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Misty Blue Morning [DesktopNexus]

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Wildly popular physics-based game Angry Birds, from the development house Rovio, has finally been knocked off the number one slot in the App Store. Knocked off, that is, by a 14 year old boy with his own compelling physics-based game.

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Are you ready for some fun and adventure after a long week at work? Then grab your gear and get ready for action! In this week’s game you become a member of the Allied Republic of Critters and your job is to help squash the rebellion on Prison Planet and keep the humans from escaping before Admiral Alama arrives.

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In 1883 Thomas Edison threw the switch on a system of overhead wires that would bring light to the community of Roselle, New Jersey. A steam powered generator powered local businesses, the local Presbyterian church (the first in the world to be lit by electricity), around 40 houses, and 150 street lights. We take electric street lights completely for granted in the 21st century but at the time significant portions of the United States and Europe were still using gas lamps. Edison’s proof-of-concept display in Roselle inspired other communities to switch to safer electric light systems.

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Here is a hilarious look at one family’s attempt to help a future film maker improve the continuity of his video editing skills. This video is chock-full of differences between scenes as they switch back and forth. Can ...

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Are you looking for a fun way to pass some time and learn about the factors that make a planet habitable? Then grab a flight suit and get ready to launch into adventure with NASA’s Extreme Planet Makeover.

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Over the last decade and a half Yahoo! went from the go-to search engine for a significant majority of internet users to, for many,  a mere footnote in the history of the internet’s meteoric rise in popular use.

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If you’re a fan of Microsoft’s versatile note taking application OneNote you’ll be pleased to see it come to Apple’s iOS platform.

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Walking in the rain [DesktopNexus]

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If you’re looking for a one stop solution for organizing your eBooks, backing up and syncing them to Dropbox, and reading and annotating them, KooBits is a free Adobe AIR-based solution.

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Over the last couple of days, my cell phone has been inundated with text message spam. Yes, it’s suspicious timing, considering that Facebook just started giving out our phone numbers to app makers—but either way, here’s some tips for how to block annoying SMS spam.

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If you’ve ever played Portal, then you know just how delightfully creepy GlaDOS’s voice can be. Here’s how to create your own GlaDOS-themed sound clips so you can spread the Portal-based horror.

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Although the Android Market offers thousands upon thousands of applications to choose from, sometimes you’ll want to break free and install applications that aren’t available on the Market. Read on to learn how.

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Are you looking forward to the stable release of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal? To help keep that enthusiasm at peak levels and show your support, we have four wonderful Natty Narwhal backgrounds created by Wyatt Kirby to share with you.

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If you’re rocking a Kindle and you use Chrome, Send to Kindle is an ideal fit to shuttle articles from your desktop to your Kindle.

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Virtualization software is a terrific way to try out new operating systems or test questionable software without harming your main operating system. This week we would like to know if you have set up any virtual operating systems on your computers.

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Icons for the Apple’s iOS and Mac OS X are littered with little hints and references to Apple’s base of operations, Steve Jobs, and computer and programming jokes.

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We recently shared a beautiful Cityscape Theme for Windows 7 with you and today we have browser theming goodness to go with it. These four themes feature cities from across the world and will help your Chromium code based bro...

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Wildly popular social gaming site Kongregate has released a mobile gaming app for Android phones. From the single app you can access 300+ games, download them for offline play, and more.

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Photoshop and Illustrator both have a dark point many users choose to avoid—the notorious Pen Tool. It may be intimidating, but it can be mastered, and surely is not impossible to use. Keep reading for tips and videos to help.

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