NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
What better use for your “magical” iPad than to go back in time? This designer transformed a fruit crate into a retro iPad charging doc.
Zoho’s online spreadsheet app has been updated to version 2.0 and now packs some serious “cell count” punch.
The Bing homepage always has a beautiful image as a background when you visit. Now you can have Bing images (wallpaper) delivered automatically to your desktop.
We’ve shown you how to add automatically generated text in Microsoft Word, but they changed the text in recent versions of Word from “Quick Brown Fox” to something else. Here’s how to get it back.
Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy VII are, without question, two of the best console role playing games of all time. Here’s a bunch of videos of an orchestra playing modern versions of the music from these retro video games.
This week we learned how to customize shortcut keys for any Linux application, build a personal wiki that is accessible from any PC, make Winamp look like iTunes, change the default save folder for Windows 7 Libraries, use the word completion tool eType for writing, and more.
Ever wanted to customize your Windows 7 logon screen? Here’s a simple utility that can do that, and it also has a bunch of other tweaks built in.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have created a new technology that can make pixels 8 times smaller than the pixels on the iPhone 4. Impressive!
Over at the Chromium blog, they’ve posted some details about the ongoing efforts to overhaul the graphics system to take advantage of your graphics card’s processing power—which means these features will be land...
Over at the Technet Magazine blog, they’ve posted a very useful article that explains how to search for special characters like line breaks, tabs, or even white space. All you have to do is use a special modifier in the search box.
One of the labs over at MIT is working on a new solar-powered water robot that can clean up an oil spill. These things are 7 feet wide and 16 feet long, and they absorb the oil and then evaporate it into a container. Watch the video for more.