Windows 7 and Windows 8 users might have noticed a new Windows icon in their system trays that when clicked, will open a dialog that introduces Windows 10 and determines if you’re eligible for a free upgrade. Here is how to remove that icon and dialog permanently.
Nesting something permanently in the taskbar and having it run every time the computer starts is a kinda shitty way to get people to "upgrade", imho. I knew I had enough when I elected to "End Process" it and it popped back up seconds later.
Photo: Paul Darrow. This week's "this is why we can't have nice things" moment comes in the form of the demise of hitchBOT, a cheerful hitchhiking robot who was damaged beyond repair over the weekend in Philadelphia, just two weeks after beginning...
Moore's Law is one of those miracles of modern life that we all take for granted, like grocery stores and dentistry with anesthesia. For 50 years now, computer processors have been doubling their performance per dollar per square centimeter every 1-2 years. This exponential trend has taken us from the ENIAC's 500 flops (floating point…
Could IBM really be on the verge of pushing Intel to the back seat?
Role-playing games are a beloved staple of the industry. Ever since they moved from tabletop to desktop, they've captivated the hearts and minds of gamers of all ages. There's something about the RPG genre that provides for a more immersive experience and satisfying narrative. Of course, there are plenty of bad RPGs that sully the…
Photo: via Greekreporter.com A statue of a mermaid by Greek artist Dionysis Karipidis, which was created in 1997 on the Portokali beach in Chalkidiki, Greece, has been destroyed by the hands of its own maker.
Attention, Mozilla Firefox users. You need to fire up your browser on your computer and download the latest version right now. Mozilla has issued a critical update that fixes a security flaw, which could let hackers steal files from your hard drive. Apparently, an advertisement on a Russian web site served an exploit that injected…
Today we think almost nothing of giving away what we would have considered private just ten years ago.
You're making a film, but your budget is low. You can get great quality video from the family DSLR as a video camera, or even a smartphone camera (the iPhone can make particularly good movies, as can Microsoft's high-end Lumia devices), but putting together well lit and smooth motion shots can be tough without costly accessories. But budget doesn't have…
The instruction for how to make a regular tripod a steadycam is brilliant!
A Japanese three-ingredient recipe has resurfaced on social media, earning over 1.6 million likes on YouTube.
Well hey, what's not to like about cream cheese? Here's a cream cheese factoid: during World War II, the US rationed butter, but cream cheese was not rationed, hence many new cream cheese recipes began.
We often think of technological progress as the march from sparking fires with flint in caves to the inevitable rise of robot overlords, but it isn’t so simple. There are technological leaps, regressions, and cul-de-sacs throughout history.
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