Tag Archives: software

Don’t Dress In Drag, Dress In Virtual Drag

For those not familiar with Marc Owens’ work, he’s the man behind the Avatar Machine. It’s a suit which allows the user to view themselves as a virtual character in real space via a head mounted interface. Now he’s working on another suit that’s sure to turn heads. According to a study that found that 54 percent of all males ...

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18+ Hours To Defeat Final Fantasy XI Boss

If you’ve ever played an MMORPG habitually, you know how difficult some bosses can be. Especially if your fellow guild members are shit-for-brain newbs. When you’re guild name is “Beyond the Limitation”, there’s little doubt that any one of your members gets out of the house on weekends. You’d think a bunch of geeks who never leave their rooms would ...

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That’s What She Said

I’m really sorry for all the t-shirt posting today but I’m pretty sure it’s against the law for me to NOT post this. If she thinks the floppy inches are nice, she should see my Token Ring. Now that’s what I call “software.” Link (via)

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An Infininte Resource Of LEGO Bricks

In construction work, it always helps to have a blueprint of your plans before you start building. Well, the same goes for LEGO construction, too. A new updated version of Allen Smith’s LEGO design freeware, Bricksmith was just released. Now, you can generate mini figures and add them to whatever it is you design in this virtual brick builder. Do ...

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Verizon Adds Visual Voicemail To Lineup

Verizon customers may have great reception, but they usually get the shaft when it comes to the latest and greatest cellphones and features. Finally, Verizon is offering something that the iPhone can give users: visual voicemail. For $3 extra a month, you’ll be able to browse through your voicemail with a GUI and see who left you a message. Users ...

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New Blog Reveals Photos Of Mutant Beyonce

My buddy Nick McGlynn is on a mission to expose poor photoshop skills.” To achieve this noble goal, he’s created a new blog called Photoshop of Horrors. Nick’s site feature pictures of some of the worst Photoshop disasters known to man. My personal favorites are this shot of Beyonce with three arms and a picture of a topless denim model ...

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Apple’s Core Location Blacklist Is The Truth

Remember Apple’s dirty little secret? It’s no mystery that Apple has complete control over your iPhone, after all, Apple made it. Well, it turns out that that shoddy little news about a blacklist is possibly true. Daringfireball.net (they’re gay for iPhones) reports how potentially malicious or useless applications that don’t meet Apple’s standards could be revoked not only off of ...

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3-D Display For Cellphones Is Right Around The Corner

Your cellphone doesn’t quite have the power the PSP has, though it’s trying. The Seiko Epson Corp are pushing the future of cellphone software forward with their 3-D display for mobile phones. With about 500 PPI of resolution, this 3D display is a sight to see with no 3-D glasses needed: “[It’s] one of the world’s highest resolutions of direct-view-type ...

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Freedom Stick Could Cause The Opposite

Going to Beijing for the upcoming Olympic games? Well, if you weren’t aware, China is not a democracy. Their nation-wide firewall leaves access to certain websites blocked, dulling your internet experience. No worries, thanks to Germany’s Chaos Computer Club’s USB dongle dubbed The Freedom Stick. For just $30, this device is preloaded with software which will secure your connection, routing ...

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The Beagle Board Does Not Include Free Peanuts

Digi-Key has unleashed its power house single-board computer called the Beagle Board. This developer dream board is perfect for DIY projects and ground level design work. Don’t judge it by its size either, its processor: the ARM Cortex A8, runs up to 600MHz while delivering over 1,200 MIPS (million instructions per second). It packs quite a punch for a 3″ ...

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