NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
Reinstalling our operating systems from time to time is a fact of life whether we use Windows, Linux, or OS X. What we would like to know this week is how often you reinstall your operating systems.
Has your desktop been “dragging” along lately and making you feel slowed down? Well it is time to speed things back up by adding some pep to your desktop with this sleek Lamborghini cars theme.
Do you have to squint in order to make out the details in some Twitter avatar pics? See how easy it is to zoom/enlarge an avatar pic with the Twitter Photo Zoom extension for Google Chrome.
Facebook just announced their new email system today, which will unify your messaging, etc, etc. It’s interesting, but how do you get an invite?
This week we learned how to recover specific files from a Windows system image, create custom charts for better Excel spreadsheets, become familiar with the basic menus in Photoshop, refresh the thumbnails on Google Chrome’s new tab page, get started with beginning photo editing in Photoshop, and more.
Are you looking for a way to directly clip notes from the web to your Google Docs account? Then you will definitely want to have a look at the Webclip extension for Google Chrome.
Gilneas (The Gates) [DesktopNexus]
It was exactly 20 years ago today that Tim Berners-Lee published the formal proposal to create the “WorldWideWeb”, probably for the sole purpose of one day allowing people to put moronic captions on pictures of cats.
The new feature complete beta version of Firefox 4.0 is available for download and is faster than ever. Even better is the news that the Add-on APIs are also stable now, so you should soon see your favorite extensions updating for 4.0.
If you like a touch of comedy mixed with fantasy, then this series is definitely worth a look. We have the first episode embedded here and you can see the other six episodes and behind the scenes videos currently available us...
With the end of 2010 fast approaching, it is almost time for the release of Google’s long awaited Chrome OS. This week we would like to know if you will use Chrome OS in conjunction with your other operating systems or switch to it as your primary OS.
Leader of the Pack [deviantART]
With the northern hemisphere well into fall and the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, we have the perfect theme for your desktop. This harvest and autumn theme will help set the mood as the leaves finish turning color and you e...
If you are a sci-fi fan, then there is a good chance you are familiar with the Ender’s Game book series by Orson Scott Card. Using various movie and audio clips, YouTube member stevendavishoops613 has created an awesome...
Do you have teenagers (or other people) in your home who are avid Facebook users? If so, then you will want to have a look through this guide with helpful instructions and illustrations for managing your privacy and settings ...