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Clean, Repair Or Customise Your Game Controllers With A Little Disassembly

Nothing destroys a killing spree like spilling Mountain Dew all over your controller and making it all sticky. Or maybe you’ve just used it too much and worn out the buttons and thumbsticks. Whatever the case, many gamepads are easily repaired. Here’s how to open up your Xbox or PlayStation controller and fix its buttons.


Xposed Framework Finally Gets Full Release For Lollipop 5.0 And 5.1

Android (rooted): Xposed, the awesome framework that allows you to roll your own customised version of Android, has finally reached a full, stable version for the newest Android versions. If you weren’t willing to take the chance before, now’s your time.


The Shelf Home Screen

Despite the wide array of apps you can get on your phone, you probably only use a few. This design puts the few apps you use most on a slick-looking home screen with few distractions.


The Forest Of The Clouds Desktop

Winter is nearly over. If you’re not a fan of spring, you can keep the icy mornings alive with this linux desktop. It’s crisp, refreshing and easy to set up. Here’s how to replicate the look.


Swype Update Adds Custom Themes, Emoji Keyboard And More

Swype is such a popular keyboard alternative that nearly every other phone keyboard has copied its signature feature. If you’re still devoted to the classic, you can now get a few new features including some sweet custom themes and an emoji keyboard.


Every iOS Setting You Should Check When You Get A New Phone

Once upon a time, iOS “just worked” out of the box. But over the years, Apple’s introduced all kinds of features to iOS that most of us don’t want to use. I’ve been an iOS user since the start, and for the first time recently decided to do a clean install instead of loading my settings from a backup. I forgot how many default settings I had to change just to make iOS useable


The Dark Social Home Screen

When it comes to single-page home screens, you want something that looks good and gives you all the information you might need at once. This home screen manages to do both in a slick design.


The Abstract Desktop

GiacomoLawrance’s desktop is a lot of fun — some abstract shapes, active widgets on-screen, and shortcuts and information in easy sight when they’re needed. Here’s how he set it up.


The Ethereal Desktop

Flickr user Ric AAP put this wistful, mysterious desktop together that blends a little modern art and some simple skins to make something interesting and really unique. If you like the look, here’s how to get the same effect on your desktop.


Turn Off This Setting To Remove 'Most Used' From Your Start Menu

Windows 10: The new Start menu is a welcome addition after it was removed from Windows 10. However, it does come with some new annoyances. Now, by default, your Start Menu will show you all the most used apps on your computer. If you’d rather not see that, here’s how to turn it off.


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