The screen that you see when your computer first starts is known as the BIOS, and it’s based on a really old technology that is finally being replaced with something better—and it will make your PC boot faster, too.
If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on the latest Ubuntu Linux release, it’s available now in a release candidate—or you could wait until the 10th when the final version comes out.
This awesome fake movie trailer is well-made, fun to watch, and makes you wish that there really was such a movie being made.
Cloud City [DesktopNexus]
Google just opened the doors to their own URL shortener today. You’ve likely noticed Goo.gl links in Twitter posts from Feedburner; now you can make your own Goo.gl links. Just browse to goo.gl, insert your link, an...
Today Evernote added a new feature to their Google Chrome extension—now you can search Google and you’ll see if there are matching notes in your Evernote account.
The Windows Live Essentials 2011 suite is finally out of beta and available for download—it’s a whole set of very capable applications for free, like Windows Live Writer, Messenger, Sync, and Movie Maker.
Do you want replacement icons for the new and/or old versions of iTunes on your computers? We have four packs worth of iTunes icon goodness for you to look through and enjoy.
Google Instant has two new enhancements: new keyboard navigation features and the availability of Google Instant across more search features, like News, Video and Books. New keyboard navigation features allow you to fly throu...
If you haven’t seen the 70’s movie called Soylent Green, you might find this comic slightly confusing. Also, that’ll be negative 500 nerd points for you.
It’s possible that it’s simply being used as a remote display for another machine running Chromium OS, which would still be a fairly interesting use for the iPad.
Over at Lifehacker, they’ve written up a very thorough guide to why you shouldn’t bother using Task Killer applications on your Android phone—because they really don’t do any good.
Have fun watching as a Samsung Memory Card is subjected to all manner of “terrifying dangers” while traveling through this hilarious and unusual race course.
A beautiful outdoors theme consisting of wallpapers with trees, leaves, forests, waterfalls, dew, and droplets. The theme has 29 nature wallpapers, custom icons, and soothing sounds to give your desktop that wonderful “green” touch.
Over on YouTube, one of the nerdiest people in the world has created an ALU, or arithmetic logic unit, out of blocks and pieces in a virtual world. This means you could actually run around inside the processor of a computer a...
These days you couldn’t even fit a single image from your digital camera on a floppy disk, but you can relive the old days with these sticky notes that look like floppies.
If you’ve ever had an itch to guide a little ship around a web page and blow stuff up, this is the bookmarklet you want.
Defense contractor Raytheon has just released a video and images of its’ new XOS 2 (Mark II) exo skeleton. The suit is the next step in the design process for developing robotics suits for military use in and out of theater.
Star Wars Linux [DesktopNexus]
A funny look at how mobile phones and relationships go together.
There’s loads of themes out there for Ubuntu or other distributions of Linux running the Gnome environment, but most of them aren’t that great. This one looks great.
With Mondays being well…Mondays, we have a different kind of video fun for you today. You get to choose the direction the adventure takes with these interactive videos. Your mission: Get Chad, Matt & Rob to the birt...
Water Dragon On Command [DesktopNexus]
How can you claim you’re “thinking different” unless you have a statue of Steve Jobs next to your Mac?