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Ultimate Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberry milkshakes are delicious when they are done well. A milkshake should be flavorful and indulgent, as well as the perfect way to treat …

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How I Went Completely Paperless in Two Days

When you look at the piles of paper you've stored for years, going paperless feels daunting. Not only do you have to scan everything, but you have to …

Productivity

On the hunt for Google's Easter eggs

Google is renowned for creating Easter eggs, which in the tech world mean coding or features on the Web that either shouldn't be there or that you don't expect to find.<p>Our colleagues at ZDNet gathered up some of Google's Easter eggs currently in circulation. There are more, so happy hunting. Here's …

Google Search

Jailbreaking Is Now Legal For Smartphones—But Not Tablets

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act outlaws attempts to "circumvent" digital rights management schemes, but Congress is able to grant exemptions to …

Laptops

How to Flash a ROM to Your Android Phone

Android is great, but sometimes, the version you get with your phone—whether its vanilla Android or something like Samsung's TouchWiz—leaves a bit to …

Apps

Why I Try to Feel Thankful for the Mean Girls

Last fall, my 9-year-old daughter burst into my bedroom crying about an email from her friend "S." that said: "What are you doing right now? I'm having a sleepover with [other friend] and we're having so much fun!" My daughter, tears cascading down her cheeks, wanted to know why S. would send that …

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Available Now with Better Netflix and More

If you count on your Xbox 360 as your money-saving Netflix-streamer, good news: Microsoft's rolling out the perennial Xbox 360 fall update today, and …

Xbox 360

Access the Secret Netflix Debug Menu on the Xbox 360 and PS3 to Swap Accounts, See Stats, and More

The Netflix app on the PS3 and Xbox 360 is great, but you can't easily change accounts without deleting and reinstalling the app. Thankfully, a …

Debugging

Getting Started with Linux: Installing Apps and Going Further

So you've installed Linux, gotten all your hardware up and running, and now you're staring at a blank desktop. What next? Here are a few tips (and a …

Linux

Getting Started with Linux: Fine-Tuning Your Hardware

On some systems, Ubuntu and other Linux systems will install as if they they had always been right there on your system. Other times, there's a piece …

Linux

Getting Started with Linux: Installing Linux on Your Computer

So you've decided to give Linux a shot, and you've found a distribution that suits you. But how do you actually get it installed? Here, we'll show …

Linux

Getting Started with Linux: Pick the Right Linux Flavor for You

If you've decided to give Linux a go, maybe for the second time, it's time to pick out a system and at least load it onto a "live" USB stick. If …

Linux

Getting Started with Linux: Why Install Linux?

Curious about Linux, but not ready to dive in head first without a little background? We're on it. As part of our our Night School series, we'll be …

Linux

How to Organize and Declutter Your Entertainment Center

If your entertainment center looks like a fire hazard, it might be time to get the cord clutter under control and hidden away. It's not as easy as …

Minimalism

Build a Wall-Mounted Kitchen Computer

If you've been dreaming of having a computer in your kitchen but don't like the idea of hanging it from a cabinet or having it clutter up the …

Online Life

How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500

Between the Blu-Ray player, cable box, laptop, and everything else hooked up to your TV, your home theater situation is a mess. Here’s how I rolled …

How to Watch and Record Live TV on Your XBMC Media Center

Building a media center is a killer way to watch or stream your favorite movies and TV shows, but if you miss being able to watch live TV—and record …

Create a Kickass, Seamless, Play-Everything Media Center: The Complete Guide

DVD players are so 1999. In this day and age, a custom media center running XBMC is the only thing you really need hooked up to your TV—whether …

Hack Your Wii for Homebrew without Twilight Princess

Bummed because you've got a new Wii and the Twilight Princess hack won't work on it? Have an older Wii but you don't want to buy Twilight Princess …

Retrogaming