Earlier this week IBM’s took their Jeopardy playing supercomputer Watson to play a practice round with two human (and accomplished) jeopardy players. Watson tears out of the gate and barely lets up on the beatings.
Juice Drop [DesktopNexus]
If you’re looking for a newsreader with a big eye-candy and wow factor rolled with high usability, Pulse is one of the sexiest readers around.
What do you get when you mix Calvin and Hobbes with Fight Club? Watch to find out!
Are you looking for some awesome HTML5 games to play on your computer? Then we have the perfect resource for you. Mozilla Labs Gaming has just set up a game gallery with 124 of the best submissions that they received for their Game On competition.
Google Translate for Android has updated and includes some nifty features like a Conversation Mode–on the fly translation of SMS messages.
You can quickly and easily improve Photoshop’s performance by moving the scratch disk from your primary OS disk to a secondary drive. Watch this video demonstration to see how.
Angry Birds, the insanely popular smartphone game, involves the sling-shotting of birds at fortified castles–an arrangement most of us haven’t spent much time questioning. It turns out the birds and their mortal e...
Panoramic photos, at first glance, might seem to be exclusively in the realm of professional photographers. Armed with some tips and tricks, however, anybody can take stunning panoramic photos with little more than a point and shoot camera.
One of the terrific built-in features of Firefox 4.0 is the ability to create app tabs for your favorite websites. The only downside is the extra steps required to do so by going through the Context Menu. With the Easy App Ta...
Peach and Zelda meet up for some personal girl time and discuss the benefits and perks of kidnapped. Being kidnapped works out so well that it “saves” them from their less than stellar relationships with Mario and Link.
The Washington Post shares an interesting set of infographics charting the rise and fall of popular electronics–like analog cellphones starting at $4,000 a pop and falling to under $100.
Nearly everyone who has access to a computer will play games on it at some point, but many people also use a separate game platform as well. What we would like to know this week is if you prefer using a computer, game consoles, or other devices for your gaming needs.
Apture Highlights is a Firefox extension that turns your cursor into a powerful search tool. Highlight any text in your browser window and see search results from Google, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, and Wikipedia.
Sometimes classic movie themes work even better than themes that focus on new releases and the Matrix Theme for Windows 7 is a perfect example. The theme comes with 32 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom sounds from the movie, and Matr...
A series of studies over the last century have proven time and time again: if people can’t see where they are going they can’t walk straight. Check out this video from NPR demonstrating the phenomenon and pick up ...
Today we have a LOTR parody double feature for your viewing enjoyment. Each takes a humorous look at how the one true ring could have been destroyed so much easier.
Do you want to add a bit of fun to your daily browsing? Then get ready to alleviate the stress and boredom by turning webpages into Asteroids-styled shooting galleries with this awesome extension for Opera.
Speedy and lightweight browser Dolphin Browser Mini is out of beta and sporting on-demand Flash, data backup and restore, better bookmarking, and an upgraded GUI.
Google Goggles, the popular scan-the-real-world mobile app, has updated to include some great improvements and a novel trick–the ability to solve Sudoku puzzles at a lightning pace.
SNOWY CASTLE [DesktopNexus]
If you’ve populated your iOS device with televisions shows from sources outside of iTunes you may have noticed that many shows get sorted incorrectly. Fix the sort issue by amending the show’s metadata.
If you have enjoyed the recent Windows 7 car themes we have featured, then get ready to rev up your Chrome and Iron browsers. This group of themes feature the Audi R8 in different settings and provides a nice variety to choose from.
After nine long years Metapad has returned from the great beyond with a new version. Developer Alexander Davidson has started work on this classic Notepad replacement once again.