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What happens when you combine a filter that only captures a very narrow wavelength of light (H-alpha, emitted by hydrogen) with a 90mm telescope and point it at the Sun? You get an awesome, unique photo of said Sun. That …Read More »
Adobe Reader, Adobe’s popular PDF viewer, has a flaw that is allowing hackers to install malware on users’ computers. The exploit affects the latest version of the program (11.0.1), as well as earlier versions. This appears to be Windows only.…Read More »
Another attack on free speech: US legislator introduces bill to ban photoshopping of head on porn star’s body
First of all, the above image is quite disturbing — I apologize but it is necessary to convey the gravity of this story. Georgia State Representative Earnest Smith has introduced a bill to ban the practice of imposing the facial …Read More »
Before I share the image for this post, let me give everyone a quick background.
For about 100 years, the British ruled what is today known as the Asian subcontinent (or Indian subcontinent) — the countries of Pakistan, India, and …Read More »
Australians have been warned against using Apple Maps before, and it looks like they’re getting another reminder that Apple’s built-in maps application just isn’t quite ready for prime time.
The Country Fire Authority in Victoria is telling people to “to …Read More »
Someone who was simply bored, ingenuity in the face of harsh financial conditions, a salute to peace, a love for music, or simply an opportunity to turn a leftover war relic to good use, or maybe some other reason — …Read More »
This is Joe McCambley, co-founder of The Wonderfactory. He’s also the creator of the very first banner ad on the Internet. You know, the ones that are probably sitting somewhere on the sides of your screen when you’re off browsing …Read More »
The Brazil Institute of Industrial Property has made it official: Apple does not hold exclusive rights to the “iPhone” name in Brazil. The decision favors Android phone manufacturer Gradiente Electronica, as they can now freely use the name which they …Read More »
[Android] Andmade Share replaces default Android ‘share’ menu with something better and customizable
Andmade Share replaces the stock Android share menu with one that is more functional and convenient when dealing with multiple services. This application is great for those who like sharing the same content across multiple social platforms. It is also …Read More »
[Windows] Focus completely on your work with WriteMonkey, a clutter-free and portable writing application
I would like to say that when I sit down to write something, I get into the “Zone”. Unfortunately, that would be a lie. I can become very easily distracted. So I went looking for a writing application that could …Read More »
Have you ever found a letter that you wrote to your future self when you were a kid? A lot of people had to write these kinds of letters for school projects back in the day, and they can be …Read More »
[Windows] Simultaneously view and export internet browsing history from Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari, and SeaMonkey with BrowsingHistoryView
Last month we reviewed MiTeC Internet History Browser, a program that allows you to view the history of all your browsers at the same time. Not happy with MiTec Internet History Browser? BrowsingHistoryView does the same thing except it also …Read More »
I can’t name a single person in my social circle who doesn’t yearn to be more productive during their working day. One of the reigning kings of the productivity world is a little thing called the Pomodoro Technique. A look …Read More »
Intel is launching their own Internet TV later this year, and it comes with a camera-equipped set-top box
Erik Huggers, General Manager of Intel Media, confirmed during the Dive into Media conference that the company will be joining the battle for the television later this year. Their service will also include hardware that people can purchase, and he …Read More »
If you couldn’t care less about watching the Grammys, you might have missed one of Google’s best ads for the Nexus 4. But really, it couldn’t have just as easily been an ad for Google Now, as the service is …Read More »
Reports are beginning to surface that the late Steve Jobs wanted to build an Apple-branded car before he died. Meetings with Volkswagen reportedly took place as far back 2007 to discuss the project.
iDB notes that somewhere in the New …Read More »
Most people have heard of Hurricane Sandy, the storm that devastated the American East Coast last year. The same region that was hit with Hurricane Sandy was recently hit with a winter blizzard and/or snowstorm. The city of Boston was …Read More »
Vertu’s latest phone is made of titanium, handmade in England, powered by Android, and costs $10,000
Are you rolling in the dough? Craving for an outdated handset that’s made with ridiculous material and costs the same amount as a car?? Vertu’s got you covered! Their latest luxury phones has arrived in the form of the Vertu …Read More »
Advance notice to all dotTechies who own Apple products, want to own Apple products, and/or like or love Apple: don’t be offended, this post is a joke (and I didn’t create the image, I just found it)!
What do you …Read More »
Advance notice to my friends from the United Kingdom: don’t be offended, this post is a joke (and I didn’t create the image, I just found it)!
I am sure if you live in the United Kingdom you probably have …Read More »
For all the students out there, we all do know how costly the textbooks recommended and our biggest help in this case would definitely be E-Textbooks. And Kno Textbooks makes this all easy on Windows 8 now. The great app …Read More »
I have used a lot of registry cleaners in my life, and Registry Life didn’t appear to offer much more. But it offers two registry services in one: an optimizer and a cleaner. Unfortunately, I found myself liking the program …Read More »
FaceLock is an application that will allow you to unlock your phone and other applications by facial recognition instead of a simple touch. This application is great for those who are currently on an Android device that is not on …Read More »
Have you ever come across a file that you simply cannot open on your computer? This can be a pretty frustrating experience. Maybe you once had a program that could open this file type, or maybe you received the file …Read More »
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I will tell you now that pretty much everyone you know is sick of lame e-cards, stupid teddy bears, and all the usual, played out V-Day gifts. The new hotness this year …Read More »
If you thought that bills like SOPA, PIPA, and CISPA were all behind us and the Internet was safe from prying eyes, I’ve got bad news for you — one of them is coming back. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and Rep. …Read More »
I’m not sure what’s more amazing here, the fact that Wikipedia member ‘West.andrew.g’ has spent 3 whole years downloading and analyzing data traffic across Wikipedia’s English-language pages as a research project, or the fact that right below Facebook, United States, …Read More »
A new study says that watching porn can be bad for your smartphone or tablet. The reason for this? Malware. Visiting mobile porn sites will bring up the chances of downloading malware three-fold — it’s worse than e-mail spam, malicious …Read More »
After Facebook popularized the use of the “Like” button, countless other versions of the Like button have appeared in other sites. You’d think that Facebook invented it, right? Apparently not. And the company holding the patent for such a feature …Read More »
…to be the default search engine on iOS.
Like their relationship with Samsung, Apple and Google remain rivals despite the fact that they actually kind of work together. In fact, Apple will be earning a whopping $1 billion from Google …Read More »
Awesome long-exposure photo shows 80,000 people leaving Wembley Stadium in the UK [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Wembley Stadium was originally 1923 in Wembley Park, in the Borough of Brent, London, England. It was demolished in 2003 and a new Wembley Stadium was built in the same place until 2007. On March 9, 2007 the new Wembley …Read More »
How many dotTechies depend on coffee (or tea) to keep them awake and alert throughout the day? Although I drink coffee (or Coke or Pepsi) to stay awake during the day when I am about to fall asleep, I am …Read More »
Holy crap! Someone spent a lot of time creating ‘King’s Landing’, an extremely detailed Minecraft map that will blow your mind [Image]
How many dotTechies play Minecraft? I don’t and never will; I just don’t understand the point of spending hours to build something just for the sake of building something. (Unless I’m pissing the point of Minecraft.) However, clearly there is …Read More »