Splurge on the Baby Safety Products You'll Use Most Often

One thing I learned in retrospect about becoming a parent is that most products designed for babies (and their parents) are just not necessary or worth sinking your money into, like many breastfeeding supplies. Some, however, are worth spending more on, especially the stuff that keeps your little one safe. » 4/15/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Roll Your Own VPN with a Raspberry Pi and OpenVPN

A VPN or Virtual Private Network secures your internet connection from prying eyes and is critical for many of us (especially when traveling or using unsecured wireless networks). With this Raspberry Pi project, you control the VPN. » 4/15/14 9:30am Yesterday 9:30am

Your Clever Password Tricks Aren't Protecting You from Today's Hackers

Security breaches happen so often nowadays, you're probably sick of hearing about them and all the ways you should beef up your accounts. Even if you think you've heard it all already, though, today's password-cracking tools are more advanced and cut through the clever password tricks many of us use. Here's what's… » 4/11/14 4:15pm Friday 4:15pm

Geek Out and Get Fit with the Konami Code Workout

Sometimes you need to inject a bit of fun (or nerdiness) into exercise to stay challenged and motivated. Just the name of this workout, based on the famous Konami video game code, might be enough to get you moving. » 4/11/14 9:00am Friday 9:00am

The Seven Easiest Vegetables to Grow for Beginner Gardeners

You don't need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you're a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort, here are the top almost foolproof vegetables to grow. » 4/11/14 8:00am Friday 8:00am

The Performance Benefits of Discrete Video Cards (Even for Non-Gamers)

If you're a PC gamer, you know that upgrading your computer's video card will give you the best gaming performance boost. PCWorld argues, however, that a discrete graphics card belongs in most people's desktop PCs—not just gamers. » 4/10/14 12:00pm Thursday 12:00pm

This List Reveals the Heartbleed-Affected Passwords to Change Now

By now you've probably heard about the massive Heartbleed security bug that may have compromised the majority of the world's web sites. Everyone should change their passwords on the affected sites—but only after those sites have patched the issue. Mashable is maintaining and updating a list of the most popular sites… » 4/10/14 9:00am Thursday 9:00am

MediaFire Launches Desktop Apps, Offers 1TB of Space for $2.50 a Month

We thought Google Drive's price drop was impressive (1TB for $9.99 a month), but, heck, 1TB of space for $2.50 a month is even better. That's what MediaFire is offering now to celebrate its launch of new Windows and Mac desktop apps for syncing your files. » 4/09/14 9:00am 4/09/14 9:00am