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Geek For Hire – Wallpaper [deviantART]

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Dropbox is great for syncing files if you have the rights to install Dropbox on the machine you’re using. If you don’t, URL Droplet can fill a gap by allowing you to easily save web-based downloads to your Dropbox account.

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Read a lot of webcomics? No need to stay tied to a browser to catch up on the episodes you’ve missed. With this easy trick, read them on the go on your phone, PC or iPad, with or without internet.

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Your friends are reporting spam and pleas for money originating from your email account and some of your logins aren’t working; you’ve been compromised. Read on to see what to do right now and how to protect yourself in the future.

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Are you looking for a movie trailer mashup that is unique and nicely done? Then you should watch Ponymen. BronyVids has done an excellent job of editing the video and audio together in this humorous “Watchmen – My...

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Captains Jack Sparrow and Hector Barbossa are back once again for more adventure in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Now you can bring their quest for the fabled Fountain of Youth to your desktop with this newly rel...

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Bill Hammack, the face of Engineer Guy videos, take a moment to explain the history of cellphone design and how we arrived at current designs. As an interesting side note, Bill uses 8pen as his Android keyboard (seen at around the one minute mark).

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Let your desktop run wild with this awesome set of runaway horses wallpapers!

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If you’re not a frequent image editor user and simply need to crop, rotate, or otherwise enhance a photo, Iaza is an simple web-based editor that one-shot changes your images based on your specifications.

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Are you and your desktop ready to be part of the Green Lantern Corps and join in the battle against evil across the galaxy? Then prepare to charge up your desktop with our Green Lantern Customization set.

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I love Ubuntu, but there are times when you just need to use Windows.  The GRUB boot manager that’s installed with Ubuntu is more than happy to leave it the default OS. We can easily change this with some help.

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If you want to put a video on your Android phone, you’ll probably need to shrink it down to fit the size of the screen and make it take up less space. There’s lots of conversion software out there, but did you know you can do it with VLC?

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Every week we dip into our mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at the difference between ISO and TS folders in DVD video, helping Windows recall folder locations, and Kindle book conversion.

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Nathan Bergey wanted something that would remind him of the epic nature of human endeavors in science. He built an LED lamp that, as a meditative reminder, illuminates when the international space station is overhead. He̵...

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If you’re looking for a compact and wall mounted work station this IKEA DVD rack turned hide-away-desk is a clever solution.

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Originally intended to communicate with NASA for roughly 2 years (long enough to collect information about our solar system) Pioneer 10 continued to transmit data back to Earth for decades–until 1997 when the signal bec...

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We’ve already shown you some great ways to get your keyboard clean. For geeks that aren’t faint of heart, check out how to make your keyboard dishwasher safe and clean it with half the work and in half the time.

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Live Linux USB drives are often the go-to tool for virus removal and file recovery, but what if you want to install software on your drive without rebooting? Here’s how with the LinuxLive (LiLi) USB Creator.

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This week we learned how to setup network bootable utility discs using PXE, stream video to both iOS and Android devices with Plex, “check Android OS version numbers, enable headphone jacks for simultaneous speaker/headphone output, & load files on an iPad”, found some great Geek Deals, had fun with anime wallpapers for Android phones, and more.

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