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Drew Neisser: Why GE's Marketing Is More Innovative Than Most

While innovation tends to be slower-paced for larger companies, the CEO of Renegade explains why one company is the exception.<p>In the sea of …

How To Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent Tabs

It’s been a long time since I have addressed the subject of homemade dishwasher detergent. I have written posts about a homemade dishwasher detergent …

5 Bits to Push Your Cordless Drill Into Overdrive

The battery-powered cordless drill/driver is by far the most popular portable power tool ever devised. To get the most out of this versatile tool, you need more than just a few screwdriver tips and drill bits. These capable add-ons are reasonably priced and readily available online or at home …

Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with …

How Steve Jobs Got ATT To Share Revenue

When he worked at telecommunications consulting firm, Adventis, Raj Aggarwal met with Apple’s Steve Jobs twice a week for several months. In an August 15 interview, Aggarwal explained how Steve Jobs persuaded AT&T’s Cingular Wireless to provide service for the iPhone with an unprecedented revenue …

DIY Game Controller Helps People Navigate Reddit Faster

The social news site just got easier to use thanks to this easy to make browsing tool.<p>Reddit is the perfect place to spend time if you’re intent on …

AOC Unveils Its New Cafe-Ready Portable USB-Powered Display

AOC’s new USB-powered, 16-inch LCD display may be a godsend for travelers who occasionally need a little extra MacBook screen real estate.<p>The AOC screen plugs into a USB 3 port (and only a USB 3 port), and just like any other external monitor can either mirror or augment a MacBook’s screen. The …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Make Easy Money

Are you looking to make money with little to no work, and as quick as possible? Have no fear - doing so is easy! Look into selling products or …

How to Become a Hacker

In computer security, a hacker is someone who focuses on security mechanisms of computer and network systems. There are communities and shared …

Louis C.K.'s 10 Funniest Moments

America's darkest comedian dressed as Abe Lincoln and more<p>Louis C.K. struggled as a stand-up comic for 15 years, telling the same inane jokes. Then …

Besta Light box

<b>Materials:</b> Besta units with glass doors, LED strips, power suply, frost film, translucent printed graphics.<p><b>Description:</b><br>Instructions-<br>Assemble your …

Design + Data = Delight | A Visual Compendium of Sneakers

• A meticulously illustrated collection of the 150 greatest sneakers in human history<br>• From the Chuck Taylor in 1917 through the instant classics of the …

High Fashion

Evernote Integration with all your Apps! Powerbot.

From Outlook to SalesForce they have plug-ins that will integrate Evernote into your system. I take a quick look at Evernote integration in Gmail …

Evernote

The Easiest Way to Finally Get Organized

Feeling organized still remains the elusive dream for many and it makes sense. I know I never took time management 101 when I was in school. When you …

How did this Nail Get in the Wood - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Before you watch the video below have a close look at the picture above and guess how this was done. There are 3 slots cut into a piece of wood, …

Old book table

<b>Materials:</b> Old french book, PVA and clear varnish<p><b>Description:</b> This was originally the UTBY Bar table, brown-black, stainless steel. After having this …

How to Actually Get Things Done with Your To-do List

Now that the sparkly ball has long since hit the ground, we’re supposedly off and running on those New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, between …

Productivity

Ignore The Mouse: Enable And Use Full Keyboard Access On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Mac OS X is full of great accessibility features to help those with differing abilities access their Macintosh, whether they have visual, hearing, or motor challenges. One feature, Full Keyboard Access, is set for those who can’t use the mouse reliably. You can use it, too, if you just want to keep …

Five Quick And Easy Ways To Master The OS X Keyboard [Feature]

As we’re all Mac users here (at least I hope so!), it’s a good idea from time to time to learn new things on our favorite computer, to make our Mac life just that bit more fun and productive.<p>With that in mind, here are five easy keyboard tricks that you can use that you<br>may not have already known …

Operating Systems

Gift For Dad: Make A DIY Leather Cord Roll

Getting Dad the perfect gift for Father's Day can seem a little tricky. One thing most men need help with is organization. Get a headstart on your …

Crafting

Faktum Storage Bed

<b>Materials</b>: Faktum (or equivalent) cabinets, Box Spring Bed (mine is Sultan Salhus), plywood, lumber for footing and inner structure, assorted tools, …

The Roost - Stop hunching over your laptop!

<i>The Roost is a collapsible laptop stand that is designed to alleviate the unhealthy hunched over posture of laptop users by raising the computer’s</i> …

20 Best Inspirational Speeches from the Movies

<i>When inspiration does not come, I go for a walk, go to the movies, talk to a friend, let go… The muse is bound to return again, especially if I turn</i> …

South African Rugby

How to Make Saffron Potatoes

Originating in Spain, saffron potatoes is a spectacularly colored dish that will brighten up any meal. Their exotic flavor makes a nice change from …

Potatoes

DIY Laser Engraver - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you have some old donated scanners and printers chances are you have most of the stuff needed to make your own DIY Laser Engraver. The main thing …

Lock Down Your Web Server: 10 Easy Steps to Stop Hackers from Attacking

From Null Byte:<p>You don’t want to be the guy that gets rooted on something easy, now do you? Let’s take a look at steps that can be taken at the entry level to start throwing up walls before your attackers.<p>You want to put out a live web server, but you don’t want to be owned in the process. An expert eye for security is not needed <i>if</i> you take a few basic steps in locking down the hatches. Most successful attacks today are not the complex, time-consuming tasks you might think, but simple lapses in …

How To Expand Your Knowledge With Free E-books

Often times when we see a cool web app or engineering design, we wish we could replicate it ourselves. Sometimes we take it a step further and look around for tutorial books on the material, only to learn that the books are too expensive to justify for the purpose of developing a new hobby.<p>A website called KnowFree counters this roadblock with an enormous library of free e-books on learning many different skills in several categories, making each book download as easy and free as saving a PDF. …

How to make a Raspberry Pi E-mail Notifier Using LEDs @ The Adafruit Learning System

From Adafruit:<p>Raspberry Pi’s popularity make things so easy that it is almost scary. I set forth on a simple starter project of having the raspberry pi show me when new gmail messages arrive. After some searching it seems that lots of people are already talking about how to do this and there are some great examples.Michael over at MitchTech had the most ready to go code which I pilfered from. Adafruits Cobbler Breakout Kit makes the bread board experience even easier with the clearly labeled …

10 Workflow iOS Apps to Enhance Your Productivity

You know, sometimes a task manager isn’t enough. Sometimes you need something that keeps you work flowing beyond the to-do list. There are several apps that can do just that, and I call them “workflow apps” as they may not be the backbone of a trusted system, but they sure can support the workflow …