[Phil] uses both his computers speakers and a set of headphones while working at his desk, but he was growing tired of constantly having to remove the headset from his sound card in order to insert the speaker plug.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.12.09 at 14:27
You think these scammers from Global PC Protection (they often call themselves Global IT) would have me on their do not call list after the fun we had with them in Part 1 and part 2.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2011.12.08 at 16:06
[Quinn Dunki] keeps rolling with her 6502 based computer build. This time around she’s added some memory to store the programs, but needed a way to get that code into the device.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.12.07 at 18:22
We all need an excuse to play Half-Life 2 sometimes. [Jeri Ellsworth] put together a My First Crowbar controller to throw a few headcrabs across the room.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.12.04 at 20:30
[Hamster] wanted to take a look at division operations when the chip you’re using doesn’t have a divide instruction. He makes the point that the divide instruction takes a lot of space on the die, and that’s why it’s sometimes excluded from a chip’s instruction set.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.12.01 at 19:28
The news was abuzz yesterday with coverage of a study released by Columbia University researchers warning consumers that HP laser printers are wide open to remote tampering and hacking.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.11.30 at 16:49
Around this time last year, [Sprite_TM] took a 1980′s-era Macintosh SE and rebuilt it as a home file server. He used a Seagate Dockstar as the new motherboard, but over the past year he’s been annoyed with the fact that the Dockstar doesn’t have real SATA ports.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.11.26 at 16:43
[Andrew] was getting ready to print out an assignment when his Samsung printer suddenly started blinking a red error light at him. Unable to find any documentation explaining the issue, he called Samsung directly and found that it was indicating the toner cartridge was nearly empty.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.11.22 at 13:46
If you happen to do a lot of video encoding, you know that your computer can really drag while the process is carried out. Our own [Mike Szczys] transcodes videos at home fairly often, and because the process is automated, he doesnt always know if a conversion is taking place in the background.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.11.18 at 09:09
[Richard] wanted to create a color profile for his computer monitor, but he wasnt thrilled with the existing color calibration offerings he found for sale.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.11.15 at 10:45