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Gallery of galleries: The best of March

While readers wanted to see the new iPad most - while Windows 8, solar storms and Google searches were among the hot galleries, too. See the best of the best.
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By Andy Smith, Contributor on
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While readers wanted to see the new iPad most - while Windows 8, solar storms and Google searches were among the hot galleries, too. See the best of the  best in order of popularity with the most popular first.

The new iPad with the Retina Display already has a wealth of apps available to take advantage of the iPad's strengths. See how other people are making their iPad work (gallery).

NOTE: To see the galleries, click on the link in the description.

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Here's a close-up look at the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (gallery).

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If your daily work involves mostly Windows desktop apps, the default arrangement of icons isn't exactly conducive to productivity. The solution: Clear away the clutter and build a cleaner, more comfortable desktop (gallery).

 

 

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With less than six months before Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone, what do we want -- and need -- in a new smartphone (gallery)?

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Trouble with your GPS? Your computer is mysteriously rebooting? It's probably due to the effects of a solar storm. Sunspot 149 launched several solar flares and coronal mass ejections (gallery) which threatened to disrupt communications but ended up mostly causing beautiful auroras.

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If you're looking for unique Google search tips, you've come to the right place. These are 10 Google search secrets (gallery) that not even some of the most astute searchers are aware of!

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Jailbreaking is "legal, ethical, and just plain fun", and allows you to use your iPhone exactly how you want to (gallery).

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As usual Apple was cloaked in secrecy before the iPad 3 or new iPad was announced. This hot product appeared to attract more rumors than usual (gallery) and gave us some fun trying to sort through which ones were true. Here's how we did.

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Ubuntu’s upcoming Unity-based Linux desktop (gallery) is already looking pretty darn good.

Another Linux product was quite popular but didn't quite make the cut: Missed out on Raspberry Pi: Here are 5 alternatives.

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With 2012's Consumer Electronics Show and Mobile Word Congress in the rear view mirror, this year's tablet race is already in full force. Here's what the first half of the year has to offer (gallery).

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