Google appears to be testing a new "app launcher" style interface to replace the current black navigation bar. It's an experimental feature, so not everyone has it yet, but you can check it out with a few browser tweaks. [via Google Operating System]
How do you make coffee when all you've got is a bag of unground roasted beans? There are ways, but you may have to get creative. The cooks at Stack Exchange are here to help.
A new Google feature lets you decide what happens to your data when you die, Twitter had the sniffles this morning, and social browser Rockmelt will start working in other browsers.
Taking on a DIY project often means that, unlike building furniture from IKEA, you won't have the nuts and bolts that you'll need set aside and packaged for you. To that end, the folks at Bolt Depot have put together a handy cheat sheet that you can use as field guide to fasteners.
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The USPS cancels their plans to end Saturday service, T-Mobile has an iPhone trade-in deal, Chrome for Android gets an update, and a whole bunch of rumored Google Babel features leak.
If your jeans are starting to sag a little and you don't like wearing belts, adding an extra button can make all the difference.
The Google Play Store gets a design refresh, AT&T customers get free Wi-Fi in some international airports, Microsoft prepares to roll out two-factor authentication, and Chrome for iOS gets an update.
Every day, more and more great longform content makes its way onto the internet. Sometimes, it just seems impossible to get through it all. Avid reader and strategist Roberto Estretinho suggests that the best way to go about it is by cutting to the chase:
Facebook addresses user concern over Facebook home, a Feedly update fixes the RSS reader's login bug, and Microsoft may unveil the next Xbox in May.
Before you throw out your next batch of used coffee grounds, consider composting them. As food weblog Serious Eats points out, composting used coffee grounds is a great way to start cheap, low-mainetenance DIY fertilizer.
T-Mobile customers can begin placing orders on iPhones, a Bitcoin-mining Trojan spreads via Skpe, Google Search for Tablets gets a small visual tweak, and the latest Firefox Beta adds options for its Do Not Track feature.
Google Now gets better at tracking your online purchases, Google Chrome for Android gets an update, the App Store gets age ratings, and iPads are on sale.
If you wear headphones for an extended amount of time, chances are you'll start to feel some discomfort around your ears. This quick hack from the folks at WonderHowTo is a great way to make your headphones more comfortable for extended wear.
Gmail's autocomplete now includes past searches, Twitter updates its mobile apps, QuickOffice is now free for Google Apps users, and SkyDrive for iOS adds iPhone 5 and iPad Mini support.
T-Mobile is turning on its LTE for iPhone users this weekend, the Raspberry Pi Model A sells out within hours of coming to the US, Google Voice adds notifications to its Chrome extension, and spammers have found a way to crash iMessage.
The next time you're in a class, lecture, meeting, or similar event, sit in the front row. As Spindows founder Clay Hebert points out, it can dramatically improve your experience.
Amazon Cloud Drive arrives late to the file syncing party, a US District Court has ruled that reselling MP3s violates copyright, and Facebook may try and take over your Android's home screen.
Success can be just as detrimental as failure if you allow yourself to slack off immediately afterwards. This Babe Ruth quote is a great reminder of how you shouldn't coast too much after achieving a goal.