NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
If you’ve got multiple PCs in your home that are still running Windows Vista, you can upgrade them all in one batch and save some money in the process.
From YouTube: “Sintel” is an independently produced short film, initiated by the Blender Foundation as a means to further improve and validate the free/open source 3D creation suite Blender. With initial funding p...
Microsoft sells their own PCs in the Microsoft Store, and they are all certified with the Microsoft “Signature” experience, but what does that mean?
Want to have a little fun with your WordPress blog? You can use this plugin, which replaces your 404 page with the Blue Screen of Death.
Google Chrome only: If you like to share images with your friends on social networking sites like Twitter, and you don’t want to use a special client, Chrome extension Drag2up can make the process simpler.
This week we learned how to create custom Windows 7 jumplists for apps that do not have them, generate a random password from the Command Line, wirelessly sync/share a music collection with any mobile phone, make upside down text, know what WLIDSVC.EXE & WLIDSVCM.EXE are and why they are running, and more.
The screen that you see when your computer first starts is known as the BIOS, and it’s based on a really old technology that is finally being replaced with something better—and it will make your PC boot faster, too.
If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on the latest Ubuntu Linux release, it’s available now in a release candidate—or you could wait until the 10th when the final version comes out.
This awesome fake movie trailer is well-made, fun to watch, and makes you wish that there really was such a movie being made.
Google just opened the doors to their own URL shortener today. You’ve likely noticed Goo.gl links in Twitter posts from Feedburner; now you can make your own Goo.gl links. Just browse to goo.gl, insert your link, an...
Today Evernote added a new feature to their Google Chrome extension—now you can search Google and you’ll see if there are matching notes in your Evernote account.
The Windows Live Essentials 2011 suite is finally out of beta and available for download—it’s a whole set of very capable applications for free, like Windows Live Writer, Messenger, Sync, and Movie Maker.
Google Instant has two new enhancements: new keyboard navigation features and the availability of Google Instant across more search features, like News, Video and Books. New keyboard navigation features allow you to fly throu...
If you haven’t seen the 70′s movie called Soylent Green, you might find this comic slightly confusing. Also, that’ll be negative 500 nerd points for you.
Over at Lifehacker, they’ve written up a very thorough guide to why you shouldn’t bother using Task Killer applications on your Android phone—because they really don’t do any good.
Each person has their own way of dealing with their computers when not using them. This week we want to know what you do with your computer when not using it.