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Use Your iPad or Android Tablet as a Second Monitor for Your Computer

iPad/Android: Want to eke out a little more value out of that tablet? Turn it into a second monitor for your PC or Mac and extend your screen real estate. This is especially handy for laptop users.

How to Build a Computer: The Complete Guide

How to Build a Computer from Scratch: The Complete Guide If I ever decide to take the plunge and build my own computer

How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You)

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore every nook and cranny of our system and make everything easier. Here are ten ways to do just that.

Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with NAS4Free

Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future for-the-home-real-simple-easy-hacks-for-reference-

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Streaming Blocked Content Overseas

Regardless of which end of whatever pond you’re on, region blocked content is annoying. Whether you’re an ex-pat looking to watch reruns of The Wonder Years, or you’re hankering for a dose of Dr. Who, here’s the best (and easiest) way to get that content.

The Best Self-Hosted Alternatives to Popular Services (Lifehacker)

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain - REAL ways to keep the battery on your iPhone running for a long time, from a former Genius Bar employee - You will be surprised by some of these, like shutting down apps in the background actually causes MORE battery drain!

Everything You Need to Know About Rooting Your Android Phone

We're all decluttering our closets and basements in celebration of spring, but it's time for a break. Kick back on the couch, pull up your Android phone, and act like you're still being productive by giving it some spring cleaning of its own.