Computing

Black Friday Stampede

Black Friday is upon us and already the insane deals out there are making people act crazy. A worker at a Walmart in Long Island, NY was trampled to death after hundreds of people smashed through the entrance. A woman also miscarried after getting caught up in the ensuing rage. Says Walmart employee Jimmy Overby: “He was bum-rushed by 200 ...

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iPhone 2.2 Update Makes NYC Life Easier

Living in New York, it’s quite frustrating when you just miss a train and are forced to wait for 25 minutes until the next one shows up. The latest iPhone update apparently can tell you when the next train departs when you use Google Maps. This is a really neat feature that I praise Google for doing. The real question ...

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Acer Aspire One To Get Larger Display

Don’t you hate it when you buy something just to have it become old and outdated the moment it arrives at your door? That’s what happened with my Acer Aspire One netbook but I’m not too worried about it. You see, this kind of thing happens to me all the time. So much, in fact, that it doesn’t even bother ...

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It Takes Two To Make A Thing Work Right

Here’s a DIY system that can only be described as “horrendous.” Someone took a shitty Atari 2600 and shoved it inside a shitty SEGA Game Gear system. Both systems had their flaws, so combining the two should result in a big ol’ shitpile of a console. It uses the Game Gear’s backlit screen and uses the Atari for the actual ...

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Stripper Wine Stopper Is Very Safe For My Line Of Work

Bleak wine corks just don’t do it for me anymore. I need a wine stopper with some flavor, some spice. Something that bares it all without sacrificing the work that a wine stopper provides. Something like this pole dancing stripper wine stopper. She does bare it all and she’ll never fuss about working early mornings or late nights. All she’s ...

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Lock ‘Em Out With Text Messaging

If someone ever stole my car, I’d wish for a feature that would allow me to cause my car to blow up via text message. That’s kind of the idea behind Lenovo’s latest notebook feature: Lenovo Constant Secure Remote Disable Feature. Important data on your computer that you can’t have falling into the wrong hands? A porn library you can’t ...

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Black Friday Apple Discounts

Black Friday is only two days away and unless you started camping last night, don’t expect to scoop up any of those doorbuster items. Luckily, every hipster’s favorite computer company will be offering rare discounts on hardware and the like. Apple will offer deep discounts ranging from $100 to $250 on Macbooks, Macbook Pros, iMacs and other computers. The more ...

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The Plumen Commands You To Bend It

The light bulb. It’s a great invention and it really hasn’t been changed all that much over the years. London-based electronics company Hulger is trying to mix things up a bit with the Plumen, a bendable light bulb that you can twist into different shapes. While it’s not available for purchase yet, a working prototype can be seen at MoMA ...

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Fallout 3 DLC Officially Announced

Already Bethesda is announcing details of its first plans for Fallout 3 downloadable content for both the PC and Xbox 360 (Sorry PS3 owners!) In addition to the expansion, Bethesda is also throwing in the long-awaited dev kit for PC users. Named the G.E.C.K. (Garden of Eden Creation) kit, this will allow players to mod the game and come up ...

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The Roundabout Kensington Surge Protector

Whether you’re hosting a LAN party or you just have an ass load of video game consoles to power, there is one peripheral that is more important than all the rest: the surge protector. With the circular design of the SmartSockets Table Top, you’ll not only be safeguarding yours (and your LAN buddies’) electrical equipment with 1500 joules of protection, ...

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