The great VLC media player is being released for the iPad, hopefully next week, and on Sunday they will be giving out a pre-release version to a few of their Twitter followers.
Honestly, I don’t remember the last time I mailed anybody a letter, but I’m sure somebody, somewhere is still using snail mail. If you are, here’s how to create an envelope with a Google Maps view of a speci...
Over at ZDNet, Windows expert Ed Bott has written up a guide to installing iTunes without all the extra bloat that comes with it. If you’re an iTunes user, it’s a very interesting read, even if you don’t fee...
The Quick Tabs extension for Google Chrome lets you hit a single hotkey to pop up a list of all your tabs, and you can use the keyboard to quickly narrow down to the tab you’re looking for. If you frequently use loads o...
cold world [DesktopNexus]
While most people are familiar with thunderstorm-related tornadoes, fire tornadoes are more common than people know. National Geographic has posted a set of fire tornado images that will get your attention.
Desktop war Wallpaper [Wallpaperist]
If you love dark themes then SmallringFX DARKBlue is definitely one to look at. The theme gives Firefox’s UI a smooth, polished look and the menus (main and context) have a slight transparency to enhance the effect.
Microsoft has released a new book aimed at helping teenagers to stay safe while on the Internet. This free 266 page PDF book deals with issues such as malware, hackers, spam, cyberbullies, privacy, online predators, and more.
STRANGE WORLD [DesktopNexus]
You don’t need to build your next web site with Ruby on Rails, .NET, PHP, or any of those fancy web frameworks—instead, you can just pull out your command prompt and write yourself a batch file.
Are you a blogger? Want to get more out of your WordPress install? Our own writer Matthew is giving away two copies of this ebook at his personal blog.
ubuntu glass logo [DesktopNexus]
Fringe [via Geeks are Sexy]
Do you love the auto-complete feature on Google’s search page? Now you can take that auto-completion power with you wherever you type on the web.
Based on the Firefox 4.0 mockups, the Foxy Theme for Chrome provides a perfect color balance between the classic blue and the new silver-grey themes.
Have you ever wondered why everybody uses #2 pencils? Here’s a humorous look at the subject.
Linux Mint has released a new version that is based on Debian Linux instead of Ubuntu, which is also based off Debian. This means faster releases and better hardware support.
City of Arts and Sciences – Valencia, Spain [DesktopNexus]
The latest beta release of the Firefox web browser is out, and it’s finally got native hardware acceleration that’s blazing fast.
Unless you’ve avoided all forms of media, you’ve seen the Old Spice guy, shirtless and riding a horse backwards on TV commercials—or more recently, all over YouTube with hilarious responses to real people. And h...
The researchers from the Biorobotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University have created a robotic snake capable of climbing a tree and looking around.
This graph takes a humorous look at our knowledge of dinosaurs versus our age. What do you think? True or false?
Note: Original resolution size is 2560*1600 pixels.
Are you unhappy with the recent shift to the Silver-Grey theme in Google Chrome? See how to get the old blue theme back.