Noah Hansell

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Remix OS is now available as a simple-to-use Android emulator for Windows

Remix OS is basically a desktop version of Android, with floating windows and a start menu-style app drawer. So, it makes sense that creators Jide would make it as easy to use <i>on</i> a desktop. Enter Remix OS Player — a free, downloadable emulator of the OS for Windows. It's always been fairly easy to …

J.J. Abrams Kinda Made Up the News That the Star Trek Fan Film Lawsuit Was Ending

Well. Now we might know why, despite director J.J. Abrams recently claiming that we’d hear about a settlement, CBS and Paramount’s lawsuit against …

Snapchat 101: what it is and how to use it

Snapchat, which has become hugely popular, lets you share images or video clips to your friends. But there’s a twist: They can only be viewed for a matter of seconds.<p>So how <i>exactly</i> does Snapchat work? Here are answers to some of the more common questions about the app’s main features.<p>Can you edit …

Five Best Image Hosting Web Sites

Taking photos and uploading them to the web has never been easier. The best sites to store those photos keep them backed up, make them easy to share, …

Web Design

The Apps That Protect You Against Verizon's Mobile Tracking

Verizon has been tracking its mobile subscribers' web surfing by injecting undeleteable unique identifier headers (UIDH), and an advertising company …

Five Store Brands That are Better Than (or Equal to) Top Name Brands

When it comes to groceries, there's no denying that store brands are usually cheaper than the name brand goods. Here is a comparison from Consumer …

This Week's Most Popular Posts: October 24th to 31st

Chrome's address bar doesn't do much at a glance. Type in a URL and you're taken to a web site. But it can do a lot more if you know how to use it.<p>In …

Americans pay more for slower Internet

When it comes to Internet speeds, the U.S. lags behind much of the developed world.<p>That's one of the conclusions from a new report by the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, which looked at the cost and speed of Internet access in two dozen cities around the world.<p>Clocking in …

The Other Tunnel

Everything You Never Knew About The Making Of Escape From New York

How did <i>Escape From New York</i> become one of the greatest cult movies of all time? It was sheer luck that this film even got made — and a similar amount …

Behind the App: The Story of Boomerang

Boomerang is like an email magic trick. The plugin lets you schedule emails to be sent whenever you'd like, hide messages for later (like hitting a …

Netflix Roulette Picks a Random Movie for You to Watch

Netflix's huge streaming selection can be overwhelming when you don't know what you want to watch. Instead of rolling dice or being paralyzed by the …

Streaming

Going Dark: The Internet Behind The Internet

The average computer user with an Internet connection has access to an amazing wealth of information. But there's also an entire world that's invisible to your standard Web browser.<p>These parts of the Internet are known as the Deep Web. The tools to get to there are just a few clicks away, and more …

The Irish bee (2)

Mozilla’s crazy plan to fix net neutrality and turn broadband into a utility – and why it could work

Well here’s an interesting twist on the net neutrality debate. Mozilla, the open source foundation behind the Firefox browser, thinks that it has …

Tools, Tips, and Tricks to Create Successful Social Video Content

Video content is staging a takeover of the Internet. By 2017, Cisco projects that video will account for 69 percent of all Web traffic. The majority of that traffic will come from non-PC devices, including tenfold increases in smartphone and tablet usage.<p>To capitalize on those numbers, you must …

How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and analyzes the content of your emails so the company can deliver what it calls "tailored advertising," in addition to ferreting out spam and malware. When you signed up for your Gmail …

30 of the Best Android Apps You Should Have in 2013

Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and …