Computing

Game Boy Advance Cartridge Recycled Into a 4GB USB Flash Drive

Ahh, recycling. The ambitious man’s answer to hoarding. It might be hard for you to throw anything anyway, and that’s fine, as long as you can find some sort of meaningful use. Odds are that you’re never going to play your Game Boy Advance more than once or twice a decade for the rest of your life, so it’s time ...

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Features Revealed

BGR has done it again. And by done it again, we mean dredged up some early information about the upcoming Apple iPhone OS 4.0. From the sounds of it, this update might alter the UI of the OS more than any of the past major updates. We’ll keep an eye out for any other exciting rumors and updates. But for ...

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Steve Jobs’ Think Different Macbook Decal

Any true Jobs-ist or follower of Jobs-ism will understand the point of having the image of the man himself emblazoned on your Macbook Pro. On the fourth day, Jobs created the Macbook, and it was good. Influenced partly by Apple’s Think Different, partly by Steve Jobs’s iconic image, this is one Macbook decal which I’d say is a must for ...

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Yoshi Macbook Decal Desperately Wants To Eat Your Apple

You know how Yoshi loves his apples. So it’s no surprise that he couldn’t resist such a shiny fruit as the Apple logo itself. This Yoshi Macbook decal is available from LapTatt, and it’s a great way to build-up even more geek cred, if you care about that sort of thing. Link [via]

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Gambridge Z-1 Guitar Controller Teaches Real Guitar Technique

Real guitarists love to bitch about how the Guitar Hero-esque game controllers hinder the complexity of real-life guitar playing. And to be honest, they’ve gotta point. As a guitar player for the past ten years or so, it pains me to see 12-year-olds pick up a game controller and think they could even have a shot at picking up the ...

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Best Buy Charging $40 to Slow Down Your Computer; Delete Shortcuts

Best Buy’s Geek Squad offers to “optimize” your computer for $40, claiming to double your computer’s speed in some cases. But if Consumerist’s little unscientific study is correct, this whole optimization thing could just be a giant scam: Upon comparing the optimized changes, the first noticeable change was a cleaner desktop. Most of the removed shortcuts were for trials, promotions ...

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The Less Expensive Way to Get Revenge on That Damn Windows Machine

Windows can be frustrating, trust me, I know, but it’s pretty unavoidable in this day and age, especially if you work for a big company. If you’re still getting BSODs, you’re probably at the point where you just want to grab a sledge hammer and let lose. But don’t let your anger get the best of you. No need losing ...

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Ooga-Booga: How to Make a Mask With Photoshop

No crazy technical knowledge needed. It’s sort of like a software packing jackolantern. So you can tell people you’re a master Photoshop masker, even if you never even touched the actual application. I so know what I’m being for Halloween next year. Link [via]

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Super Mario Macbook Decal

While some might maintain that the Apple logo was designed to bring to mind the Adam and Eve mythos, I had my doubts. For one, the bite is way too smooth for any human mouth to have eaten. The bite only could have been performed by a digitally perfect being. Luckily we now have photographic proof of Mario with his ...

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