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Samsung Galaxy Tablet Review

I recently reviewed a Samsung Galaxy tablet from Verizon. Here is my take: The form factor of the device is too large to be used one-handed, yet that is how you want to use the device. The screen edges are not as large as the iPad’s which causes some erroneous input from time to time. […]

FoxNews.com – Mystery Surrounds Cyber Missile That Crippled Irans Nuclear Weapons Ambitions

In the 20th century, this would have been a job for James Bond.The mission: Infiltrate the highly advanced, securely guarded enemy headquarters where scientists in the clutches of an evil master are secretly building a weapon that can destroy the world. Then render that weapon harmless and escape undetected.But in the 21st century, Bond doesnt […]

How To Use Apple’s AirTunes in Ubuntu/Linux

I’m a Ubuntu guy at heart, but the team over at bicycle-based IT company iSupportU, my home away from MakeUseOf, includes a couple of real Mac types. As such, a recent company memo stated that music can now reach our stereo over something called “AirTunes.”First, I grumbled about the typical Apple naming scheme, then I wondered if […]

App Inventor for Android

You can build just about any app you can imagine with App Inventor. Often people begin by building games like WhackAMole or games that let you draw funny pictures on your friend’s faces. You can even make use of the phone’s sensors to move a ball through a maze based on tilting the phone. But […]

How to Run Mac OS X in VirtualBox on Windows

If you’re on Windows, need to use OS X, but don’t want to buy or build a new computer, reader Bobby Patton shows us how to run Snow Leopard in a virtual machine on Windows with just a few tweaks. We’ve shown you how to install Snow Leopard in VMWare, but if you haven’t purchased […]

Run Android on Your Windows Mobile Phone

Windows Mobile: If youre interested in trying out Android but youre locked into your current contract with a Windows Mobile phone dont despair. Quite a few Windows Mobile phones have the right hardware to support Android booting—without erasing Windows Mobile.Most of the time when you want to do something wild and new with your phone […]

Scraping the bottom of the IPv4 barrel for new addresses

As the remaining pool of IPv4 addresses dwindles (only 623 million are left!), it turns out that the remaining address space isn't exactly beachfront property. The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) currently has 16 blocks of 16.8 million IPv4 addresses left—out of a total of 221 usable such blocks. In January, IANA gave the […]

The Start to Finish Guide to Rooting Your Android Phone

Rooting your Android device is much like jailbreaking an iPhone. Once rooted, you can make your phone run faster, tether it to your computer, tweak hidden settings to your liking, and more. Here's how to do it on your Motorola Droid. Rooting essentially means giving yourself root permissions on your phone. It's the equivalent of […]

WTF is HTML5 (Infographic) – ImJustCreative

WTF is HTML5 (Infographic) – ImJustCreative. Very cool info-graphic on HTML 5

Why Can’t We Do Whatever We Want?

Go here and read this article: It’s a Free Country… Go ahead, I’ll wait…. OK. I don’t even know where to start. First off I would guess by the naiveness of the article, that the reporter is under 25. People are no longer opening harmful emails? I have piles of data that suggests otherwise. Let […]