Brian Jones

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Red Dead Redemption

Is red really dead in Standard? Josh shares what really matters if you're playing Mountains.

Board Games

TabletRocket Compares Tablet Specs and Benchmarks Side by Side

If you're in the market for a new tablet, you have a lot of information to sift through. Benchmarks, specs, software versions, supported apps, …

This Is What Your Coffee Grind Should Look Like, Based on Brew Method

Extra coarse, coarse, medium, fine, and extra fine—you know that for different coffee brewing methods you need a different grind. But what exactly do …

This Massive List of Alfred Workflows Automates All Kinds of Tasks

Mac: Alfred 2 is a fantastic way to automate your tasks and launch apps on your Mac, but you don't necessarily have to put in the legwork to create …

Learn The Ins and Outs of Wine with this Infographic

Wine is complicated, there's no getting around it. While I prefer to just relax and enjoy it, if you want a better appreciation and understanding of …

Grow and Cure Your Own Garlic

The weather is slowly starting to cool off around here, which means many people are thinking about pulling up their gardens and moving their plants …

Play PC Games on Your Android Phone with This DIY NVIDIA Shield Clone

The NVIDIA Shield is a cool new device that lets you wirelessly play your existing PC games on a handheld device. Linus Tech Tips shows us how to …

Why Kolab Might Be the Best Secure Email Service Still Standing

The digital carnage continues as yet another online service shuts down rather than face NSA scrutiny. Fearing for its email security, the legal site …

An Adventurer Returns To The Dungeon In 'Dice And Men'

Author David Ewalt was in the fourth grade when he got hooked on Dungeons & Dragons.<p>"I was at one of my friends' houses on a weekend after school. And he broke out this weird game," Ewalt tells NPR's Rachel Martin. "[He] said 'hey, do you guys want to fight some monsters and explore a dungeon?'"<p>Now …

How to Mount Your Phone to a Game Controller with a Binder Clip

<i>If you like playing games on your phone and you like binder clips (hey, who doesn't?), this smart hack is for you. Reader Rob Gillan shows us how to</i> …

Make 20 Cheap, Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples with This Chart

This graphic is like a cookbook in flowchart form. With it, you'll learn how to make many different, inexpensive dishes using common pantry …

How to Turn an Android Phone Into a Chromecast for Free with CheapCast

When we looked at the Chromecast, we determined it was worth the $35. However, if you have an Android phone or tablet, you can turn it into a …

This Tube-Driven Media Streamer Is the Only Box You Need to Plug Into Your TV

There's a plethora of different media streaming boxes on the market, and even more Bluetooth speaker options. But unlike the TubeCore Duo, few of …

Ten Affordable Ways To Improve Your Car

Car tuning is not as complex or ridiculous as films might suggest. Follow some basic steps and you can end up with more power, better fuel economy …

Monitor Your CPU With A Real Tachometer

Whether you're a tinkerer with a custom rig, or you just aren't sure why your computer's fans are running, checking your CPU usage is a pretty common …

I Backed This: The Machine Era Wallet

Like a lot of you, I am forever looking for the perfect wallet. Something small, because I don't carry a purse. (Shut up,Mat.) Something cool, …

Skip the Showroom When You're Shopping for a TV

There are a lot of gadgets you should see and use in person before you buy, including phones, headphones, and even laptops. Televisions are probably …

Show Us Your Favorite Operating System of All Time

Watching operating systems grow and mature over time has been a fun, and sometimes frustrating, ride. Those that trigger our favorite memories may …

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Top 10

Five Best Coffee Makers

Whether you do drip, French press, AeroPress, pour-over, percolator, or use a pod brewer, there are seriously more ways to make a good cup of coffee …

Guns and Peanuts

Saw this ad for peanuts in the subway this morning. It was doubly jarring. First, because I am not used to seeing the word “peanut” in public unless …