NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
The Prelinger Archives have a wonderful video from 1959 explaining the concept of Polymorphic Computing, otherwise known as distributing computing power using a whole host of machines. This is definitely an interesting and fu...
Today Adobe finally announced the newest version of their Reader product, with a new sandboxing technology to help solve the security problems.
The Wall Street Journal reports that there’s yet another breach in privacy over at Facebook, and this time it’s games like FarmVille leaking your information to advertisers.
This week we learned how to convert DVDs, ISOs, & AVI videos to play on an iOS device, use Photoshop Channels to elegantly remove backgrounds from images, customize Windows 7 taskbar icons the easy way, get started with the new Windows Live Mesh 2011, use Rainmeter to display system stats on the desktop, and more.
How much time do your children spend in front of the screen? If it is more than two hours per day, they run a higher risk of having behavior problems according to new research.
The new version of the Firefox browser changes the user interface dramatically, and even removes the status bar just like Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 9—but if you’re afraid of change, there’s a browser ex...
Google’s new Highlight to Search extension helps you search keywords in any page by simply highlighting text on the page.
This comic republished with permission from the very funny DOGHOUSE
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If you’re an Evernote user but really prefer using a pen and paper, you can now use your Livescribe digital pen to send your notes directly into Evernote, where they will be searchable and available anywhere.
The latest version of Dropbox for Android has a great feature built in, along with the regular bugfixes and small changes.
What used to be a porter’s closet has been converted into a very tiny apartment and is now for sale. The apartment is five square meters in size (53.8 square feet) and is listed for 50,000 Euros (69,806 U.S. Dollars).
Quoted: From NASA Astrophysics… a supercomputer simulation shows how alien astronomers might have seen the formation of our solar system. Dust ground off icy bodies in the Kuiper Belt, the cold-storage zone that include...
Microsoft has done a wonderful job of turning Internet Explorer around and making it a competitive browser with its’ newest version. This week we would like to know if you will make Internet Explorer your default browser after the final version is released.
This Rainmeter skin is a complete set of widgets, with a mail checker, weather, clock, and an included RocketDock skin that all matches together nicely.