One of the most convenient tools browsers offer is the ability to save and automatically prefill your passwords on login forms. Because so many sites require accounts and it is well known (or should be at least) that using a shared password is a big no-no, a password manager is almost essential.
Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at how to create a VPN, whether you should run your PC 24/7 or not, and how to read comics on your computer.
At Wired they’ve put together a chart of key moments in video game history related to expanding lifespans. The chart starts with Asteroids in 1979 and works its way to Journey in 2011. Hit up the link below to check the full infographic out.
After you install the extension it scans your browsing history and your installed apps, extensions, and themes to suggest Chrome apps you might find useful. After the initial scan it continues to suggest apps by placing a sma...
Sometimes, graphics editing is useful. And sometimes, you use it to turn things invisible just because you can. Here’s how to make invisibility cloaks in Photoshop in a few minutes, with our GIMP friendly technique.
This week we learned how to setup a powerful Wiki on a Windows PC, “replace a missing battery meter, repair VirtualBox hard-drives after improper moves, & understand hard-drive spin downs”, how Linux file permissions work, the methods you prefer for streaming your media, celebrated the release of the final Harry Potter movie with a terrific desktop customization set, and more.
Maps are awesome for learning and viewing information about our world along with making great decorations for our homes and computers. Now you can enjoy viewing the world at a glance on your desktop with the first in our series of World Maps Wallpaper collections.
Nyan Cat is popping up everywhere you look on the internet these days, but what happens when he visits the Star Trek universe? Can Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise defeat Nyan or will he prove to be too powerful fo...
What does it look like when you visualize hundreds of smartphone user’s movement across Europe as a series of firefly-like blips? You end up with a video like this.
The map by itself is pretty neat but the coolest feature of Cable Map is the ability to plug in dates to see the cables that existed before, were constructed since, or were in place during that year. You can also hone in on s...
Whether you’re looking to make a pile of props to outfit your buddies as a Space Marine Squadron for Halloween, replicate modeling props for your table top games, or cast a copy of your favorite action hero, this how-to casting guide can help.
Why not take a few minutes to kick back and relax while waiting for your work week to end? In this week’s game your goal is to safely move a trio of orbs from one side of game levels to the other, but it is not as easy as it sounds. Are you up to the challenge of solving the patterns to successfully navigate through the different levels and achieve ultimate victory?
If you want to build up your geek cred, join us for the second installment in our shell scripting series. We have a few corrections, a few improvements to last week’s script, and a guide on looping for the uninitiated.
Every week we open up the tips box and highlight some handy reader tips and tricks. This week we’re looking at a no-fuss way to boot Android on your Nook Color, customizing your YouTube experience, and tracking laptop battery usage.
This week marks the climatic end of the Harry Potter movie saga, but if you want to relive the magic of the first six movies then here is the perfect theme for you. This awesome mega-sized theme come with 53 Hi-Res Wallpapers...