In the wake of Google’s web-based update to the Android Market, popular app cataloging web site AppBrain has turned direct-to-phone file installation back on. Bulk uninstall, install, and manage all in one place.
If you’re looking for a fun electronics project to hone your tinkering skills with, this fun project guide shows you how to build a Clapper to control gear around your house.
If you’ve got a little one around the house (or little ones that frequently visit) and you don’t want to move your PC tower to keep them away from the buttons, this clever hack kid proofs them–no moving necessary.
If you were saddened by Google’s decision to remove H.264 video support from Google Chrome, you can get it back using Microsoft’s Windows Media Player HTML5 Extension for Chrome.
This week we learned how to quickly cut a clip from a video file with Avidemux, “tile windows, remote control a desktop using an iOS device, taking advantage of Windows 7 libraries”, turn a home Ubuntu PC into a LAMP web server, enable desktop notifications for Gmail in Chrome, “what image channels are and what they mean”, and more.
Cross-platform application Android Notifier links your Android phone to your desktop via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or cellular connection and pushes notifications for incoming calls, text messages, and more right to your desktop.
Are you ready to bring the battle with the Necromorphs to your browsing experience? Then you will definitely want to give the Dead Space 2 Theme for Chrome and Iron a try.
YouTube user deathVANQUISHED has created a really nice video mashup featuring Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot monologue combined with video from Halo Reach.
Are you ready to join Isaac Clarke in his battle with the Necromorphs once again? If you have been looking forward to this awesome sequel, then you will definitely want to grab a copy of the Dead Space 2 Windows 7 theme for your desktop.
If you’re a fan of HTC’s slick Sense UI interface, HTC Home brings a little bit of that interface to your desktop as a combination clock and weather widget.
You’ve had fun trying out all sorts of apps but now it’s time to uninstall them to free up space on your phone; take the easy way out with Apps Uninstall, a bulk uninstall application for Android devices.
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...
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...
If you’d like to keep your searches between you and Google (and not between you and anyone in between snooping) a secure search is just a simple URL change away.
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.
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.
For those of you that love to customize your browsing experience, Firefox Personas–the all-in-one bundled themes for Firefox–are now available on Firefox mobile.
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.
Here is an interesting look back at the discussion the hosts of the Today Show had concerning what the Internet was in 1994.
Are you someone who likes (or needs) to take screenshots often while browsing? Now you can streamline the process for easy screenshot capture and editing with the Aviary Screen Capture extension for Chrome and Iron.
If you’re not squeamish about mucking about with your Nook and voiding your warranty, there’s a hack floating around that allows you to install Android 3.0 on it and supercharge the ebook reader into a full-fledged tablet.
If you’ve ever wanted to wander the halls of distant museums while still in your cubicle, Google Art Project is an ambitious project that takes you inside dozens of art museums around the world and gives you intensely d...