With Windows 8 general release fast approaching Mozilla has delivered a new nightly build of Firefox for the operating system. This new build delivers awesome browser goodness for both the Modern UI (Metro) and Desktop modes.
Star Trek, Sci-Fi [Wallpaper Abyss]
Star Wars and Minecraft each stand out on their own, but what if you combine the two into one awesome video? Enjoy the result with this video that YouTube user ParadiseDecay has created.
Whether you’re an Apple fan or not, this 3.5 minute tribute to the evolution of Apple products is a neat look back at decades of computing history and iconic design.
The radio frequencies of Earth’s radiation belt have uncanny resemblance to a sort of whale/bird song remix. Check out this video to learn more about NASA’s efforts to explore the belts and listen to the Earth’s song.
The Social Network [John Atkinson – Wrong Hands Blog]
Ian, an IKEAHacker reader and Los Angeles area geek, explains the motivation for the build:
The general release date for Windows 8 is almost here and Microsoft has released a terrific set of free ‘Work Smart’ guides to help you get started with the new operating system. Whether it is an overview of Windo...
What a lovely desktop you have there!
By far the most praised feature of the new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite ebook reader is the new display; this video takes you behind the scenes with the design team and highlights what exactly makes the evenly lit display work so well.
This simple infographic showcases how your camera shutter speed, ISO, and aperture all work together to produce the photographic effect you’re looking for.
It is the year 2023 in New York City and the Bentham Grid has been online for two years. All that you are is tied to your DNA signature and no cash, ID cards, or keys are required now. Things run smoothly until multiple versi...
Lighthouse [Wallpaper Abyss]
search history [John Atkinson – Wrong Hands Blog]
Gmail has long had a robust system for searching within the subjects and bodies of your emails, now you can search inside select attachments–PDF, Word, and PowerPoint attachments are all searchable.
Why log on to see if your friends are available for a game of Halo 3 when you can glance at this traffic-light-indicator to see if it’s go time?
There you are, looking at a pristine server room when disaster suddenly strikes! Whether it is fire, floods, or other causes you will feel sympathy for the sysadmins involved when watching this collection of seven server room...
Android: If you want the look of Windows Phone 7 tiles on your Android phone without completely replacing your launcher and interface, Real Widget offers the shortcut tiles without the total overhaul.
If you’re looking for a fun way to introduce a kid to programming (or sate your own curiosity), Crunchzilla’s Code Monster is a real-time introduction to basic programming concepts.
What would the video game families of the Mushroom Kingdom, Hyrule, and more look like if they were represented by Game of Thrones style sigils? Dorkly shows us the House of Mario, Link, and more.
In a bit of market battling that benefits everyone, Barnes & Noble has slashed the price of the Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight–their closest match to the Kindle Paperwhite–to $119.
Experiencing motion sickness is unpleasant and frustrating, but have you ever wondered what causes you to feel it? This video from AsapSCIENCE explains what causes you to feel motion sickness and shows some ‘events̵...
Are you experiencing frustration since no one has built and released an official charging dock for the iPhone 5 yet? Then this quick little DIY charging dock project may be the perfect solution to your problem and serve as a ...
As far as DIY stands for multiple monitors go, this design has to be the sturdiest and least difficult to construct model we’ve seen in some time. Read on to see how one DIYer cleverly crafted a solid metal triple monit...
Android: Field Trip is a free mobile app that acts like a local tour guide, alerting you to landmarks, historical sites, and unique local attractions. A simple walk around your city’s down town can turn into a history l...