Entertainment Weekly has decided to embed an actual working cellphone into their newest mag that displays ads to you. This tear down video shows you what it’s all about.
Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category
I stumbled across this site while reading an article about the Kmscon Project. Bryan has quite a collection of old computer equipment, and showcases them on his website, ByteCollector.com – quite an interesting ‘dig’ into early mainframe, minicomputer and other technology that has been far surpassed by smaller, faster and more capable devices. To think [...]
There’s no doubt that fuel prices, especially in California, are causing people to re-think how they get to work. Tension in key parts of the world where we get our oil from is making it obvious that they aren’t going to be going down any time soon, either. Carpooling, SMART trains and other alternative transportation [...]
This was just too funny not to share. Enjoy!
“Instant Remote Assistance” is a cornerstone of our business. With a call and a simple download, we’ll be able to log on and assist you in a matter of minutes. You don’t have to have anyone come out to your home or business, and you don’t have to take your computer anywhere. It’s safe, easy [...]
Our home system had been running low on space, so I decided to take that second 1TB hard drive that was collecting dust and throw it in the mix. Previously, it had been used as a separate drive, which had an older install of Fedora, as well as a Windows XP partition on it. I [...]
A recent story on Slashdot.org talks about something that has always bothered me – PC bloatware (or as some people more accurately dub it, crapware). When you buy a brand new PC or laptop, you will usually get a lot of third-party software installed on it that you didn’t ask for. Some computer retail outfits [...]
http://www.technologyreview.com/web/26882/?p1=A1&a=f It looks like Google is set to fly high with their new line of notebooks. The new ChromeOS, unveiled recently, will rely on cloud computing to do most of its work. The Chrome web browser will be one of the only applications locally installed on the notebook, and will host its applications online through [...]
Twenty-five years ago today, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) hit the shelves in the United States. Children of all ages have spent countless hours in front of their television sets, pounding those directional pads and red A/B buttons until their thumbs bled. The gaming console is nothing short of an icon for its generation, inspiring [...]
I posted this as a review on amazon.com for the Palm Tungsten C (which I just bought a second as a backup). I felt compelled to write a review because of how much I love these devices, in an age where cell phones have all but completely replaced the functionality of the traditional personal data [...]