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I don’t get the concept of an add on that is nothing but a redirect to a website. When I installed Typing Test by KeyHero to my Chrome browser, I was expecting a button with a dropdown that would give me the typing test. Instead, what I got was no [...]Read More »
RC Mini Racers is a fun little game that lets you race remote controlled cars. For how simple of a game it is, the graphics are overwhelmingly great. The second you start playing this game, you will immediately get the feeling that you are a kid again. This game is [...]Read More »
Droplr is an incredibly easy to use program that makes it very easy to share files with anyone you want. All Doplr does is take the file you want, uploads it to their servers, and then spits out a hyperlink that you can then post to Facebook, Twitter, or any [...]Read More »
MindNode is a great mind mapping application for your Mac. For those of you who aren’t familiar with what a mind application does, it essentially maps everything that is going on inside your head. The idea behind it is that seeing your ideas in an organized, visual representation will help [...]Read More »
Last week researchers unveiled a new exploit that allows the hijacking of HTTPS connections, the type of connections the world relies on for secure data transfer over the Internet.
Dubbed CRIME (Compression Ratio Info-leak Made Easy), the hack exploits vulnerabilities in Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) [...]Read More »
New vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9 allow hackers to remotely control your Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 computer
A couple back-to-back Java vulnerabilities hit the cyber waves a few weeks back. The cyber criminal gang that exploited those vulnerabilities seems to have developed a new zero-day attack. This time the attack has Internet Explorer in its crosshairs.
Security researchers are reporting there is a new zero-day vulnerability affecting [...]Read More »
This newly discovered Lesula monkey from Africa looks like it could be from an animated movie [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Recently scientists discovered a new monkey species in Africa; more specifically, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This species, named Lesula, is only the second monkey discovery (no pun intended) in the past 28 years, so it is definitely a huge thing in scientific circles. I, however, am less fascinated [...]Read More »
We all know Android and iPhone/iPad have killed BlackBerry marketshare over the past few years — yet RIM refuses to throw in the towel, claiming they can still be competitive. If iOS and Android’s current domination over BlackBerry could be put in a cartoon, what the cartoon depict? If you [...]Read More »
Are you being crushed by annoying internet speed caps or bandwidth caps? WinBit Software was, so they created RoboSizer. It automatically resizes and compresses photos and images based on easy to use profiles, allowing you to keep your upload times low and your browsing fast.
RoboSizer actually intercepts any file [...]Read More »
There are thousands of compression tools available all across the internet. Many, like 7-Zip and WinZip, are incredibly popular for no particular reason. What makes 7-Zip better than PeaZip? What makes WinZip better than ALZip? Haozip is another one of those free compression tools, and like 7-Zip, is free and [...]Read More »
Each triangle you place gets you more points… but the screen fills up quickly! Link L shapes into rectangles of 3×2 or bigger, but beware that each rectangle then turns into another L–of a different color. This keeps you running and running, until the board inevitably fills up.
Linx is [...]Read More »
Many people enjoy reading things on their tablets and cell phones. There’s an issue with this: if you take too long, your screen will turn itself off! Samsung solved this problem in the Galaxy S III. The S3 takes a photo with your front facing camera, and if it detects [...]Read More »
There are thousands and thousands of businesses in every city, and each and every one of them is either awesome, terrible, or somewhere in between. How do you find out without spending years going to and spending money at each one of them? You let other people spend collective years [...]Read More »
The United States has some of the cheaper gas in the world, beating European countries by around 50%. However, we drive a lot more, and as such, we spend a large amount of money on gas. If you don’t like paying large sums of money for gas–who does?!–GasBuddy is a [...]Read More »
Madcoaster is just simply a lot of fun to play. In game play, it reminds me a lot of the original Super Mario Bros., as you not only have to smash your enemies to pieces, but sometimes dodge them as well. The ultimate goal of Madcoaster is reach your highest [...]Read More »
Organizy Tote Bag is a simple shopping list creator for your iPhone. The goal of the app is to develop a shopping list utility that is easy to use when you are actually shopping. When you are in the store and you have a short list of items to get, [...]Read More »
Booking.com is an all-in-one tool for booking online hotel reservations. The app currently has over 243,000 hotels featured in 176 countries across the globe, with absolutely zero booking fees. Booking.com also claims to have nearly 17 million individual guest reviews and over 3 million hotel photos to ensure that you [...]Read More »
Redshift Astronomy takes the popular concept of Google Earth and takes it into the sky. With this application, you can navigate around the universe and look at planets, stars, and galaxies that you never even knew existed. It has all sorts of terrific features that may give you the illusion [...]Read More »
Wikibot is an application that enriches your Wikipedia experience. It has fantastic syncing features and a user-interface that makes collecting and viewing articles a true pleasure. It includes features that you won’t find on the traditional Wikipedia website. However, this application has a couple flaws that may keep certain users [...]Read More »
CourseNotes is a great application for typing and keeping your notes during class. CourseNotes is perfect for students who are looking for an alternative to traditional pencil and paper. The interface is clean and simple so it doesn’t distract you from your class. It is a great application that will [...]Read More »
As far as the industry is concerned, Yahoo is a dying breed. Because of its lack of competitiveness in the services and products it offers, users are flocking away from Yahoo and to its rivals — especially when it comes to search, a once-staple product in Yahoo’s portfolio. As a [...]Read More »
Last month the tech world was buzzing with the possibility that Microsoft will aggressively price the Windows RT Surface tablet at $199. While there still are no concrete facts on the pricing of Microsoft’s tablets, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer more or less just crushed the chances of a Surface tablet [...]Read More »
We have already shared with you a stunning time-lapse video of space as seen from the ISS. Today we have another awesome time-lapse to show you; this time it is of a meteor shower over Joshua Tree National Park.
