Help me pick my new home theater speakers, and get a chance to win $50

Well folks, in the next month, I’ll be moving to a new home… about 100 feet away from my current one. Yes, I’m dead serious… just on the other side of the street! There’s a few reasons for this, and apart from having more square footage, the place is fully wired with Ethernet cables, has […]

Web inventor says no to online tracking

By Mark O’Neill In an interview with the BBC, the man who invented the Web says that more needs to be done to stop people and their surfing habits being tracked on the internet. Sir Tim Berners-Lee spoke out after a company called Phorm announced plans to track web activity to create personalised adverts. “I […]

SEO Rapper does web design rap

This is for all you web design geeks out there. In the following video, The Poetic Prophet (AKA The SEO Rapper) raps about how web standards and proper design could affect the ranking and conversion of pages on your site. Enjoy!

11 year old takes over as school computer network manager

By Mark O’Neill If you’re a network manager, I think your job might be under threat when your boss sees this kid. Jon Penn is only 11 years old and he’s Victory Baptist School‘s computer network manager. At 11, shouldn’t he be playing with his Nintendo Wii or something? According to the article on Network […]

Dell’s response to the MacBook Air

If you think that the only computer that can fit inside a manila envelope is a MacBook Air, then you are wrong! Keep on watching to see what Dell could come up with as a possible answer to Apple’s newest marketing campaign.

Lawsuit filed to stop CERN sucking us all into an alternate universe

The Trekkies among us will know all about alternate universes – alternate worlds with different versions of ourselves. So while I’m sitting here writing this, there could be another version of me out there ruling the earth fighting Flash Gordon. Or another version of me out there as a filthy rich porn star living in […]

Jedi attacked by Darth Vader and a metal crutch

By Mark O’Neill We previously reported on Geeks Are Sexy about the UK Church of the Jedi. Today reports are coming in about one of the Jedi masters – Mr Barney Jones – being attacked by Lord of the Sith Darth Vader (not to be confused with supermarket manager Chad Vader). Police are now hunting […]

Monday morning links serving: The March 31st edition

–Run your old DOS games with DOSBox A must have for all you oldschool DOS gamers. Works under almost ALL modern operating systems. –Free Ways to Synchronize Folders Between Computers Nothing sucks worse than getting to the office in the morning and realizing you left the most recent copy of an important file—whether it’s your […]

Microsoft’s vision on the future of our healthcare system

The following concept video was produced by the folks at Microsoft Office Labs. It presents a vision of what MS foresees as the future of our healthcare system. In spite of what I usually think of these concept videos, I have to admit that this one presents quite a few interesting ideas, namely the digital […]

Leaked: Images of the Eee Desktop

You wouldn’t be able to tell by the 50 pound behemoth perched atop my desk, but I love small-footprint computers. Machines like the Mac Mini and gPC Mini have limitless potential and can be used in numerous ways: servers, firewalls, media centers, etc. As of late however, our favorite has got to be the tiny […]

Apple to customer: We hate you

There’s no doubt about it; Apple has an extremely dedicated fan base. From waiting in line a whole week for a phone, to writing books and creating movies dedicated to the Apple experience, we’d say that this ungrateful corporation is lucky to have such a following. With this kind of loyalty, you’d expect Apple employees […]

Hackers attack epileptic forum and make sufferers convulse

By Mark O’Neill In what is being described as the first attack over the internet to cause immediate direct physical harm, hackers have caused an unknown number of epileptic sufferers to suffer seizures by hacking into an epileptic support forum and leaving flashing animation screens. The flashing screens, made with javascript code, would then adversely […]