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Every so often it’s necessary to replace a crucial system file, or even a restricted file in Windows. DLL files, for example, cannot be easily replaced or altered in any way without first taking ownership through the properties window. Even so, files that are currently in use or restricted files [...]Read More »
Sending a text message, an email or even placing a call may not be as secure as you’d expect. In light of recent events, that point is more prominent than ever. That is why it’s dangerous to send account credentials or login information through text message, or email. Even despite [...]Read More »
CPU-Z is a pretty powerful system monitoring tool for PCs. It includes a simple interface that efficiently displays information relevant to the system it’s installed on. For example, you can see installed hardware, temperature readings, fan speeds, and even frequency timings for memory or processor clock rates. Essentially, it’s a [...]Read More »
In high school English class, you were probably subjected to at least one class where you learning about “stream of consciousness” writing. This writing exercise helps people be more creative by simply writing everything that comes into your head, and following your thoughts to their most logical (or illogical) conclusions. [...]Read More »
I’m not a huge Lance Armstrong fan. But just because Lance’s reputation is not what it once was doesn’t mean that the Livestrong brand is on the decline. I still see it everywhere. For example, when I got tired of the UI and lack of customization options in MyFitnessPal, I [...]Read More »
I bet many people don’t look as good in photos as this lion.Read More »
Another awesome wallpaper of Mother Nature.Read More »
Even the Man of Steel cannot win against our Google Overlords.Read More »
Epic prank has a guy using “the force” to keep an elevator door open.Read More »
Here’s a simple yet clever way to get your gamer significant other to do things you ask.Read More »
If you are thinking to yourself “this can’t be real”, then you couldn’t be more wrong. This is an actual, real armor being sold on eBay as a charity auction with all proceeds going to Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue in Virgina, USA.Read More »
The next installment in our Best Free Windows Software segment is secure eraser tools. You know, the programs that allow you to securely delete files and folders.
For this article, we need your assistance. In the comments below, please provide suggestions of free eraser programs you feel we [...]Read More »
US officials say PRISM surveillance program helped prevent terrorist plots in more than 20 countries
US intelligence officials sent Congress a document over the weekend in regards to recently discovered PRISM mass surveillance program. The Senate Intelligence Committee made the document public in an attempt to explain the massive government data collection program which was recently uncovered.
According to the Associated Press, the intelligence [...]Read More »
US National Security Agency can collect location data from cell phones but “chooses not to” collect it
Prepare for a massive heap of stories about the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the controversial leak of information pertaining to its questionable data collection operations. We’re certainly going to hear about it for quite some time. Whether you think Edward Snowden, the individual responsible for most of the [...]Read More »
Well, it’s finally here. It seems like it’s been forever now that people have been asking for a mobile version of Microsoft Office on iPhone. It also seems like forever that this thing has been rumored to be coming. Now that it’s finally here, it’s actually kind of disappointing.
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If there’s one thing that Microsoft is doing with Windows RT, its the advertising. Just like its previous ad for Windows Tablets, this latest commercial that features the Dell XPS 10 Tablet uses Apple’s Siri to highlight the different things an iPad can’t do, but the Windows Tablet can.
This [...]Read More »
See that image up top? Bad things happen when you do that to your phone. But Samsung knows that for everyone who keeps their phone in mint condition, there a bunch more that will probably drop theirs down the stairs or into the toilet. Enter the Samsung Galaxy S4 Stress [...]Read More »
Apple’s new Mac Pro looks like a garbage can that is sold in Japan, becomes Amazon’s bestselling garbage can
When Apple announced its brand new redesigned Mac Pro, they made a pretty big deal out of its design. And understandably so, since it’s most likely unlike any other computer we’ve seen. But there are a few problems with its new cylindrical design — one of which is that it [...]Read More »
Sometimes, working with the Windows Registry is a necessary evil. Over time, the constant install and uninstall process can cause it to get quite bloated with empty entries. Furthermore, every now and then it can be necessary to change settings through the registry. Whatever your reason for working with the [...]Read More »
Sticking to a schedule can be tricky. Unfortunately, navigating the ins and outs of a new scheduling app can be just as complicated. As much as they promise to make your life easier, a lot of the UIs in scheduling apps are kind of a mess. Thankfully, some scheduling apps [...]Read More »
Passwords are a tricky thing. You need to be able to remember them, but the human brain has a tricky time with the best passwords: seemingly random combinations of letters, numbers, and symbols. Passwords can also be cracked with ease by dedicated criminals. Recently, companies and users are both moving [...]Read More »
The title says it all.Read More »
Another awesome wallpaper of a beautiful placeRead More »
NSA’s metadata analysis is kind of scary.Read More »
Small microSD card comes in a relatively huge package via mail.Read More »
Whenever his neighbors piss him off, this guy prints this same document to their wireless printer for revenge.Read More »
Replace the $1 with a $100 and you will never be late again.Read More »
Regular dads use iPhones. Geek dads use iPhones that are tethered to iPads.Read More »
US government has “tapped directly into international fiber optic internet cables”, does not have direct access to tech company servers
When details on the NSA’s secret surveillance program called PRISM first emerged, much of the fear stemmed from the idea that the government had “direct access” to the servers of major tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple. Many of the companies unsurprisingly denied allegations of direct access to [...]Read More »
Facebook and Microsoft reveal NSA data request numbers in transparency reports, Google and Twitter refuse due to restrictions
More than two weeks after the NSA’s secret surveillance program, PRISM, was leaked to the world, the companies involved are understandably still taking some heat from its users. Facebook and Microsoft, however, have worked out a deal with the US government to begin including national security-related requests in its transparency [...]Read More »
Google’s Project Loon aims to cover the world in a network of balloons to give everyone internet access
Google’s X labs are responsible for the more “out-there” ideas we’ve seen from the company like Google Glass and the self-driving cars. They’ve even considered researching on making teleportation a thing. Now, they’ve unveiled Project Loon — and it sounds just as crazy as everything else they’ve announced.
Project Loon [...]Read More »
Feedly isn’t wasting any time. With a couple of weeks to spare before Google shuts down its beloved Reader service, Feedly has announced that it’s in the process of finalizing the migration of its users from the Google Reader backend to the brand new Feedly cloud.
Formerly called the Normandy [...]Read More »
Let’s be honest here. Smartphone cameras are convenient, but a lot of them just plain suck in low-light conditions. Sometimes the resulting images can come out grainy, and other times they end up being much too dark. Photo editing software can often work miracles, but with shoddy low-light images there’s [...]Read More »