Friday, November 12, 2004

SPIDERMAN BITES: MARVEL RUINS IT FOR THE REST OF US



The comic merely comments on this sad development. Someone explain to use why Marvel can create Superheros, but we can't? PUHLEASE.

EXERCISE FOR THE GAMER ...

(hat tip m90.org)

Who says you have to be a couch potato to play DOOM 3?

Jack Lalane would be so proud!

XBOX PC?

(hat tip Gear Live)

Word on the street from Redmond is that the XBox mk. 2 will actually be three. Three versions, that is. One game console. One console with Hard drive. And one full blown PC to compete with HPs Media PC.

HISTORY OF PC VIRUSES

(hat tip daily rotation)
It all started in 1986 ....

Thursday, November 11, 2004

HACK OF THE DAY - TURNING CHEAP VODKA INTO GOOD VODKA

All you need is a Brita filter and too much time on your hands.

Hic!

MOD OF THE YEAR - OH ME NEEDS ONE

(hat tip: THE GIZ)



It was only a matter of time. I had the idea in the 80s - a StarTrek communicator cellphone. And now, you can play Captain Kirk with this and your cellphone, thanks to the help of Bluetooth.

Oh baby, me needs this!

COMING SOON TO A CELLPHONE NEAR YOU ...

(hat tip Engadget)



Fox making mini version of the show "24" for cellphones.

24 one-minute episodes featuring the same characters of the hit Fox TV show which tells the story of one day in the life of Counter Terrorism agent Jack Bauer.

No word on if having TV programs on your cellphones will prevent dropped calls. And E-R wonders ... will these one minute episodes be billable minutes?

HAPPY VETERANS DAY

HOW STUFF WORKS: "Making the Incredibles"


HOW STUFF WORKS: "Making the Incredibles"



REDMOND LOCKS THE WINDOWS

If you have a bootleg copy of Windows running on your system, it may not be running for very much longer as Redmond moves to lock out pirates from their own PCs.

This may happen when you update to a new version of Windows Media Player or other downloads from Microsoft.

And you thought Palladium was dead.

LILEKS ON SPAMMING

Columnist James Lileks gives his thoughts of what should happen to spammers.
(registration password required, so try BUGMENOT to avoid it)

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER BUY A MAC

(hat tip m90.org)
Funny WMP flick modeled on the Switch videos about why you shouldn't buy a mac. (caution - 5 MEGS)

Delivering Rock and Roll?

MEMO TO THE RIAA - THIS IS HOW IT'S DONE.

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ...

TIPS FOR BUYING THE PERFECT GADGET

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

TECH TUESDAY


From playstations to PVRs to media centers. Tech Tuesday has the lowdown on integrataing your living room into a media/information hub.


HOW STUFF WORKS: How WiFi Works



HACK A DAY: The 6 Channel PVR

Recording up to six shows at once. Not that you want to, but you can ... for $1200!

BOY SUES MOM FOR PC
(hat tip engadget)
More proof that China is moving towards being more like the US? A boy is suing his mother for backing out of a deal to buy him a new PC if he got his grades up.

Quite right. How is backing out of the deal going to help him study harder? Come on, Mom, step up to the plate!

TOAST