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Turn an old storage kit into NAS gold. Veteran storage accessories producer Addonics has a new, low-cost NAS adapter that can turn that old PC into a capacious file server.
In this article, ZDNet's own mad scientist David Gewirtz shows how to get the virtualization software Parallels to run properly and without compromise on a four-monitor iMac.
There's no need to try to convert the last five decades of analog phone devices to something that runs over the Internet. Let's just use the Internet devices we already have in the house. Let's use Skype with Google Voice.
You can customize your smartphone in all sorts of fun and useful ways to provide an optimal in-vehicle experience and driving assistant.
Here's how to get the most out of sending and receiving text messages with Google Voice.
In this article, we look at how you can use Google Voice from your Android device, how you can display your Google Voice number as your Caller ID, and how you can make minutes-free Google Voice VoIP calls via WiFi.
Google doesn't normally allow you to port a landline phone number to Google Voice. This step-by-step primer shows you how you can do it.
Google Voice is an amazing service, but there are some limitations and gotchas. In this article, we explore the pros and cons of the service to help you decide if it's for you.
In this article, and the dozen or so that follow it, you'll learn just about everything you need to know to get the most out of the Google Voice service.
Surviving and thriving while accompanying a spouse or significant other to a weekend workshop is possible. It is a Jedi-level skill, but it is possible. Pay attention, young Padawan, for the secrets are about to be revealed.
Learn about dark meat turkey, Jedi family management skills, and a little tech. Plus some tips about how to have and enjoy a non-traditional holiday and giving Mom a break.
ZDNet's very own mad scientist, David Gewirtz, attempts to push an iMac to the limits. Four screens, maxed out RAM, maxed out everything, in fact, and Windows 8.1. Are four screens even possible? Stay tuned.
3-D printing move over! You can start inkjet printing flexible circuit boards for as little as $300. Here's how.
"The next generation of industrial designers are going to be the kids that get 3D printers for Christmas this year," said the CEO of 3D Robotics.
Billed as the $35 computer, the Raspberry Pi, has taken the DIY world by storm. It's a cool project system but it's no $35 computer.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 So you have an app idea and want to make a bajillion bucks
- 2 Google Voice: A step-by-step primer on ditching your landline while keeping your number
- 3 Build your own supercomputer out of Raspberry Pi boards
- 4 Google Voice: Just because you can port your number, should you?
- 5 Raspberry Pi: How I spent almost $150 on a $35 computer