Once a week we round up some of the great reader tips you send in and share them; this week we’re looking at how to turn your camera tripod into a zero-cost Steadicam, blocking distracting web pages for 24 hours, and decluttering your power strip with cable extenders.
Yeah, you’re right, the title of this article should make you laugh, and with good reason: it should be easy to shut down your PC, right? Well, Windows 8 makes it a little more confusing. Here’s how to do it if you haven’t figured it out already.
Darth Vader decides to apply a bit of old-school discipline…
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If you’re looking for a fun and informative afternoon time waster, Scale of the Universe is it. Man the controls and zoom your way from the smallest object in the universe to the largest, enjoying comparisons of scale all along the way.
NASA is particularly precise when it comes to splicing wires; there’s a lot at stake when you’re sending people into space. Learn how to splice NASA style by checking out their guidelines for splicing wires of all shapes and sizes.
You’ve probably already been using hotkeys in Windows 7 and previous versions, so now that Windows 8 is out, all you need to learn are the new shortcut keys. Here are the important new keys in a short list that you can easily learn.
This short film from 1963 was created by Jim Henson for The Bell System’s elite seminar given for business owners. The topic? Data communications.
Android: Popular Dolphin Browser HD, an alternative browser for Android handsets, has updated with a pretty slick Siri-like voice control component.
On the surface, Leap Years seem like an odd, if poorly understood, necessity. Add a day every four years and you’re done, right? Wrong. There are skip centuries and non-skip leap centuries. Watch this video to see why.
The latest Windows version was just released, and here’s how you can get your hands on the Consumer Preview, otherwise known as the Windows 8 Beta, right now.