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Did you know that, around the world, there are numerous projects to use home computers as distributed supercomputers? There are, and Folding@home is one of the most famous ones. Created by scientists at Stanford University, it lets your computer join a vast network that allows them to study the science [...]Read More »
There are tons of people who use FTP clients every day. Graphic designers use them to upload completed designs. Web programmers use them to upload finished scripts and programs. Whatever you use them for, try WinSCP. It’s a free and popular client that does not only FTP, but SFTP [...]Read More »
Popular Science is a cool magazine, and has made a great switch over into web magazine form. It has an official Android app, an iOS app, and now, a Windows 8 app. It rolls all of the latest stories and headlines into one big, beautiful app that lets you read [...]Read More »
The internet is a beautiful place filled with even more beautiful photography. Channeling the Internet’s amazing photographic skill into your small tablet or smartphone, however, is near impossible without BetterThanExpected Wallpapers. It’s a free live wallpaper that automatically downloads and fades wallpapers from Reddit, one of the Internet’s largest [...]Read More »
Try mounting your Android phone on your computer. You’ll be amazed by how many random folders there are named after apps that you thought you uninstalled ages ago. This is due to how Android works, but with the help of the free app SDCard Watcher, you can see what [...]Read More »
[Android] Stop missing important calls and texts and get periodic missed call and text notifications with Missed Call Reminder
If you for some reason miss a call and don’t notice it–say you’re in a meeting or have your phone on silent–you won’t notice it until you turn on your phone’s screen and notice the icon in your notification tray. This can lead to calls being returned hours later than [...]Read More »
Do you like code games? Do you enjoy playing games in the matching genre? If so, then you will probably enjoy Beat Enigma Pro.
What is it and what does it do
Beat Enigma Pro is a game where you match symbols by swiping over them. The [...]Read More »
Wikipedia is a popular non-profit encyclopedia on the web. It differs from a print encyclopedia in the sense that it is constantly updated by its members, any of which can edit the site. Over the years, it has quickly grown into one of the more popular reference sites on the [...]Read More »
With the overload of popular web browsers on the App Market, a developer really needs to put out a quality product to fit in. Maxthon Web Browser might be fast and reliable enough to do just that.
What is it and what does it do
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Boom is an application for you Mac that will increase the volume output. This is very useful because the default volume is very low. This application is perfect for those who don’t have a speaker system or for those who are constantly on the go. This app will boost your [...]Read More »
Touchgrind is a game where you control a skateboard with your 2 fingers. It bears a shocking resemblance to those old Tech Deck skateboards you used to play with when you were younger. It is hours of fun and will undoubtedly be a big hit with all skateboarding fans.[...]
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Wunderlist is a fantastic to-do application. This app is especially useful if you are the type of person who is always making lists. It becomes even more useful if you would like to share those lists with your friends or family
What is it and what does it do
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Fake “Microsoft Windows Update” e-mail will steal your Gmail, Windows Live, Yahoo, or AOL passwords — be careful
E-mail threats are a non-stop nuisance. After the recent “Important Changes to Microsoft Services Agreement” malicious e-mail, we have another swipe at Windows users. This time the e-mail comes in the form of a phishing attack.
An e-mail from “firstname.lastname@example.org” with the subject of “Microsoft Windows Update” is hitting inboxes [...]Read More »
iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III are the two biggest hitters in the smartphone market today. While it is somewhat futile to try to compare the two to figure for the purposes of which is faster — because both give excellent, buttery-smooth, lag-free performance — the geeks among us love [...]Read More »
While we don’t know exactly how many people pre-ordered the iPhone 5, we do know Apple sold over 5 million during the first weekend of release. While 5 million units is a staggering number no matter which way you look at it, it does not break Galaxy S III’s record [...]Read More »
Like a good friend, each year sales of the new iPhone are predictable — a lot. iPhone 5 was expected to be the hottest selling iPhone to date, meaning people expected it to sell a lot, too. Did it meet expectations? I suppose it depends on who you ask… some [...]Read More »
For years, Microsoft has been secretly limiting online passwords to 16 characters — despite leading users to believe otherwise
When you register for a new Outlook.com e-mail address, you are told your password can be a maximum of sixteen characters. While there are, of course, security implications with limiting passwords to sixteen characters, what is worse is how Microsoft has been lying to us for years.
