Archive for January 2nd, 2011

5 Microsoft Xbox Kinect Hacks That’ll Blow Your Mind

January 2, 2011
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5 Microsoft Xbox Kinect Hacks That’ll Blow Your Mind

The Microsoft Xbox Kinect is undoubtedly a special bit of kit, and something we haven’t yet covered here on MakeUseOf (although Tim did recommend it in the 2010 MakeUseOf Holiday Gift Guide, and the Xbox 360 gets its fair share of coverage). Perhaps someone on the team will get one for Christmas, but until...
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Multi Boot Linux From USB

January 2, 2011
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“Running Linux from a USB stick is a fun and sometimes useful distraction. It can be handy if you want to try another distribution, for example, but can’t commit to the drive space. Or perhaps your netbook insists on running Windows while your heart hankers for Ubuntu. But running a single, monogamous distribution...
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A Reality Check on Righteous Privacy Indignation

January 2, 2011
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“According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, some of my iPhone apps are spying on me. They apparently know when I use them, my location, my age and my gender. Then they send it all to marketing companies. This wouldn’t happen if we’d all pay full price for everything we use and...
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Cool Websites and Tools [January 1st]

January 2, 2011
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Cool Websites and Tools [January 1st]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.
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3 Web-Based Tools that Generate Awesome Tag Clouds

January 2, 2011
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3 Web-Based Tools that Generate Awesome Tag Clouds

Building a beautiful tag cloud (based on the terms extracted from a web page) is not all about fun.
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