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Ever wanted to add color to your old, vintage, or historical photographs? Load up some old pictures and see how color can be added quickly to any black and white photograph in this simple Photoshop how to.

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Google calendar has great flexibility with reminders, but the defaults are often useless without tweaking the settings. Here are some common notification settings you may want to change to suit your needs better.

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This week we learned how to backup and copy data between iOS devices, use Linux commands in Windows with Cygwin, boost email writing productivity with Microsoft Word Mail Merge, be more productive in Ubuntu using keyboard shortcuts, “restore the FTP service in XBMC, rename downloaded TV shows, access the Android Market in emulation”, and more.

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Watching videos at YouTube can be a lot of fun, but the pages are too full of clutter. If you want to literally clean things up in moments, then all you need is the CleanTube extension for Opera.

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Are you comfortable with Linux/Unix and want SSH access to your Windows 7 machine? Cygwin provides this functionality and gives you a familiar environment to work with in a few simple steps.

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Are you feeling depressed due to the bleak winter views outside your windows? Now you can bring a touch of summer and warm weather thoughts to your desktop with the Landscape Theme for Chrome and Iron.

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Would you like to try a different kind of browsing experience while using Firefox? With the Prospector – Home Dash extension from Mozilla Labs you get a mix of the traditional UI, full-screen mode, and a mobile-style in...

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KinEmote is a Windows-based application that links your Kinect motion-sensing camera to your computer, opening the door to play all manner of games like Angry Birds using the motion of your body.

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When was the last time you read the entire privacy of a web site you were registering at? Never? You wouldn’t be alone and this infographic examination of privacy policies highlights why.

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SNOW FRAME [DesktopNexus]

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Things have changed a bit in the Guinness Book of World Records we poured over in our youth; the new version has pages worth of entries related to video games. Here are some of the more colorful ones you likely didn’t know about.

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Are you suffering the effects of another grinding week at work? Then it is time for you to relax for a little bit and have some fun! In this week’s game you get to engage in inter-dimensional travel as you help Daisy try to return home.

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At least it’s better than getting spyware in your food.

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Today Google announced that they are partnering with a number of Chrome web application developers to distribute a number of their Chrome OS Notebooks to lucky fans. That’s when we noticed something interesting that can...

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If you are familiar with BGInfo, you can skip this section. However, if you have never used this tool, it takes just a few minutes to setup in order to capture the data you are looking for.

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Do you want to add a unique Asian look and feel to your desktop? Then you may want to have a look at the Best of Bing: China theme for Windows 7. This beautiful theme comes with 16 wallpapers showcasing Chinese New Year decor...

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It was quite a wild ride for this week in Geek History: Steve Jobs gave a demonstration of the first Macintosh computer, beloved geek show MythBusters took to the air, and iconic movie Dr. Strangelove appeared in theatres and our collective consciousness.

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In this alternate universe version of Seinfeld, Jerry sets in motion his plans for rising to power and making his dreams of total world domination come true. Along the way he enlists the aid of a truly devious George in his q...

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Do you have a family member or friend who is reluctant to try Linux because it is just “so different” from Windows? Now you can help ease them past those fears and doubts with Ylmf OS, a Linux system that is set u...

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After the release of Firesheep–a Wi-Fi sniffing Firefox extension that made waves last fall–major companies scrambled to beef up their security. Facebook joins the fray this week by adding in total session HTTPS; ...

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