Sony has been given permission to restart importing PS3 consoles into Europe and even won legal costs. But an ongoing lawsuit from LG still threatens the console manufacturer. As we wrote recently, LG is suing Sony, claiming an element of the Blu-Ray feature in the PS3 breaches a patent — making it the latest in […]
Hey geeks, check out this incredible Battlestar Galactica PC by bit-tech member Boddaker. Among all the cool features of the case, what is probably the coolest one is that front side-loading optical drive, which is located behind a semi-transparent BSG medallion, allowing people to see discs inside the system while they’re spinning. Hit the jump […]
Sony has confirmed that PlayStation 3 consoles have been seized by customs officials in the Netherlands over a patent dispute. The case involves claims by LG that the Blu-Ray feature of the console violates a patent it holds. The relevant patents appear to cover a very specific element of the technology as they don’t affect […]
Four floppy drives plus MIDI-tone Toccata and Fugue equals Castlevania flashback. YouTube’s spankin’ new innerwebz star, FunToTheHead, has rigged up a system comprising “two 3 1/2″ drives and two 5 1/4″ drives connected to a PIC18f14k50 microcontroller. It interfaces to any MIDI source via MIDI over USB. Straight MIDI would also be possible with an […]
Gamer swoon alert! The first game I ever played to completion was Super Mario Bros., like most of my early-80s classmates. These days, I don’t do much gaming at all—but I do spend quite a lot of quality time with my computer. Etsy dealer 8BitMemory has an awesome way to introduce the games from our […]
Comedian KassemG and sketch-comedy troupe Good Neighbors poke seriously geeky fun at all the pseudo-technology Hollyweird is deploying these days. Take THAT CSI!
If you’re a modder and have an iPhone 4, check out this video about Apple’s insidious new plan to keep you from tinkering with the innards of your precious phone. Edit: After watching this, be sure to read Bobcooley’s interesting comment below! [Source]
For today’s edition of Deal of the day, Amazon.com has the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 2 TB External Hard Drive for only $94.99! That’s 43% Off the drive’s regular retail price of $165.99. The GoFlex Desk external drive delivers high-capacity storage, backup and encryption for all your files with its plug-and-play USB 2.0 connectivity. You […]
Craiglist: A never-ending source of amusement for us geeks. [Source]
Please note: This is a joke, don’t try this at home. Thanks you! :) [Via]
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Can’t afford an Apple laptop? No problems, here’s how to easily emulate one: Thanks Michel!