NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
Search engines are something that all of use to find information, images, and more while online. This week we want to know which search engine you use.
The geeks over at Tom’s Hardware decided to find out whether they could get enough gold from motherboard connectors to actually make the process worthwhile, and posted up a picture guide to the process.
Today’s games are way too centered around amazing graphics to focus on the core gameplay elements… like shooting stuff.
If you’re using Google Chrome, you’ve been able to drag attachments from your desktop into Gmail for a while now, and now you can drag them the other way too.
Have you noticed those “Our Family” window stickers… the ones that have a stick figure for each person in the family… popping up on every minivan everywhere? Instead of conforming, you can use fun Super Mario stickers instead.
Does everything have to be really useful? Here’s a Google Chrome extension that tells you how much time you wasted today on the social networking site.
For the 30th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube, they’ve decided to officially take it digital, with a new iPhone app that lets you play on the phone, or even use the camera to solve your real cube.
There’s lots of icon packs out there, many of them great, and many of them lousy, so when we run across one with nice icons, it’s worth a mention.
You can waste your time arguing whether Twitter is useful for anybody, but one things for sure… there’s a lot of people tweeting, and it’s mostly nonsense.
The new Windows Phone 7 interface is simple, clean, and attractive… and now you can have the same style for your Firefox browser right now.
This week we learned how to watch Netflix instant streaming content through Zinc TV, test drive webOS without buying a phone, make iTunes for Windows run faster, import OneNote 2010 notebooks into Evernote, get started with GeekTool for OS X, and more. Time to pull up your favorite comfy chair and enjoy this week’s batch of geeky goodness.
There’s loads of add-ons that can help you duplicate tabs in Firefox, even copying all of the history to the new tab. What you might not realize, however, is that you can do the same thing without any add-ons.
If you’re installing Windows Live Essentials on more than one PC at a time, it’s silly to use the default installer, which downloads all the components on every single machine. Here’s how to get the full installer.
This is the kind of technology mash-up that makes geeks squeal like little girls… mounting an Android phone to a Wii Wheel to control retro NES games in an emulator. Oh yeah!
Cracking wireless keys with a brute force attack can take forever on a regular desktop PC, requiring days or weeks to run through millions of combinations. With cloud computing, that time becomes minutes.
This concept is clearly not meant to be realistic, but it looks really cool… the interface seems like it would be useful even on a regular phone these days.
Most of Microsoft’s knowledge base articles have boring names, and read like the dictionary… incredibly boring. So when we came across this one, we couldn’t help but laugh at the name that’s so out of character.