By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] It’s no secret cell service isn’t cheap. What you may not know, though, is how many cool tools are out there just waiting to make your life easier. Most of them are free, and all of them will help you get more bang for your buck. So grab your […]
It connects you to the world, but your cell phone could also be giving anyone from your boss to your wife a window into your every move. The same technology that lets you stay in touch on-the-go can now let others tap into your private world — without you ever even suspecting something is awry.
By Mark O’Neill No, the title of this article is not the way it sounds. I’m not advocating anything illegal. I’m not offering any fake passports or dodgy driving licenses. But instead, when you’re filling in another one of those endless web forms asking for your contact information, instead of giving them your actual details, […]
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Here’s an offer too good to refuse: Take every tedious, repetitive task that wastes your time…and automate it. The cost? Two minutes to read this article, and maybe five more to do what it says. Interested? Read on. What we’re about to do will save you precious time and […]
Here’s a great 3 minute video tutorial on how Greasemonkey, a Firefox extension what lets you run user scripts on almost any html page you want, can help you fix sites that really annoy you, such as myspace.
Unless you’ve been living under a virtual rock, you’ve heard the meme bouncing around the Internet about how girls love Geeks. We published the 12 Reasons a Geek Will Steal Your Girlfriend in 2008 last month, but wanted to put something together for the geeks out there who may be feeling left out, or who […]
By Mark O’Neill When the cost of bandwidth is virtually next to nothing these days, couples who find themselves apart are using Skype to recreate that “at home” feeling. It even has a name – Ambient Skype. Basically you leave the app constantly running on your computer as background noise. Since Skype-to-Skype calls are free, […]
I don’t know about you guys, but my DVD’s are lying in a pile on my floor mixed in with laundry and magazines. I guess if you’re the type that likes to keep your precious optical media nice and tidy, this retro DVD holder should do the trick. It is made out of records so […]
By Patrick Biz Contributing Writer, [GAS] Not only could this be very embarrassing, it could also hurt your reputation and even expose you to legal actions. Before exchanging documents with tracked changes, you should always make sure the final copy is sanitized and cleared of any sort of hidden data. Take your data security and […]
By Mark O’Neill The thing about instant messaging programs such as Pidgin and Skype is that their sounds suck. Their chat services may be the best thing since pop-tarts but it doesn’t take long for their sound effects to grate on your nerves. You know, the audio notifications that you’ve got a new message, that […]