What with recent events in the news about Foxconn, the Chinese company that produces gadgets for Apple, Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, and others, I've started to sit down and wonder if I really want to be purchasing products that were made by people living and working in poor conditions. But I need tech. What do I do?
This is Offbeat Home's archive of electronics posts.
Spring might be a ways off (especially in the Southern Hemisphere) but any time is good for a clean-up — for your computer as well as your home. This advice is for Windows XP, Vista or 7 (sorry Mac/Linux users but I wouldn't know where to start!) and should be super-easy for anyone to follow.
While in college, we gave up TV in order to see more of each other. Seven years and two kids later, and we're still without TV — and it's enabled us to live more richly!
Every Monday we do a roundup of reader photos and interesting links from across the web.
In the Clicky Links this week, you'll find a trailer for a documentary about cosplay, a way to combine an appliance and closet door to up the storage space, and a designer's idea to make a table out of anything.
If you're looking for fun supplies for your home office, look no further. We made a list of office supplies and decorations that are less “I got this from Staples,” more “My favorite thing in my office is this kawaii thumbdrive.”
Part one: let's make a pledge for a sexy bedroom. Part two: now that it's tidy and sex-ready, let's talk about making a little home movie.
This electronics aficionado will help you save money when you buy cables, pick the right TV for your needs, and avoid new tech pitfalls.