Author: Zach

There are a few Windows applications I use that I couldn’t live without. I install many of these programs on my personal Windows computers immediately upon a fresh install of the OS, and I urge you to do the same. …

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With Instagram 5.0 (Google Play Store, Apple App Store), released earlier today, you can now send photos to specific people with a feature called “Instagram Direct.” It’s obvious that Instagram developed this feature to compete with Snapchat. I’d like to …

Instagram Direct is Much Better Than Snapchat Read More »

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I’ve been building custom PCs for nearly 10 years now, and I greatly enjoy helping others build their own computers. Friends, acquaintances, and strangers often approach me, asking for advice on their next custom PC build. Every time I part …

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Updated on November 4, 2016! Users of Google’s Android operating system have access to over 1,000,000 apps on the Google Play Store. With such a huge catalog of applications, it can be difficult for new and veteran Android users alike …

27 Essential Android Apps – Tools, Widgets & More Read More »

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Chrome is the most-used Internet browser in the world, and for good reasons – it’s fast, powerful, and well-designed. Users can also install extensions for Chrome via the Chrome Web Store, which further expand its functionality. I’ve compiled a list …

17 Awesome Google Chrome Extensions You Should Use Read More »

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  I like Apple. Their hardware, which epitomizes modern design, is powerful and revolutionary. Their sleek software embodies a near-perfect user experience for a majority of their audience. When Apple revealed iOS 7, their latest mobile OS, I was very …

iOS 7’s Design: My Problem with Borderless Buttons Read More »

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Android custom ROMs such as CyanogenMod¬†10.1 and 10.2, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid enable users to apply a custom theme or skin to their device. These themes modify graphics such as the status bar, various icons, selection boxes, and list backgrounds. They …

24 Beautiful Android Themes for CM Theme Chooser ROMs Read More »

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UPDATED download links on December 8, 2015 after Project M officially ceased development.¬† Project M is an incredible mod for Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii which changes the gameplay to more closely resemble its more competitive, more skill-based, …

Tutorial: Project M 3.6 (Super Smash Bros. Brawl Mod) on the Dolphin Wii Emulator v4.0.2 Read More »

I tried to play Dark Souls PC today and couldn’t sign into Games for Windows Live. Event Viewer says this is error 0x80151909. There’s a thread on the Xbox forums about this issue – Microsoft knows about it.

Here’s a simple Processing sketch that renders some 2D graphics. Maybe it’ll inspire or help you if you’re looking to get into 2D graphics using Processing. As part of my Computer Graphics course, I’m required to write multiple 2D and …

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