Take a real tech free vacation. You need one. Here's why. Tech Free Vacation infographic.
Here's a weekend project for you, courtesy our Rob Reilly. Here's how to install Xubuntu 14.04 on an old notebook. Easy.
Rob Reilly has a Samsung Galaxy S5 with a built in infrared sensor. Here's how to harness that tech with a nice little app, Smart Remote for Android. it's our app of the day ...
The violent protests in Ferguson started a long-overdue conversation on police violence against African-Americans. Here's why. Ted Rall commentary.
Things can go terribly wrong with hardware demos. So here's how to show yours to the world -- with a minimum of risk and a lot of panache.
Are leaders born? Maybe. But you can learn leadership traits. Check out this Traits of a Kick Ass Leader infographic ...
Here's how to build a Hummingboard Slidecam. Handy!
Gotten a call from a fake Microsoft tech support guy lately? Here's our Lamont Wood on phone scams, cannibalism and the AT&T CL4939 have to do with it.
It's Ebola 101. What it is, how it's transmitted and how to prevent it ...
As MakerBot and Home Depot strike a deal to put desktop 3D printers in stores, our Mark Kaelin explores 3D printing. He says it will disrupt our lives in ways we can't yet fully understand. Analysis.
Our IP expert Tom Ewing rounds up hot wartech circa World War I. Check out World War I patents for the submarine, machine gun, metal helmet and more ...
Somewhere in a galaxy far, far away there's a job for you. Really. Check out the Star Wars occupation flow chart infographic.
Back to school? Here are the Top 10 Tablets for Kids, courtesy of Bellanbeau. Find all the regular options here -- and did up some surprising entries, too. Infographic, gift guide.
Here's the top 40 tourist scams around the world. We know you're too smart to fall for them, but it never hurts to be up on scammer state of the art.
Our game reviewer Puching Zhang on what there is to love about Mario Kart 8. Deep dive review with screenshots, video ...
Joren de Wachter tells a TedX audience in Leuven, Belgium that IP is a thought crime. What? Here's why. Commentary ...
In the latest Tom Sloan cartoon, Tom ponders what do we buy when there are no more light bulbs?
Larry Press reviews NBC's Tour de France 2014 app for Apple iOS. Check it out here.
Here's the latest Ted Rall cartoon. The focus is on Kickstarter, potato salad and what crowdfunding priorities say about us, the Internet and everything ...
In real life, Darren Stevens says he's nothing like his Bewitched sitcom character. And being married to a witch is still as hard as ever.
Ted Rall knows a secret. The same secret the CIA asked 6000-plus reporters not to reveal after an email slip. Witness the scary state of U.S. journalism.
Delectable 4.0 is out as of June 18, 2014 on Apple iTunes. The new version is the biggest-ever change to the wine-selection and visual-search app. Find out more here. Cheers!
Visual noise is the enemy of a great smartphone photo. Ant Pruitt's video daily has a quick primer and cure for visual noise and grain. Check it out.
Posing as Eugene Goostman, a snotty Ukranian teen bot program passed the Turing Test. Couldn't a bot posing as, for example, an angry schizophrenic pass, too? Would you like to play a game? Video, analysis.
You've got to know the power of photo cropping. It makes good photos great. Find out more at Ant Pruitt's video daily here.
John C. Dvorak reviews HBO's Silicon Valley, Mike Judge's new series. Video of full first episode included here.
On news that the U.S. Postal Service is creating a commemorative stamp bearing an image of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak responds.
What are the best drum solos in history? Here are Brant David's top picks from the last 90 years. And yes, Peart is in there. Drum Solo video roundup.
Here's How To use Google Chrome to manually download Facebook video and video mash ups the manual way. How To gallery.
Corning's latest version of its tough Gorilla Glass is now tough on microbes, reports our Alfred Poor. Here's how antimicrobial Gorilla Glass works. Analysis ...
There are a ton of Emoji apps available to amp up your emoticons. But devices like the Google Nexus 7 have the capability built right into the OS. Our Brian Burgess shows you how to enable the Emoji keyboard in Android 4.1 and higher.
Irritated with not being able to open files from the desktop the way you used to? Our Brian Burgess was. In his latest How To gallery, he shows how to change file associations in Windows 8.1 -- so you can open files from the desktop the old-fashioned way and stay on that desktop you're used to. Say goodbye to the Windows Photo app ...
NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
Traveling to Europe on business? Careful flashing that peace sign. It means something pretty disturbing to Brits. Here's how not to be an ugly American geek, gesture-wise anyway. It's the Hand Jive -- Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures That Can Get You In Trouble Abroad infographic. It's money.
This week, our Todd Ogasawara takes us back to 1998 -- when he had a floppy based, 10X optical zoom Sony digital camera way far ahead of its time. Check out those pics! Based in Honolulu, Todd's email is togasawara@aNewDomain.net. Follow him @toddogasawara
Our Eric Finkenbiner, founding co-editor of our spin-off site aGNUdomain.com, explains why you should root your phone. Let him count the ways.
It's a bit breathless, but this infographic still is a great reference to what's in the Google Car 2014 and how it works. Check it out.
Here's a comparison of the state of labor in the US, Japan and Europe from 1971 to now. Fascinating. Check out the Labor Day infographic right here.
aNewDomain.net – Who should decide on what to censor when it comes to beheadings or bare butts? Following the James Foley tape, a debate is raging about corporate censorship versus the community’s right to decide what it can allow. The ISIS propaganda machine on social media is very effective, and Twitter and Facebook had no […]
What are kids reading these days? Can ebooks and "regular" books coexist? The answer is yes.
Our featured app today is Magisto for iOS and Android. It lets you mash up your photos, audio and videos into a single, shareable video you can share on the mobile net and elsewhere.
Regarding the Netflix Comcast deal, a report is out that guesses at the cost of the content stream deal between the two and what that means to you. Telling.
The U.S. Digital Service (USDS) is an IT management firm that the White House just launched in hopes of bringing the U.S. government further into the tech age.
Activision Blizzard announces one heckuva lineup for gamers. Here's what's coming out this fall and winter.
Who knew 70 percent of incoming UCLA freshmen took online courses on their own? Larry Press comments on a UCLA survey and the future of online courses.
New research by IDG Connect shows that bullying is on the rise in Silicon Valley and other tech companies. David Michaelis takes a look.
Last year Deloitte asked Americans what they bought in the back to school season. The answers are a good predictor of how back to school spending looks now.