Gmail Plays Dress-Up

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Those of you accessing Gmail through the web (as I do) may have noticed the new “Themes” that showed up yesterday. I’m already a fan, myself! The options encompass everything from basic color scheme changes to more complicated redesigns that use soothing photos or cute cartoons. To change your […]

Ding! Dong! Lively’s Gone!

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] What the hell? No sooner have I gotten my bed up the stairs and my bachelor pad all set up, Google has decided to pull the plug on its Second Life-like set up, Lively. As of the end of the year, they are killing it. It’s history baby. What is it with […]

Crack-Down on Viral Video False Advertising

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Here’s some proof that industry self-policing actually works. The Better Business Bureau’s National Advertising Division released a a statement yesterday giving Cardo Systems a very public scolding for their YouTube videos that suggested that the heat coming from cell phones could pop popcorn kernels. (The implication being, of course, […]

RPG Nostalgia: The Realm

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Remember when Sierra ruled the PC world? At least, that’s how it seemed to me in the nineties. Most of the my favorite games were from Roberta Williams (King’s Quest & Laura Bow), and when I was in high school and finally ventured past the white picket fences of […]

Firefox 3.0.4 update now available

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you go to Help and then Check For Updates in your Firefox browser, you will find that the Firefox 3.0.4 update is now available for downloading and installation. But 30 minutes after clicking on it, I am still waiting for it to be downloaded. It seems like the Mozilla […]

WoW Cosplay Gallery


By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] For this week’s geeky pics, I thought that I would do cosplay, but upon searching through Flickr, I discovered that there is a feast of awesome costumed geekery. That said, considering the likelihood that I may want to revisit this topic in the future, I narrowed it down… to […]