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Turn a Raspberry Pi Into an Always-On Usenet Downloading Machine

One of the nice things about the Raspberry Pi is the that it doesn't require a lot of power to run. This means you can leave it on all day long …

How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud

With so many services like iCloud and Dropbox getting hacked these days, it's no surprise that more people want to pull their data off the cloud. …

Get Android 4.2 Quick Settings on any device

The AntTek Quick Settings app gives your Android phone some of Jelly Bean's more handy features, plus much more.<p>As one of the more handy options in Android 4.2.2, the Quick Settings menu gives users easy access to common device settings.<p>Accessible by swiping down from the right side of the …

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Make it: Easy & Uniquely-shaped Concrete Planters

Now that Spring has arrived, I'm sure you are plotting out what your garden will feature this year. You may have all the flowers lined up, but what …

Tweak the Dark Corners of Your Operating System This Weekend

Some people are content to use their computers as they were originally intended. Others take matters into their own hands, get a little adventurous, …

How to Make S’more Brownies

1<p><b>Prepare your workspace and oven.</b> This recipe is extremely easy to make but having your tools and area prepared before you cook will turn baking into …

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Bloomberg terminals now pull in real-time Twitter feeds

Now that the SEC has given companies its blessing to share business data over social media, Bloomberg has begun to pull live Twitter feeds into its market terminals, known as the Bloomberg Professional service. According to the firm, that makes it the first financial information platform to …

AMD offers open-source Linux driver for hardware video decoding

AMD's Unified Decoder has been the object of envy in the open-source community for some time. The silicon, which ships on the company's Radeon graphics cards, offers hardware-accelerated video decoding -- but thanks to legal and DRM issues, couldn't be used on Linux machines. AMD, however, has …

New Nexus 7 reportedly gets Qualcomm chip, better screen, and lower price

Sources expect it in July, could be introduced at Google I/O in May.<p>Google and Asus' Nexus 7 tablet won us over quickly upon its release last year …

Boxee TV update brings DLNA access, on device DVR management and more

Boxee's second box is getting a fresh round of updates, as <i>GigaOm</i> points out software version 2.1.0.7781 has been detailed and is rolling out. It includes features that appeal to classic Boxee fans like support for DLNA rendering that lets it browse and play files from PCs or other devices on the …

Hassle-Free Photo Books in One Couch Sitting

Though digital photos give us the instant gratification we crave, they’re all too fleeting, quickly forgotten after they’re posted or left buried on …

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