The following video, titled “Ascendance”, is by photographer Henry Jun Wah [...]Read More »
Since its inception, Firefox has been notorious for excess RAM usage, often in the form of RAM leaks. While Mozilla claims to have fixed RAM issues in recent Firefox updates, and has done a fairly good job for the most part, it is still possible to see Firefox consuming a [...]Read More »
Okay, I know most people are probably sick of hearing about the Apple v Samsung lawsuit that concluded last month but I just came across a bloody hilarious comic, so I must share.
Before we get to the comic, a little background context is required.
You see companies involved in [...]Read More »
Would you step out on this transparent glass balcony situated on the 103th floor of the Sears Tower? [Amazing Photo of the Day]
I’ll be the first to admit I have a fear of heights. Not the type of “OH MY GOD I AM GOING TO DIE SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME BEFORE I FAINT AND FALL TO MY DEATH” type of fear, but I don’t do well when it comes being in close [...]Read More »
My computer is slow and laggy. There’s not much I can do to help that, though, as it’s a mid-2010 laptop that had half of its RAM die within a year. However, what little I can do can be automated with Wise Game Booster: it’ll close programs, stop services, and [...]Read More »
The future is here! Instead of coming in the form of hoverboards and hovercars, however, it came in the form of magic: the magic to unblur blurry photographs. For many years, computer scientists have been coming up with algorithms to deblur photographs, but none of them ever made it into [...]Read More »
There are a set of classic games that must be repeated on every platform before it can be considered a viable platform. There’s Tetris, of course, and Minesweeper. But then there’s also Lights Out. It’s a supposedly simple game, and with its simple logic, it’s even been created in Minecraft. [...]Read More »
Pong was a wonderful game… back in the early 70s when it was released. Now, we have games like Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed, featuring mind-blowingly realistic graphics on increasingly powerful systems. Paddletronic Duel upgrades Pong for the Modern Era, giving it powerups, customizable paddles, and much more game-changing [...]Read More »
Do you remember playing Breakout or Arkanoid, the game in which you bounce a ball off a paddle to break bricks, on your old Atari or at the arcade? I do! And now, you can get that same game on your phone with the free, ad-supported Brick Breaker.
Brick Breaker, [...]Read More »
In a lot of games, dying is inevitable. You die, and click respawn–it’s that simple. One Single Life is not like that–not at all. In it, you get but a single life. You have to risk it by jumping between buildings, and the jumps get harder as they go. At [...]Read More »
Private Pal is not your typical app for securing your photos and videos. The developer has gone out of his way to create a powerful security app that will not only protect your media, but also keep items such as passwords, messages, bank cards, web accounts, files, and more secure.[...]Read More »
WordOut is a neat little app for users that post frequently to Facebook and/or Twitter. When you add your Facebook and Twitter accounts to the app, you will notice that they are placed at the bottom of your screen (as shown in the screenshot) with an ON/OFF button next to [...]Read More »
Reveal The Maze is is the ultimate game of mazes. Sounds fun, but there is one problem, someone has turned the lights out and you (represented by a round object) need to find your way. Reveal The Maze boasts over 90 levels and 3 different levels of difficulty. You must [...]Read More »