Electronics projects that have real world (and showing off to your friends) potential are the most fun; today we take a look at a clever FM bug design hidden in a mint container.
If you’re interested in checking out a solid overview of PC security best practices and tips, our friends over at MakeUseOf.com have released another free book in their computer-oriented eBook series.
Do you have a Windows computer that needs to be synced with the Ubuntu systems connected to your Ubuntu One account? Not a problem. Just grab a copy of the Ubuntu One Desktop Client and in just a few minutes your Windows syst...
Think that you have seen awesome touchscreen setups before? Then think again because the University of Groningen has put together the ultimate version with a super-sized 10 meter curved screen setup housed at their reality center.
If you’re rocking an Android device, TV Antenna Helper is a free tool that will help you orient your HDTV antenna for best signal strength.
No need to settle for squinting over a microscope, hack a green laser and a cheap webcam lens into a projector. Check out the video below to see the projector in action.
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Craving some Ocarina of Time adventures, Super Mario 64 antics, or some Star Fox 64 flying on your Android device? N64oid brings retro emulation of Nintendo’s popular N64 console to Android devices.
Recently we showed you how to enhance GIMP’s image editing power and today we help you super-charge GIMP even more. G’MIC (GREYC’s Magic Image Converter) will add an impressive array of filters and effects t...
Do you have an Ubuntu One account that you access across different operating systems? Whether you are using Ubuntu, a different flavor of Linux, Windows, or Mac the Ubuntu One web app makes it easy to access and manage your U...
If you’re an avid YouTube video watcher, Mouse Over YouTube is a free Chrome extension that pops up a preview of any video you mouse over.
What happens if you try to upgrade a machine from MS-DOS to Windows 7? One curious geek ran the experiment using VMWare and recorded the whole, surprisingly fluid, ride for our enjoyment.
This wonderful wallpaper features all of the Ubuntu Mascots together as stuffed animals and will make a perfect addition to your Ubuntu desktop.
College students have long been hacking apart highlighters to create glowing bottles of booze to line their dorm room walls. Far more interesting, however, is the application of the hack to flowers.
Are you looking for a good text editing environment with Dropbox syncing built in for your browser? If the answer is yes, then you should definitely give the SourceKit – Text Editor Inside Chrome web app a try.
What do you get when you mix two not so smart troopers, a very observant princess, and spotty forcefield service? Lots of trouble! Watch as these two troopers use their own brand of reverse psychology, spur-of-the-moment soun...
Google has dusted off the Picasa Web interface and updated it with an emphasis on highlighting your photos and the photos of those you’re interested in.
If you frequently hit up YouTube to get your music fix, Uwall.tv is a video playlist service that turns YouTube into your personal music video jukebox.
All around you are wireless data networks: cellular networks, Wi-Fi networks, a world of wireless communication. Check out this awesome video of network signals mapped over a cityscape.
If you’re an Android fan and looking to score an Android 3.0 tablet, you can enter to win a Xoom tablet courtesy of the Complete Android Guide.
Are you a fan of LEGO and soccer? Then watch as these two teams use some fancy LEGO footwork to try and win the championship game in this nicely done retro-look video. Wait!! Is that player building a brick wall??
Would you prefer a much quicker way to access the options for your favorite extensions in Firefox? Now you can skip opening the Add-ons Manager Tab and access them directly by menu using the Extension Options Menu add-on for Firefox.
Don’t Sleep is an ultra lightweight and portable application that fills a niche need perfect: sometimes you need to temporarily keep your Windows machine from shutting down or power saving without making any permanent ...
DropSpace is a free Android application that fixes the primary issue that plagues the official Dropbox app for Android–the lack of true file synchronization. Grab a copy of DropSpace and start enjoying true file syncing on the go.