Google Chrome 2.0 Released

Even though the jump from version 1.0 to 2.0 sounds dramatic, Google Chrome 2.0 doesn’t look all that different from its predecessor at first glance. However, the browser now renders pages 25% to 35% faster and is apparently a lot more stable than before. Unfortunately, Mac and Linux users will still have to wait a […]

Wolfram|Alpha: truly amazing, but no Google slayer yet

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Today marks the official launch date of Wolfram|Alpha, a “computational knowledge engine” from Wolfram Research.  The stated goal of Wolfram|Alpha is “to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone.”  Simplistically, you ask it a question and it gives you the answer – along with a […]

Five Minutes of Googlefail

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] 00:30 Refresh gmail. 00:40 Refresh gmail again. 00:45 Refresh gmail again. 01:00 Twitter about how gmail is down. 01:30 Go to Google search bar on Firefox and type “gmail basic html.” 01:40 Go to 02:00 (Like an idiot) type in Google search bar “google is down.” 02:10 Cry […]

Porn at Work? Hacking!

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] According to an Ohio Court of Appeals, uploading nude photographs of yourself using your work computer is indeed felony hacking – because it may constitute “unauthorized access” to that computer, or rather, with respect to an amendment to the law, “exceeding the scope of authorization to access a computer.” […]

Facebook: Now with Lens Flares!

Just a short post this morning to let you know about a little trick my pal Shea passed me over my Facebook feed this morning. Log in to Facebook Do this on your keyboard: UP UP DOWN DOWN LEFT RIGHT LEFT RIGHT B A *ENTER* (Yeah, that’s the Konami Code) Now just scroll up and […]