Computing

Cucku: Social Backup

With the age of Bit Torrent upon us, computer users demand more storage than ever before. I myself am in dire need of a new 1TB hard disk to hold all the movies, applications and other garbage I download. However, I tend to have a problem with most external hard drives. They usually work fine for two years and then ...

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Old PCs Used To Create Virtual Sunset

This setup, dubbed “Mauritian Sunset ” by UK-based artist Sandy Smith, is made up of a ton of old, obsolete computers and monitors. Together they create a wall-sized installation that produces beautiful colors that resemble a “sunset” of some kind. While I don’t see the whole sunset thing, I think it’d make as an awesome lighting setup for a party ...

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Pro Gaming Table Keeps You Focused, Fat

Here’s a “Pro Gaming Table” that is supposed to be awesome for people who never leave the house. It can hold your thousands of dollars worth of equipment with ease, ensuring that you’re never going to have “issues” whilst raiding in World of Warcraft come the release of that new expansion pack. And by “issues,” I mean running out of ...

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Dyna-therms Connected, Infra-cells Up; Mega-thrusters Are Go!

When you’ve got more manga books than you know what to do with, you’ll need some solid bookends. How about these Voltron-themed bookends? It’s the Lion Force working hard to keep those books of yours in check. While I like the Star Wars bookends more, they happen to be sold out, so I’ll need an alternative I can fall back ...

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Mucho Rumor: Google To Buy Valve?

I’m taking this rumor with the smallest possible grain of salt. After all, what business would Google have buying gaming company Valve? Sure, the Steam distribution platform is hot and Google would love to have said technology in it’s paws but what good is that going to do for the rest of Valve’s assets? I’m sure Portal and Half-Life aren’t ...

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HBO Goodness Available On iTMS UK

Just because you don’t have HBO on your tube doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the premiere programming HBO has to offer like The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Entourage, Rome and The Wire. HBO and Apple are teaming up to offer HBO shows for download on the iTunes Music Store in the UK. Each individual episode ...

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Anti-Theft Lunch Bag

Super kudos to whoever came up with this slick idea. Don’t want some hungry motherfucker eating your delicious McChicken? Grab some of these anti-theft lunch bags that have green blotches printed on both sides. This way, everyone will assume your lunch has gone spoiled. Boo yah! You could probably make your own with a non-toxic paint or coloring of some ...

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Oh Shit! Intel’s First Six-core Processors Drop

Today, Intel launched its first ever six-core processor: the Xeon 7400. While the name might not be as complex as the name Sony is giving to their new line of laptops, it certainly should be. Everything about this processor is “no joke” as it is geared towards high-end computing, like those used by the scientists working on the Large Hadron ...

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DIY iPhone Scanner

Now don’t get too excited. This isn’t some crazy contraption that will scan your friend’s boobs when you’re out to dinner one night. This is a nice limited contraption that allows you to “scan” items with your iPhone. It’s essentially a stand that holds the iPhone up with a white piece of paper on the bottom to keep the background ...

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Expose Your PC’s Private Parts

Heating issues can take a huge toll on your computer’s hardware. I mean, take a look at this Xbox 360. That thing is FUBAR. The team at Antec are aware of the many heating issues people have with their computers, so they’ve built the world’s first open air PC case. The Antec Skeleton packs a 92mm fan in the front ...

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