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Fellowes AutoMax Shredders Allow For Auto-Destruct Sequence

Fellowes AutoMax Shredders Allow For Auto-Destruct Sequence

You don’t have to be a Starship captain to set up your own Auto-Destruct sequence. You just have to get your hands on one of the new revolutionary Fellowes AutoMax shredders — without the fuss of codes or retina scans.

Top 10 Nerd Tunes

Top 10 Nerd Tunes

There are lots of songs adored by nerds and geeks. Some are cerebral, others are funny, and some are just about the culture of being a nerd, particularly about their difficulties with the opposite sex.

Create Your Own Cloud Server

Create Your Own Cloud Server

Why do you need to pay a monthly fee for online storage when you can just as easily host your own cloud storage server? And that’s precisely what we’re going to do in this article. Give hackers, fees, and the NSA the finger.

Thief (2014) Review

Thief (2014) Review

Thief is a game of stealth and thievery, and not much else. At all. The backstory is bland, the monologue is dry, and there really is no challenge once you figure out how to avoid being seen.

Fellowes AeraMax DX55 Air Purifier Review

Fellowes AeraMax DX55 Air Purifier Review

One of the great things about the Fellowes is that it uses a negligible amount of electricity and is practically silent. I feel satisfied that I can get some dust removal without adding to the noise already in the room.

Dropcam: Socialize Your Home Security

Dropcam: Socialize Your Home Security

The same cool, hip people who want to record every facet of their life now have a new socially-connected home security camera with full CVR service that you can monitor from your phone or tablet so you never miss the life in front of you.

Belkin MultiTasker Case for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014

Belkin MultiTasker Case for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014

If you’re going to own a premium tablet, then you need a good carrying case. I decided on this case because of its premium feel and exact-fitting polycarbonate tray.

How to Discover Disk Usage in Linux

How to Discover Disk Usage in Linux

While Linux has a reputation of being hard to use, modern versions up the usability ante beyond the most popular devices. You can still do some very powerful things with traditional text commands, but there are some even more powerful GUI tools available.

Laxative-worthy News Dump Feb 16, 2014

Laxative-worthy News Dump Feb 16, 2014

It’s hard to avoid tablets, media streamers, and all of the other appliances that run Linux and have better usability than anything Redmond can push out. After playing with Ubuntu, I prefer it to Windows (even though I’m finally warming up to Windows 8).

ZAGG High Definition Invisible Shield (Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014) Review

ZAGG High Definition Invisible Shield (Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014) Review

ZAGG invisible shield screen protectors have a reputation for being expensive, but they also have a reputation of being the best. I have tried generic screen protectors for other devices such as a PSP, Vita and other phones and tablets, and they end up introducing air bubbles and peeling corners after a while.

ZOTAC Reveals GeForce GTX 780 Ti AMP! Edition

ZOTAC Reveals GeForce GTX 780 Ti AMP! Edition

ZOTAC is pleased to reveal the new GeForce GTX 780 Ti AMP! Edition for unrivaled smoothness and performance.

Call of Duty Ghosts Review

Call of Duty Ghosts Review

When I saw the commercials for Ghosts, I was drawn in. First off, it’s a post-apocalyptic setup of sorts. It’s not a sequel to any of the other games in the franchise. Think of it as a spinoff if you must, a new set of characters set in a parallel universe where the world has gone to Hell.

How to install an OS from a USB

How to install an OS from a USB

It’s going to happen more and more often as we move into the age of tablets. Those of us who remove, change, or reinstall our operating systems find it more or less annoying that many systems, such as netbooks and tablets, don’t come with a DVD drive. Sure, you can buy a USB drive and […]

The Walking Dead: 400 Days Review (PC)

The Walking Dead: 400 Days Review (PC)

The stories take place over the course of 400 days, with the first story happening on day 2 and the last happening on day 400. Any choices you made in Season 1 carry over to this DLC, and the choices you make here will affect circumstances in Season 2.

Boxee Box is no More

Boxee Box is no More

It will be interesting to see what Samsung has in store, and I hope they continue to innovate. Team Boxee stopped moving, and the rest of the industry moved on.

HTPC vs Consoles, Boxee, XBMC, WMC?

HTPC vs Consoles, Boxee, XBMC, WMC?

I love media streamers, and being an awesome technology journalist I get to review many different media streamers. Some are good and some are awful, but I still haven’t come across the one device that does everything.

How to fix 100% CPU on Pivos Xios

How to fix 100% CPU on Pivos Xios

XBMC was originally developed on a console, hence the “Xbox” part of “Xbox Media Center”. Because of this, the CPU had to run all the time to match up with the resolution.

How to fix Video Stuttering on Pivos Xios with XBMC

How to fix Video Stuttering on Pivos Xios with XBMC

There’s nothing really wrong with the Xios, You just have to tweak some settings to get around some limitations.

Noctua NS-S12A 120mm Fans Overview

Noctua NS-S12A 120mm Fans Overview

Featuring a further refined blade design with Anti-Stall Knobs that works in tandem with the new AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimisation) frame, the NF-S12A improves the airflow/noise efficiency of its renowned predecessor by up to 8%.