A new PlayStation Vita update, available in the UK today, will add support for desktop themes. Vita firmware v3.30 will let you customise your handheld's background wallpaper, application items and background music. It's unknown what themes you'll get for free, but many more will soon be available to purchase from the PlayStation Store, Sony has said. Read more…
Defense Distributed has come out with an inexpensive miniature CNC for milling 80% lowers. Similar in size to a Makerbot, the Ghost Gunner CNC can easily sit on a desktop. They have pre-orders up now. Only about 63 orders left at $1199 per machine. Show More Summary
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There's something invigorating and deeply moving about a clear night sky when you can see the stars and moon. No wonder starry nights make for such great photography subjects...and, thus, desktop wallpapers. Here's a selection for you to download. Read more...
Defense Distributed releases "Ghost Gunner," a $1,200 desktop CNC mill.
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Coming in 2015, Windows 10 aims to combine the touch-friendly and versatile Windows 8 with the desktop-friendly and familiar Windows 7. For instance, you’ll be able to shift between a tablet and a desktop mode at will.
If you can't wait to put Windows 8 behind you (and you're the adventurous type) you can now download the Windows 10 Technical Preview. As we saw, Microsoft has made the "Modern UI" all but disappear on the desktop and moved it to the resurrected...
Users who prefer to browse the web without the constraints of "mobile optimized" websites can now do so easily in iOS 8 thanks to a new "Request Desktop Site" button in Mobile Safari.
Microsoft showed off a small number of Windows 10 features at the company’s event on Tuesday morning, but one rumored one was missing: Cortana. The software maker focused on some of its desktop improvements for Windows 10, and Cortana is one of the many changes that will be coming ahead of the final release next... Read More
When guests need to charge their phones and tablets, I am glad to have this Anker 40w 5-port charger around. With five 'Power IQTM' enabled ports this charger auto-senses the right charging speed, up to 2.4A per port, regardless the device. Read the rest
Microsoft's unveil of Windows 10 yesterday was one of the most humble, apologetic things I've ever seen in technology. After years of defending Windows 8's weird mashup of new Metro and old Desktop, there wasn't a glimmer of hubris or righteousness on the face of Microsoft's Myerson or Belfiore as they showed off an early version of Windows 10. Show More Summary
The mobile and desktop to-do list app Wunderlist has added Dropbox support, allowing users to automatically attach files stored in the cloud directly to tasks. The company said the move is the first of many integrations of third-party productivity tools and that Dropbox support in particular was one of the most requested features. Show More Summary
Excited to take advantage of Deezer's ad-free desktop streaming, but prefer the look of the service's tablet app? You're in luck: the company just gave its web interface a visual overhaul, conveniently inspired by its own tablet interface. The new...
Apple has launched a new page on its iTunes Store allowing users to donate to City of Hope, which is a non-profit charity focusing on medical research and treatment. The page can be accessed through the desktop iTunes Store as well as...Show More Summary
Do the cool kids still call them wallpapers? Regardless, this is a link to roughly 100 absolutely stunning Studio Ghibli wallpapers. Be wary: you may be tempted to buy new computers just to use all of these images because they are gorgeous. More »
Over on our Facebook page, Panda Nguyen shared his desktop in the comments of our post about last week's featured desktop—well, we liked it so much, we had to feature it too. It may look like Steam is built-in, but it's not—it just fits very well. Here's how he set it all up. Read more...
Multiple desktops and new application views make Windows 10 more PC-friendly.
Call me crazy, but I think businesses are going to like Windows 10. By reintroducing the start menu, adding easy-to-access multiple desktops and even giving the Command Prompt its first upgrade in years, Microsoft is doing more thanShow More Summary
To Mac desktop fans anticipating the launch of the latest version of OS X, Yosemite: It looks like the new software is approaching the tarmac. Apple has now released its first candidate for the Golden Master build to developers. Golden...Show More Summary