for your Linux desktop will give you something you can put to use immediately.
You most probably know how to assign a drive letter to a network share, but that’s not impressive. Why not change that by mapping your network shares from the command prompt?
It’s easy to let apps, icons, and files on on your computer get a little out of hand as the contents of your hard drive suffer from a bad case of out of sight/out of mind. This week we’re interested in hearing about all your tips and tricks for keeping your computer organize.
This past week we shared the ‘Getting Started with Ubuntu 12.04 Manual’ with you and this week we are back with more free guide goodness! This week’s guide focuses on Lenses, Scopes, adding custom Lenses, and more.
A lot has changed in the browser landscape since July of 2008 and we have witnessed the rebirth of the browser wars. This interesting video tracks the changes in browsers used and their usage worldwide across a four year period.
By design, Metro apps in Windows 8 are not meant to be shut down, because you wouldn’t normally shut down apps on a phone or tablet. Therefore, you won’t find an exit command or a close button, like you’re used to.
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What does a year of cloud coverage across the world look like? Thanks to this animation, courtesy of designer Jonathan Corum, you can watch an entire year’s worth of weather patterns in about 15 seconds.
If you’re a fan of real-time strategy games like Command & Conquer and StarCraft as well as first-person shooter type games like MechWarrior, AirMech is the free and fun game for you. Build up your squadrons of figh...
We have all been guilty of this at one time or another with iTunes, Windows updates (plus the associated restarts), and more…
In this collection, Artist Signe Emma combines a scientific overview of the role salt plays in airline food with electron microscope scans of salt crystals arranged to look like the views from an airplane–a rather cleve...
The Ubuntu Software Center is a solid, user-friendly application, but sometimes you need more power. The Synaptic package manager – previously included with Ubuntu by default – can do many things the Ubuntu Software Center can’t.
Almost everybody can figure out how to change their IP address using an interface, but did you know you can set your network card’s IP address using a simple command from the command line?
New games with their fancy textures, 3D modeling, and immersive environments have their charm, sure, but what if you crave some old-school arcade gaming? Read on to see how you can turn your computer into an virtual arcade cabinet.
Note: Original wallpaper size is 1440*900 pixels but it can be easily placed on a larger black background to fit your monitor’s resolution.