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Yesterday Microsoft announced the release candidate of Internet Explorer 9, which is very close to the final product. Here’s a screenshot tour of the most interesting new stuff, as well as answers to your questions.

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Recently we shared a way to clean up Gmail’s interface using the Minimalist Gmail extension for Chrome and Iron. Today we present the companion extension that will perform the same cleaning miracles in Google Calendar.

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Every week we bring you a snapshot of the week in Geek History. This week we’re taking a peek at the public release of Gmail, the first time a computer won against a chess champion, and the birth of prolific inventor Thomas Edison.

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Kramer’s corporation is enjoying a great run of success until he makes a deal with the wrong people. With the threat of blackmail hanging over his head does Kramer have what it takes to save himself and his corporation? Watch to find out!

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With all the recent talk about Ubuntu’s new Unity UI, you may have begun to wonder how GNOME Shell 3 is coming along. If you are curious and would like to give the new version of GNOME Shell a try then you are in luck. ...

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Picplz is a fun little social media oriented camera application for Android and iOS devices. Snap pics, apply filters, share on Twitter and Facebook, and even backup to your Dropbox account.

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What happens when a lightning strike grants a simple woodsman an ax of infinite power? Pure stop motion animated awesomeness.

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If you’re a fan of Super Smash Bros. Melee and thought the gameplay was too unbalanced and radically changed the Wii release Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Project M is a free and ambitious mod that brings classic gameplay to the Wii.

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You might be wondering why we have a screenshot of what appears to be AVG Anti-Virus, but is in fact a fake anti-virus malware that holds your computer hostage until you pay them. Here’s a really simple tip to defeating these types of malware, and a quick review of other options.

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If you’re geeky and keep up with all the tech news, you probably already know that Facebook added an SSL feature, but for everybody else: You can make your Facebook profile more secure by turning this option on, and here’s how to do it.

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When it comes time to switch from using one application to another on your Android device it isn’t immediately clear how to do so. Follow along as we walk you through swapping the default application for any Android task.

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What do you get when you combine McBain movie clips from multiple seasons of the Simpsons together? McBain: The Movie!

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Crayons are one of the best parts of being a kid, so why should you miss out on all of the fun now that you are grown up? If you have fond memories of coloring pictures with crayons during your childhood, then this set of Hex...

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Watch South Park on one monitor and write your TPS reports on the other; Adobe Flash Player has finally updated to support full screen video in a multi-monitor environment.

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With each passing week it seems like the browser wars are becoming more fierce as all of the participants add new features and release versions more often. This week we would like to know which browser or browsers you think will be victorious in 2011.

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Altoids tins are a staple in many tinker’s workshops, the sturdy little metal box is a great container for all sorts of projects. Check out this collection of Altoid tin conversions including electronics, survival, and gaming projects.

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Do you want your desktop to get in touch with its’ wild natural side? Then you will definitely want to download your own copy of the Tribal Arts Theme for Windows 7.

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Yesterday we shared a sweet infographic showing all the Autobot Transformers from 1984-1987 (the first generation of Transformers). Now we’re back to share a matching infographic that catalogs their arch enemies the Decepticons.

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New to the Linux command-line? Confused by all of the other advanced text editors? How-To Geek’s got your back with this tutorial to Nano, a simple text-editor that’s very newbie-friendly.

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