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10 Great Geek Hacks: Repurpose Everyday Objects & Get The Most Out Of Your Electronics

DIY

10 Great Geek Hacks: Repurpose Everyday Objects & Get The Most Out Of Your Electronics

If you’re looking for a way to get the most out of old everyday objects that have become obsolete, like cassette tapes and CD’s, or want to put everyday objects like binder clips, bread clips and ceramic bowls to good use, we’ve put together a list of 10 really cool geeky ideas to upcycle, hack and reuse things lying around your house. There is no end to the ways that you can put all your old gadgets and bits and pieces to good use.

Nancy Messieh November 14, 2012
10 Great Geek Hacks: Repurpose Everyday Objects & Get The Most Out Of Your Electronics
3 Free Online Universities To Help You Get By Without A Degree

Internet

3 Free Online Universities To Help You Get By Without A Degree

Education is such a valuable things these days, and with the power of the Internet, there is no reason people should be without it. However, with all this information flying around, it can be a little difficult rooting out the bad facts from the good ones. With that said, a few websites have set out to provide decent education in the format of online universities. However, what makes it great is that these websites offer all of their material for free (well, for the most part).

Joshua Lockhart November 14, 2012
3 Free Online Universities To Help You Get By Without A Degree
Celebrate Movember & The Magnificence Of Mustaches With These Web Resources

Web Culture

Celebrate Movember & The Magnificence Of Mustaches With These Web Resources

It’s Movember. No, that isn’t a typo, it’s meant to be an “m” rather than an “n” as November has once again been accosted by men sporting magnificent mustaches in order to raise awareness of male health issues. It’s a serious subject brought out into the open by a month-long effort to grow facial hair. And do any of us really need as excuse to grow a mustache anyway?

Dave Parrack November 14, 2012
Celebrate Movember & The Magnificence Of Mustaches With These Web Resources
More Of The Best: Find More Websites Like Your Favorites!

Internet

More Of The Best: Find More Websites Like Your Favorites!

Everyone has their set of favorite websites. No matter what your hobbies and interests are, I’m sure you can think of at least five websites you love and visit often just off the top of your head. But just like other habits, when we’re set in our ways and our websites, we don’t always remember to look elsewhere. The World Wide Web is not static, though. It’s dynamic and changing fast, with hundreds of new websites added daily.

Yaara Lancet November 13, 2012
More Of The Best: Find More Websites Like Your Favorites!
How To Use Facebook Places Location Tagging Safely [Weekly Facebook Tips]

Internet

How To Use Facebook Places Location Tagging Safely [Weekly Facebook Tips]

If you’re on Facebook a bit, you’ve probably noticed people adding a location to their posts and photos, tagging their friends in locations and generally making it clear that they’re out and about having a great time. Maybe you have had a go at this yourself or perhaps you’ve never managed to get around to it. What is clear about Facebook location tagging though, is that it’s easy and it’s good fun. Here’s how you can get started with Facebook Places.

Angela Alcorn November 13, 2012
How To Use Facebook Places Location Tagging Safely [Weekly Facebook Tips]
What Is The Easiest Version Of Linux To Learn?

Linux

What Is The Easiest Version Of Linux To Learn?

With each day that passes, more and more people are giving Linux a try. It’s free and it can hold its ground against both Windows and Mac, so why not? And maybe you want to give it a try, too–but you keep hearing about how difficult Linux is, how it’s a “geek-only” operating system, etc. Thankfully, there are certain versions of Linux that will help ease you into the process. But before you decide to switch to Linux, you should think about why you want to switch.

Joel Lee November 13, 2012
What Is The Easiest Version Of Linux To Learn?
Travel With GlobeConvert For Currency & Unit Conversions On The Fly [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

Travel With GlobeConvert For Currency & Unit Conversions On The Fly [iOS]

Phileas Fogg would have had a problem as he went traipsing around the world, but not you. Why? Because these days you can easily lay your hands on unit converters and currency converters to carry around on your smartphones. Just such a travel companion is GlobeConvert that goes perfectly with your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. GlobeConvert is a free application that easily converts common units of measurements to the ones you are used to.

Saikat Basu November 13, 2012
Travel With GlobeConvert For Currency & Unit Conversions On The Fly [iOS]
Nova Launcher – Even Better Than The Default Android 4.0 Launcher

Android

Nova Launcher – Even Better Than The Default Android 4.0 Launcher

Up until Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) came along, Android’s interface felt somewhat less polished than iOS’s. But with Android 4.0, Google made a clean break with the previous visual style for Android, introducing Holo – a clean, dark theme, with thin typography and a very modern look. With Holo came a new default launcher, and when Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) came out, that launcher just kept getting better.

Erez Zukerman November 13, 2012
Nova Launcher – Even Better Than The Default Android 4.0 Launcher
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