This week we learned how to install non-market apps on an Android device, use and master the notoriously difficult pen tool in Photoshop, what Logical Volume Management is and how to enable it in Ubuntu, decorated our desktops with a medieval theme customization set, and had fun squashing the rebellion in Battle Critters – Prison Planet.
The year is 1988 and Siskel & Ebert really want you to get a video phone. If nothing else can make you appreciate having a powerful computer capable of clear video chat in your pocket, this will.
If you’re looking for a dead simple way to wirelessly transfer files to your Android phone, Awesome Drop offers easy browser-to-phone transfer.
Misty Blue Morning [DesktopNexus]
Wildly popular physics-based game Angry Birds, from the development house Rovio, has finally been knocked off the number one slot in the App Store. Knocked off, that is, by a 14 year old boy with his own compelling physics-based game.
In 1883 Thomas Edison threw the switch on a system of overhead wires that would bring light to the community of Roselle, New Jersey. A steam powered generator powered local businesses, the local Presbyterian church (the first in the world to be lit by electricity), around 40 houses, and 150 street lights. We take electric street lights completely for granted in the 21st century but at the time significant portions of the United States and Europe were still using gas lamps. Edison’s proof-of-concept display in Roselle inspired other communities to switch to safer electric light systems.
Here is a hilarious look at one family’s attempt to help a future film maker improve the continuity of his video editing skills. This video is chock-full of differences between scenes as they switch back and forth. Can ...
Are you looking for a fun way to pass some time and learn about the factors that make a planet habitable? Then grab a flight suit and get ready to launch into adventure with NASA’s Extreme Planet Makeover.
Over the last decade and a half Yahoo! went from the go-to search engine for a significant majority of internet users to, for many, a mere footnote in the history of the internet’s meteoric rise in popular use.
If you’re a fan of Microsoft’s versatile note taking application OneNote you’ll be pleased to see it come to Apple’s iOS platform.
Walking in the rain [DesktopNexus]
If you’re looking for a one stop solution for organizing your eBooks, backing up and syncing them to Dropbox, and reading and annotating them, KooBits is a free Adobe AIR-based solution.
Are you looking forward to the stable release of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal? To help keep that enthusiasm at peak levels and show your support, we have four wonderful Natty Narwhal backgrounds created by Wyatt Kirby to share with you.
If you’re rocking a Kindle and you use Chrome, Send to Kindle is an ideal fit to shuttle articles from your desktop to your Kindle.
Virtualization software is a terrific way to try out new operating systems or test questionable software without harming your main operating system. This week we would like to know if you have set up any virtual operating systems on your computers.
Icons for the Apple’s iOS and Mac OS X are littered with little hints and references to Apple’s base of operations, Steve Jobs, and computer and programming jokes.
We recently shared a beautiful Cityscape Theme for Windows 7 with you and today we have browser theming goodness to go with it. These four themes feature cities from across the world and will help your Chromium code based bro...
Wildly popular social gaming site Kongregate has released a mobile gaming app for Android phones. From the single app you can access 300+ games, download them for offline play, and more.
Advanced download extension DownThemAll! has released an updated version with new features, refinements, bug fixes, speed limits, mirror management, support for Firefox 4.0, and better platform/O.S. integration.
What happens when individuals are caught up in a twisted death match scenario with only three minutes to succeed or fail?
If you’re trying to get a bead on the weak spots in your office or home’s Wi-Fi coverage, free Windows application Heatmapper makes short work of generating a heatmap of signal strength for your location.
More than 90% of iPhone users are running the most current OS, but a mere 0.4% are running the latest version of Android. The disparity highlights the poor practices of OEMs and phone carriers.
King Kong Versus T-Rex [DesktopNexus]
Snackr is an Adobe AIR-based RSS ticker. Install, load it with RSS feeds, and watch the news roll right by.
Are you looking for something a bit different for your Windows 7 desktop? Then you may want to have a look at the New Year in Japan theme. The theme comes with eight beautiful backgrounds featuring the tranquil shores of lake...