Grammar nazi friend left his phone unattended… [via Reddit]
If the upcoming release of The Dark Knight Rises has you tuned in to all things Batman, this gallery of current and former Batmobiles covers over 70 years of crime fighting goodness.
With the five year anniversary of the iPhone approaching, here is a look back at when it all started with this classic introductory presentation by Steve Jobs.
Last year we showed you how to setup BlueStacks on your Windows machine in order to enjoy Android apps on your PC desktop; now BlueStacks is available for Mac OS X with that same cross-platform Android goodness.
VLC includes a web interface, which you can enable to access your VLC player from a web browser, controlling playback from another device – particularly useful for a media center PC. VLC also offers a mobile web interface for smartphones.
If you like to sketch out your circuit designs rapidly, cleanly, and on the web or your iPad, CircuitLab makes it dead simple.
Every week we round up some tips from our inbox and share them with everyone; this week we’re looking at more kindle books, running Windows 3.1 on the iPad, and some DIY antenna builds.
People often “tether” their computers to their smartphones, sending their computer’s network traffic over the device’s cellular data connection. “Reverse tethering” is the opposite – tethering your Android smartphone or tablet to your PC to use your PC’s Internet connection.
If you’re a PC gamer, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with Valve’s Steam and use it regularly. Steam includes a variety of cool features that you might not notice if you’re just using it to install and launch games.
Some Android apps on Google Play claim to be incompatible with various devices. There’s a good chance that these apps will run fine on many of these devices – you can bypass this check with root access.
Once a week we round up some of the great reader tips that come pouring in and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at Bing’s absorbtion of Babelfish, hidden features in iOS apps, and how to find a clean beach with your smartphone.
Android forces you to agree to every permission an app wants, assuming you want to use the app. After rooting your device, you can manage permissions on a per-app basis.
This week we’re taking a look at how to make your own stylus, turning your old CDs or DVDs into a game, and digging up Kindle screensavers on Flickr.
Setting up your ebook reader to receive bundles of articles from web sites that interest you is a great way to add functionality and great content. Read on as we show you how to turn the RSS feeds from your favorite sites into ebooks.
Android: if you’re looking for a dead simple reminder tool, Toastr pops up a reminder when you unlock your lock screen.
Once a week we round up some great reader tips and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at a database of video game play times, repairing your computer mouse, and a visually pleasing Android timer.
Once a week we round up some great reader tips and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at a cheap DIY setup for “scanning” film negatives and slides, animating GIFs with Android, and pushing RSS feeds to your Kindle.
Once a week we round up some of the reader emails we’ve answered and share the solutions with everyone; this week we’re looking at how to format and install onto a disk the Windows installer doesn’t see, changing the default for an Android app, and some getting-started tips for the Kindle Fire.
The problem with many home automation hacks is that they are extremely complex and often (for fun) include extra features. This garage door hack keeps it simple: press button, open door.
If you’re looking for a free and quick way to check out which best selling Kindle books are currently available as free downloads, Zero Dollars Books presents them with a clean and uncluttered layout.
Once a week we round up some of the responses we’ve fired off to How-To Geek readers and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at how to move the default location for documents in Windows 7, backing up Android, and multi-monitor taskbars in Windows 7.
Once a week we round up some great reader tips and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at syncing folders from Android to Dropbox, GPS tagging your photos, and using your Android or iOS device as a clinometer.
Backing up your text messages from your Android phone to your Gmail account is so simple there’s no reason to not back them up and make them search-friendly in the process. Read on to see how you can turn your Gmail account into an SMS vault.