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Are you a procrastinator? Don’t be ashamed. Am I a procrastinator? I’ll tell you later. The artist from Something of that Ilk apparently is part of the clan because s/he has an epic comic that hits so close to home I cannot even put words to it. If you are [...]Read More »
Do you know what bioluminescence is? It is, as Wikipedia describes it, “the production and emission of light by a living organism”. As weird as that may sound in words, bioluminescence is actually very cool when seen in nature. The photo I have to show you today is an example.[...]Read More »
There is tons of information known about each and every element known to mankind, but accessing it is another story. Most of it is scattered by the winds throughout the internet, some appearing on Wikipedia’s info boxes but most hidden throughout the mountains of text one might expect to find [...]Read More »
The future is of technology awesome, according to movies such as The Minority Report and Avatar. (The future itself, not so much.) But those futuristic computer interfaces are actually somewhat possible today–through the use of animated computer graphics and some clever design, the team of developers at Sad Cat Software [...]Read More »
Is your computer prompting you to choose between Windows 7 and some version of Windows you got rid of many years ago? That’s actually an issue with your bootloader, but luckily, with Visual BCD Editor that’s easy to fix. Visual BCD Editor is a free program that lets you edit [...]Read More »
[Android] Can’t hear your own phone? Increase the volume of your speakers and headphones with Volume+
Many phones max out at a pathetically low volume level. Is yours one of them? Don’t try to strain yourself to hear it anymore–Volume+ is a free app that’s here to help. It raises your volume level by exploiting Android’s native equalizer settings and artificially boosting the volume.
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[Android] Fly to France! Travel to Tahiti! Fool your friends and set your GPS location to anywhere you want with Fake GPS Location
Haven’t you always wanted to visit France? I certainly have, and with Fake GPS Location, I can treat myself to a fake vacation wherever I want to. It’s a free and very simple app that lets you spoof your location to anywhere you want in the world, and in conjunction [...]Read More »
Honeycomb was the first version of Android in which design actually mattered. In it, the sleek modern style that continues on in Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean was first discovered, and with it came a series of live wallpapers from both Google and developers wishing to further the cool [...]Read More »
Splashtop CamCam provides live streaming video from any computer’s webcam. All you have to do is download the free streaming software on the computer containing the webcam and app will do the rest. You can literally turn your computer into a live pet or nanny cam.
I have been using [...]Read More »
[iPhone] Are you finding great articles with no time to read them? Save it to Pocket and read it later!
In 2007, the application Read It Later was created in order to provide users with a Tivo product for all sorts of web-related content. Read It Later was first created for computers, where you could add content through the company’s website or use various browser extensions (i.e. Firefox) for future [...]Read More »
Fling is a popular puzzle game created by the well-known developers at CandyCane LLC. The game features over 10,000 puzzles that are divided into 30 levels of gradually increasing difficulty. The premise of the games is simple, you are given a certain number of furballs on the screen to start. [...]Read More »
Social networking sites aren’t so much the wave of the future as the way of the now. I actually rebelled against a certain one for awhile because – well – I didn’t see it as offering anything different from what, say, Tumblr already offered. Much like having a MySpace and [...]Read More »
I’ve always been fascinated by time-exposure photography. Anyone who’s ever seen one of those gorgeous pictures of a big city, but the streets are nothing but a sea of white and red lights – or one of those images that perfectly captures lightning mid-strike knows what time-exposure photography is – [...]Read More »
I already have a two monitor system. I’d probably have more if my video card could handle it. However, when my fiancee told me about an app for the iPad that allows you to use the iPad as another monitor for your desktop, I had to check it out.
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So thanks to you lovely people, I have had my eyes opened to the wonderful world of all the bookmark managing systems that Firefox actually has to offer. So today, I bring you Foxtab.
I really, really like Foxtabs’ interface. The settings are easy to understand, and offer you quite [...]Read More »
When you’re in college you find yourself reading quite a few academic papers. And every now and then, even for people with huge vocabularies, you may encounter a word that makes you go “Huh?” Google Dictionary is an extension for Chrome that will make sure you don’t have to go [...]Read More »
An instance of Notepad open on my computer is pretty much a constant thing. I take notes – regularly. I note add-ons and apps I want to review, I organize lists, I keep track of blog posts and the like across multiple different sites, and Notepad has been my best [...]Read More »
Skitch is an application that will give you access to powerful graphics tools. You can use these tools to either create something from scratch, or modify any already existing photo. Skitch can serve as a tool for graphic artists, or it can easily be used by business users looking to [...]Read More »