Got a Linux PC you want to put to work? Maybe you’re not comfortable with the command-line only version of Ubuntu Server Edition. Here’s how to keep the standard Ubuntu desktop and add web-serving capabilities to it.
Firefox has always had the edge when it comes to using custom CSS to customize web pages to look differently, but Google Chrome has caught up with Stylebot, an extension that lets you easily customize any element on any web p...
This week in Geek History saw the beginning of the Cthulhu horror mythos, the Columbia space shuttle disaster, and the birth of Facebook. Also, check out our new addition “Other Notable Moments” at the end for more facts and trivia from this week in Geek History.
If you’re in the market for a tablet or just want to get a feel for the specs of current offerings, this extremely detailed infographic lays out the specs for four popular current generation tablets: the BlackBerry Play...
The iWork apps are some of the best apps on the iPad, and each show just how powerful a touchscreen device can be with the most basic of computing functions. In fact, there’s not much to dislike about the iWork apps, except for one thing: importing and exporting files.
For an interesting peek in the history of innovation over the last century take a gander at this collection of vintage advertisements hawking everything from plastic pipes to weather control to color television.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve always got a Terminal window open, and you probably have even assigned a hotkey to bring it up anytime. So why open up the boring calculator when you can solve equations right there on the command line?
If you’re a recent Mac OS X convert, you might be wondering how to force a particular file type to open in a different application than the default. No? Well, we’re going to explain it anyway.
If you’ve ever wished you could see your Android phone’s screen on your desktop or remote control it using your mouse and keyboard we’ll show you how in this simple guide to gaining remote access to your Android device.
The idea behind Google Cloud Print is great—being able to print to your home printer from anywhere, but it’s not supported everywhere yet. Here’s an extension that helps fix that problem, slightly.
If you’re looking for a bright flashlight without paying an arm and a leg this simple hack modifies a cheap $10 flashlight to be as bright as a $95 one.
We all love to read information about new computer hardware, gadgets, software, and how-to articles to help us and satisfy our need for geeky knowledge. This week we would like to know if you prefer subscribing to/buying print magazines, doing all of your reading online, or using a combination of both.
Now that’s one anti-spam solution I’d gladly pay for. I’ll take a 5-year subscription, if you’ve got it!
If you’re looking for an unobtrusive timer that melts into the background but still helps you focus and slice up your work into manageable chunks of time, Adobe Air-based Focus Booster is the lightweight tool for you.
They’re there, lurking in your image files. But have you ever wondered what are image channels are? And what do they have to do with RGB and CMYK? Here’s the answer.
Worried about archiving your tweets? Want a more powerful search? Want to see your tweet statistics? You can do all of that and more by installing ThinkUp on your home server.
Last year Google rolled out desktop notifications for Google Calendar, now you can get Gmail and Gchat notifications on your desktop too. Read on as we walk you through configuring them both.
Here is an interesting look back at the discussion the hosts of the Today Show had concerning what the Internet was in 1994.