Monthly Archives: January 2011

Insidia is a dark-yet-forgiving platformer — Time Waster

So you’re an alien, tooling around in free space in your little spaceship… when suddenly, disaster strikes! Your craft is hit by a meteor, and you’re forced to crash-land on an unfamiliar, dark planet. That’s where Insidia starts off. Now … Continue reading

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Samsung says Galaxy Tab sales to consumers actually ‘quite small’

When is a tablet sold not actually a tablet sold? When it’s a Galaxy Tab, apparently. As The Wall Street Journal reports, those two million Galaxy Tabs that Samsung reported it had “sold” in the fourth quarter of last year … Continue reading

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Honeycomb SDK preview MIA?

While nobody is quite sure why (none of us, anyway), the Honeycomb SDK preview seems to have gone AWOL for most everyone looking for it.  We started to get tips and questions Saturday evening, then some chatter showed up about it … Continue reading

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Facebook Once Again Hangs Up on Phone Rumors

Facebook is not — repeat NOT — developing a mobile phone, a company representative told TechNewsWorld Wednesday, trying to waylay the latest rumor that the social media giant might be looking to add a new identity — “Phonebook,” perhaps? — … Continue reading

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CorelDRAW tutorial: Trace, vectorize and modify a simple logo (video)

This is the second CorelDRAW tutorial in a series of four. Last week we looked at how to make a Polaroid-like image, and this week I’d like to show you how to vectorize a simple logo. I use the Android … Continue reading

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How to share files using a homegroup on Windows 7

This week we’re running a series of posts that tackle common Windows networking issues, and some tips and tricks that might speed up or improve your network stability. You can find more tech tips in our Tips index. One slick … Continue reading

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NASA’s First Space Station on Earth: A Look Inside the Sustainability Base [Nasa]

Unsurprisingly, NASA has built the federal government’s most sustainable building. Here’s an early look at the ultra-green experimental building, a space station on Earth, dubbed Sustainability Base. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/75eYzc2-OCo/nasas-first-space-station-on-earth-a-look-inside-the-sustainability-base Jimmie Kenneth Johnson Kasey Kenneth Kahne Matthew Roy Kenseth Alan … Continue reading

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What’s Actually Inside the Tear Gas Being Used in Egypt? [Teargas]

The tear gas grenades being used to quell protestors in Egypt are actually made right here in the USA. They’re intended to cause “tearing of the eyes” and “irritation of respiratory tract and mucous membranes”. What’s inside the tear gas? … Continue reading

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Run Android 2.3 Gingerbread on your x86 computer

Sure, Android is designed to run on ARM devices, but that doesn’t mean it can’t run on an x86 system. Older versions of Android were ported, so it’s no surprise to see that an enterprising developer has managed to put … Continue reading

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Tasty Static is a fun SkyRoads re-make — Time Waster

First off, let me preface this time waster by saying it requires a download. That’s right – this is not a Flash game, and you have to run it from your own computer. But it is free and available for … Continue reading

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