While you’re likely not the kind of person that drinks hard liquor out of a plastic flask, don’t turn your nose up at the cheap little bottles–they make excellent DIY flash diffusers for soft lit photos.
If you cut out a lot of objects from photographs, chances are you’ve run across a few rough, ugly looking edges. They can be easy fixes, and here’s three great (GIMP friendly) tips to help in three different scenarios.
Staying social while your mobile doesn’t mean you have to pay for a data plan. Using SMS, you can update and receive status messages from your favorite social networks using the messaging plan you probably already have.
Going remote with friends and family is helpful when you need to show them how to do something or fix a problem. Here’s how you can offer cross platform remote assistance using only Google Chrome and an extension.
This week we learned how to “do easy switching on the Windows 8 UI, set up God Mode on Windows 8, & tweak the Task Manager in Windows 7”, uninstall or remove Windows 8 from your dual-boot setup, burn data across multiple DVD or CD discs, “bulk edit Office Doc properties, configure a router for port forwarding, & remote control an Android device”, enjoyed the latest set of Geek Deals, and more.
Railways help connect our cities and us to each other all across the world. They also have their own unique beauty when found during quiet moments in rural areas. Follow the path to a new (or favorite) destination on your desktop with the first in our series of Railway Tracks Wallpaper collections.
If you’re looking to do a little gaming this weekend and you’d like to keep your wallet in your pocket, this collection of the top free Steam games will keep you busy and spare your bank account.
Android: If you’re on the prowl for a new place, Trulia’s For Rent app taps into their massive real estate database and serves up listings for you to flag and compare.
If you’re already looking forward to Halloween, Pandora has eight new stations tuned just for the season.
The best day of the workweek has finally arrived again and that means it is time for a bit of quick fun. In this week’s game your mission is to outwit and eliminate the rats that have taken over a house. Are you ready to ‘be’ the better mouse trap?
In this week’s tips roundup we’re taking a look at an easy way to switch between the desktop and Metro UI in Windows 8, enabling God Mode in Windows 8, and changing the color scheme in the Windows 7 Task Manager.
Better Than Plumbing [via 9GAG]