Windows 7: Bing Desktop is a new and lightweight offering from Microsoft that automatically swaps your desktop background every day and offers quick access to the Bing search engine.
While we’ve seen our fair share of case mods, it’s infrequent we see one as polished and built-in as this custom built work station. What started as an IKEA Galant desk, ended as a stunningly executed desk-as-computer build.
Wouldn’t it be great to use your Android lock screen to turn on your flashlight, jump to your camera, and otherwise make accessing your phone and information on it lightening fast? Read on as we show you how.
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This well documented build guide showcases the process of turning a rack-mounted UPS battery device intended for a server bank, into a super-charged whole-house UPS system with a massive 14 hours of backup juice.
There’s no time like the present to start charting out your zombie apocalypse escape route. Map of the Dead highlights key locations–like gun stores, gas stations, and pharmacies–in your immediate area.
By default there is no way to easily access the old Control Panel in Windows 8, in order to get to it you have to go through the new Metro Control Panel or switch to Explorer. Here’s how to create your own tile for it.
Send to Kindle for PC makes it easy to put content on your Kindle, whether it’s a free ebook or a Word document. You can also email files to @Kindle.com or transfer them over USB, the old-fashioned way.
Once a week we round up some of the reader letters we’ve answered and share the advice with everyone. This week we’re looking at how to search within web sites, downloading apps from places other than Google Play, and getting started with dual booting operating systems.
If you’re interested in the history of microprocessors, the CPU DB at Stanford is a massive database of microprocessors that covers everything from code names to speed to processor families. Play with their visuals or d...
Arthur C. Clarke–futurist and Sci-Fi writer–talks to a reporter from the Australian Broadcasting Network about the future of computing and the internet in this 1974 interview.
In this informative video, veteran photographer Joe Edelman demonstrates the basics of photography lighting with a humble egg.
The lock screen feature of Windows 8 and 10 is interesting, but it seems like something that makes more sense on a tablet PC. Thankfully it’s easy enough to disable if you’re using a desktop or laptop instead.