Computing

The Evolution of Nintendo Controllers

Nintendo really sort of lost it with that GameCube controller. Eight buttons? Not even counting the sticks or the control pad. Was that really necessary? With the Wii, Nintendo took us back to their simpler hey-day. It’s too bad the console is such shit. But in the Wii’s defense, the new Wii Super Mario Bros. game is a saving grace. ...

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Power Socket Has USB Ports Built Right In

Earlier in the week we posted about a mod which would allow for two USB ports to take the place of a standard electrical socket. But why bother with a clumsy DIY when you can have the best of both worlds (like a tranny!) thanks to the TruePower UCS power socket with included USB ports. The wall socket connects right ...

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The Gboard: A Keyboard Designed Just for Gmail

While I’m at my computer, Gmail is almost always open. E-mail is as important (or even more important) a communication tool for me as meeting people face to face, so you can imagine my eyes are usually at least half peeled on my Gmail tab. In fact, I use Gmail so much, it would be nice to have a designated ...

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The Evolution of Storage

Things sure have changed in the past few decades. The growth in technology has caused an overhaul of what used to be regarded as normal or adequate, especially when it comes to our methods of storage. The helpful little infographic documents just how far we’ve come, or how far our storage has come, or how far we’ve allowed our storage ...

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Twilight Meets the MacBook

The fact that it took this long from someone to come up with this is sickening. What is so wrong with the youth these days that they need years to come up with creative Apple mods? Come on, guys. Stop slacking and get wit’ da muddafuckin’ times. This Twilight MacBook decal substitutes the apple on the cover of Stephanie Meyer’s ...

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Sneakers Made Out of Computer Parts

If your shoes offer better performance than your home computer, you know you’re in the presence of something special. These Blaze Pentium 1.0 Sneakers probably have a better processing speed than my PC. Designed by Gabriel Dishaw, these 15 pound shoes took three weeks to perfect. The Intel Pentium-inspired sneakers are currently for sale and are shipped with an equally ...

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5 PC Games You Can Play on Your Netbook

Netbooks aren’t the hardware midgets some might suggest. Ok, well they aren’t speed demons typically, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t several full PC games you can play right on your minuscule internet box. Liliputing put together a list of five PC games you can play right on your netbook. And they are: 1. Torchlight 2. Puzzle Quest: Challenge of ...

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CTRL+ALT+DEL Cup Set Force Quits Your Tea Drinking Plans

Windows users are all too familiar with the CTRL+ALT+DEL key combination, loading the task manager and allowing you to force quit any applications which are acting screwy, which at some point, is every app on Windows. Seriously, at some point, every app will have failed at least once, including the Explorer itself. Actually, especially the Explorer itself. I really hate ...

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