How to Turn a Windows Laptop Into the Touchscreen Hackintosh of Your Dreams
If you're sick of MacBooks but love MacOS, be brave and convert a new laptop into a Hackintosh with our exhaustive guide.
The Famous 'NESticle' Emulator’s Stolen Source Code Has Been Preserved
The release and preservation of the stolen source code to the iconic 90s NES emulator NESticle reflects a new chapter in a controversial saga with deep roots.
Is Adobe’s Creative Cloud Too Powerful for Its Own Good?
Why the creative software giant Adobe deserves a place in the broader discussion of breaking up tech giants like Facebook and Google. It’s not just Photoshop.
The Joystick Artisan
From the arcades to the living room, how the controller has evolved—and why one tech historian, Benj Edwards, started building his own.
Are Hackintosh Users More Passionate About the Mac Than Apple?
The Hackintosh has become a phenomenon in recent years, despite knotty ethical questions, because Apple’s neglected superfans won’t stop thinking different.
The Creative Commons Avoid a Tragedy on Flickr
SmugMug, the current owners of the photo-sharing platform Flickr, are changing the platform’s model, but says it will maintain its support for Creative Commons. Not every company that has relied on the license in the past can say that.
Sega Finally Gets the Retro Console Treatment It Deserves
Analogue, the company that has rethought Nintendo’s retro home consoles for the modern day, is taking on much of Sega’s back library with the just-announced Mega Sg.
Meet the Community Keeping Obsolete Supercomputers Alive
Nearly 30 years after Silicon Graphics ruled the high-performance computing roost, its supercomputers have found themselves a new home with a small community full of enthusiasts—some of whom weren’t even alive during the company’s heyday.
Close Your Browser Tabs. You Won’t Miss Them.
A case in favor of browser tab minimalism, or closing the tabs you’re not using. Sometimes, information overload has its limits.
Apple Should Make a Mechanical Keyboard
Apple seems to be doing everything in its power to minimize the imprint of the button on its trillion-dollar business, but the company could earn some goodwill from creatives with a fresh take on the mechanical keyboard.
The Company That Makes Mechanical Keyboards Clack
Cherry has been around since the 1950s and is best known for its mechanical keyboard switches, but the company has only been defined by its switches in the past decade. Here’s why.
How Robotic Arms Defined the Industrial Revolution
The evolution of the robotic arm, a product invented in the US that came to define modern factories around the world. It wasn't an easy sell in America.