What Is On Netflix? Uses Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB to Help Pick a Movie

Picking a movie to watch on Netflix is often pretty hard. What is on Netflix? taps into Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB scores to help you quickly find something good. » 10/30/14 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

You can see mine above: aText for text expansion, Dropbox/Drive for cloud storage, Fantastical for calendaring, Caffeine to keep my display awake so nobody notices when I wander away, Airmail for email, Alfred 2 for app launching, and Keyboard Maestro for just about everything else » 10/30/14 8:03am Thursday 8:03am

Five Fear Mongering Stories That Are True (But Overblown)

The media loves blowing little things up into huge stories. Whether it's something in your refrigerator that's out to kill you or a the filthiness of a jacuzzi, most of this stuff is meant to grab your attention long enough to scare you without actually explaining anything. But some of this stuff is worth paying… » 10/30/14 8:00am Thursday 8:00am

Why You Shouldn't Trust a Web Site's "Seal of Approval"

Chances are you've come across "seals of approval" on web sites at some point in your web browsing life. Whether it's a Better Business Bureau seal, a Norton Secured Seal, or the TRUSTe Certified seal, they seem like a good thing to watch out for. How-To Geek points out how wrong that is. » 10/28/14 12:30pm Tuesday 12:30pm

The Best Apps That Take Advantage of Yosemite's New Features

Yosemite's been out for a week now and that means apps are getting updated to support some of its new features. From Notification Center tweaks to Continuity features, here are some of the best apps taking advantage of Yosemite. » 10/24/14 11:00am 10/24/14 11:00am

iOS 8 Jailbroken, We Recommend Holding Off for Now

The same team who released the kind of sketchy iOS 7 jailbreak has released a jailbreak for iOS 8.1. Currently, it's Windows-only, in Chinese, and doesn't install Cydia by default. You should probably wait to install it. » 10/23/14 2:30pm 10/23/14 2:30pm

How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here's how to use it to give your own a network a security checkup. » 10/23/14 8:00am 10/23/14 8:00am