The business model for casinos always includes the simple idea that in general, gamblers will lose more than they win. Every game is constructed to fulfill that expectation, while still allowing enough winnings to keep hopeful gamblers interested. Any factor that alters those odds, therefore, threatens the casino business. It isn’t illegal to count cards […]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’re any kind of geek and you’re in my age bracket (18-25), you probably got excited when you read the title of this article. The Oregon Trail is an iconic game for many young geeks because it was available in schools (something about being educational), fun to play, and a bit […]
No, this is not a joke folks. Steve “Mac Daddy” Wozniak will be featured on the next season of Dancing With The Stars. We have no idea if Steve actually knows how to dance, but I predict this will spread through the Web like wildfire, bringing endless hours of mirth to hackers worldwide. Good luck […]
What can I say, this one was so darn cute I had to post it. I really think Microsoft has a winner on their hands here. I’m not saying that it makes Windows the better platform, but from a marketing point of view, I think this is way better than anything Apple has ever come […]
Most of you probably know this by now, but in the next few months, Microsoft plans to cut about 5% of its workforce, a total of approximately 5000 jobs. I thought this sad cartoon illustrated the situation quite well. There’s no word if apple will be following the trend yet, but I wouldn’t be surprised […]
By Miss Cellania Contributing Writer, [GAS] iPhone cameras apparently scan left to right, which makes no difference for most pictures, but when you have a fast-moving object such as a propeller, you can get a really weird effect. See more of the same in photos here, here, here, and here. Or even in this video […]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] While jewelry from parts of former Macs is nothing new, this set really caught my attention. It’s the difference between amateur and artist. They’re made by Creative Dexterity (on Etsy) and titled “I’m A Mac.” Making Mac jewelry is common amongst the faithful…a friend of mine had a power button […]
When Apple unveils a new product, you can always expect the company to release a shiny commercial to go along with it, and that’s exactly what they just did for their new 17-inch MacBook Pro, which I think looks totally fabulous!
With the MacBook Wheel, you’ll never have to put your hands on a keyboard again! Oh, and for those of you who haven’t realized it yet, this video comes from the Onion News Network, and is unfortunately only a spoof. [Via Engadget]
While most of us think of this time of year as the season of giving, corporations seem preoccupied with keeping, or even taking — via outrageous patents. One current trend in graphical user interfaces these days is the use of live icons to indicate files, where the icon represents a mini-preview or thumbnail of the document […]
Inspired by the Transformers and created by digital artist Nick Green Lee, this short film shows how the conflict between the Mac and PC culture might end up one day.
Yesterday, Apple released two new “Get a Mac” holiday ads, and for once, I have to admit that I really enjoyed them. Check them out: I can do anything Tree trimming [Via TechEblog]