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Was Your Password Hacked?

Password databases are getting hacked all the time these days, or at least it feels like. You might have recently read that Yahoo! lost over 450,000 unencrypted passwords. Sony had 77 million accounts breached in 2011, with over 1 million password without any cryptographic protection. A few months ago even the state of Utah had [...]

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If you’re bored, here’s a DIY iPad stand out of cardboard!

Cash-strapped and need an iPad stand? Try making your own! Here’s a cheap and environmentally friendly way to make your own iPad stand from cardboard. To make the case, print out the template and watch the video: Saves money This cardboard iPad stand makes it easy to put an iPad stand everywhere you need one without [...]


Take the guesswork out of finding the perfect paint color with Chip It!

For a lot of people, warm summer days mean long summer projects that may have been neglected during the colder winter months. Fix your fence, plant your garden, clean your gutters, etc. What about giving everything a fresh coat of paint? Ever explored the paint aisles in home improvement stores? Hello, overwhelming! Why are there [...]


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 [...]

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