Magnificent, isn’t it? My favorite one? The picture on the bottom left. Herp Derp. You can even use this as a wallpaper for your desktop! [Via Buzzfeed]
Satechi’s AirBass Active Bluetooth Speakers ($130) are a good example of how simple design, executed properly, can lead to an attractive product. Coming in either black or white, these desktop speakers would look really nice next to an iMac or a MacBook. They’re not the fanciest things around, but at this price point, they don’t have to be. ...
Google Chromecast owners can now stream Google Play music and movie content direct from the web, as well as from smartphones and tablets, thanks to the Google Cast extension for the Chrome desktop browser. Oddly, Google's own media store isn't the first to do this, as Netflix on the web can play nice with the Chromecast extension, as can YouTube. Show More Summary
Saakeman's desktop is clean and open, with plenty of space to work, and a great wallpaper. Still, there are some touches to it that are really personal. Modified icons, multiple desktops, and more make for a good-looking and highly productive workspace. Here's how he made it. Read more...
Yes, it took a little longer than we originally expected. But, starting today, BearExtender is finally making its 802.11ac WiFi adapter available to Apple laptop and desktop owners who are missing out on the novel wireless standard. Much like the...
I like Windows 8, but only because its desktop mode is basically Windows 7 with faster boot times. The thought of using the "tablet" mode, or even swapping between the two, fills me with dread. Unless, that is, future versions of the operating system look like Jay Machalani's design. Read more...
My home entertainment center is crowded with hardware, from numerous game consoles to a full-blown desktop PC. But over the last four months, none of them have gotten as much use for watching video as Google’s Chromecast, a $35 dongle that plugs directly into the television’s HDMI slot. Show More Summary
Following the release of Firefox 26 just two days ago, Mozilla today announced updates to its Firefox Beta channel, which is now on version 27, on desktop as well as... Keep reading ?
Google on Thursday announced a change to how Gmail handles images: on the desktop, the email service will show images in your messages automatically starting immediately. The change will be rolling out to Gmail for Android and iOS “in early 2014.” Currently, Gmail asks you before showing images in emails. Google, like other companies that... Read More
To see Lenovo make the jump into the world of smartphones is an interesting move, especially when you consider how they have been involved in regular desktops and notebooks most of the time. Well, the latest two smartphones to be announced...Show More Summary
Mozilla has released the latest version of its popular web browser, Firefox 26, which brings a new security feature for sites that run Java, a common access point for exploits. This change will be reflected across all version of the app, on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Show More Summary
Google today announced a change to how Gmail handles images. In short, the email service will soon show images in your messages automatically, whether you’re on the desktop, or using... Keep reading ?
Are you a huge fan of the Eye-Fi range of products? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to find out the introduction of the Eye-Fi Windows Desktop Receiver does have its fair share of benefits, and among them would include doing away with the need for an SD memory card reader. Show More Summary
Eye-Fi is beta testing a new desktop receiver for Windows that will allow for direct transfer from the Eye-Fi Mobi card to the desktop. Launched earlier this year, the Eye-Fi Mobi card uses Wi-Fi to wirelessly send images to your mobile device via an iOS, Android or Kindle app — and now straight to your desktop. Download the new software for free on connect.dpreview.com.
Now you can back up your photos directly to your desktop.
We've always been fans of Eye-Fi's wireless cards, but the fact that we still used an SD-card reader to pull the files to our desktops always rankled. Thankfully, the company is addressing that gripe with the Windows Desktop Receiver for the Eye-Fi...
Some of the best images don't show everything, but instead one small detail. Macro photos not only look great, but often make for simple and less-distracting wallpapers. Check out some of our favorites and add them to your desktop this week. Read more...
I use the ad-supported version of the Spotify digital music service on my desktop computer. The mobile app cost $10 a month, which isn't bad, but between Pandora and WFMU's app, I am able to live without it and save a bit of money.
The Chrome App Launcher is an easy shortcut to all your Chrome apps You've probably heard talk about Chrome desktop apps. It's something Google is trying that allows some Chrome apps or extensions to be used stand-alone in their own sandbox that run like any other desktop application would. Show More Summary
Google has today made some big changes to its Chrome browser for Mac with support for desktop apps and the addition of the Chrome App Launcher. Starting today, when you install a new Chrome app, the Chrome App Launcher will automatically add itself to your OS X dock so you don't need to open the browser window to get at your web apps. Show More Summary