Monthly Archives: September 2011

You may travel faster in this elevator than on your car ride to work (Yahoo! News) – 1195th Edition

Yahoo! News – Most of us love elevators — they’re quick, convenient, and help us scale tall buildings without getting all winded and sweaty on our way to work. But a new people mover being built by Mitsubishi Electric might be extreme enough … Continue reading

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A third of stars like our sun may have Earth-like planets (Yahoo! News) – 1194th Edition

Yahoo! News – Several habitable Earth-like exoplanets have been spotted recently: 50 of them, in fact, by the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planetary Search (HARPS), including one that may be the most Earth-like yet. But in the sheer vastness of space, our … Continue reading

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Just Show Me: How to change your password on your Mac (Yahoo! News) – 1193th Edition

Yahoo! News – Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to change your password on your Mac. Changing … Continue reading

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How to edit your Facebook Timeline before making it public (Yahoo! News) – 1192th Edition

Yahoo! News – You’ve been hearing a lot about it both from us here at Tecca and practically every other tech news site on the internet — it’s the new Facebook profile feature called Timeline, and today it begins its … Continue reading

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New Lego set offers brick building with a clever app twist (Yahoo! News) – 1191th Edition

Yahoo! News – Today, Lego brings its iconic plastic building blocks into the age of the app. While we were perfectly content to build away on Lego towers of epic proportion and whatever else our imaginations could dream up, a new Lego … Continue reading

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Your next tweet could win you a day with the Audi R8 supercar (Yahoo! News) – 1190th Edition

Yahoo! News – We know you usually reserve your Twitter updates for important information like what you had for lunch or your thoughts on your favorite sports team’s performance, but carmaker Audi wants to reward you anyway. The company is randomly choosing … Continue reading

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Pedal-powered Hyundai Azera is the ultimate green vehicle (Yahoo! News) – 1189th Edition

Yahoo! News – Zero-emission vehicles are all the rage these days, with everyone from Nissan to Cadillac jumping on board, but the latest creation from Hyundai China is green in an entirely different way. To celebrate the company’s all-new Azera sedan, a full-scale … Continue reading

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Just Show Me: How to redownload apps on an iPhone or iPad (Yahoo! News) – 1188th Edition

Yahoo! News – Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to redownload apps on your iPhone or iPad. When … Continue reading

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Meet Amazon’s new Kindle lineup: Four affordable ways to enjoy your ebooks (Yahoo! News) – 1187th Edition

Yahoo! News – Amazon’s new Kindle Fire may have stolen the show today, but the online retailer’s plans go far beyond the new budget-priced tablet. The company also fully revamped its entire line of Kindle e-readers, introducing two entirely new models in addition … Continue reading

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Mapping the undead invasion (Yahoo! News) – 1186th Edition

Yahoo! News – Are zombies a problem in your everyday life? If you spend much time on the internet, you might think so. After all, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has devoted a website to preparing for the zombie … Continue reading

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