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The Enough Already Mutes Your TV When Overexposed Celebrities Come On [Video]

Sick of hearing about Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood or the political gaffe du jour? This simple DIY project will mute your TV whenever it starts talking about a celebrity or subject you’ve heard enough of. More »







The Enough Already Mutes Your TV When Overexposed Celebrities Come On [Video]

Sick of hearing about Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood or the political gaffe du jour? This simple DIY project will mute your TV whenever it starts talking about a celebrity or subject you’ve heard enough of. More »







Control Your Garage Door Opener with Your Smartphone [Video]

If you’re tired of using a big, separate box to open your garage door, DIYer Lou Pradio shows us how to mod your garage door to open with your smartphone, with only a Bluetooth headset and a $1 transistor from RadioShack. More »







Mega Button Puts Shortcuts to Chrome’s Most Used Settings Right In Your Toolbar [Video]

You can access most of Chrome’s settings from the Wrench menu, but it’s a bit cluttered and hard to navigate quickly. Free extension Mega Button puts shortcuts to some of Chrome’s most accessed settings right in your toolbar. More »







GQueues Is a Google-Oriented Task Manager [Task Manager]

By itself, task manager GQueues is pretty handy—a list-oriented task manager with sub-tasks, due dates, assignments, tagging, and other neat features. But its integration with Google sign-in, Calendar, and Google Apps make it more than just another to-do app. More »









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Parallels Outdoes VMware Fusion on Most Benchmarks [Virtualization]

If you’ve had a tough time choosing between Parallels and VMware Fusion for running Windows on your Mac, all-things-Apple site MacTech pitted the two virtualization tools against one another in a giant faceoff. The results: In tests covering boot speed, CPU usage, application performance, CPU speed, graphics, and more, Parallels 5 came out on top of VMware Fusion 3 in every instance; Parallels particularly outdid VMware in graphic performance, which you can see demonstrated in the video above. [MacTech via Gizmodo] More »






Get Better at Parallel Parking [Video Demonstration]

We all had that someone—mom, dad, aunt, neighbor—who told us everything we needed to know about parallel parking. Over time, we lose some of it, and pick up bad habits. Drop back into driver's ed with a smart video. More »






Move Your iTunes Library to Another Computer with iTunes 9 Home Sharing [ITunes]

Moving your iTunes library from one computer to another has always been kind of a drag, but weblog HeyHowTo details how iTunes 9′s new Home Sharing feature has made it a relatively painless process. More »






Get Mac-Like Scrolling and Gestures on a Windows Laptop [Windows]

Once you’ve used the hand-helping, time-saving, two-finger scrolling and three-finger gestures on a MacBook, a standard Windows trackpad can feel kind of, well, dead. Here’s how to get total finger control with a tiny app, or go further with a driver swap. More »






Build a Waterproof Camera Case [DIY]

If you’ve ever wanted to take to the water with your camera Jacques Cousteau-style but didn’t want to spend a ton of cash on waterproofing your gear, Instructables’ guide to building a waterproof camera case looks like a good starting point. More »






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