Earlier this week, Robin wrote a great eulogy for the good old floppy disk. I’d bet my bottom dollar that you have a stack of unused ones somewhere in your house. I am pretty sure that if I pay my parents a visit, I will find a heap of them covered in dust. Those disks [...]
I imagine that a lot of our readers have a USB hub somewhere on their desks, just like I do. I also imagine that they don’t often wear pants, but maybe that’s just me. Literally. Anyways, my USB hub has cords going all over the place from it, and it’s gotten to the point where [...]
I do a lot of different things for work. I write, I blog, and I take lots and lots of pictures for magazines. As a result, I have tons of pictures stored in various places, and I’m triple backed up at all times. Right now, it’s a fairly simple setup, but it’s going to get [...]
I was surprised to be picked to share a user-review for the Yamaha NeoHD. I had no idea what NeoHD was, and just thought that it was one of those average things that just makes an entertainment system look good. For a hefty price of US$500-US$800 I said “this has got to be a joke” [...]
I was too old to read Planet Terry the first time round but that didn’t stop me then, and it won’t stop me now.
Growth in netbook sales has fast overtaken that of full-fledged notebooks and desktop computers. After all, they’re inexpensive, really portable and they’re usually considered cool. But recent research cited by NY Times and Computerworld indicates that some netbook users are unsatisfied with their purchases. The disappointment with netbooks — NPD analyst Stephen Baker preferred that [...]
Food and IT go hand in hand. If you manage to combine both in to one item you’re on the right path. I had to grin when I saw this s’mores keyboard. Sadly there is no indication of any functionality or if it really is made out of food or just plastic. Seems like we’ll [...]
Come to think of it, being a geek does not mean that you just buy anything you set your heart on without thinking about the price, right? As a matter of fact, most self proclaimed geeks I know also pride themselves on being able to find the best bargains for their geek gear. So where [...]