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The night I got owned by Wil Wheaton on Twitter (by @TySpace)

I love tweeting celebrities on Twitter on the off chance that I will generate reactions from them. In the past, I’ve received either retweets or replies from the likes of Chef Gordon Ramsey, Mark Cuban, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and Breckin Meyer. To me, drawing some reaction from a celebrity on Twitter is like a [...]

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How To: Play Super Nintendo or Sega cartridges on your computer

Many of us get very nostalgic about our old video games, especially when referencing two of the most classic systems of all time, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis. To relive our glory days of gaming these days, our options have included either downloading emulators (which work well enough, but aren’t perfect), dust [...]


4 iPhone Tips You May Have Missed Or Forgot To Use (via @jkhowland)

There are a few iPhone tips and tricks that we don’t use very often, but when we need them can be super useful. Because the use case is rare, I know I’ve forgotten them in the past. I thought I’d give you a refresher: Hold Home to Quit the Current App When you close an [...]


The ABCs Of Tech: How a tech dad sings a tech baby to sleep

When we had our baby, a friend gave me some advice. He sent me this exact text: “If your kid needs something to distract him, show him this YouTube video:” I took his advice and played the video when the baby needed to chill. It worked as advertised. The video distracts him so he [...]


The Ridiculously Automated Dorm Room

In a really cool way to get buddies and chicks into his dorm room, Derek Low has completely automated his dorm room with an alarm, homework mode, and an emergency party mode for only ‘a few hundred dollars’. He calls it BRAD, short for Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm. Here it is: Aside from using Justin [...]

AirPlay Devices on iOS

AirTight puts AirPlay inside your Google TV (by @brettbristow22)

Apple is working hard to make its AirPlay technology the only thing that you need to use to get your content from your portable device to the big screen. AirPlay is even better when others are able to take this technology and integrate it into other devices. Developer Yossie has done this with a Google [...]

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Automate your internet using @ifttt

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could change your Twitter profile picture whenever you change your Facebook profile picture? What about if you could receive a text every morning telling you the temperature before you step out in the cold unprepared? Ifttt (if this then that) is a service that allows you to connect many [...]


Do you know what to do if you lose your smartphone?

We’ve all felt that feeling, that moment of panic. Where’s my phone? Seriously, where? Did I leave it in the car? It’s got to be in the car, right? It is indeed almost always in the car or some other simple place where misplaced things go to hide. But what if your phone is really [...]


Fun things to do with your Facebook cover photo

Well, it happened. We’ve all now been switched over to Facebook Timeline. When you’re done hyperventilating over the fact that Facebook changed (again), embrace the cover photo. Hello, it’s a giant picture box! There are some pretty cool things you can do with it. 1)      Check out websites like Facebook Profile Covers, or FB Cover [...]

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Getting the most out of your Apple products warranty

Buying a new product often comes with many extra products to protect the device. Keep your product clean and in one piece is always on the mind in case you decide to resell or upgrade one day. Sometimes there are things that happen that you just cannot fix or change the outcome of problems. Apple [...]

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